Columbia Physics Job Opportunities

Faculty Positions

Faculty Position Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics

The Department of Physics at Columbia University seeks to appoint an assistant professor in the area of experimental atomic, molecular and optical physics, quantum optics, low-energy precision measurement or a related field starting on July 1, 2018.  It is expected that the candidate will develop a vigorous independent research program, continuing the long Columbia record of forefront accomplishment in science.  Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in Physics or a related field and have demonstrated the ability to do pioneering experimental research as well as the promise of excellence in teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Candidates should submit with their application a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (including a publication list), and brief statements of research plans and teaching philosophy.  Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf.  Please visit our online application site for further information about this position and to submit your application.

Review of applications and scheduling of interviews will begin on December 1, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled.

Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and is committed to a working and learning environment supportive of its faculty and staff in their pursuit of a productive and fulfilling professional and personal life.

Postdoctoral Positions

Postdoctoral Position in High Energy Theory

The High Energy Theory Group in the Columbia University Physics Department expects to have two openings for postdoctoral positions to begin in September 2018. Applicants should send a CV, list of publications, and a statement of research interests to AcademicJobsOnline

Please DO NOT mail or email a copy of these directly to Columbia. We also require three letters of recommendation, which should also be submitted through AcademicJobsOnline. Review of applications will begin in December 2017 and will continue until the positions are filled.

For questions, contact Prof. Erick Weinberg,