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Tenured Professorship in Experimental Quantum Materials and Devices



Title Tenured Professorship in Experimental Quantum Materials and Devices
School Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Department/Area Applied Physics and Physics
Position Description

The Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) and the Department of Physics seeks applicants for a position at the tenured (full professor) level in Experimental Quantum Materials and Devices, with an expected start date of July 1, 2017.

SEAS and the Department of Physics seek to jointly appoint a tenured professor whose interdisciplinary research and teaching will advance the field of Quantum Materials and Devices with an emphasis on the synthesis of advanced materials. The successful candidate will be expected to work with other faculty at Harvard to extend the frontiers of this field, benefitting from the shared facilities in the Center for Nanoscale Systems.

Basic Qualifications

Candidates are required to have a doctorate or terminal degree in this field by the expected start date and at least three years of experience leading an independent research program.

Additional Qualifications

We also seek candidates with a demonstrated strong commitment to teaching and research. Candidates should also evince intellectual leadership, impact on the field, and the potential for significant contributions to the School, Department, University, and wider scholarly community.

Special Instructions

Required application documents include a cover letter, CV, a statement of research interests, a teaching statement, up to three representative papers, and the name and contact information for up to three references. We encourage candidates to apply by January 15, 2017, but will continue to review applications until the position is filled.

Contact Information

Jill U. Larson, Area Director
Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 5

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this position?
    • Academic Careers online
    • Bay State Banner
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Harvard Department Website
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Nomination Letter
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional Organization or Listserv
    • Referred by a colleague
  2. Please list your research interests (200 character limit)

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. What is your current faculty rank, if applicable?

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. Do you hold a doctoral degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. How did you find out about this position?
    • Advertisement in print journal
    • Advertisement in online job search engine
    • Recommendation from a colleague
    • Departmental website
    • Blog

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Publication
  6. Publication 2
Optional Documents
  1. Publication 3
  2. Other