In 2017-18, the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics is conducting the following tenure-track faculty search:

Assistant Professor in Theoretical Physics at Tulane

Tulane University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in theoretical physics in the Department of Physics and Engineering Physics. Preference will be given to applicants who have an outstanding research record in  theoretical physics and whose research complements existing research areas in the department (energy materials, biological materials, quantum materials and devices, low temperature condensed matter physics, photonic materials and devices, polymer physics, computational materials, quantum information and quantum computing, quantum chaos, nonlinear optics, optical spectroscopy, and nuclear physics). We are also committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching with other faculty in our School of Science and Engineering as well as the School of Medicine, and the other Schools at Tulane. The new faculty member will have the opportunity to participate in an anticipated expansion of the materials science and engineering effort at Tulane including a recently launched Ph.D. program in Materials Physics and Engineering.

Applicants must possess a doctorate in physics or a closely related field, postdoctoral or comparable experience, demonstrated excellence in research, and a commitment to teaching. The position will include a competitive salary and startup package. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, a research plan, and contact information for three references to: Applications submitted on or before January 10, 2018 will receive full consideration. Further information can be found at Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply. Tulane is committed to providing a family friendly workplace. Inquiries can be directed to Dr. Lev Kaplan at

Tulane is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/ADA Employer.


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