University of California, Berkeley: Assistant Professor - AMO/Bio/CM Experiment - Physics - College of Letters and Science

Assistant Professor - Experimental Atomic, Molecular, and Optical (AMO) Physics, Experimental Biophysics, or Experimental Condensed Matter Physics

The Physics Department at the University of California, Berkeley is conducting an open search to fill a tenure-track faculty position for an Assistant Professor in Experimental Atomic, Molecular, and Optical (AMO) Physics, Experimental Biophysics, or Experimental Condensed Matter Physics with an expected start date of July 1, 2019.

The basic qualification required to be considered an applicant is a PhD (or equivalent international degree) or enrollment in a PhD (or equivalent international degree) granting program at the time of application.

Preference will be given to candidates who have demonstrated originality and productivity in research, promise in teaching, and the potential to advance the physics department's goal of a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive scholarly environment.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.

The online application website is the following:

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of research, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion ( A cover letter is optional. When completing the online application, applicants should be sure to select the appropriate area(s) of specialization. Applicants should arrange to have between three to five letters of reference submitted through the online application system and at least three of the letters should come from referees outside of the UC Berkeley system. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality ( prior to submitting their letters.

Applications must be received by November 15, 2018. Please direct questions to Monica Warde at [email protected].

The department is committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents, and is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education through their research, teaching, and service. Further information is available at

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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last updated 17-Sep-2018