Theoretical Physics Professor

Job Summary

Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
Yale University
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Job Description

The Department of Physics at Yale University invites applications for a faculty position in theoretical physics.  The successful candidate must have a Ph.D., or equivalent degree, at time of hire and is expected to lead an internationally recognized research program at the forefront of any area of theoretical physics, and to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Yale provides an engaging and vibrant research environment with many opportunities to interact and collaborate with outstanding theoretical and experimental colleagues across all subfields of physics and beyond.

An appointment beginning July 1, 2019 at the Assistant Professor level is expected, but exceptional senior candidates may be considered, pending administrative review.  Applicants are encouraged to apply online at

For further information about the position, contact Professor Simon Mochrie, Professor Jack Harris, co-Chairs of the Theoretical Physics Search Committee ([email protected], [email protected]) or Professor Paul Tipton, Chair of the Physics Department ([email protected]). Applications that are complete by November 17, 2018 will be assured of full consideration.

Yale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2018 Oct 17
Application Deadline
2018 Nov 17


Simon Mochrie