Physics @ Berkeley
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Job Category: Faculty
Job Title: Assistant Professor
Closing Date: 11/08/2013

The Physics Department of the University of California, Berkeley intends to make two faculty appointments effective July 1, 2014. We are interested in candidates in the following areas: AMO Science with an emphasis on theory; Astroparticle Experiment with a particular interest in direct dark matter detection. Appointments are intended to be at assistant professor level, though an associate or full professor appointment is possible in the Astroparticle Experiment search. A Ph.D. or equivalent in Physics (or a Physics related discipline) is required at time of application. The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

A curriculum vitae, bibliography, statement
 of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of at least 3 references (names and complete addresses including email) are required for consideration. References will be requested to supply letters through the online application 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: For senior applicants who wish only to be considered at the associate or full professor level, it is sufficient to provide names and addresses of references in the initial application; the search committee will contact these references for letters only after the applicant is selected for further consideration.

ONLINE APPLICATIONS ARE STRONGLY PREFERRED. The following URL links will provide you with instructions and allow you to self-register, upload PDF’s, and request your letters of reference:

Astroparticle Experiment search go to

AMO Science search go to
If online application is not possible, please contact Sarah Wittmer, for alternative methods. Applications by E-mail or FAX will not be accepted.

Applications must be received by November 8, 2013. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer. The department is also interested in individuals who may have had non-traditional career paths or who may have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., children, disabled, or elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academe (e.g., in professional or industry service). The University is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.