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Faculty Appointment - Experimental Atomic, Molecular & Optical Physics

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University of Chicago
The Physics Department, the James Franck Institute, and the Enrico Fermi Institute at the University of Chicago invite applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in the general area of experimental atomic, molecular, and optical physics (AMO). The appointment will start in the Fall of 2008. We encourage applications from candidates with an outstanding record of research in areas such as ultracold atoms and molecules, precision measurements, quantum optics, quantum information, as well as ultrafast laser physics. The successful candidate must have a doctoral degree in physics or related fields, and is expected to establish an independent research program while effectively contributing to the Department?s undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. The appointment is expected to be at the Assistant Professor level. Appointment at the level of Associate Professor or Full Professor is possible for exceptionally well qualified candidates.

Applicants should send a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a brief research statement and arrange to have at least three reference letters sent to: Prof. Robert Wald, Chairman, Department of Physics, KPTC 201, The University of Chicago, 5720 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago, IL 60637. E-mail should be sent to Ms. Pat Plitt at Review of applications will start in the fall of 2007, and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received no later than November 1, 2007. The University of Chicago is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer