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Faculty Position in the Department of Physics
The Department of Physics at the University of Michigan invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Physics to begin August 26, 2024, at the level of an Assistant Professor. Outstanding candidates will be considered in any area of current interest to the department. Information about our research areas can be found here. Candidates are required to have a doctoral degree in physics or a related field. The successful candidate is expected to establish an independent, externally-funded research program and to contribute effectively to the Department's undergraduate and graduate teaching missions.

The University of Michigan is one of the world’s leading research universities, with $1.71B in research expenditures (FY2022). It is ranked the #2 public research university by the National Science Foundation, and 3rd best U.S. public university by US News and World Report (2022). Our department prides itself on the mentoring of junior faculty toward a successful career. Ann Arbor is highly rated as a family-friendly best-place-to-live. 

All application materials should be submitted online through this website. Materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, and a personal statement and diversity commitment that includes your demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching/mentoring, and/or service/engagement. There may be some overlap with your research proposal and teaching statements. Each of the research, teaching, and personal statements should not exceed three pages in length. Applicants should also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted at the time of application.

For full consideration, application materials should be submitted by Nov. 27, 2023. Early applications are encouraged. Offers for this appointment are contingent on the successful completion of a background screening. Candidate must meet all degree requirements before the start date of the position. The University of Michigan is supportive of the needs of dual-career couples and is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and members of minority groups are encouraged to apply.

Faculty Positions in Quantum Science and Technology
The College of Engineering (COE) and the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) at the University of Michigan invite applications for full-time tenure-track or tenured positions in quantum science and technology to begin August 26, 2024. As part of an initiative in quantum science and technology at the University, 8 new faculty will be hired. Please view this website for more information.

Graduate Student Instructors Winter 2024
This posting applies to open positions in Physics undergraduate courses for Winter 2024:
Physics 141: Elementary Lab I
Physics 241: Elementary Lab II
Physics 151: Physics for Life Sciences Lab I
Physics 251: Physics for Life Sciences Lab II
Physics 161: Honors Intro Mechanics Lab
Physics 261: Honors Electricity and Magnetism Lab

GSIs for Physics lab sections must also attend a required weekly meeting from 11:55 am to 1:00 pm on Mondays.

Other courses may also be available based on the needs of the department. Please view this website for more information.