Princeton University Faculty Position in Theoretical Physics

  • Princeton University, Physics Department
  • Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, USA
  • Sep 25, 2023
Full time Physics & Astronomy

Job Description


The Princeton University Physics Department invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in theoretical physics. Candidates with strong track records in Gravitational Physics or High-Energy Theory, broadly defined, are particularly encouraged to apply.

Preferred and Required Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics and are expected to demonstrate an outstanding record of independent research accomplishment and creativity as well as a strong interest in teaching and mentoring students. For an exceptional candidate there is also the possibility of appointment at the tenured level.


Application Details (to apply use the Apply Now button below.)

Applications must be submitted electronically at

Applicants must submit a CV, list of publications, a research statement and a teaching statement. In addition, contact information for three referees who will be asked to upload letters of recommendation to the site is required. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive by a cross-disciplinary selection committee. Candidates are encouraged to apply by November 15, 2023.

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion and thus seek to recruit candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Inquiries should be sent to

The Physics Department is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and particularly welcomes applications from qualified women, underrepresented minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. This position is subject to the University's background check policy.


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