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KITP Permanent Member at UC Santa Barbara

Oct 13, 2021

The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics (KITP) at the University of California, Santa Barbara seeks applications for a Permanent Member with a start date as soon as July 1, 2022.
Application deadline for full consideration: Wednesday, December 1st, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time).

The KITP contributes to all areas of theoretical physics through its programs, conferences, and the research of the permanent members, postdoctoral scholars and graduate fellows. The finalist recommended for hire will be offered a joint appointment as a member of the KITP, and as a tenured ladder faculty member of the University of California, Santa Barbara's Physics Department. All fields of theoretical physics are being considered.

Duties of a Permanent Member are to carry out research, provide scientific leadership for the Institute, and mentor KITP’s early-career scientists. They will have minimal teaching duties with the Physics Department while a working member of the Institute.

The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position.

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
Ph.D. in Physics or closely allied field is required at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications
Preferred applicants will be in a faculty (or research equivalent) position at the time of application and have a demonstrated record of outstanding research in theoretical physics; highly active current and near-term research program; demonstrated ability to mentor early career scientists; record of teaching, and a demonstrated commitment to intellectual leadership within the discipline.

Please find here full information and how to apply: