Brown University — Junior Faculty Opening, Photonics

The School of Engineering at Brown University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of photonics, broadly defined to include all light-matter science and technology in any spectral regime. We invite applications from outstanding scientists whose expertise and scholarly interests lie in the area of photonics, particularly in areas that complement the existing strengths of the School. These areas of interest include, but are not limited to: biophotonics, computational imaging, photonic materials and metamaterials, nanophotonics and integrated photonics, quantum optics, and terahertz science & technology. The successful candidate is expected to make a significant contribution to the School’s research activities and to build a strong, externally funded research program. The candidate should also have a marked interest in, and demonstrated talent for, teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs.

Applicants for the position must have a Ph.D. or postdoctoral training in electrical engineering, physics, or a related discipline. Applications should contain the following documents: (1) a letter of application, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a research statement, (4) a teaching statement, and (5) provide three letters of reference. All application materials should be submitted online through  The Search Committee will begin reviewing applications on December 1, 2017 (applications received after that date may not receive full consideration) and will continue to do so until the position is filled.  Please note that the preferred start date is July 1, 2018.

Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.