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The Department of Physics at The Pennsylvania State University (University Park campus) invites applications for faculty appointments to start in Fall 2012.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. and an outstanding research record. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. We seek exceptional candidates in any of the department`s current areas of research, which are AMO physics, biological physics, condensed matter physics, gravitational physics and cosmology, particle physics and particle astrophysics. Candidates at the junior level should submit a pdf file containing a letter of application, a curriculum vitae and a brief description of research plans, and arrange for four letters of recommendation to be submitted. Nominations and applications for senior positions should be submitted together with a list of at least six references. Applications completed by December 1, 2011 will be assured of consideration. Later applications will be considered until the positions are filled. Job application assistance is available for dual career situations. Penn State is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity and the diversity of its workforce.