Carnegie Mellon University

Physics at CMU is expanding.

Applications are now open for the following positions.

Current Post-Doctoral Openings

Postdoctoral Position in Condensed Matter Theory

A postdoctoral position in condensed matter theory is available in the Physics Department of Carnegie Mellon University, with a start date of August 2021 (The starting date can be flexible over summer). The candidate should have experience in one or multiple topics: topological phases of matter, magnetoelectric coupling, light-matter interaction, or/and modeling of two-dimensional materials, preferably with knowledge of moire superlattices. The successful candidate will work with Prof. Di Xiao, on problems relating to novel electronic states in van der Waals heterostructures. The candidate is also expected to work in close collaboration with experimentalists.

For full consideration, apply by March 31, 2021.

Recent Faculty Openings

Faculty Position in the Department of Physics

We are in the decision-making process. Please check back for updates.

Tenure-track position in Theoretical Quantum Physics - Field Theory

April 2020: Dr. Grigory Tarnopolsky has accepted our offer and will join the department in Summer 2021!

Director of Undergraduate Affairs

April 2020: Dr. Gillian Lynn Ryan has accepted the position and will join the department in Summer 2020!