Yale Job Opportunities

Assistant Professor

Applied Physics and Energy Science Institute

Yale University: School of Engineering and Applied Science: Applied Physics

Location: Yale University West Campus

Open Date: September 20, 2023

Deadline: May 31, 2024 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time

Yale University seeks to recruit a faculty member at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level to Yale’s interdisciplinary Energy Sciences Institute, which unites members of multiple departments. The Institute is one of several science and engineering initiatives located at Yale’s West Campus, a 137-acre campus whose acquisition in 2007 has provided the University with unparalleled opportunities to expand its activities in cutting-edge research areas. We seek a creative scholar in the areas of energy conversion, energy storage, and/or energy sustainability who will have a primary appointment in the Department of Applied Physics. The successful candidate is expected to initiate a vibrant research group, be an interactive member of the Applied Physics Department, and teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2024.


Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree at the time of hire, and an outstanding record of research that demonstrates originality in addressing significant questions in the study of energy.

Application Instructions

Applicants should create a profile in Interfolio and apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/131422. Required documents include a cover letter; a curriculum vitae (CV); a statement of current and future research plans (up to 3 pages); a teaching statement (up to one page); a diversity, equity and inclusion statement (up to one page); and up to five reprints of papers published or in press. Applicants should arrange for three referees to upload letters of recommendation by November 30, 2023.

Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.  For questions regarding this position, please email Jessica Tefft at Jessica.tefft@yale.edu.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.