Asst Professor

Boulder, CO
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder is the intellectual core of the university, conducting research, scholarship, creative work and education in more than 60 fields. Our research generates new knowledge, solving some of the world's most critical problems. The college leads nationally in undergraduate and graduate education, bringing world-class research and scholarship to our students, both in and out of the classroom. The college is the academic home to all five of the university's Nobel laureates. Additionally, it is home to the university's four National Medal of Science winners, eight MacArthur "Genius Award" winners, 100 Fulbright Scholars, 17 Guggenheim Fellows, 14 Packard Fellows, 24 members of the National Academy of Sciences, and 23 members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. CU-Boulder is the only university in the Rocky Mountain region in the American Association of Universities, a group of the nation's leading research institutions.

Description of Department:

The University of Colorado Boulder Physics Department is ranked among the top ten physics departments at public universities and among top 20 universities overall for graduate-level physics programs by the National Research Council. The department includes 52 tenured and tenure-track faculty performing cutting-edge research. In addition, the department is associated with several institutes and nearby national labs, offering world-class facilities. The current members of the experimental particle physics group are involved in energy frontier research (CMS) and intensity frontier research (T2K, NA61, DUNE).

Overview of Job Duties:

The successful candidate will develop a vigorous research program in the area of experimental particle physics. In addition, the candidate must be committed to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level.

The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to building a diverse workforce. We encourage applications from women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans. Alternative formats of this ad can be provided upon request for individuals with disabilities by contacting the ADA Coordinator at

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Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in physics and post-graduate research in experimental particle physics or a closely related field

Preferred Qualifications:

Leadership roles in experimental particle physics. Evidence of a commitment to excellence in teaching.

Special Instructions to Applicants:Review of applications and reference letters will begin on November 15, 2016; applications will be accepted until the position is filled. If you have technical difficulties submitting application information, please contact the CU Careers help desk at 303-860-4200, extension 2 or All other job related inquiries should be directed to the posting contact for this posting.

Application Materials Required:Cover Letter, Resume/CV, List of References, Additional Attachments - Refer to Application Materials Instructions Below

Application Materials Instructions:Application Materials Instructions: To apply, please complete the application and submit the materials listed below to this posting with the naming convention "LastName_FirstName_NameofDocument", i.e., Smith_John_CV.

You should submit five PDF files, namely:

1. Letter of application - LastName_FirstName_Cover.pdf

2. Current curriculum vitae - LastName_FirstName_CV.pdf

3. Research statement (2-4 pages) - LastName_FirstName_Research.pdf

4. Teaching statement (1-3 pages) - LastName_FirstName_Teaching.pdf

5. List of references (minimum of three with names and email address) - LastName_FirstName_Reference.pdf

The writers of your letters of reference will be contacted to request letters upon review of your application.

Job Category: Faculty

Primary Location: Boulder

Department: B0001 -- Boulder Campus - 10180 - Physics

Schedule: Full-time

Posting Date: Sep 8, 2016

Closing Date: Ongoing

Posting Contact Name: Search Chair

Posting Contact Email:

Position Number: 00726175