Assistant Professor - Nuclear Physics
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University of Massachusetts Lowell
Title of Position Being Posted
Assistant Professor - Nuclear Physics
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Open Until Filled
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Anticipated Hiring Range:
Salary commensurate with experience
General Summary of Position:
The Department of Physics and Applied Physics at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment in Experimental Nuclear Physics at the assistant professor level, effective Fall 2017.
The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in nuclear physics or closely related discipline, a strong research record, an interest in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will be expected to develop an externally sponsored research program that would build on and complement existing research strengths and facilities.
Our research is broad based in academic and applied nuclear science topics as well as in advanced detector development and digital signal processing. Our group is increasingly focused on the opportunities offered by the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB). Current research is carried out in collaboration with national laboratory and industry partners. Our on-campus facilities include a 5.5-MV Van de Graaff accelerator and a 1-MW research reactor.
The Department of Physics and Applied Physics has 24 full-time faculty, and approximately 80 graduate and 100 undergraduate students. The university is situated in the historic city of Lowell, on the Merrimack river, a half-hour northwest of Boston.
Applications from minority and women candidates are especially encouraged.
The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who contribute to that goal and encourage candidates to apply and to identify their strengths in these areas.
Minimum Qualifications (Required):
-Ph.D. degree in nuclear physics or closely related discipline (Must have degree at the time of application)
-The ability to work effectively with diverse groups
-The successful candidate will have a strong research record, an interest in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and will be expected to develop an externally sponsored research program that would build on and complement existing research strengths and facilities
Required Applicant Documents:
Names and contact information of three references
Optional Applicant Documents:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Review of applications will begin December 15, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.
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The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.