Madison, WI
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92391-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 92391-FA

Working Title: Professor of Physics



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Ph.D. in Physics prior to start of appointment.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

A minimum of two years postdoctoral experience is required for tenure-track Assistant Professor rank. Tenured appointments requires evidence of excellence scholarly research, teaching and professional service.

Position Summary:

The Department of Physics in the College of Letters & Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks candidates for two positions the tenured or tenure-track level. Faculty positions include a commitment to excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate will join a major university that encourages, values, and supports basic, applied, and interdisciplinary research.

The department currently houses world-renowned programs in the energy and cosmic frontiers with leading roles in LHC experiments, searches for dark matter, cosmic-ray and neutrino astrophysics. The goal of this search is to broaden this base to include accelerator based neutrino program, and to strengthen its LHC program. We anticipate that the successful candidates take leading roles in the measurement of neutrino properties and the discovery new physics phenomena associated with them, or in the detailed characterization of the recently discovered Higgs boson and searches for new physics at the energy frontier. The successful candidate is expected to build on the UW-Madison strengths in detector construction at its Physical Sciences Laboratory, in collaboration with the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

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Instructions to applicants:

Candidates must apply online at; search for position 92391 and click on "Apply Now". Applicants must upload the following:

-Cover Letter/Statement of Interest
-CV with publications
-One document that contains both:
Research Statement and
Teaching Statement
-Candidates also need to provide the names and email address for at least 3 letters of reference (to be uploaded by the letter writers).

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer; we promote diversity and inclusion for all faculty, staff and students and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applications for this position must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Employment will require a criminal background check.

Applications must be received by December 1, 2017 to ensure full consideration. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Oct 20 2017 Central Daylight Time