Assistant Professor in Experimental Neutrino Physics

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Posting Details

Job TitleAssistant Professor in Experimental Neutrino PhysicsRequisition NumberFE02094Working TitleDepartment Name8E100:Physics And AstronomyWork LocationLexington, KYType of PositionFacultyPosition Time Status Full-TimeTenure Track StatusTenure TrackRequired Education

Ph.D. in Physics

Required Related Experience

Candidates should have an established research record and a vigorous and sustainable research plan that has the potential to attract external funding.

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Job Summary

The Department of Physics and Astronomy of the University of Kentucky (UK) in Lexington, Kentucky invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in experimental neutrino physics, specializing in the area of neutrinoless double beta-decay.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Physics and should have an established research record and a vigorous and sustainable research plan that has the potential to attract external funding. The successful candidate will also be expected to be an effective teacher in the undergraduate and graduate instructional programs of the Department of Physics and Astronomy.

Applicants should submit the following: 1) a current CV, 2) list of publications (upload as Specific Request 1), 3) research plan (upload as Specific Request 2), 4) statement of teaching experience and interests (upload as Specific Request 3), and 5) a statement on inclusivity (upload as Writing Sample). As a department and university, we are strongly committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, and working environment for all. In one to two pages, applicants should reflect on their commitments, approaches, and insights related to inclusion, diversity, and equity. In addition, please provide the names and contact information for three references when prompted in the academic profile. This information will be utilized to solicit recommendation letters from your references within the employment system.

Application deadline is September 23rd, 2019.

Skills / Knowledge / AbilitiesDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/ExperienceDeadline to Apply09/23/2019Open Until FilledNoUniversity Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

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  1. * Where did you first see this position advertised, other than on the UK Jobs system?
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium
    • Registry of Diverse and Strategic Faculty
    • Academic Keys
    • Latinos in Higher Education
    • A colleague, friend, and/or family member
    • None of the above
Applicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Curriculum Vita
  2. Writing Sample
  3. Specific Request 1
  4. Specific Request 2
  5. Specific Request 3
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    Posted: 9/18/2019
    Application Due: 9/24/2019
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