Assistant Professor Position in Experimental Particle Physics

Job description

Requisition Number::

0812776

Number of Open Positions::

1

Position Title::

Assistant Professor

Other Title Information::

Assistant Professor Position in Experimental Particle Physics

Organization::

204461 - PHYSICS

Position Summary::

Candidates for this position are expected to exhibit potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate is expected to develop a high quality, externally funded research program, as well as teach and mentor at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Ad Text::

Assistant Professor Position in Experimental Particle Physics

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, to start August 2021, in the field of direct dark matter detection. Existing faculty in the department have an ongoing research program within the LZ experiment, and the new position is intended to further expand this LZ program.

Related research activities in the department include experimental high-energy collider physics, neutrinoless double beta decay and magnetic monopoles, as well as research programs in experimental astroparticle physics and theoretical high-energy physics. More information about the department can be found on the department’s website www.physics.ua.edu.

The minimum qualifications for this position are a Ph.D. or equivalent, postdoctoral experience, and a record of scholarly publications commensurate with experience. Candidates for this position are expected to have an outstanding research record and exhibit potential for effective teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate is expected to develop a high quality, externally funded research program, as well as teach and mentor at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

We will begin reviewing applications on February 1st, 2021 and the review process will continue until the position is filled. There will be a preliminary Zoom screening of selected applicants, after which top candidates will be informed whether the following interviews will proceed virtually or in-person, depending on how the corona-virus pandemic will have evolved by that time.

Applications should consist of a curriculum vitae, including descriptions of the applicant’s accomplishments, research interests and teaching philosophy, and a list of publications with citation counts. Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent electronically to Prof. Ion Stancu at [email protected], or by mail to Prof. Ion Stancu, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Box 870324, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487. Applications must be submitted online at the University of Alabama website https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/47758. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
For additional information, contact the search committee chair, Prof. Ion Stancu ([email protected]).

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Search Initiation Date::

12/01/2020

Expected Starting Date::

08/16/2021

College/School/Division::

Arts and Sciences

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Posted: 11/29/2020
Application Due: 2/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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