Research Assistant ProfessorDepartment:
Physics & Astronomy-1092Requisition Number:
F_210034Posting Open Date:
04/15/2021Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date):
09/20/2021Open Until Filled:
YesDescription of Work:
The Research Assistant Professor will work with Dr. Donald Umstadter, Director of the UNL Extreme Light Laboratory, and the laboratory’s involvement in the established DOE LaserNetUS consortium of designated user facilities. These unique facilities are pioneering the science, technology, and applications of extreme light. The science involves highly relativistic laser-matter interactions at the highest achievable light intensity levels. The technology entails petawatt-power and femtosecond-duration lasers. The applications include compact laser-driven accelerators and x-ray light sources, which are leading to advances in radiology and ultrafast phenomena. Minimum Required Qualifications:
The Research Assistant Professor will be responsible for managing scientific research projects in accordance with funded awards and contracts. This includes but is not limited to leading research planning, project management on one or more projects, research team meetings; writing progress reports; writing manuscripts for publication; mentoring and managing students and post-docs; attending conference and sponsor meetings; and identifying and acquiring future funding. Additional responsibilities include coordinating with both internal and external multi-disciplinary research at the Extreme Light Laboratory.
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Ph.D. in Physics or a related area. One or more years of experience conducting AMOP-physics research as a post-doc or research scientist. Substantial publication record in AMOP-physics topics.Preferred Qualifications:
Demonstrated record of research project management experience. Demonstrated record of working on multi-disciplinary research teams. How to Apply:
Demonstrated record of using collaborative leadership skills and self-motivation to complete research projects.
Click “Apply to this Job” and complete the information form. Attach a cover letter, CV, research statement (as “Other Document”) and three letters of recommendation. Note: letters of recommendation need to be combined into one document and attached as “List of References.”For questions or accommodations related to this position contact:
Dr. Donald Umstadter Job Category (old):
Faculty Non-Tenure LeadingJob Type:
12 Month (Faculty Only)Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?:
YesPlanned Hire Date: