Assistant Professor in Experimental or Theoretical Nuclear Physics
University of Connecticut
Location: Storrs, Connecticut
Faculty 4-Year College/University
Internal Number: 497917
The Department of Physics at the University of Connecticut (Storrs Campus) is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track position in experimental or theoretical nuclear physics, with an emphasis on research in Quantum Chromodynamics or Nuclear Structure and Reactions, aligned with the scientific goals of major national user facilities such as the planned Electron-Ion Collider (EIC) or the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB). Applications will be considered at the Assistant Professor level to begin in August 2024.
Applications received by December 15, 2023 will receive full consideration.
UConn is a state-controlled institution of higher education. It is the state’s flagship institution of higher education and includes a main
campus in Storrs, CT, four regional campuses throughout the state, and 13 Schools and Colleges,
including a Law School in Hartford, and Medical and Dental Schools at the UConn Health campus
in Farmington. The University has approximately 10,000 faculty and staff and 32,000 students,
including nearly 24,000 undergraduates and over 8,000 graduate and professional students.
UConn is a Carnegie Foundation R1 (highest research activity) institution, among the top 25
public universities in the nation.
The Department of Physics has 34 tenured or tenure-track faculty members, 12 in-residence
faculty, roughly 150 undergraduate and 100 graduate students, and has recognized groups
actively engaged in research in nuclear and particle physics, AMO physics, astrophysics, and
condensed matter physics. The current faculty members in nuclear physics are actively engaged
in experimental and theoretical/computational research in the areas of low-energy nuclear
physics, hadronic physics, and relativistic heavy ion physics.
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