Assistant Professor - Nuclear Physics (Experimentalist) - ( FAC003085 )
University of Houston
Location: Houston, Texas
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Internal Number: requisition #FAC003085
Organization H0112 Physics
Salary Commensurate with experience
The Department of Physics at the University of Houston seeks to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with an experimentalist specializing in nuclear physics. Exceptional candidates with a strong background in high energy nuclear physics are encouraged to apply. The local group is actively involved in ALICE at LHC, STAR at RHIC, and ePIC at the future EIC. Another area of interest is lower energy nuclear physics at the future FAIR facility.
Candidates must have a strong record of scholarship and be able to establish and sustain a robust, externally funded research program. Preference will be given to those with postdoctoral experience. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to and potential for excellence in teaching a wide range of physics courses at both graduate and undergraduate levels, as well as in mentoring students in research. Effective communication skills are required.
Applications should include: (1) a detailed cover letter describing the applicant’s background and qualifications for the position, (2) a statement of philosophy, interest, and experience in teaching, (3) a detailed statement of proposed research, including plans for involving students and for seeking external support, (4) a full curriculum vitae, including a list of publications and (5)the names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references. The applicants must apply to requisition #FAC003085 at http://www.uh.edu/human-resources/uh-careers/.
Review of applications will begin immediately, and continue through Dec. 1, 2023 or until the position is filled. For any questions, please contact Dr. Rene Bellwied (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The University of Houston is an ADVANCE institution, one of a select group of universities in receipt of National Science Foundation funds in support of our commitment to increase the number and success of women faculty in the STEM fields.
University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and recognizes protected classes of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, religion, age (40and above), national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, and gender expression as required by federal law. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Ph.D. in Physics or related field of study with research experience in Nuclear Physics commensurate with the level of the position.
Notes to Applicant :
Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon the selection of the fi nal candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are securitysensitive and will require a criminal history check.
Required Attachments by Candidate:
Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Teaching Philosophy or Statement, Research Statement
Employee Status Regular/Benefits
Posting Date Sep 25, 2023
The University of Houston is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution and recognizes protected classes of race, color, sex (including pregnancy), genetic information, religion, age (40 and above), national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or status, and gender expression as required by federal law. Veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
The Department of Physics at the University of Houston has 36 ranked faculty members, including eight distinguished or chaired professors. Faculty members have been recognized on the national and international level. Among the faculty ranks is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Faculty members have received awards such as the National Medal of Science, the Freedoms Foundation Award, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Award, the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Senior Scientist Award, the Materials Research Society Von Hippel Award, and the Max Planck Research Award. UH physics faculty members serve on national peer-review panels to evaluate competitive research grants and edit prestigious scientific journals. Students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty interact to create a research-intensive atmosphere. Collaborations are common with faculty in other departments, the UH Cullen College of Engineering, and outside the university with agencies such as NASA, and many U.S. and foreign universities.
The Department of Physics at the University of Houston serves approximately 70 undergraduate majors and 100 graduate studen...ts at a given time. The department welcomes inquiries from interested students. For more information, contact the department.
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