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Experimental Particle Astrophysics

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Posting Details

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Requisition Number: 0810351
Number of Open Positions: 1
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Other Title Information: Experimental Particle Astrophysics
Position Type: Faculty
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:

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Alabama invites applications for a tenure-track position in experimental particle astrophysics (i.e. neutrino astrophysics, gamma ray astrophysics, cosmic rays) at the rank of assistant professor. This position is intended to strengthen or complement the existing efforts in this area (IceCube). The appointment will begin August 16, 2017.  In addition to faculty working in experimental and theoretical particle astrophysics, we have related research groups in theoretical particle physics, experimental particle physics, experimental nuclear physics and astronomy.  More information about the department can be found on the department’s website physics.ua.edu. 

The minimum qualifications for this position are a Ph.D. or equivalent, postdoctoral experience, scholarly publications, and experience with modern techniques in astroparticle physics.  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 November 15, 2016 and the review process will continue until the position is filled.  Applications should consist of a resume, including descriptions of the applicant’s accomplishments, a complete list of publications including citations, research interests and teaching philosophy. Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent electronically to Prof. Dawn Williams at drwilliams3@ua.edu, or by mail to Prof. Dawn Williams, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Box 870324, Tuscaloosa, AL, 35487. Applications must be submitted online at the University of Alabama website http://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/39561. 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. Dawn Williams, at drwilliams3@ua.edu or (205)348-0826. 

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Search Initiation Date: 09/15/2015
Expected Starting Date: 08/16/2017
Special Instructions to Applicants:
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Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume / Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Research/Scholarship/Creative Activities Statement
  4. Teaching Philosophy
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