The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
Assistant Professor of Physics - Experimental Elementary Particle Physics (pnu111101)
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The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at The University of Texas at Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Experimental Elementary Particle Physics. Appointment at a higher rank will be considered when commensurate with an applicant's experience. Applicants should have a PhD in Physics and a minimum of 3 years of postdoctoral experience as an experimentalist. The successful candidate will join the UT Dallas High Energy Physics Group's work on the ATLAS experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider. The candidate will be expected to initiate a program of detector research and development, lead the group's detector upgrade activities, and join in the analysis of proton-proton collision data. S/he should expect to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and to mentor PhD students.
The UT Dallas group is part of the ATLAS Pixel Collaboration and is active in DAQ software development, online monitoring, and run coordination for the Pixel detector. UT Dallas' Tier3gs GRID site, located on the UT Dallas campus with ~ 400 cores and ~100 TB storage, is used both for production computing and local physics analysis. Currently, group members work on dark matter/lepton jet and charmonium analyses. UT Dallas is a dynamic, growing research institution. It is located in suburban Dallas, and it features a strong research faculty, a diverse student body with nearly 19,000 enrolled students, and a state-of-the-art science teaching building.
The salary is competitive. Review of applications begins November 7, 2011. The appointment will begin September 1, 2012. Indication of gender and ethnicity for affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.
The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran's status, or sexual orientation.
Individuals interested in the position should submit a current curriculum vitae, a letter of interest, statements of research and teaching, samples of course syllabi if applicable, and the name and contact information for at least five professional references via the ONLINE APPLICATION FORM available below. Please arrange for your references to upload letters of recommendation.
Posted on: Nov 01, 2011
The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, pregnancy, age, veteran status, genetic information or sexual orientation.