Assistant Professor in Experimental Astrophysics

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Work type: Faculty Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL)
Categories: Library/Physical/Social Science, Research/Scientific/Grants
Department:16360100 - LS-PHYSICS-GENERAL

Classification Title: Assistant Professor in Experimental Astrophysics
Job Description:

The Department of Physics at the University of Florida invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in experimental astrophysics to begin August 16, 2017. The department seeks to enlarge its footprint in gravitational wave detector physics and the search for experimental dark matter. In addition, the department seeks to expand its research portfolio into new areas of experimental astrophysics. The successful candidate will build on the strength of the existing gravitational wave detector (LIGO, LISA) and dark matter detection groups (ADMX, ALPS, CDMS), and/or develop new programs. The successful candidate will contribute to undergraduate and graduate student education and is expected to join the Institute for High Energy and Particle Astrophysics (IHEPA) at the University of Florida.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The selection process will be conducted in accordance Florida's Sunshine and Public Records Laws. If an accommodation due to disability is needed to apply for this position, please call (352) 392-2477 or the Florida Relay System at (800) 955-8771 (TDD).

Advertised Salary: The salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a full benefits package.
Minimum Requirements: Must hold an earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Physics, Astrophysics, or Astronomy.
Preferred Qualifications:

The successful candidate will build on the strengths of the existing gravitational wave detector (LIGO, LISA) and dark matter detection groups (ADMX, ALPS, CDMS), and/or develop new programs.  The successful candidate must hold an earned Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Physics, Astrophysics, or Astronomy.  She/He is expected to establish a broad internationally competitive, and well recognized research program.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

For full consideration, applications must be submitted online at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/listing/ reference job number 500829 and must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, and (4) a teaching statement. In addition, names and email address for three references must be provided on the application. An email will be sent automatically to your references, requesting them to upload their letter.  To ensure full consideration, application materials should be received by February 15, 2017, but the position will remain open until filled. Questions may be addressed to the search chair, Guido Mueller, at mueller@phys.ufl.edu.

The final candidate will be required to provide an official transcript to the hiring department upon hire. A transcript will not be considered "official" if a designation of "Issued to Student" is visible. Degrees earned from an educational institution outside of the United States must be evaluated by a professional credentialing service provider approved by the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES), which can be found at http://www.naces.org/

For further information please contact Prof. David Tanner (tanner@phys.ufl.edu for ALPS, LIGO) or Prof. Guido Mueller (mueller@phys.ufl.edu for ALPS, LISA).

Health Assessment Required: No

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