Assistant Professor in Experimental Particle Physics



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Job description

School of Arts and Sciences – Physics and Astronomy

Location: Philadelphia, PA

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania seeks applications from outstanding candidates for an appointment as an Assistant Professor in experimental particle physics. In exceptional cases, an appointment at a higher rank may be considered. The successful candidate will develop an innovative research program that will join our existing effort in collider physics on the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider. The candidate will be expected to attract external research funding, to advise graduate students, and to excel in teaching undergraduate students

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is strongly committed to Penn’s long-standing Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: http://www The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.

The University of Pennsylvania values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected class. Questions or concerns about this should be directed to the Executive Director of the Office of Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Programs, University of Pennsylvania, 421 Franklin Building, 3451 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6205; or (215) 898-6993 (Voice) or (215) 898-7803 (TDD).

How to apply

Applicants must apply online at Applicants should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Required application materials include the following: curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a research statement, a teaching statement, and at least three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin no later than 30 November 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated that the position will start on 1 July 2022. For inquiries about this position, please contact Ms. Michelle Last ([email protected])

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