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Assistant Professor - Physics

University of Hawai'i
Wake Island, HI
Closing date
Sep 20, 2023

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Location : Honolulu, HI

Job Type: Full-Time Temporary

Job Number: 2022-02041

Department: University of Hawai'i at Manoa - College of Natural Sciences - Physics and Astronomy

Opening Date: 12/20/2022

Closing Date: Continuous

Position Number:: 0084361T


Title: Assistant Prof. (Physics)
Position Number: 84361T
Hiring Unit: Physics & Astronomy
Location: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Date Posted: December 20, 2022
Closing Date: Continuous application review begins February 6, 2023
Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type: 11 Month
Tenure Track: Non-Tenure
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
Temporary/Permanent: Three years

Other Conditions:
The Department of Physics & Astronomy, College of Natural Sciences, University of Hawai`i at Manoa (Honolulu, Hawai'i) invites applicants for the position of Assistant Professor. This is a non-tenure track, full-time, 11-month, faculty appointment, position number 84361T to begin August 1, 2023.

Our department and university have a strong commitment to recruit and retain diverse applicants. We encourage women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities:

This faculty position is primarily aimed at developing the UH Physics Linear Accelerator Facility. The main focus of the position is to develop the existing linear accelerator. This program is expected to contribute and enhance one or more of the Department's research efforts in high energy physics. Other possible activities include, training students and postdocs to build and operate linear accelerators, teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, and serving on relevant departmental committees.

Minimum Qualifications:
• A doctorate from a college or university of recognized standing and in the field of in physics or equivalent
• Demonstrated accomplishments in the development of low energy accelerators and associated technology.

Desirable Qualifications:
• At least three years of postdoctoral experience in design and operation of MeV level linear accelerators
• Demonstrated ability to supervise student research and a clear plan and ability to attract external funding.

To Apply:

Applicates should apply through the use of Academic Jobs Online website:

Applications should include the following:
• A letter of interest
• Curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications, a research plan that includes how the candidate envisions integrating with the current research activities in the Department, along with a statement of past instructional activities and experience.
• Official transcripts will be required if selected to fill the position
• Applicants should arrange for at least four letters of reference to be sent to:

Academic Jobs Online website:

All application materials and reference letters should be uploaded to Academic Jobs Online.


College of Natural Sciences/ Physics & Astronomy

2505 Correa Road Watanabe Hall, Room 416 Honolulu, HI 96822


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