Location : Honolulu, HI
Job Type: Full-Time Permanent
Job Number: 2022-02042
Department: University of Hawai'i at Manoa - College of Natural Sciences - Physics and Astronomy
Opening Date: 12/20/2022
Closing Date: Continuous
Position Number:: 0084587
Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor (Physics)
Position Number: 0084587
Hiring Unit: Physics & Astronomy
Location: University of Hawaii at Manoa
Date Posted: Dec 20, 2022
Closing Date: Continuous application review begins February 6, 2023
Salary Information: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type: 9 Month
Tenure Track: Tenure
Full Time/Part Time: Full Time
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Hawaii at Manoa invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position number 84587 in high energy physics instrumentation to complement the department's existing program on the Instrumentation Frontier to begin approximately in August 2023 or as soon thereafter as possible. Review of applications will be on February 6, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. The appointment is expected to be at the level of assistant professor, but an appointment at a more senior level may be considered in exceptional circumstances.
Our department and university have a strong commitment to recruiting and retaining diverse applicants. We encourage women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.
Duties and Responsibilities:
This faculty position is expected to contribute and enhance one or more of the Department's research efforts in high energy physics, teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, serve on departmental and/or university-wide committees, and train the next generation of students and postdocs to build experimental devices.
The experimental High Energy Physics Group is involved in studies of B-mesons (Belle-II/SuperKEKB), neutrino physics (DUNE, protoDUNE, PROSPECT, NuLat, SuperK, KamLAND/KamLANDZen), radio and microwave detection of high energy particles (ACE, PUEO), and cosmic-ray-based technology for radio detection of potential lunar ice deposits (CoRaLS), direct dark matter detection (DarkSide and directional detectors), Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS02), GAPS, and advanced detector development for high energy physics. The activities of the theory group include neutrino physics and astrophysics, cosmology physics beyond the Standard Model, dark matter physics, flavor physics and CP violation, and inflationary cosmology.
• A doctorate from a college or university of recognized standing in the field of physics or equivalent
• Demonstrated scholarly achievement
• Demonstrated poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others
• At least three years of postdoctoral experience in physics instrumentation at the time of application
• Demonstrated ability to supervise student research
• Possess a clear plan and ability to attract external funding
• Demonstrated accomplishments in the development of HEP instrumentation
• Demonstrated ability to teach a broad range of physics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level
Application with a job number reference #84587 should include the following:
• A letter of interest
• Curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications,
• Research plan that includes how the candidate envisions integrating with the current
research activities in the Department
• Statement of past instructional activities and experience.
• Official transcripts will be required if selected to fill the position
• Applicants should arrange for at least five letters of reference with job number #84587 to be sent.
All application materials and reference letters should be submitted via AcademicJobsOnline:
Faculty Search position #84587
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Hawaii at Manoa,
2505 Correa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822
The application will be considered incomplete if any of the required documents are not included or are unreadable.
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