The University of Virginia Department of Physics invites applicants for a Research Assistant Professor position. We seek an experimental physicist with a strong record of research in nuclear physics exploiting solid polarized targets. The successful candidate will take the lead in the design and construction of innovative cryogenic polarized targets in collaboration with the existing Solid Polarized Target Group at the University of Virginia, while developing future research directions.
Upon joining the faculty at the University of Virginia, the new research faculty member will be expected to establish a vibrant and successful research program in physics; obtain external funding; and mentor doctoral students. The position is non-tenure-track and continuation of the appointment beyond an initial three year period is conditional on maintenance of external research funding. Review of applications will begin December 20, 2018; however, later applications may be considered until the position is filled. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in physics or a related field at the time of application.
To apply, visit jobs.virginia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=86016. Complete a candidate profile online; attach a cover letter of interest, a research statement describing both experience and the proposed research agenda, a curriculum vitae, a publication list, and contact information for three references. These references should email letters of support directly to email@example.com.
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