KAVLI INSTITUTE FOR THEORETICAL PHYSICS
The Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics at UC Santa Barbara seeks applications for a Researcher to serve as Deputy Director with a start date as early as September 1, 2017. The Institute is supported principally by the National Science Foundation and has the responsibility of contributing to progress in all areas of Theoretical Physics. The Institute seeks a person with a proven research record and administrative capabilities. The Deputy Directors work closely with the Director in planning the Institute’s research programs and play a prominent role in outreach planning, documentation of outcomes, and in many aspects of administering the Institute. It is expected that a Deputy Director spend one half time in scientific research. The initial term is two years, with the possibility of renewal based on the candidate’s availability and performance. A Ph.D. in physics is required. Additional qualifications include outstanding research in theoretical physics, quality administrative experience, knowledge of interdisciplinary activity in physics, and a commitment to furthering diversity among participants in KITP programs. Strong interpersonal skills are required. To apply, please go to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00805. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and a research statement. Letters of reference will be requested only for final candidates. To receive full consideration, please apply by December 1, 2016. The position will remain open until filled. Persons interested in the position, or wishing to nominate candidates, should contact the Director, Professor Lars Bildsten, at email@example.com. The KITP is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.