TENURE-TRACK FACULTY POSITIONS IN
Physics, Astronomy, or Astrophysics
Assistant Professor - Excellence Search
(Theoretical and Computational Physicist)
THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego (http://physics.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions. This is a broad search that is open to theoretical and computational physicists in all research areas of interest to the Department of Physics, including astronomy/astrophysics, atomic physics, condensed matter physics, elementary particle physics, plasma physics, and quantum information. All positions are subject to budget approval.
Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field and demonstrated potential for a recognized program of excellence in both teaching and research. Preferred candidates will have a desire to play a future role in helping to shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/). We especially welcome candidates who have experience with and wish to contribute to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences.
Candidates will be judged on research and teaching accomplishments, as well as on potential for leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale.
Review of applications will commence on November 14, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Applications are to be submitted online at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01246. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a list of publications, statement of past and proposed research, statement of past and proposed teaching, and a statement on past experience and leadership in equity, diversity, and inclusion, and/or proposed future contributions (see http://facultyexcellence.ucsd.edu/c2d/index.html for further information). Candidates must also arrange to have three to five letters of reference addressing research, teaching and professional service posted to the above website by the deadline.
Information about spousal/partner employment is available on the Partner Opportunities Program website: http://academicaffairs.ucsd.edu/offices/partneropp/ .
UC San Diego is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/ ).