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Assistant Professor of High Energy Physics (HEP)

Post Date:

August 13, 2014

Academic Unit:

(School or College)

Search Code:

COS08122014PHY

Position/Job Description:

The Department of Physics at the University of Texas at Arlington is seeking exceptionally qualified candidates for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in the area of High Energy Physics (HEP). Preference will be given to candidates with scholarly work in BSM Higgs particle searches and precision Higgs property measurements at Energy Frontier experiments, exploration of Higgs signals at Intensity Frontier experiments, especially in searches for charged Higgs particle decaying to its  final state and other sub-GeV Dark Matter searches, and those with software development experience at the Long Baseline Neutrino Experiment (LBNE) at Fermilab. The individual should also have an excellent track record of teaching general physics courses and be able to play a leading role in establishing high quality education in the department. A PhD in Physics or a closely related discipline is required.

The University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie-I university with approximately 34,000 students. Its location in the heart of the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) area provides exceptional opportunities for collaborations with high-tech industries, UT Southwestern Medical Center, and several neighboring universities, and offers the cultural benefits of a vibrant metropolitan area.

The department of physics has 22 tenured and tenure track faculty members actively engaged in research in astrophysics, biophysics, medical physics, experimental and theoretical condensed matter physics, high-energy physics, and space physics see http://www.uta.edu/physics/.

Each candidate should forward an application, curriculum vita, bibliography, and statement of research and teaching plans, as well as contact information for at least five references to: Professor Kaushik De, Chair of the HEP Search Committee, Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Arlington, Box 19059, Arlington, Texas 76019. Review of applicants will continue until the position is filled.

UT Arlington is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists.

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