Position overviewPosition title: Associate Professor
Open September 6, 2022 through Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Riverside (https://www.physics.ucr.edu/) invites highly qualified experimental physicists to apply for an Academic-year tenured faculty position in the fields of Particle Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravitational Waves.
The successful candidate is expected to establish an outstanding and well-funded research program involving graduate students and postdoctoral scientists, and to contribute to departmental teaching at all levels. We are initiating a new experimental group at UC Riverside to augment and complement ongoing efforts in particle physics and astronomy. We have recently made new faculty appointments in experimental gravitational waves and experimental dark matter searches and expect to make two more appointments that will complement them. We are seeking independent researchers, who will build significant on-campus research efforts involving undergraduates, graduate students and postdocs on the forefront experimental programs in this general area of physics. We anticipate that individual hires may work together or on different experimental projects. The successful candidate is expected to establish an outstanding and well-funded research program involving graduate students and postdoctoral scientists, and to contribute to departmental teaching at all levels. We seek individuals with an established, strong academic record, who can build significant research efforts at UCR in forefront areas that will complement existing programs in our department. This search is for a position at the Associate Professor rank. A search at the Assistant Professor rank in this area is ongoing.
The required qualifications at time of application for this position is a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in physics and a record of demonstrated excellence in research.
Salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications.
To apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, a statement of research, a statement of teaching objectives, a statement addressing the candidate’s past and potential future contributions to promote academic diversity to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/JPF01652. Applicants will need to enter the contact information for at least four referees, which will be contacted for letters of recommendation if chosen for further review. For inquiries regarding the position, please contact the Search Committee Chair, Prof. Barry Barish (email@example.com). For inquiries regarding the application process, please contact Christina Taylor (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Review of applications will commence on November 1, 2022 and proceed until the position is filled. For full consideration, applicants should submit their complete applications by the above date. Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input. Minorities and members of underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
Candidates for this position are required to have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in physics and a record of demonstrated excellence in research.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching
Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence - In a “Statement of Past and/or Planned Future Contributions to Advancing Diversity and Inclusive Excellence”, we ask applicants to describe their past and/or potential future contributions to promoting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment, which is a key requirement of the role of every faculty member and administrator at UCR. There are numerous ways to contribute, and a commitment to this part of our mission can be reflected through research, teaching, supervision, mentoring, community engagement, service, and any of the other varied activities that are a part of an academic career.
List of Publications
- 4-6 required (contact information only)
Please provide the contact information for a minimum of four references. You may request that your referees provide their letters (via AP Recruit) at the time of application (recommended). Upon review of applications, if the Search Committee wishes to review your reference letters and they are not already uploaded, they will reach out to your references directly.
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UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a preferred qualification.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
University of California COVID-19 Vaccination Program Policy
As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy (https://policy.ucop.edu/doc/5000695/SARS-CoV-2_Covid-19). All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.