Faculty Position in Particle, Nuclear, or Gravitational Theory

The Physics Department of the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to start September 1, 2012. Applications are sought in phenomenologically oriented areas of Particle/Nuclear/Gravitational Theory. The appointment is expected to be at the Assistant Professor level, but outstanding applications at higher levels also will be considered. The Department seeks an individual with outstanding research and a strong commitment to teaching. A PhD and postdoctoral experience are required. Evaluation of applications for this position will begin on December 2, 2011 and continue until the position is filled. Further information about the theory and experimental effort can be found at http://www.physics.umass.edu/research.

Application material should include a letter of application, a CV, and a research statement, as well as three letters of reference. Materials should be uploaded to http://www.academicjobsonline.org. The URL for this position is https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1050. Although electronic applications are preferred, application materials may also be sent to: Theorist Search, Physics Department, 710 N. Pleasant St., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. The Physics Department is committed in its efforts to hire candidates who will enhance the diversity and gender balance of its faculty, staff and students. We strongly encourage women and members of minority groups to apply. The University of Massachusetts Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

For applicants: The University asks that we collect two forms. One is a waiver form stating whether you waive access to the reference letters. The second is the Equal opportunity info request form. We would ask that you fill these out and send them to Ann Cairl at cairl@physics.umass.edu or Ms. Ann Cairl, Department of Physics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003. These forms are not viewed by the search committee, but are submitted to the University at the end of the search.