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Assistant Professor

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At http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/105659 applicants should specify Physics and Astronomy in the Department drop-down list box, then upload PDF versions of their cover letter, CV, publication list, and separate research and teaching/mentoring statements by December 16, 2016 when application review will begin. Applicants should submit the names, titles, email addresses, and telephone numbers of a minimum of four (4), and a maximum of four (4), reference letter writers. The University of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Department of Physics and Astronomy is dedicated to Carolina’s Commitment to building and sustaining an inclusive campus community that welcomes and respects all members from diverse backgrounds.

Posting Information

Position Information

Position Type Permanent Faculty
Working Title Assistant Professor
Position Number
Appointment Type Tenured/Tenure Track
Salary Range
Full-time/Part-time Full Time
If part-time, hours per week
FTE
Vacancy ID FAC0001759
Posting Open Date 09/12/2016
Application Deadline
Open Until Filled No
Proposed Start Date 07/01/2017
Position Summary

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of North Carolina at
Chapel Hill seeks candidates with a Ph.D. in physics or a related area, a
record of strong postdoctoral research in theoretical nuclear physics, and a
commitment to teaching for appointment as a tenure-track assistant professor.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute for the first four
years of employment to the Department of Energy Topical Nuclear Theory
Collaboration for Double Beta Decay and Fundamental Symmetries. The
collaboration currently includes experts in lattice QCD, nuclear structure, and
physics at the interface of nuclear theory, particle theory, and cosmology.
The nuclear-theory group at UNC has expertise in nuclear structure, quantum
Monte Carlo methods, cold atoms, neutrino physics, nuclear astrophysics, and
fundamental symmetries.

Educational Requirements

Ph.D. in physics or a related area

Qualifications and Experience

A record of strong postdoctoral research in theoretical nuclear physics, and a
commitment to teaching for appointment as a tenure-track assistant professor.

Equal Opportunity Employer

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Special Instructions

At
http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/105659 applicants should specify Physics and Astronomy in the Department drop-down list box, then upload PDF versions of their cover letter, CV, publication list, and separate research and teaching/mentoring statements by December 16, 2016 when application review will begin. Applicants should submit the names, titles, email addresses, and telephone numbers of a minimum of four (4), and a maximum of four (4), reference letter writers.

The University of North Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is dedicated to Carolina’s Commitment to building and sustaining an inclusive campus community that welcomes and respects all members from diverse backgrounds.

Quick Link http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/105659

Department Contact Information

Department Contact Name and Title Jon Engel, Search Committee Chair
Department Contact Telephone or Email engelj@physics.unc.edu
Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost office at (919) 962-1092 or send an email to facultyrecruitment@unc.edu.

Please note: The Executive Vice Chancellor & Provost office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

If you have any questions about the job requirements or the hiring department notify the Department Contact.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Teaching Philosophy/evaluations
  4. Research Statement
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. What is your highest degree?
    • PhD
    • MD
    • PharmD
    • DDS
    • DVM
    • JD
    • MLS/MIS
    • Masters
    • Other