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The University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

Faculty Position in Astroparticle Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Delaware invites application for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of experimental and/or theoretical astroparticle physics. Candidates with expertise in the study of cosmic rays, neutrinos, gamma rays, multi-messenger astronomy and related fields will be considered.

We seek creative and innovative individuals who have demonstrated excellence in research, who will engage in high-quality teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and who are eager to work in a collaborative and interdisciplinary research environment and become leaders in their fields. Astroparticle physics is a longstanding specialty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, and of the Bartol Research Institute, a research center within the Department. Faculty include members of the IceCube, ANITA, ARA, VERITAS and CTA collaborations. Candidates conducting research that complements existing Departmental strengths are especially encouraged to apply.

The University of Delaware combines a rich historic legacy in science and engineering with a commitment to undergraduate education and scholarly excellence. With external expenditures exceeding $200 million annually, the University ranks among the top 100 universities in federal R&D support. State-of-the-art facilities support research across all seven colleges and numerous interdisciplinary institutes and centers. The main campus in Newark, Delaware, provides the amenities of a vibrant college town with convenient access to the major cities of the East Coast.

To submit an application, applicants should visit https://apply.interfolio.com/46148 and submit a curriculum vita, a three-page research proposal, a one-page statement of teaching experience and interests, and a list of at least three references. The University of Delaware is committed to diversity in hiring; women and people from diverse cultures and backgrounds are especially encouraged to apply. The University is also supportive of the needs of dual-career couples. Applications received by 31 December 2017 are assured of full consideration.

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Title IX institution which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html. Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.