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University of Maryland
Faculty Position in Experimental Particle Physics

The University of Maryland Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor in experimental particle physics. A more senior level position may be considered for exceptional candidates.

The Department has a broad research program in fundamental physics, including accelerator-based and non-accelerator particle and nuclear physics, particle astrophysics and gravitational wave physics. For this position, we seek candidates with interest in flavor physics to join our effort in the LHCb experiment at the CERN LHC collider. The successful candidate is expected to take a major role in our program on the upgrade of the LHCb detector as well as future developments of the experiment at the High Luminosity phase of LHC.

We expect that successful candidates will complement the existing experimental and theoretical strengths in the department. The preferred starting date for the position is August of 2018.

Minimum requirements: A Ph.D. in physics or a physics-related discipline. Good teaching, particularly in settings with diverse groups, is a high priority of the Department, and a potential for teaching excellence is necessary. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to conduct independent research, good communication skills and capacity for physics education, and potential for leadership within the research community. The University of Maryland and Department of Physics are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas.

Only applications submitted through the UMD online site will be considered:

Required are (1) a cover letter, (2) a CV, (3) a statement of research interests and plans, (4) a statement of teaching philosophy and (5) the names and email addresses of four reference writers. For best consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2017.

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.