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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Working Title: Professor of Physics


Degree and area of specialization:
Ph.D. in Physics prior to start of appointment.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
A minimum of two years postdoctoral experience is required for tenure-track Assistant Professor rank. Tenured appointments requires evidence of excellence scholarly research, teaching and professional service.

Position Summary:
The Department of Physics in the College of Letters & Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks candidates for two positions the tenured or tenure-track level. Faculty positions include a commitment to excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service.

Principal duties:
The candidates will be expected to perform teaching of physics at all levels in the physics. Undergraduate and graduate classroom and individual instruction, as well as supervision of graduate thesis research, are required. The candidates will be expected to conduct high-impact scholarly research as well as provide service to the department, college, university and academic community nationally or internationally as appropriate for rank.

Additional Information:
The successful candidate will join a major university that encourages, values, and supports basic, applied, and interdisciplinary research.

The department currently houses world-renowned programs in the energy and cosmic frontiers with leading roles in LHC experiments, searches for dark matter, cosmic-ray and neutrino astrophysics. The goal of this search is to broaden this base to include accelerator based neutrino program, and to strengthen its LHC program. We anticipate that the successful candidates take leading roles in the measurement of neutrino properties and the discovery new physics phenomena associated with them, or in the detailed characterization of the recently discovered Higgs boson and searches for new physics at the energy frontier. The successful candidate is expected to build on the UWMadison strengths in detector construction at its Physical Sciences Laboratory, in collaboration with the Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory.

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A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

Employee class:Faculty
Department(s): L&S/PHYSICS
Full time salary rate: Negotiable
Appointment percent: 100%
Anticipated begin date: August 20, 2018
Number of positions: 2

Department Contact:

AIMEE LEFKOW Phone: 608-263-2267
1150 UNIVERSITY AVENUE Fax: 608-263-0800

Candidates must apply online at; search for position 92391 and click on "Apply Now".
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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer; we promote diversity and inclusion for all faculty, staff and students and encourage all qualified candidates to apply. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding applications for this position must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Employment will require a criminal background check.

Applications must be received by December 1, 2017 to ensure full consideration. Applications will be accepted until positions are filled.

To ensure consideration, application must be received by: December 1, 2017

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NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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