Faculty Position in Particle Theory The Department of Physics at the University of Maryland invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Elementary Particle Theory at the level of Assistant Professor. A more senior level position may be considered for exceptional candidates. The particle theory faculty currently includes Kaustubh Agashe, Zackaria Chacko, S. Jim Gates, Oscar W. Greenberg, Rabindra Mohapatra and Raman Sundrum. The successful candidate should have a demonstrated ability to conduct independent research, strong communication skills and capacity for physics education, and potential for leadership within the particle theory community. We expect that the successful candidate will complement the existing experimental andtheoretical strengths in the department. The preferred starting date for the position is August of 2012.
QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in physics or a physics-related discipline and independent research experience. Good teaching is a high priority of the Department, and a potential for teaching excellence is necessary.
TO APPLY: Only applications submitted through the UMD online site will be considered: https://jobs.umd.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=55791.Required are (1) a cover letter, (2) CV, (3) statement of research interests and plans, (4) statement of teaching philosophy and (5) the names and email addresses of four reference writers. Please enter your email address when applying! For best consideration, applications should be received by December 15, 2011.
Truly exceptional candidates in any research area and at any rank may also be considered.
THE UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.MINORITIES AND WOMEN ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.