University of California, San Diego: Assistant or Associate Professor of Experimental Particle Physics

Department of Physics

The Department of Physics within the Division of Physical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for the Dean's Excellence search, which includes a tenure-track (Assistant level) or a tenured (Associate level) faculty position in Experimental Particle Physics. Areas of interest include: all areas of experimental particle physics, particularly dark matter detection and neutrino physics. All positions are subject to availability of funding.

Applications are to be submitted online at:

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field and demonstrated potential for a recognized program of excellence in both teaching and research. Teaching in physics and related topics will be expected. Ideally, the candidate will have skills and interest in teaching lab and lecture courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition, successful candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education and to helping shape and expand the University's diversity initiatives (

Candidates must receive their Ph.D. before July 1, 2019. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale. Review of applications will commence on November 12, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.

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last updated 16-Oct-2018