University of Hawaii, Physics & Astronomy

Position ID:Hawaii-Physics & Astronomy-ASSTPROF [#15571, 0082693]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Accelerator and Beam Physics
Appl Deadline:2020/03/15help popup (posted 2019/11/22)
Position Description:    

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Hawaii at Manoa invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position. The department is seeking applicants that will strengthen the research programs in the Department as well as whose research interests are in the field of accelerator physics and its applications, including medical applications. Appointments will be considered at the level of Assistant Professor.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy houses an accelerator vault with a functional 45 MeV electron linear accelerator, and has a strong experimental program in astrophysics (cosmic rays, neutrinos, dark matter) and high-energy physics (b meson physics, instrumentation and neutrinos) and a vigorous theory program in high-energy physics. More information about the Department of Physics and Astronomy can be found at

The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and develop an extramurally funded research program centered around the department's accelerator laboratory, with opportunities within the university for collaboration in beam physics, detector development, laboratory astrophysics, medical and biological physics, and other disciplines which benefit from accessibility to a research accelerator. A complete list of duties and responsibilities can be found at , Job number 2019-01364, position number 0082693.

Minimum Qualifications for the position are: a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related discipline from an accredited institution; the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in physics, and to lead a research program in accelerator physics involving undergraduate and graduate students and Post-Doctoral Fellows.

Desirable Qualifications include: Post-doctoral research experience at an accelerator laboratory or similar facility, a record of extramural research funding; and experience and/or interests in medical or biological physics applications of accelerator science.

TO APPLY: Please upload a cover letter, a curriculum vitae (including bibliography), statements of research, teaching interests and plans, and at least four (4) letters of recommendation, to AcademicJobsOnline: ( this page). Review of applications will begin on or about January 15, 2020 and will continue until position is filled. For full consideration, applications should be submitted by January 15, 2020.

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Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks.

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Further Info:
University of Hawaii
Department of Physics & Astronomy
2505 Correa Road Watanabe Rm 416
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822

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