Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Stony Brook University

Position ID:SBU-PhysicsAndAstronomy-APENP [#9621]
Position Title: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Experimental Nuclear Physics
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Nuclear Physics, Nuclear Experiment (nucl-ex)
Appl Deadline: finished (posted 2017/09/29, finished 2018/06/17, listed until 2017/12/10)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

Department of Physics and Astronomy

Stony Brook University

The Department of Physics & Astronomy ( at Stony Brook University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in the field of experimental nuclear physics. The initial appointment will be jointly as a Fellow with the RIKEN-BNL Research Center (RBRC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), for a period of up to five years. During this period the successful candidate will spend about half of his or her time at Stony Brook University and the other half at the RBRC. At the end of this initial period the candidate will be considered for promotion with tenure at Stony Brook University. The expected start date is September 2018.

The Department features a highly ranked faculty, excellent students, close affiliation with experimental and theoretical research centers of international reputation at Stony Brook University, and its proximity to BNL.

The successful candidate will have demonstrated research credentials in experimental nuclear or high energy physics. He/she is expected to develop a research program in experimental nuclear physics, and will have an opportunity to join the ongoing efforts on design, construction and physics with the sPHENIX detector while pursuing other current physics opportunities in the field, and in the out years lead in to the science of an Electron Ion Collider (EIC). The candidate is also expected to attract independent research funding and to possess a keen interest in teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the department.

All applications must be submitted at:

Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, copies of up to three recent papers, a research statement, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names (and affiliation) of at least three references. The candidate should use the options provided at the AJO website to request the letters of reference. The application deadline is December 10, 2017.

Stony Brook University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Stony Brook University
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3800

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