Duke University, Physics

Position ID:Duke-Physics-NUCLEARPHYSICSARP [#13263, NuclearPhysicsARP]
Position Title: Assistant Research Professor in Experimental Nuclear Physics
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27708, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Nuclear Physics
Appl Deadline:2019/03/31help popup finished (2019/02/07, finished 2019/10/06, listed until 2019/06/15)
Position Description:    

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

The Department of Physics at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina invites applications and nominations for a Research Assistant Professor position in the area of experimental nuclear physics. The person filling this position will be a member of a multi-university collaboration that studies nucleon structure using gamma-ray beams. The data produced by the measurements are interpreted with effective-field-theory calculations. The responsibilities of this position include leading research and development and operation of cryogenic targets for the low-energy QCD experimental program at the High Intensity Gamma-ray Source (HIGS). The appointment begins as early as May 1, 2019. Applicants should have experience in cryogenics at temperatures below 4 K, vacuum systems, particle detectors, data acquisition and analysis. Candidates with experience working with commercial cryocoolers and dilution refrigerators are preferred.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in physics and work experience in a research area relevant to the duties of this position. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted through Academic Jobs Online at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/13263. Questions regarding the application process and the position should be submitted to npsearch2019@phy.duke.edu. Complete applications, including letters, received by March 15, 2019 will be given full consideration, although applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.

Duke is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual’s age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

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Further Info:
Duke University
Physics Department
Box 90305
Durham, NC 27708

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