Brandeis University, Physics Department

Position ID:Brandeis-PHYS-ASST [#17297]
Position Title: Assistant Professor of Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Waltham, Massachusetts 02453, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Astroparticle Physics, Experimental Particle Physics, Neutrino physics
Appl Deadline:2020/12/09 11:59PMhelp popup (posted 2020/10/22, listed until 2021/04/22)
Position Description:    

Assistant Professor in Experimental Particle Physics

The Physics Department in the School of Arts and Sciences at Brandeis University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning in academic year 2021-2022. This position is subject to budget approval.

We seek candidates with demonstrated expertise in experimental particle physics, including collider, neutrino, and astroparticle physics. The ideal candidate has a strong record of contributing to both physics analysis and detector support. Detector contributions include hardware production and operation, detector R&D, simulation, reconstruction, and calibration. The Brandeis Physics Department has a long tradition in collider physics, with a strong current commitment to the ATLAS Experiment at CERN.

The person filling this position is expected to: develop a vigorous, externally well-funded, and internationally recognized research program, including supervision of graduate students and postdocs; engage in effective and enthusiastic instruction in physics at undergraduate and graduate levels; and participate in department and university governance.

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent in physics, and have postdoctoral experience at the time of appointment. They should demonstrate a strong record of accomplishments in physics research; vision, creativity, and leadership skills; a desire to advise and teach a diverse and dynamic student body; and a commitment to addressing issues of diversity and inclusion in the university community.

Only online applications will be accepted. Candidates should apply at AcademicJobsOnline at The application package must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae with list of selected publications (maximum of 20) and list of invited talks, a statement of ongoing and planned research (not to exceed 3 pages), a statement on teaching that includes advising, pedagogy, and plans for addressing diversity and inclusion (not to exceed 2 pages), and four letters of reference. Please have your references upload their recommendation letters to AcademicJobsOnline. First consideration will be given to applications received by December 9, 2020. Questions about the position can be directed to Gabriella Sciolla (

At Brandeis, we believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are essential components of academic excellence. Brandeis University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer that is committed to creating equitable access and opportunities for applicants to all employment positions. Because diversity, equity, and inclusion are at the core of Brandeis’ history and mission, we value and are seeking candidates with a variety of social identities, including those that have been underrepresented in higher education, who possess skills that spark innovation, and who, through their scholarly pursuits, teaching, and/or service experiences, bring expertise in building, engaging and sustaining a pluralistic, unified, and just campus community.

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Further Info:
Search Committee Chair
Department of Physics - MS 057
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453

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