University of Washington, Department of Physics

Position ID:UW-Physics-NTGRAP [#17826]
Position Title: Research Assistant Professor - Nuclear Theory Group
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Seattle, Washington 98195, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Nuclear Theory
Appl Deadline:none (posted 2020/12/18)
Position Description:    

Research Assistant Professor

University of Washington – Department of Physics

Position Description

The Nuclear Theory Group at the University of Washington invites applications for a full-time Research Assistant Professor in theoretical nuclear physics for an anticipated appointment beginning in 2021. This is a full-time, 12-month, non-tenure track position with a 3-year appointment, renewable for up to 5 years total depending on performance and funding.

Although the candidate will be primarily engaged in research activities, all University of Washington faculty may engage in teaching, research, and service.

Current group research interests include QCD, many-body theory, nuclear reactions at high and low energies, weak interactions and symmetries, effective field theory, lattice QCD, nuclear astrophysics, nuclear structure, EIC physics, and FRIB physics.

Qualifications Applicants should have a PhD (or foreign equivalent) in theoretical nuclear physics, broadly defined, post-doctoral experience of at least 12 months, a documented record of research achievements, and an established strong record of publications.

Application Instructions Applications should be submitted at and include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and three letters of reference. The group values contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion in STEM fields, and to outreach; these can be described in the cover letter. Priority will be given to applications received before January 18, 2021. The search will continue until the position is filled. If interested please apply, a previous application to a similar position at the Institute for Nuclear Theory is not sufficient. Any questions may be directed to Professor Aurel Bulgac at Equal Employment Opportunity Statement University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint ( Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic profile and responsibilities (

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