University of Washington, Department of Physics

Position ID:UW-Physics-SRFELLOWINT [#19622]
Position Title: Senior Fellow - Institute for Nuclear Theory
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Seattle, Washington 98195, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Nuclear Theory
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/09/16, listed until 2022/03/16)
Position Description:    

Senior Fellow – Institute for Nuclear Theory

Position Description

The University of Washington seeks outstanding applicants to fill a position, funding permitting, as a Senior Fellow in the Institute for Nuclear Theory (INT) and tenured faculty member of the Department of Physics.  Appointments may be at either the Associate or Full Professor level, depending on seniority. The INT is the Department of Energy’s national visitor center in this field, see http://www.int.washington.edu/about.html.  This is a full-time 12‑month position, anticipated to begin in Fall 2022.

INT Senior Fellows contribute to maintaining and enhancing the vitality of local research efforts as well as participating in the INT’s visitor programs and workshops, which in recent years have attracted approximately 400-450 visitors annually.  In addition to engaging in research in their particular area(s) of expertise, Senior Fellows benefit the INT’s mission by having a broad perspective on nuclear physics and a commitment to building ties with related subfields, including astrophysics, particle physics, atomic physics, and condensed matter physics.  All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service; in particular, opportunities are available to INT Fellows for teaching, advising graduate students, and mentoring postdoctoral scholars.

Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Physics, or foreign equivalent, and a strong record of published research in nuclear theory, broadly construed.  

Positive factors for consideration include:

  • Research excellence and innovation in theoretical nuclear physics, broadly construed.
  • Prior leadership, or leadership potential, in theoretical nuclear physics.
  • Demonstrated commitment to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Service and collegiality: Evidence for a willingness to be collaborative and a track record of building communities.

Application Instructions

Applications should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/93167   and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae of no more than 5 pages, a statement of research and a statement of teaching interests, publication list, diversity and equity statement, and three names and email addresses of possible references. References will not be contacted without prior approval from the applicant. Inquiries should be directed to facsrch@uw.edu.

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 (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/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 (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).

COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and Information

Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption. This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.

 


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Contact: Assistant to the Chair
Postal Mail:
Box 351560
Department of Physics
University of Washington
Seattle WA 98195-1560
Web Page: https://phys.washington.edu/

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