Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Physics Department

Position ID:MIT-Physics Department-NUPAX [#19978]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Experimental Nuclear & Particle Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / Particle Experiment (part-ex), Nuclear Experiment (nucl-ex), Dark Matter, Experimental High Energy Physics, Experimental Particle Physics, HEP-Experiment (hep-ex), Neutrino physics
Appl Deadline:2021/12/01 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2021/10/08, finished 2022/06/04, listed until 2022/04/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer accepted. ***

The Physics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a faculty position in the Experimental Particle and Nuclear Physics Division. Anticipated start date for this position is summer 2023. We encourage applicants doing research in all areas of nuclear and particle physics. Currently, research groups in the MIT Laboratory for Nuclear Science ( have a wide range of interests, including strong interaction physics, nuclear structure physics, electroweak symmetry breaking, dark matter searches, neutrino physics, and physics beyond the standard model, new detector development and the physics of beams.

Faculty members at MIT conduct research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervise graduate and undergraduate participation in research. Candidates must show promise in teaching as well as in research. A Ph.D. in physics or physics-related discipline is required by the start of employment. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level.

The deadline for applications is December 1, 2021. Complete applications should include a cover letter; a curriculum vitae; a list of publications; and statements describing the applicant’s accomplishments, interests, and goals with regard to research (2-3 pages) and with regard to teaching, mentoring, advising, service and/or activities promoting an inclusive work environment (1-2 pages). Applicants should also arrange for at least three letters of reference to be uploaded. Any enquiries should be directed to Professor Gunther Roland, Search Committee Chair, In particular, candidates who are uncertain whether they fit into this search, or have questions relating to the start date of the position, should contact the search chair.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin. MIT’s full policy on Nondiscrimination can be found here. Employment is contingent upon the completion of a satisfactory background check.

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