University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Position ID:University of Hawaii at Manoa-Department of Physics and Astronomy-HEPI [#24146, 84587]
Position Title: Tenure-track Faculty Position in High Energy Physics Instrumentation
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Particle Physics
Instrumentation / High Energy Physics
Particle Astrophysics
Appl Deadline:2023/02/27 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/01/11, finished 2023/12/09)
Position Description:   URMs  

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

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Hawaii at Manoa invites
applications for a tenure-track faculty position number 84587 in high energy physics instrumentation to complement the department’s existing program on the Instrumentation Frontier to begin approximately in August 2023 or as soon thereafter as possible. Review of applications will be on February, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to the candidates who submit a completed application packet by February 6th, 2023. The appointment is expected to be at the level of assistant professor, but an appointment at a more senior level may be considered in exceptional circumstances.
Our department and university have a strong commitment to recruiting and retaining diverse applicants. We encourage women and members of underrepresented groups to apply.

This faculty position is expected to contribute and enhance one or more of the Department's research efforts in high energy physics, teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses, serve on departmental and/or university-­wide committees, and train the next generation of students and postdocs to build experimental devices.

The experimental High Energy Physics Group is involved in studies of B-mesons (Belle-II//SuperKEKB), neutrino physics (DUNE, protoDUNE, PROSPECT, NuLat, SuperK, KamLAND/KamLANDZen), radio and microwave detection of high energy particles (ACE, PUEO), and cosmic-ray-based technology for radio detection of potential lunar ice deposits (CoRaLS), direct dark matter detection (DarkSide and directional detectors), Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer (AMS02),
GAPS, and advanced detector development for high energy physics. The activities of the theory group include neutrino physics and astrophysics, cosmology physics beyond the Standard Model, dark matter physics, flavor physics and CP violation, and inflationary cosmology.

Minimum Qualifications:
· A doctorate from a college or university of recognized standing in the field of physics or
· Demonstrated scholarly achievement
· Demonstrated poise and good address for meeting and conferring with others
Desirable Qualifications:
·  At least three years of post­doctoral experience in physics instrumentation at the time of
·  Demonstrated ability to supervise student research
·  Possess a clear plan and ability to attract external funding
·  Demonstrated accomplishments in the development of HEP instrumentation 
· Demonstrated ability to teach a broad range of physics courses at the undergraduate and
graduate level

To Apply: 
Application with a job number reference #84587 should include the following:
· A letter of interest
· Curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications,
· Research plan that includes how the candidate envisions integrating with the current
research activities in the Department
· Statement of past instructional activities and experience.
· Official transcripts will be required if selected to fill the position
· Applicants should arrange for at least five letters of reference with job number #84587 to be sent.

Application, including reference letters should be submitted through Academic Jobs Online. 
The application will be considered incomplete if any of the required documents are not included or are unreadable. 
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Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
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Faculty Search position #84587
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Hawaii at Manoa,
2505 Correa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822