University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Position ID:University of Hawaii at Manoa-Department of Physics and Astronomy-RAP [#24147, 84361T]
Position Title: Research Assistant Professor
Position Type:Non tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Honolulu, Hawaii 96822, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Particle Physics / Accelerator Instrumentation
Instrumentation / LINAC
Appl Deadline:2023/02/20 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/01/11, finished 2023/12/09)
Position Description:    

*** 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
Applicants for the position of Assistant Professor. This is a non-tenure track, full-time, 11-month, faculty appointment, position number 84361T to begin August 1, 2023. 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.
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 primarily aimed at developing the UH Physics Linear Accelerator Facility. The main focus of the position is to develop the existing linear accelerator. This program is expected to contribute to and enhance one or more of the Department's research efforts in high energy physics. Other possible activities include training students and postdocs to build and operate linear accelerators, teaching undergraduate and/or graduate courses, and serving on relevant departmental committees.

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 equivalent
· Demonstrated accomplishments in the development of low-energy accelerators and associated technology.
Desirable Qualifications:
 · At least three years of post­doctoral experience in the design and operation of MeV-level linear accelerators
· Demonstrated ability to supervise student research and a clear plan and ability to attract external funding.
To Apply: 
Applications with job number #84361T should include the following:
· A letter of interest
· Curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications, a research plan that includes how the candidate envisions integrating with the current research activities in the Department, along with a statement of past instructional activities and experience. 
· Official transcripts will be required if selected to fill the position
· Applicants should arrange for at least four letters of reference with job number #84361T included. 

All application materials and reference letters should be uploaded to 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:
email address
Research Faculty Search position 84361T
c.o. Ms. Karen Mertz
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Hawaii at Manoa,
2505 Correa Road, Honolulu, HI 96822