Cornell University, Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education

Position ID:Cornell-CLASSEPhysics-EXPFACULTY [#25700, WDR-00040058]
Position Title: Tenure-track Faculty Position in Experimental Particle Physics at the assistant professor level.
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Experimental Particle Physics
Appl Deadline: finished (2023/09/14, finished 2024/05/20, listed until 2024/03/14)
Position Description:    

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

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Experimental Particle Physics at the assistant professor level. 

The Physics Department at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position pursuing experimental particle physics research. We seek candidates with demonstrated excellence in research including productivity, technical ability, breadth, and originality; with potential for future scientific impact at Cornell and globally as demonstrated by ambitious but realistic research vision and goals; with potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring graduate students, undergraduate students, and postdoctoral researchers; and with potential to enrich the diversity and excellence of the academic community. 

Cornell currently participates in the CMS experiment at CERN's Large Hadron Collider, with related activities in the Fermilab g-2 and PSI precision pion (PIONEER) experiments and in studies of the early universe through carbon intensity mapping (TIME), submillimeter astronomy (CCAT-prime) and CMB-S4. Our efforts span experiment design, data analysis, and detector development and benefit from coordinated programs in particle theory and accelerator science, as well as from extensive technical infrastructure and support. The successful candidate would join the existing CMS effort but is also expected to develop the future research directions of the Cornell experimental particle physics group. 
A Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field is required. Required materials are a cover letter, curriculum vitae with publication list, statement of research, statement of teaching and mentoring philosophy, and three letters of recommendation submitted to We ask applicants for all faculty positions to share their experiences and/or approaches (past, current, or future) to fostering learning, research, service, and/or outreach in a diverse community. Applicants may choose to submit a stand-alone statement or embed the information in other parts of their application materials. 

The target start date for the appointment is July 1, 2024. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries about the application submission can be directed to Katerina Malysheva ( Inquiries about the position can be directed to Prof. Anders Ryd ( 

Pay Range: $79,400 - $211,600.  Actual salary offers in the College of Arts & Sciences will be based on education, experience, discipline, and relevant skills.


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Pay Ranges:

The hiring rate of pay for the successful candidate will be determined considering the following criteria:

  • Prior relevant work or industry experience.
  • Education level to the extent education is relevant to the position.
  • Academic Discipline (faculty pay ranges reflects 9-month annual salary)
  • Unique applicable skills.

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Cornell University
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