Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New High Energy Theory Center

Position ID:Rutgers-NHETC-AP [#26405]
Position Title: Faculty Position in Theoretical High Energy Physics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Areas: Physics / hep-ph, HEP-Phenomenology (hep-ph), hep-th, HEP-Theory (hep-th)
High Energy Physics
High-Energy Theory / HEP-Theory (hep-th)
Appl Deadline:2024/01/12 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2023/10/25, finished 2024/07/13)
Position Description:    

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

The New High Energy Theory Center (NHETC) and Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Theoretical High Energy Physics, to begin September 1, 2024 or after. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in Physics or a related field and have a stellar record of research and publication.

The NHETC at Rutgers has a long history of groundbreaking contributions to fundamental physics. Current active research areas in the group include quantum gravity, string theory, physical mathematics, integrable systems, collider physics, astroparticle physics and dark matter, cosmology, and machine learning applications to fundamental physics. We are seeking an applicant with outstanding accomplishments and excellent future promise in research areas that strengthen, broaden, and/or complement existing areas of expertise in the group.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program that will attract external funding, and well as teach physics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and mentor Rutgers’ diverse undergraduate and graduate students.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, publication list (uploaded as other document), 3–4 page statement of research accomplishments and plans, 2–3 page statement of teaching and mentoring accomplishments and plans. The applicant should arrange to have three recommendation letters submitted by the letter writers through the application portal. All materials should be submitted online via ROCS in addition to applying on AJO ( Review of applications will begin on January 12, 2024 and will continue until the position is filled.

The search will emphasize Rutgers’ commitment to excellence. We seek the broadest possible applicant pool, welcoming applications from diverse groups including historically under-represented minorities, from women, and candidates with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.

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