University of Washington, Department of Physics

Position ID:UW-Physics-SRFELLOWINT [#18100]
Position Title: Senior Fellow - Institute for Nuclear Theory
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Seattle, Washington 98195, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Nuclear Theory
Appl Deadline: (posted 2021/02/08, listed until 2021/08/08)
Position Description:    

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The University of Washington seeks to appoint an INT Senior Fellow for the Institute for Nuclear Theory, the Department of Energy’s national visitor center in this field (see The successful applicant will also be appointed as a tenured Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Washington. This is a full-time position, anticipated to begin in Fall 2021. INT Senior Fellows receive 12 months of funding annually. This position has a 9-month service period with an expectation that the faculty will work through the summer.

INT Senior Fellows contribute to maintaining and enhancing the vitality of the local research effort as well as the INT’s visitor programs and workshops, which in recent years have attracted approximately 400-450 visitors annually. In addition to engaging in research in their particular area(s) of expertise, Senior Fellows benefit the INT’s mission by having a broad perspective on nuclear physics and a commitment to building ties with related subfields, including astrophysics, particle physics, atomic physics, and condensed matter physics. All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research and service; in particular, opportunities are available to INT faculty for teaching, advising graduate students, and mentoring postdoctoral scholars.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in Physics, or foreign equivalent, and a strong record of published research in nuclear theory, broadly construed.

Positive factors for consideration include, but are not limited to: Research excellence and innovation in theoretical nuclear physics. Prior leadership, or leadership potential, in theoretical nuclear physics. Demonstrated experience in successfully applying for and managing research grants. Demonstrated commitment to improving diversity, equity, and inclusion. Service and collegiality: Evidence of willingness to work with others, be collaborative, and contribute to shared goals.

Applications should be submitted at and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae of no more than 5 pages, a statement of research and a statement of teaching interests, publication list, diversity and equity statement, and three names and email addresses of possible references. Inquiries should be directed to

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

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