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Assistant Professor Position in Experimental Particle Physics - Department of Physics

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The Department of Physics at UC Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Experimental Particle Physics with an appointment to start July 1, 2018 or later. We seek outstanding candidates in the broad areas of dark matter detection, neutrino physics, and other areas of non-collider experimental particle physics.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with an outstanding record of research accomplishment and professional activity and a commitment to excellence in teaching. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, and statement of their past and planned contributions to research and teaching. A statement of contributions to outreach and diversity is also welcome. Applicants should arrange for at least three letters of reference to be provided. The application materials and letters should be submitted via UC Recruit ( The department is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service as appropriate to the position. See

The UCSB HEP group has ongoing efforts on the CMS, LDMX, LUX, LZ, and MilliQan experiments, as well as a record of major detector system design and construction projects, and of significant science analyses. Relevant resources in the group and department include excellent technical staff and facilities, frequent useful KITP programs, and world leading efforts in related experimental areas, e.g., astrophysical instrumentation. See

Applications received by November 1, 2017 will be given full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job location

Santa Barbara, CA


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • List of Publications

  • Statement of Research

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Outreach and Diversity Statement - Statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to diversity through research, teaching, and/or service.

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required