Assistant Professor in Experimental High Energy Collider Physics

Boston University
Boston , Massachusetts, United States
26 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2017
Academic Discipline
Physical Sciences, Physics & Astronomy
Contract Type
Full Time

Tracking Code 9861/I2517

Job Description

The Department of Physics at Boston University (BU) is seeking candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in experimental high energy collider physics to join our effort on the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), pending budgetary approval. We encourage applications from the broad experimental particle physics community, but we are particularly interested in candidates whose expertise includes instrumentation and detector development, trigger and readout electronics, advanced simulation techniques and data analysis. The successful candidate is expected to collaborate effectively with the CMS group at BU and to develop an independent, internationally recognized research program.

Required Skills

The successful candidate should have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent, and is expected to be an effective teacher and mentor in the undergraduate and graduate instructional programs of the Physics Department.


Applications should be submitted via AcademicJobsOnline and should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and three letters of recommendation. For full consideration applications should be submitted by November 1, 2017. The review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

Applications from women and underrepresented minorities are particularly encouraged. The University is committed to building a culturally, racially and ethnically diverse academic community dedicated to the highest level of excellence in teaching, research, and scholarship. BU is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Job Location Boston , Massachusetts, United States

Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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