Assistant Professor - Department of Physics

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Publish Date: 
Tuesday, September 24, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Northeastern University
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Assistant Professor - Department of Physics


About Northeastern:

Founded in 1898, Northeastern is a global research university and a world leader in experiential learning. The same commitment to connecting with the world drives our use-inspired research enterprise. The university offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Our campuses in Charlotte, N.C., San Francisco, Seattle, and Toronto are regional platforms for undergraduate and graduate learning and collaborative research. Northeastern pursues advanced research in security and materials at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, and in coastal sustainability at the Marine Science Center in Nahant, Massachusetts.


About the Opportunity:


Assistant Professor

Department of Physics, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

The Department of Physics at Northeastern University invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in experimental particle physics to begin September 2020. Applicants with experience in experimental physics, in particular in the areas of dark matter, neutrino physics, or cosmology, will be considered.


The department currently has strong participation in the CMS detector at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) and is aiming to expand into dark matter experiments, neutrino experiments, or experimental cosmology.



The successful candidate will be expected to establish an externally funded research program, to mentor and lead a team of graduate and undergraduate students, and to teach effectively at undergraduate and graduate levels.



The successful candidate must demonstrate an outstanding record of accomplishments in the field of experimental particle physics (in the areas of dark matter, neutrino physics, or cosmology) with a promise for further achievement in research. Applicants must have a doctorate degree in Physics.


Preferred Qualifications:


Salary Grade:

Assistant Professor


Additional Information:

Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.


Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.


All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and support of diversity and inclusion, please see


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Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, November 1, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
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