The Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics at The University of Chicago invites applications for a Research Assistant Professor position. The Research Assistant Professor will work in experimental searches for ultrahigh energy neutrinos, in particular Professor Vieregg’s group on the Payload for Ultrahigh Energy Observations (PUEO) and Radio Neutrino Observatory in Greenland (RNO-G) collaborations, and contribute to the department’s experimental particle astrophysics program. The person hired will be responsible for development of hardware and software for these experiments and for future detectors for ultrahigh energy neutrinos, focusing on detector development and data analysis.
The term of the appointment will be for up to three years with the possibility of renewal, and is expected to begin in autumn 2022.
More than one person may be hired as Research Assistant Professor.
• A doctoral degree in physics or a related field.
• A minimum of three years of related experimental experience, beyond Ph.D. training.
The following materials are required:
• Cover letter;
• Statement of research interests and future plans;
• Minimum of two confidential letters of recommendation.
Applications must be submitted online through the University of Chicago’s academic jobs website: https://apply.interfolio.com/109040
Review of applications will begin July 29, 2022, and continue until the position is filled.
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