Research Assistant Professor-Experimental Particle Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 16, 2019
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Chicago
Department Name: 
Enrico Fermi Institute
Street Line 1: 
5640 South Ellis Avenue
Street Line 2: 
ERC 429
City: 
Chicago
State/Province: 
IL
Zip/Postal: 
60637
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Research Assistant Professor in Experimental Particle Astrophysics

Applications are invited for a Research Assistant Professor appointment in the Enrico Fermi Institute of the University of Chicago to work in the field of experimental particle astrophysics. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on several projects, including ultra-high energy neutrino experiments, such as ANITA, ARA, and a new effort in Greenland. The term of the appointment will be for 3 years with the possibility of renewal.

Education: A doctoral degree in physics or a related field is required.

A minimum of three years of related experimental experience, beyond PhD training, is required. Demonstrated expertise in radio-frequency electronics design, FPGA programming, and Monte Carlo simulation is required. Demonstrated Expertise in integration and deployment of hardware to remote polar regions and scientific long duration ballooning is required. The ability to work independently and as part of a team, and to train others is required. Good verbal and written communication skills are required.

Requirements: Candidates are required to submit a CV, cover letter, research statement, list of publications, and contact information for at least three (3) professionals in the field who can provide letters of recommendation. Applications can be submitted at this link: https://apply.interfolio.com/67244.

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

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-1032 or email equalopportunity@uchicago.edu with their request.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
A. Vieregg
Title: 
Associate Professor of Physics
Institution/Company: 
University of Chicago
Department Name: 
Enrico Fermi Institute
Street Line 1: 
5640 South Ellis Avenue
Street Line 2: 
ERC 429
City: 
Chicago
State/Province: 
IL
Zip/Postal Code: 
60637
Country: 
United States of America
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Sandy Heinz
Subject: 
Research Asst. Prof., Exp. Particle Physics
Email: 
ccsheinz@uchicago.edu