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Updated: Thursday, November 03, 2011


Assistant Professor of Physics – Experimental Elementary Particle Physics
School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics
University of Texas at Dallas

The School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at The University of Texas at
Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in
Experimental Elementary Particle Physics. Appointment at a higher rank will be
considered when commensurate with an applicant's experience. Applicants
should have a PhD in Physics and a minimum of 3 years of postdoctoral
experience as an experimentalist. The successful candidate will join the UT
Dallas High Energy Physics Group's work on the ATLAS experiment at CERN's
Large Hadron Collider. The candidate will be expected to initiate a program of
detector research and development, lead the group's detector upgrade activities,
and join in the analysis of proton-proton collision data. S/he should expect to
teach both undergraduate and graduate courses and to mentor PhD students.

The UT Dallas group is part of the ATLAS Pixel Collaboration and is active in
DAQ software development, online monitoring, and run coordination for the Pixel
detector. UT Dallas' Tier3gs GRID site, located on the UT Dallas campus with ~
400 cores and ~100 TB storage, is used both for production computing and local
physics analysis. Currently, group members work on dark matter/lepton jet and
charmonium analyses. UT Dallas is a dynamic, growing research institution. It is
located in suburban Dallas, and it features a strong research faculty, a diverse
student body with nearly 19,000 enrolled students, and a state-of-the-art science
teaching building.

The salary is competitive. Review of applications begins November 7, 2011. The
appointment will begin September 1, 2012. Indication of gender and ethnicity for
affirmative action statistical purposes is requested as part of the application.
The University of Texas at Dallas is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action
Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age,
citizenship status, Vietnam era or special disabled veteran’s status, or sexual

Individuals interested in the position should submit a current curriculum vitae, a
letter of interest, statements of research and teaching, samples of course syllabi
if applicable, and the name and contact information for at least five professional
references via the online application system at http://go.utdallas.edu/pnu111101.
Please arrange for your references to upload letters of recommendation.


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