Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Observational Astrophysics
Apply at https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu Job # JPF00351
The Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in observational astrophysics, with an appointment to start in Fall 2015. The astrophysics group currently consists of 11 faculty working in a variety of areas including detector development, exoplanets, cosmology, the interstellar and intergalactic medium, compact objects and high energy astrophysics, galaxy formation and evolution, stellar astrophysics and supernova research. Affiliated groups in the department include gravity and particle astrophysics. Faculty have access to the Keck Observatory and the opportunity to participate in the Thirty-Meter Telescope project. The group has close affiliations with the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, which typically runs two astrophysics programs every year, and the Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network. Further information may be found at the Department's website: http://www.physics.ucsb.edu
Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field, and will teach a range of courses in the Physics Department. Applicants must send a statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a teaching statement, and should arrange for three letters of recommendation. All application materials should be submitted via UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu Job #JPF00351
Applications will be considered starting November 14, 2014 and will be accepted until the position is filled.
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.
OPEN POSTDOC POSITIONS
Postdoctoral Position in Theoretical High Energy Physics
The High Energy Theory group of the Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara anticipates making one or more postdoctoral appointments beginning September 2014. The faculty members in the group are David Berenstein, Martin Einhorn, Steve Giddings, David Gross, David Morrison, Joe Polchinski, Mark Srednicki, Robert Sugar, and Tony Zee.
Postdocs in our group also work closely with the Gravitational Physics group at UCSB, and take advantage of programs and visitors at the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics on our campus. Applications should consist of a CV, list of publications, summary of research interests, and three letters of recommendation, all submitted to AcademicJobsOnline, at www.academicjobsonline.org. Applicants must have received the Ph.D. degree prior to the beginning the appointment. For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2013.
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
Experimental high energy physics
Two postdoctoral positions on CMS at the University of California, Santa Barbara
The experimental high energy physics group at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) invites applications for the position of Postdoctoral Researcher to work on the CMS experiment at the Large Hadron Collider.
Two positions are available, one supervised by Professor Claudio Campagnari and the other by Professor Jeffrey Richman.
The UCSB group has extensive involvement in many aspects of CMS, including hardware, software, and physics analysis. In the near future, these positions will focus on commissioning new electronics for the CMS muon system upgrade, on preparing for the upcoming run at 13 TeV, and on searches for supersymmetry.
A Ph.D. in experimental particle physics is required. Applicants are requested to send a letter describing their research experience and interests, a curriculum vitae, and a list of key publications with an explanation of the contributions made by the applicant. Please arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be sent to
Prof. Jeffrey Richman
Department of Physics
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA
Submission of application material and letters of reference (in pdf format) by e-mail is recommended.
The nominal deadline for the receipt of applications is Monday, April 21, 2014, but the search will continue until the positions are filled. UCSB is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
OPEN TEMPORARY LECTURER POSITIONS
Temporary Teaching Position
Department of Physics
Areas of specialization: General Physics. Position is open until filled.
Applications are invited for possible temporary lecturer positions. The main duties will be teaching first courses in general physics and astronomy, with the possibility of occasional upper-division teaching opportunities. Applicants should have at least an MA in Physics or Astronomy and teaching experience at the college level.
Applications will be kept active for consideration for all appropriate vacancies within the department for Summer 2014 and the 2014-15 academic year (June 1, 2014 – August 31, 2015.) Terms and conditions of employment are subject to UC policy and any appropriate collective bargaining unit.
To apply, upload vita, teaching evaluations (if available) and the names of three references to https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00290
The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.