Assistant Professor in Experimental Particle Physics

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (US)
Salary commensurate with experience.
September 30 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

University of Pennsylvania

Assistant Professor in Experimental Particle Physics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Pennsylvania seeks applications from outstanding candidates for an appointment as an Assistant Professor in experimental particle physics. In exceptional cases, an appointment at a higher rank may be considered. The successful candidate will develop an innovative research program that will join our existing effort in collider physics on the ATLAS experiment at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.  The candidate will be expected to attract external research funding, to advise graduate students, and to excel in teaching undergraduate students.

Applicants must apply online at Applicants should have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment.  Required application materials include the following: curriculum vitae with a list of publications, a research statement, a teaching statement, and at least three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin no later than 30 November 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated that the position will start on 1 July 2022. For inquiries about this position, please contact Ms. Michelle Last (

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is strongly committed to Penn’s long-standing Action Plan for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse faculty (for more information see: The University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Women/Individuals with disabilities/Protected Veterans are encouraged to apply.