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Recruitment Period

Open October 23rd, 2017 through February 28th, 2018
If you apply to this recruitment by February 28th, 2018, you will have until April 6th, 2018 to complete your application.


The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Irvine invites applications for a faculty position in experimental neutrino physics. The appointment level, from Assistant to Full Professor, will be commensurate with experience.

The experimental particle physics faculty have broad interests in experiments and the energy, intensity, and cosmic frontiers, including participation in Super-Kamiokande and T2K in Japan and DUNE at Sanford Lab/Fermilab; NOvA at Fermilab; Mu2e at Fermilab and MEG at PSI; IceCube, ANITA and ARIANNA at the South Pole; HAWC in Mexico; ATLAS at CERN; and Fermi-LAT in space, EPP faculty are also involved in the BOSS and LSST programs at the interface of particle physics and cosmology and have close and productive ties with the Irvine faculty in theoretical particle physics and cosmology.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent and is expected to participate effectively in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In the case of a senior appointment, demonstrated accomplishments in securing research funding and leading a research group are advantages. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

All candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, bibliography, short description of current research activities, and a teaching statement. In addition, candidates should submit a statement that explains how their past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion will advance UC Irvine’s commitment to inclusive excellence. The diversity statement is further explained here:

Submit application materials through the UCI RECRUIT website:

Candidates for a tenured senior position should provide a list of potential referees along with their application materials on the UCI RECRUIT website. Reference letters will be requested later in the process. Candidates for an assistant professor position should arrange to have at least three reference letters submitted at the UCI RECRUIT website.

Candidates should include a cover letter stating which level of appointment they are applying to. Review of applications will begin in December 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. For further information, please contact Professor Hank Sobel (

The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

Job location

Irvine, CA




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