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Tenure-Track: Assistant Professor (Experimental Nuclear Physics)

Physics and Astronomy

College Station, Texas
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The Department of Physics and Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences, of Texas A&M University invites applications for a faculty member in the area of experimental nuclear physics.  This full-time, tenure-track position with specialization in low-energy experimental nuclear physics will have a nine-month academic appointment beginning August 1, 2024.  Applicants will be considered for the faculty title of assistant professor.   

The successful candidate will assume full teaching responsibilities at the graduate and undergraduate levels, establish a vigorous, independent research program that will attract external funding, and contribute to the service mission of the department.  Researchers from all areas of low-energy experimental nuclear physics are encouraged to apply. 

This faculty position will include a joint appointment in the Cyclotron Institute with the successful candidate to have a significant portion of the research program based at the Cyclotron Institute and to contribute to its thriving research environment. 

Information on the Department of Physics and Astronomy is available at https://physics.tamu.edu and the Cyclotron Institute at https://cyclotron.tamu.edu/.


Earned Ph.D. in physics or related field; strong record of publication; specialization in low-energy experimental nuclear physics.

Application Instructions

All applications must be submitted through Interfolio at http://apply.interfolio.com/131169.  Application review will begin on November 1, 2023, and continue until the position has been filled.  For full consideration, applications must be completed by October 31, 2023. 

Each applicant should submit 

  • a cover letter stating a specific interest in the experimental nuclear physics faculty position;
  • a curriculum vita, including full publication list;
  • a personal statement to include philosophy and plans for research, teaching, and service (maximum six pages); 
  • arrange three letters of reference to be submitted directly through Interfolio by the letter writers.

Questions regarding the position should be directed to facultysearch@physics.tamu.edu.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program.