Assistant Project Scientist in Particle Physics
University of California, San Diego Physical Sciences - Physics
United States

Assistant Project Scientist in Particle Physics


Job #JPF02036


    Physical Sciences - PHYSICS


Recruitment Period

Open date: February 13th, 2019

Last review date: Thursday, Mar 21, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Thursday, Jun 6, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.



The Department of Physics within the Division of Physical Sciences at UCSD is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body, and invites applications from qualified individuals for an Assistant Project Scientist to join the Particle Physics research group. Areas of interest include: electroweak symmetry breaking in the early Universe, dark matter, mechanisms of baryogenesis, the strong CP problem, collider phenomenology, and search strategies for gravitational wave interferometers. All positions are subject to availability of funding.


The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in physics or a related field with postdoctoral experience working at the intersection of theoretical particle physics and cosmology. The candidate is expected to be an excellent leader and team player with the ability to work independently and to have the ability to transfer knowledge to students and postdocs in the group.


Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.


Interested candidates should submit online at and include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to and leadership in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to the above website by the deadline.


Prompt response is recommended. Review of applications will commence on March 6, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.


UCSD is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity

Job location

La Jolla, CA


Document requirements


    Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. including a list of publications.


    Cover Letter


    Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.


Reference requirements


    3 letters of reference required


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