Faculty Position in Physics and Astrophysics
University of California Los Angeles Department of Physics and Astronomy
United States

Faculty Position in Physics and Astrophysics

Job #JPF05913
  • L&S Physical Sciences - PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY

Recruitment Period

Open date: October 28th, 2020

Next review date: Saturday, Nov 28, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Wednesday, Jun 30, 2021 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.


University of California, Los Angeles
Faculty Position in Physics and Astrophysics

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) invites applications for a faculty position at the assistant, associate or full professor level, open to all areas of experimental physics and astrophysics instrumentation. The anticipated starting date is July 1, 2021. The department is seeking outstanding candidates for a tenure-track position with the potential for exceptional research achievement and excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Outstanding candidates for a tenured appointment will have a commensurate record of exceptional research achievement and excellence in teaching at all levels. The appointee is expected to maintain a vigorous externally funded research program. Candidates must have a strong commitment to, and potential for exceptional achievement in, mentoring students from underrepresented and underserved populations, and for fostering a local climate that is welcoming to diversity. Candidates for a tenured position should additionally have a strong track record of such mentoring and commitment to a welcoming climate. Financial resources, earmarked specifically toward activities fostering a climate welcoming of diversity, will be made available. A Ph.D. or equivalent degree is required. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.

Initial review will start on November 28, 2020 and for full consideration, applications should be received by December 18, 2020. However, applications will be accepted until the search is closed.

Apply online via the UCLA Academic Recruit website: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF05913.
Please submit cover letter, curriculum vita, publication list, 3-5 letters of recommendation, statement of research accomplishments and description of future research plans, statement of teaching experience and interest, and statement of contributions and commitment to diversity.

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy please cut and paste the following link into a browser: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA

Learn More

More information about this recruitment: https://www.pa.ucla.edu/open-positions.html


Document requirements
  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Publication List
  • Statement of Research Accomplishments and Description of Future Research Plans
  • Statement of Teaching Experience and Interest
  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate’s past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.
Reference requirements
  • 3-5 letters of reference required

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