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Faculty Position Posting for High Energy Theoretical Particle Physics

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The Department of Physics & Astronomy (PA) invites applications from outstanding candidates for a faculty position in the area of High Energy Theoretical Particle Physics at the Assistant or Associate Professor tenure-system level.

We are seeking applicants specializing in perturbative Quantum Chromodynamics (pQCD). MSU has a strong experimental group working at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), a leading theory effort in pQCD and physics beyond the Standard Model, and a history of fruitful collaboration between experimentalists and theorists. Applicants should exhibit the potential of running a world-recognized independent research program, and should show promise of becoming excellent teachers at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The term of appointment would begin on or around August 16, 2016.

This position is listed on the MSU Applicant Page (https://jobs.msu.edu), posting 1965. Applications should be uploaded to MSU’s online job application site, https://jobs.msu.edu, and should include a cover letter, CV, statement of research plans, and a one-page teaching statement, all included in a single pdf file.

In addition, four letters of recommendation should be submitted electronically by the recommenders through this application system. Applications will be reviewed starting November 15, 2015, and the search will continue until the position is filled.

Questions regarding these positions may be directed to: Prof. C.-P. Yuan (yuan@pa.msu.edu).

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. A member of the Association of American Universities, MSU is a research-intensive institution with 17 degree-granting colleges.

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Job applicants are considered for employment opportunities and employees are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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