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Assistant Project Scientist (High Energy Nuclear and Particle Physics – Theory)

Application Window

Open July 18th, 2022 through Thursday, Aug 18, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Position description

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at UCLA seeks outstanding candidates for a full-time (100%) position as an Assistant Project Scientist in the area of High Energy Nuclear and Particle Physics – Theory. The position will focus on Quantum Chromodynamics (QCD) and Collider Physics Phenomenology.

Tasks include research in QCD theory and phenomenology, as well as help training graduate and undergraduate students. Qualified candidates will have a Ph.D. in Physics or a related field, 3+ years’ experience and a demonstrated background directly applicable to the tasks, including experience with high energy physics phenomenology and computational/numerical capabilities. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a publication list, a research statement, and a statement of contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. The application deadline is August 12, 2022.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
  • Ph.D. in Physics or a related field
  • 3+ years experience
  • Demonstrated background directly applicable to the tasks, including experience with high energy physics phenomenology and computational/numerical capabilities

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Bibliography - Your full list of publications

  • Statement of Research

  • 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.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

No references are requested at this time.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07658

Help contact: corinna@physics.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.

Job location

Los Angeles, CA