Assistant Professor

Posted on Sep 19, 2021

Ohio State University, Physics

Columbus, OH  |  #faculty #academic


Department: Physics Positions: Nuclear Physics Rank: Assistant Professor Description: The Department of Physics at The Ohio State University anticipates a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment effective Autumn 2022 in the research area of experimental accelerator-based nuclear physics.

Ohio State has a strong research effort in ultrarelativistic heavy ion physics at RHIC/BNL and LHC/CERN.

We envision a candidate who will initiate new efforts at a next-generation facility such as the Electron Ion Collider (EIC) or the Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB).

In addition to large dedicated laboratory space, the faculty member will benefit through interactions with a strong nuclear theory group with leaders in RHIC, FRIB and EIC physics.

Qualifications: Candidates with an established research record are invited to apply.

We are seeking candidates who, in addition to building their independent research program, will have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The Department values diversity, is committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages applications from women and minorities.

Candidates must hold a PhD in physics or a closely related field.

Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.

About Columbus: The Ohio State University campus is located in Columbus, the capital city of Ohio.

Columbus is the Midwest’s fastest-growing city and the nation’s 14th largest city.

Columbus offers a diverse array of welcoming neighborhoods and a vibrant arts and culture scene.

Additional information about all that the Columbus area has to offer is available at

Application Instructions: Apply to Academic Jobs Online at:

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, brief description of research plans, a teaching statement, and a diversity statement providing evidence of their commitments to diversity, equity and inclusion in research, teaching and/ or outreach and engagement.

Applicants should arrange for at least three letters of reference to be submitted.

Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Inquiries may be directed to Prof.

Michael Lisa, Search Committee Chair at

The Ohio State University is committed to establishing a culturally and intellectually diverse environment, encouraging all members of our learning community to reach their full potential.

Over the next few years, The Ohio State University is committed to welcoming 350 new faculty hires, many of which will contribute to growing our role as a premier research university equipped to answer and interrogate the critical domestic and global societal challenges that deter equality and inclusion.

We are responsive to dual-career families and strongly promote work-life balance to support our community members through a suite of institutionalized policies.

The university is a member of the Ohio/Western Pennsylvania/West Virginia Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC).

The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Deadline: Tue, 30 Nov 2021 23:59:59 EST (6 days left)
Location: Columbus, OH

How to Apply

Please login or download the free Serefind app and access the application link using requisition number 3513435.


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