Assistant Professor of Physics - tenure track

University of Wisconsin- Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Competitive Salary
Posted date
Sep 15, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Physics & Space Sciences
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications for a tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR position in data-driven analysis of biophysical systems to start in Fall 2022. We seek an outstanding candidate with a strong record of research in the development of advanced algorithms for the study of the structure and dynamics of biophysical systems. This appointee will collaborate with the NSF Science and Technology Center “Biology with X-Ray Lasers.”

The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, extramurally funded research program, train students (undergraduate, M.S., and Ph.D.) and postdoctoral associates, and contribute to the Physics curriculum, including courses in advanced data-driven techniques. We encourage applications from members of groups that are typically under-represented in science.

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Physics or closely related field.
  • Postdoctoral Experience.
  • Expertise in data analysis in advanced methods of X-ray scattering or cryogenic electron microscopy.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with X-Ray scattering or cryogenic electron data types.
  • Experience with cluster computing.

Candidates seeking consideration must apply at

Additionally, candidates must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae/résumé, research and teaching statements, and lists of publications and patents (upload to “Other Document 1). They must also arrange for three confidential letters of reference to be sent directly to the chair of the search committee (email below). For further information, please email the UWM Department of Physics at

This is a continuous recruitment. The initial screening of applicants will begin on November 1, 2021 and continue until a qualified candidate is hired. Applications received after October 31, 2021, may not receive consideration.

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