The University of Washington seeks outstanding applicants to
serve as Director for the Institute for Nuclear Theory (INT) and
tenured Professor in the Department of Physics. The INT is
the Department of Energy’s national visitor center in this field,
This is a full-time 12-month position, anticipated to begin in
The successful applicant will be expected to engage in
innovative research and leadership in nuclear
physics, incorporate a broad perspective on nuclear
physics, work to maintain and enhance the vitality
of the INT’s programs and local research efforts, and
commit to building ties with related subfields including
astro, particle, atomic, and condensed matter physics.
All University of Washington faculty engage in teaching,
research and service; in particular, opportunities are
available for teaching, advising graduate students, and
mentoring postdoctoral scholars.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree, or foreign equivalent, and
a strong record of published research in nuclear theory, broadly
Positive factors for consideration include:
- Research excellence and innovation in theoretical nuclear
physics, broadly construed.
- Prior leadership, or leadership potential, in theoretical
- Demonstrated experience in successfully applying for and
managing sizeable research grants.
- Demonstrated commitment to improving diversity, equity, and
- Service and collegiality: Evidence for a willingness to be
collaborative and a track record of building communities.
Applications should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/93162
must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae of no
more than 5 pages, a statement of research and a statement of
teaching interests, publication list, diversity and equity
statement, and three names and email addresses of possible
references. References will not be contacted without prior approval
from the applicant. Inquiries should be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status,
pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age,
disability, or protected veteran status.
Commitment to Diversity
The University of Washington is committed to building diversity
among its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and
articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint (http://www.washington.edu/diversity/diversity-blueprint/).
Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty
efforts in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity
and equal opportunity as important contributions to a faculty
member’s academic profile and responsibilities (https://www.washington.edu/admin/rules/policies/FCG/FCCH24.html#2432).
COVID-19 Vaccine Requirements and
Under Washington State Governor Inslee’s
Proclamation 21-14.1, University of Washington (UW) workers
must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and provide proof
thereof, or receive a UW-approved medical or religious exemption.
This requirement will be a condition of any offer associated with
this recruitment. For more information, please visit https://www.washington.edu/coronavirus/vaccination-requirement/.