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Assistant Research Professor - Experimental Fusion Plasma

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
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Nov 18, 2021

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Assistant Research Professor - Experimental Fusion Plasma

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The Physics Department at Auburn University announces the availability of a position in experimental fusion plasma physics at the Assistant Research Professor rank. This is a 12-month, non-tenure track position. The position will entail research and operations support for the Compact Toroidal Hybrid ( CTH ) experiment located at Auburn University. In addition to CTH duties, collaboration opportunities exist with the Wendelstein 7-X (W7-X) and DIII -D fusion facilities as part of already established research endeavors on those devices. The successful candidate in this position will have a variety of responsibilities including: conducting research and overseeing operation of CTH ; interacting closely with the fusion group’s technical personnel, mentoring post-doctoral researchers, and graduate students; and assisting with synergistic activities between the CTH, W7-X, and DIII -D devices.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, statement of research, a statement of diversity and inclusion in STEM, and the names and contact information for three professional references. For more information on the diversity and inclusion statement in STEM please click here . Auburn University is understanding of and sensitive to the family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples. Please visit the following link for more information: .

Additional information about the Auburn Physics Department can be found at:

The contact person for this search is Prof. David Maurer ( ).

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We are seeking applications from individuals with a Ph.D. in physics or closely related fields at the time employment begins. The candidate selected for this position must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment, and must possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills.

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Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Please upload your statement of inclusion and diversity in STEM under the Other category under required applicant documents.

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AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

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