University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Introduction (Description of
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM), a research intensive
premier public urban university committed to academic excellence,
is located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin.
UW-Milwaukee is one of the two “doctoral cluster” campuses in the
University of Wisconsin System with a student enrollment close to
24,000. The Department of Physics provides undergraduate, graduate,
and doctoral education. The department is comprised of 19 faculty
members, 20 academic staff, 11 post-doctoral associates, 8
university staff, 54 graduate students and numerous undergraduate
majors. The department is the largest source of of external
research funding on the campus, and is housed in the Kenwood
Interdisciplinary Research Complex, one of the most modern
structures on campus.
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.
- | PhD in Physics or closely related field.
- | Postdoctoral Experience.
- | Expertise in data analysis in advanced methods of X-ray
scattering or cryogenic electron microscopy.
- | Experience with X-ray scattering or cryogenic electron data
- | Experience with Cluster Computing
Candidates seeking consideration must apply at https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/31387
Additionally, candidates must include a cover letter, curriculum
vitae/resume, 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 at:
email@example.com. Please also contact
firstname.lastname@example.org with questions regarding the
This is a continuous recruitment.
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
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM
will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and
attach any required documents. The process is complete when the
message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you
receive a confirmation number.
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request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by
Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the
identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the
appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.
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Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the
prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your
references will be required to answer questions regarding any past
findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending
allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.
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Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and
information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/
call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414)
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In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their
start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to
work in the United States and to complete the required employment
eligibility verification form upon hire.
Title and Total Compensation Project
The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total
Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation
structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on
current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and
responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please
To apply, please visit: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/33116