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University of Wisconsin-Madison

Job Description


Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 267644-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time, Onsite
Location: Madison
Categories: Faculty

Job Summary:

The UW-Madison has highly ranked research programs in theoretical, computational, and experimental plasma physics and fusion research. The Physics Department seeks outstanding candidates with expertise in computational and theoretical plasma physics who will develop a leading research program in one or more areas of fusion, plasma astrophysics, space physics, and basic plasma physics. The ideal candidate will collaborate closely with colleagues in experimental and theoretical research programs in the Department and broader UW-Madison plasma community.


The Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning fall 2023.
The candidate will be expected to perform teaching at all levels. Undergraduate and graduate classroom and individual instruction as well as supervision of graduate thesis research are required, and the candidate will be expected to help support the department's commitment to advance diversity and equity. Candidate will be expected to conduct high-impact scholarly research as well as provide service to the department, college, university and academic community nationally or internationally.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Ph.D. in Physics, with specialization in Plasma Physics


A minimum of 1 year of postdoctoral research experience in plasma physics is required.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:


Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 21, 2023


ACADEMIC (9 months)

How to Apply:

Candidates must apply online at ; search for position Assistant Professor of Physics (PVL 267644) and click on "Apply Now." Applicants must upload the following:
- Cover Letter/Statement of Interest;
- CV with publications;
- One document that contains both: Research Statement and Teaching Statement;
- A Diversity Statement addressing past and potential contributions to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and service.
In addition, candidates will be asked to provide the names and email address for 3 letters of reference (letter writers will be contacted directly by UW).
The deadline for ensuring full consideration is December 5, 2022, however the position will remain open and application may be considered until the position is filled.


Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Assistant Professor(FA040)



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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Sep 22 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Open until filled

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