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Assistant Project Scientist in Particle Physics

Recruitment Period

Open date: November 29th, 2018
Last review date: December 21st, 2018
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Final date: March 29th, 2019
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.


The Department of Physics within the Division of Physical Sciences at UCSD ( is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body, and invites applications from qualified individuals for an Assistant Project Scientist to join the Particle Physics research group. Areas of interest include: low energy effective field theory, hadronic contributions to muonic g-2 and interpreting g-2 experimental results. All positions are subject to availability of funding.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in physics or a related field with postdoctoral experience in particle physics. The candidate is expected to be an excellent leader and team player with the ability to work independently and to have the ability to transfer knowledge to students and postdocs in the group.

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

Interested candidates should submit online at and include a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications, and a separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to and leadership in promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (see Candidates must also arrange to have three letters of reference submitted to the above website by the deadline.

Prompt response is recommended. Review of applications will commence on December 10, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

UCSD is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (


Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.

  • List of Publications

Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required

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