Assistant Professor of Physics

Position ID: 44199
Kennesaw State University
College of Science and Mathematics
Position Description
New Position?: 
Job Class: 
Assistant Professor
Job Description: 

The Department of Physics in the College of Science and Mathematics at Kennesaw State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Physics position in Theoretical Particle Physics to begin August 2020.

Current research in the department in this area includes perturbative QCD calculations and resummations, top quark and Higgs physics, parton distribution functions, and high-energy collider phenomenology. Although applicants in all areas of Theoretical Particle Physics will be given full consideration, we are particularly interested in applicants who can complement and enhance the existing research in the department.

The successful candidate will be expected to perform world-class research and to seek external funding. The College of Science and Mathematics’ Student Success Initiative has an imperative for including and fostering success for students from a diversity of backgrounds in STEM degree programs. Successful applicants will be strongly committed to inclusive teaching practices and student success among CSM disciplines and be ready to invest deeply in KSU students.


The ideal candidate will have postdoctoral experience, a significant record of research and peer-reviewed publications, and strong potential for developing an externally-funded research program. Service to the department is also required.

Applicants must have an earned doctorate or the foreign equivalent in Physics or a closely related field.

Application Procedure: 
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Contract Period: 
9 months
CIP Discipline Code: 
Physics, General
Elementary Particle Physics
Degree Levels: 
Position Type: 
Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Position Starting Date: 
Saturday, August 1, 2020
Recruitment Data
Search Chair: 
Nikolaos Kidonakis
Vacancy Status: 

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University System of Georgia
Applicant Clearinghouse
278 Brooks Hall
The University of Georgia
Athens, Georgia 30602

Phone: (706) 542-7817
Fax: (706) 542-2822


Janyce Dawkins, Director

Kristopher Stevens, Associate Director

Clare Norins, Assistant Director

Kieran Morrow, Assistant Director

Thomas Brazzle, System Coordinator