Official Job Title ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Working Title: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Position Number 02290033
Division College of Letters and Science
Department B4855 PHYSICS
Position Type Faculty
Appointment Type Tenure Track Faculty
FLSA Status Exempt
Posting Type Faculty & Instructional
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
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.
Expertise in data analysis in advanced methods of X-ray scattering or
cryogenic electron microscopy.
Experience with X-ray scattering or cryogenic electron data types.
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 (email below). For further information please email the UWM
Department of Physics at: firstname.lastname@example.org .
This is a continuous recruitment. The initial 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 consideration.
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 11/01/2021
Position Contact Name Abbas Ourmazd
Contact Phone 414-229-2610
Contact Email email@example.com
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.
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex,
sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected
UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with
disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment
opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable
accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need
assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please
contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other
material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request
to an individual with a disability.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will
not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who 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.
CBC and Reference Check Policy
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
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report),
which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus
security policies, see https:// www. cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM's Dean of
Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.
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
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 visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-
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