Nuclear Theory faculty position at Georgia State University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Georgia State University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in nuclear theory focusing on QCD and the physics of the Electron Ion Collider. The initial appointment for this position will be jointly supported by the Theory Center at Jefferson Lab as a bridged staff scientist. The position will commence in Fall 2020. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral research credentials in Theoretical Nuclear Physics. The successful candidate is expected to initiate and maintain a significant research program, interact strongly with the existing Experimental Nuclear Physics group in the Department, seek and secure external research funding, and demonstrate excellence in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Georgia State University, an enterprising R-1 university, is located in the heart of downtown Atlanta, a vibrant international city in the Southeast. GSU enrolls and graduates one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation and advances innovative research by building a diverse faculty. Georgia State University therefore encourages applicants from members of underrepresented groups in the physical sciences who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, description of research interests, teaching philosophy and a statement on how the candidate will contribute to a diverse and inclusive atmosphere at GSU as individual attachments to Dr. Xiaochun He, Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three potential references who will be contacted as determined by the search committee. For full consideration, all application materials should be submitted by December 1st, 2019. Applications received after the review date will be considered if needed. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on the due date and continue until the position is filled. Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Xiaochun He

Regents Professor

Department of Physics & Astronomy

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA 30303

Tel: 404-413-6051 (Office)