Tenure-Track Faculty - Health Physics - University of Massachusetts-Lowell in Lowell Massachusetts

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University of Massachusetts-Lowell

Lowell, Massachusetts 01854

United States


Detailed Job Description

Tenure-Track Faculty - Health Physics 

University of Massachusetts Lowell

The Department of Physics and Applied Physics at the University of Massachusetts Lowell invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Associate or Full Professor rank to begin September 2016.

The successful applicant will be engaged in teaching and research in Health Physics (HP) and must have a strong background in HP, the physical sciences, and statistics. The applicant must have already demonstrated the ability to teach HP at the graduate level and to carry out research in HP, including an established track record of attracting research funding and published research in refereed scientific journals. The University of Massachusetts Lowell (UML) has a tradition of internationally recognized research in internal dosimetry and other aspects of HP. The applicant is expected to possess knowledge of the regulations and the work of the various groups and agencies that have responsibility for setting HP standards concerning radiation protection. UML is part of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts university system and maintains a Radiation Laboratory that includes a 1 MW research reactor, a 5.5 MV Van de Graaff accelerator, laboratories for nuclear instrumentation, radiochemistry, dosimetry, and other research. The University offers degrees at B.S., M.S. and Ph.D. levels in Health Physics.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Health Physics or related field (must have Ph.D. by the time of appointment)
  • Demonstrated record of academic research
  • Demonstrated teaching ability
  • Ability to work effectively with diverse groups 

Other Considerations:

  • Certification by the American Board of Health Physics is expected

To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, research statement and the names and contact information for three references at: https://jobs.uml.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=54763

Review of applications will begin on 1/15/16 and will continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.


Keyword Phrases

  • Professor
  • Tenure-Track Faculty - Health Physics
  • Physics and Applied Physics
  • Educational Assessment & Research
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: Doctorate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Professor
Type of Faculty:Tenure Track
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter