Purdue University has identified Big Data as a major thrust for inter-disciplinary research and education. The Physics department will consider outstanding candidates with an interest in all data-related areas of physics with equal priority given to all areas. Examples of specific fields of interest in existing research groups are astrophysics, biophysics, nuclear physics and particle physics. The new hires will join a strong faculty group engaged in this thrust area and will have a unique opportunity to help shape Purdue's vision and research/education agenda in Big Data. Candidates for tenure and tenure-track positions at the Assistant/Associate professor level will be considered. Strong interest in inter-disciplinary activities is required.
A detailed description of open positions is available at: http://www.purdue.edu/bigdata/hiring.
Candidates must hold a Ph.D. degree in physics or in a closely related discipline, have demonstrated potential for excellence in research, and be committed to excellence in teaching. Successful candidates will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses, conduct research in their field of expertise, and participate in interdisciplinary Big Data activities.
Salary and benefits are highly competitive, and Purdue is a dual career friendly employer. Submit applications online at http://www.purdue.edu/bigdata/hiring.
The application should include a cover letter, a complete and detailed vitae, and statements of research and teaching interests. Also, please include names, addresses, telephone numbers, and email addresses for three or more references. For questions regarding the application process, please contact Nicole Piegza (email@example.com). Applications for positions to begin in fall 2015 are being considered as of October 9, 2014; the review will continue until the positions are filled. A background check is required for employment in all positions at Purdue University. Purdue University is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.