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Neutrino Physics

Thursday 3rd November, 2011
Virginia Tech

Fall 2012

The College of Science at Virginia Tech ( is expanding its research presence in neutrino physics. As part of this initiative, the Department of Physics has a tenure- track opening in experimental particle physics with an emphasis on the study of neutrinos, to start in Fall 2012. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics or a closely related field and postdoctoral experience. Appointment at the assistant professor level is anticipated but exceptional senior candidates will be considered. Preference will be given to experimentalists who can expand our existing research efforts under the auspices of the Center for Neutrino Physics (CNP;

Further information can be found at Questions regarding the position can be directed to Prof. Leo Piilonen, Chair of Neutrino Physics Search, Physics Department, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061-0435, Tel: (540) 231-4449, Email: Applications must be submitted online at (posting #0111146) and should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plan, statement of teaching philosophy, and a description of previous activities mentoring minorities, women, or members of other underrepresented groups as well as how the applicant will further Virginia Tech’s commitment to build a culturally diverse educational environment ( Applicants should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted directly to the Search Chair. Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2012, and continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is an EO/AA university, and offers a wide range of networking and development opportunities to women and minorities in science and engineering. Virginia Tech is responsive to the needs of dual career couples. The physics department offers a supportive environment, including a mentoring program, to its junior faculty. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify Mrs. Lisa Stables, Physics Department, (540) 231-7566, or call TTY 1-800-828-1120.