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Joint FNAL/NIU faculty position in Beam Physics.

The Beam Physics and Astrophysics Group (BPAG) at Northern Illinois University (NIU), jointly with Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), are seeking applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Beam Physics and Accelerator Technologies.

Consideration of nominations and applications for a senior faculty member at the level of associate or full professor may also be given to exceptionally well qualified individuals. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the ability to develop a highly successful independent research program in an area of computational and/or experimental Accelerator R&D.

Successful candidates are expected to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and should have a strong potential for generating external funding for their research program. At the senior level, the successful applicant should also have proven leadership qualities including supervision of postdoctoral researchers and students. Prospective candidates must have held at least one postdoctoral position in an area of accelerator R&D relevant to topics of interest for Fermilab and NIU. Such topics include novel accelerator concepts, beam diagnostics, lepton colliders and high intensity proton sources. The successful applicant is expected to play a leading role in the expansion of the advanced accelerator R&D program at both NIU's BPAG and Fermilab's Accelerator Physics Center.

To apply please send a curriculum vitae, publication list, research plan, current grant support, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information of three references to:

Colleen Bowers

Northern Illinois University
Department of Physics
DeKalb, IL 60115


Reviewing applications will start on March 2nd, 2009 and continue until the position is filled. Northern Illinois University and Fermi National Laboratory are equal opportunity equal access affirmative action employers committed to achieving a diverse community.