The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers (New Brunswick, NJ) invites applications for a junior faculty position in theoretical high energy physics, with a focus on LHC physics, broadly conceived. This position is within the New High Energy Theory Center, subject to the availability of funds. A Ph. D. in theoretical high energy physics and postdoctoral research experience is required.

Rutgers has a strong existing program in LHC physics. The theory and experimental groups have a tradition of working closely together. In addition, members of the New High Energy Theory Center and the Department of Physics are active in string theory and in fundamental aspects of quantum field theory.

Applicants should be committed to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education. Please send a curriculum vitae, a signed cover letter that includes a statement of research accomplishments and interests, and the names of at least three referees to the address below as soon as possible, but by no later than February 1, 2009. Please do not ask the referees to send letters at this time; any such requests will be made directly by Rutgers.

Prof. Torgny Gustafsson, Chair  
Department of Physics and Astronomy  
Rutgers University  
136 Frelinghuysen Road  
Piscataway, NJ 08854-8019, USA  

In addition to the hard copy, applicants are requested to transmit an electronic version (PDF file) of the submitted application to Salome Arencibia,

Rutgers University is the State University of New Jersey. Its New Brunswick campus is located in central New Jersey which is known for its cosmopolitan culture and diversity. The New Brunswick area offers excellent access to New York City, the New York metro area and the Boston - New York - Philadelphia - Baltimore - Washington D.C. metro corridor. We especially invite applications from women and members of minority groups. Rutgers University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.