The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Ohio University invites applications for two tenure-track faculty positions in Astronomy/Astrophysics to begin in August 2013. The openings are at the Assistant Professor level; a more senior appointment in one position may be possible with appropriate qualifications. Applications in all areas of astronomy and astrophysics, from theorists and observers, are welcome.
Applicants should have a Ph.D., post-doctoral experience, and a strong record of independent research. A successful candidate is expected to initiate and maintain a vigorous research program and be an effective teacher at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The new faculty members will join the Astrophysical Institute (ApI); details of the research interests and activities of ApI can be found on the departmental website, http://www.phy.ohiou.edu, under “Research.” The Department of Physics and Astronomy currently has 26 regular faculty members and approximately 80 students in its graduate program. The principal research areas are astronomy/astrophysics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, nanoscience, and nuclear/particle physics. The department hosts significant research infrastructure and is a partner in the MDM Observatory. Ohio University is a research-extensive public institution with an enrollment of 22,000 students; further information about Ohio University may be found at http://www.ohio.edu.
Applications consisting of a curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, statement of teaching philosophy, and contact information for three professional references should be submitted on-line at http://www.ohiouniversityjobs.com/postings/4046. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012, and will continue until the positions are filled.
Ohio University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer with a strong commitment to building and maintaining a diverse workforce. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.