University of California, Santa Barbara
Tenure-Track Faculty Position
The Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in theoretical astrophysics, or theoretical high energy physics, with an appointment to start in Fall 2014. The astrophysics group currently consists of ten faculty working in a variety of areas including detector development, cosmology, the interstellar and intergalactic medium, compact objects and high energy astrophysics, galaxy formation and evolution, stellar astrophysics and supernova research. Faculty have access to the Lick and Keck Observatories. The group has close affiliations with the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, which typically runs two astrophysics programs every year, and the Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network. Further information may be found at the Department's website: http://www.physics.ucsb.edu.
Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field, and will teach a range of courses in the Physics Department. Applicants must send a statement of research interests, a curriculum vitae, and a list of publications, and should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation. All application materials should be submitted via UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu
Applications will be considered starting November 20, 2013 and will be accepted until the position is filled.
The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.