The Physics Department of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology invites applications for a faculty position in Astrophysics. The Astrophysics search is unrestricted with respect to area of specialization. Current astrophysics faculty are active in broad areas of observational astronomy and theoretical astrophysics, including optical/IR and high energy astronomy, studies of exoplanets, gravitational-wave science, and observational and theoretical cosmology. MIT hosts the Kavli Institute for Astrophysics and Space Research, whose faculty and research staff contribute instrumentation for and conduct research using several facilities including LIGO, the Magellan telescopes, the Chandra X-ray Observatory, the Murchison Widefield Array, and the Suzaku X-ray mission, as well as an in-house high performance computing cluster. Faculty members at MIT conduct research, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and supervise graduate and undergraduate participation in research. Candidates must show promise in teaching as well as in research. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Professor level.
The application deadline is November 22, 2013. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, and a brief description of research interests and goals (the latter NOT TO EXCEED 3 PAGES IN LENGTH) to https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/3149 and also arrange for three letters of reference to be uploaded to the same site. Only web submissions will be accepted.
Any enquiries should be directed to Professor Scott Hughes, Search Committee Chair, email@example.com. Candidates who are uncertain whether they fit into a particular search should contact the search chair.
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