The Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics of The University of Chicago invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Candidates in any area of observational, experimental, theoretical, and computational astrophysics will be considered. The appointment is expected to start in the fall of 2014.
The University of Chicago is a founding partner of the Giant Magellan Telescope. Members of the Department have access to the Magellan Telescopes and CARMA. Additional projects in the Department include Auger, CMSO, DES, Flash, Holometer, JEM-EUSO, JINA, SOFIA, and SPT. Current areas of research are described at the Department website, http://astro.uchicago.edu/research/index.shtml
Department members are also involved in the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, Fermilab and Argonne National Labs.
Candidates must have a doctoral degree prior to appointment, and are expected to establish an independent research program while contributing effectively to the Department's undergraduate and graduate teaching programs.
Applicants must apply through the University's Academic Jobs website at academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53023 and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a list of publications, and statements of research interest and teaching. Three letters of recommendation are required. Review of completed applications will start November 15, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and recommendation letters should be received no later than November 15, 2013.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.