Assistant Professor - Astrophysics/Astronomy - JRID45834

Submission Dates
Archive Date: 
October 31, 2013
Deadline to Apply for Job: 
November 1, 2013
Job Details
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution/Company Name: 
UC San Diego
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Submission Address for Resumes/CVs
Attention To: 
UCSD Search Committee
Street Address Line 1: 
9500 Gilman Dr. #0354
La Jolla
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Job Announcement Text: 


THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego ( invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions.  This is a broad search that is open to all areas of Astrophysics/Astronomy.

Successful candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Astrophysics, Astronomy or a closely related field and have demonstrated potential for a recognized program of excellence in both teaching and research.  Preferred candidates will have the potential for leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity, and inclusion, and will have a desire to play a future role in helping to shape and expand the University's diversity initiatives (  We especially welcome candidates who have experience with and wish to contribute to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences.

The Department is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body.  A successful candidate will be judged on research and teaching accomplishments, as well as on potential for leadership in areas contributing to diversity, equity and inclusion. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale.

Applications are due on November 1, 2013 and are to be submitted online at: Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of past and proposed research, statement of proposed teaching, and a separate statement on past experience and leadership in equity, diversity, and inclusion and/or proposed future contributions (see for further information).  Candidates must also arrange to have three to five letters of reference addressing research, teaching and professional service posted to the above website.

Information about spousal/partner employment is available on the Partner Opportunities Program website:

UC San Diego is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence and diversity (

Included Benefits: 

No benefits information has been provided by the employer.