Assistant Professor - Experimental Astrophysics - JRID45838

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
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University of California, San Diego
Exp. Astrophysics
Dept. of Physics
Street Address Line 1: 
9500 Gilman Dr. #0354
La Jolla
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Job Announcement Text: 

Experimental Astrophysics

THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS within the Division of Physical Sciences at UC San Diego ( invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Experimental Astrophysics targeting experimentalists and instrumentalists, broadly defined, working in cosmology, high energy astrophysics, and compact object and planet/brown dwarf physics.  These fields include, but are not limited to, cosmic microwave background physics, radio and 21-cm studies, high-energy astronomy, including X-ray, gamma-ray, and high energy cosmic ray and neutrino astronomy and astrophysics, gravitational radiation detection and astronomy, and instrumentation related to optical and infrared studies of cosmology, stars, and planets.

All candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related field.  The Department is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The 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 scales.

Review of applications will commence on November 1, 2013.  Applications 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.

The Department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. 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 (

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