The Department of Physics has a tenure-track opening in cosmology, broadly defined, including all areas of theoretical, observational, experimental, and computational cosmology, to start in the fall of 2014 on its Blacksburg, VA campus. Appointment at the assistant professor level is anticipated but exceptional senior candidates will be considered. The department has existing research areas in galaxy formation and evolution, early universe cosmology, string theory and particle physics represented by the Center for Neutrino Physics. Candidates who will complement and extend at least one of these research areas are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or a closely related field, postdoctoral experience, and pass a criminal background check. The successful candidates will be expected to establish a vigorous research program, teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, continue development of scholarly activities and professional capabilities, and participate in department, college, and university governance.
Questions regarding the position can be directed to Prof. Patrick Huber, Chair, Cosmology Search, Physics Department, Robeson Hall, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, VA 24061, Tel: (540) 231-8727, Email: email@example.com. Applications must be submitted online at http://listings.jobs.vt.edu (posting TR0130071). The application package should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research plan and a statement of teaching philosophy. Applicants should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation to be submitted via e-mail directly to the Search Chair. Review of applications will begin on January 6, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Virginia Tech is an EO/AA university