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Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory, a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities. Stony Brook Medicine is Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. Many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments with BNL or with Medical School departments.
Budget Title: same as above
Reference Number: F-8100-13-08
Department: Physics and Astronomy
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Campus: Stony Brook West Campus/HSC
Required Qualifications: PhD in Astronomy, Astrophysics, Physics or related field.
Preferred Qualifications: Specialization in observational astronomy with focus on star formation (galactic a/o extra galactic) a/o Exo-Planets.
Responsibilities & Requirements: The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Stony Brook University (http://www.physics.sunysb.edu/Physics/) seeks applications for a tenure track assistant professor in observational astronomy, with a focus on star formation (galactic a/o extragalactic) a/o exo-planets. The ideal candidate will be able to make use of such facilities as ALMA, JWST, and the LSST. The current interests of the astronomy group can be found at http://www.astro.sunysb.edu/. The Assistant Professor will teach undergraduate and graduate courses as well as conduct active research. Stony Brook faculty and students conduct experimental and theoretical research in a broad range of topics in physics and astronomy both in facilities on our campus and at laboratories around the world.
Special Notes: This is a tenure track position. FLSA Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Anticipated start date: September, 2014. To receive full consideration the application should be submitted by November 15th.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Application Procedure: Interested candidates should go to the web page https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/StonyBrook/PhysicsandAstronomy/2801 and follow the links and instructions for uploading all application materials (including State employment application, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a brief (3-page limit) description of research and research interests, and the names, institutions, and email addresses for 3 referees) to a secure web site. The letters of references should be submitted electronically on the same WEB site. Electronic submission via academicjobsonline is strongly preferred.
Alternatively, applicants may submit the application materials by mail to:
Assistant to the Chair
P-104 Physics Building
Stony Brook University
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3800
Job Category: A) Faculty and Librarian Positions.
Posting Date: 08/25/2013
Applications for this position must be received, as specified in the Application Procedure Section, no later than 5:00 PM Eastern Time on 11/15/2013, unless specifically noted otherwise in the Special Notes Section.
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