The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of California, Los Angeles, is pleased to announce a solicitation of applications for the Julian Schwinger Fellow. The Schwinger Fellow honors the late Professor Schwinger and recognizes his many contributions to the advancement of physics. This year we are seeking an outstanding young scientist in research areas that pertain to high resolution imaging measurements of the Center of our Galaxy, including studies of the central black hole's properties, tests of General Relativity, stellar populations & dynamics, and black hole accretion physics. The Schwinger Fellow is a one-year, non-renewable appointment at the rank of Adjunct Assistant Professor. The fellow is expected to teach a reduced load of two courses per academic year (one lecture and one seminar course) and to carry out personal and collaborative research. The appointment can start as soon as November 1, 2014. Facilities available to the Schwinger Fellow include the Keck Observatory, Lick Observatory, and the UCLA Infrared Laboratory.
Please submit your application materials at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/apply/JPF00275. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted to the same address.
The deadline for applications is September 1, 2014.
The Department has a strong commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.
Standard UC benefits are offered with this position.