The Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics of The University of Chicago invites applications for faculty positions in any area of observational, experimental, theoretical, and computational astrophysics. Appointments are expected to start in the fall of 2015.
The University of Chicago is a founding partner of the Giant Magellan Telescope. Members of the Department have access to the Magellan Telescopes. The Faculty is involved in the leadership of a wide range of world-class research projects. These projects and current areas of research are described at the Department website, http://astro.uchicago.edu/research/index.php. Department members are also involved in the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, Fermilab and Argonne National Laboratory.
Applicants must apply through the University's Academic Jobs website and upload (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae with a list of publications, (3) a statement of research interest, and (4) a teaching statement. Three letters of recommendation are required. Referral letter submission information will be provided during the application process. Review of applications and recommendation letters will begin on October 16, 2014, and will continue until the position is filled.
For a position at the rank of Assistant Professor, candidates must have a doctoral degree prior to beginning appointment and are expected to establish an independent research program. Candidates at this rank must apply at: academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53500
To be considered for a position at the rank of Associate Professor, candidates must be several years beyond the doctoral degree and have an established independent research program. Candidates at this rank must apply at: academiccareers.uchicago.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=53505
Candidates at both ranks will be expected to contribute effectively to the Department’s undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. Note that if you are applying for a position at more than one rank, separate applications are required.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.
The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.