Rice University, Physics and Astronomy, Assistant Professor

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, October 1, 2020
Archive Date: 
Thursday, December 24, 2020
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
Rice University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
MS-61
Street Line 2: 
6100 Main St.
City: 
Houston
State/Province: 
TX
Zip/Postal: 
77005
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR FACULTY POSITION IN ASTRONOMY

Rice University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rice University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in astronomy in the general field of galactic star formation, including the formation and evolution of planetary systems. We seek an outstanding theoretical, observational, or computational astronomer whose research will complement and extend existing activities in these areas within the Department. In addition to developing an independent and vigorous research program, the successful applicant will be expected to teach, on average, one undergraduate or graduate course each semester, and contribute to the service missions of the Department and University. The Department anticipates making the appointment at the assistant professor level. A Ph.D. in astronomy/astrophysics or related field is required.

Applications for this position must be submitted electronically at http://jobs.rice.edu/postings/24588. Applicants will be required to submit the following: (1) cover letter; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) statement of research; (4) statement on teaching, mentoring, and outreach; (5) PDF copies of up to three publications; and (6) the names, affiliations, and email addresses of three professional references. Rice University is committed to a culturally diverse intellectual community. In this spirit, we particularly welcome applications from all genders and members of historically underrepresented groups who exemplify diverse cultural experiences and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population.We will begin reviewing applications December 1, 2020. To receive full consideration, all application materials must be received by January 1, 2021. The appointment is expected to begin in July, 2021.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply.

Included Benefits: 

Benefits include:  Medical and dental insurance, maternity leave, retirement benefits, etc

Application Deadline: 
Friday, January 1, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, January 31, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Prof. Andrea Isella
Title: 
Search Committee Chair and Professor
Institution/Company: 
Rice University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
MS-61
Street Line 2: 
6100 Main St.
City: 
Houston
State/Province: 
TX
Zip/Postal Code: 
77005
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
713-825-9505
FAX: 
713-825-4150
Email: 
isella@rice.edu
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
F21023