Assistant Professor, Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, February 10, 2022
Archive Date: 
Thursday, March 17, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Wyoming
Department Name: 
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
1000 E. University
City: 
Laramie
State/Province: 
WY
Zip/Postal: 
82071
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Position: The University of Wyoming invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the Department of Physics and Astronomy beginning August, 2022. Applicants in all fields of astronomy are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a PhD in astronomy/physics or a closely related discipline and a minimum of two years of postdoctoral research experience.

The candidate’s responsibilities will include: Establishing a strong, independent research program, including mentoring graduate and undergraduate students; publishing regularly and garnering sufficient extramural funding to maintain a research group; and teaching both undergraduate and graduate courses in astronomy/physics across the curriculum.

Information and Resources: The department operates the Wyoming Infrared Observatory (WIRO) 2.3-meter telescope on Mt. Jelm, WY and a 1/16th share of  the Apache Point 3.5-meter telescope. Department faculty have access to high-performance computing facilities, including the NCAR-Wyoming Supercomputing Center.

Questions about the position and department may be emailed to search chair Prof. Chip Kobulnicky: [email protected].

Diversity Statement: The University of Wyoming strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. The University of Wyoming does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification.

Application Process: Review of applications will begin March 11th and continue until the position is filled. Please submit: a cover letter, a full CV, a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, a statement of teaching experience and philosophy, and contact information for three letters of recommendation. Upload materials to

https://eeik.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/220064/

Included Benefits: 

The Univeristy provides excellent health care benefits. 

Application Deadline: 
Friday, March 11, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, April 4, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Assistant Professor, Physics & Astronomy
Institution/Company: 
University of Wyoming
Department Name: 
Department of Physics & Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
100 E. University
Street Line 2: 
Dept 3905
City: 
Laramie
State/Province: 
WY
Zip/Postal Code: 
82071
Phone: 
307-760-6150
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
220064
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Prof. Chip Kobulnicky