Assistant Professor - Physics and Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, November 2, 2019
Archive Date: 
Saturday, November 30, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Texas at San Antonio
City: 
San Antonio
State/Province: 
TX
Zip/Postal: 
78249
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

University of Texas at San Antonio

 

Assistant Professor - Physics and Astronomy

 

Requisition Number: TT20190048P

 

Department Posting Name: Physics and Astronomy

 

Location: Main Campus

 

Position Type: This is a Tenure Track Faculty, benefits eligible position

 

Grant Funded: No

 

Hours Per Week: 40

 

If employee will be working a schedule other than Monday - Friday, 8:00am - 5:00pm, specify hours and days to be worked:

 

N/A

 

Recruiting Rate: Commensurate with qualifications and experience

 

Beginning Salary Flexibility: Yes

 

Pay Basis: Salary

 

Required Education: Doctoral Degree

 

Preferred Education: Doctoral Degree

 

Field Of Study: Required: PhD in Physics, Astronomy or a closely related field

 

Experience and Other Skills Required:

 

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Texas at San Antonio is seeking exceptional applicants for a full-time tenure track assistant professor position with experience in astrophysics and an academic record in multicultural education, diversity and inclusion beginning August 2020. The successful candidate must demonstrate their ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse urban populations and support the University’s commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution and a model for student success.

 

In the case of exceptionally well qualified candidates appointment to associate or full professor is possible (tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval). Candidates working in the areas of exoplanets and/or ‘big data’ in astronomy will be considered.

 

Description of Job Duties

 

The successful applicant will be expected to:

 

(1) develop an externally funded and internationally recognized research program

(2) supervise graduate students

(3) teach undergraduate and graduate classes in astrophysics and/or physics

(4) work with others across disciplinary boundaries

(5) show a commitment to inclusion and diversity; and

(6) serve the department, College of Science, and the University.

 

Posting Close Date at Midnight On: 1/13/2020

 

Open Until Filled: No

 

Special Notes To Applicants

 

Special Notes 1: Applicants should provide a research and teaching statement which includes discussion on the role diversity and inclusion plays in an academic environment.

 

UTSA is a tobacco-free campus.

 

UTSA is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

 

This is a security sensitive position. Employment is contingent upon a successful background check.

 

Applicants who are selected for interviews must be able to show proof that they are eligible and qualified to work in the United States by time of hire.

 

At the discretion of the hiring department, this position posting may be closed once a sufficient number of qualified applications has been received.

 

Successful candidate must demonstrate their ability to work with and be sensitive to the educational needs of diverse urban populations and support the University’s commitment to thrive as a Hispanic Serving Institution and a model for student success.

 

UTSA is a diverse, Hispanic Serving Institution and over half of the student population are first generation college students. Successful candidates must have the ability to work with a diverse urban population and be sensitive to the education needs of such students. Demonstrated intellectual contributions linked to diversity, inclusion and/or inclusive excellence may include: experience in multicultural, diversity and power and privilege practice, demonstrated experience successfully teaching, mentoring, and advising diverse, underserved students, including students of color and non-traditional students.

 

To view the full job posting and apply for this position, go to https://apptrkr.com/1693881

Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 13, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, January 13, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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