Faculty Position in Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, September 19, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 12, 2018
To event remaining 51 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Southern Methodist University
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
3215 Daniel Ave Rm 102
City: 
Dallas
State/Province: 
TX
Zip/Postal: 
75205
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics at Southern Methodist University in Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor position in the broadly defined area of Theoretical Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravitational Waves. The appointment will start in August 2019 or later. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or closely related field.

Current research at the Department of Physics at SMU is concentrated in the fields of particle physics and astrophysics. The theory program is concentrated on the studies of CMB and Early Universe and on QCD and LHC related topics.
The current experimental program includes ATLAS at the LHC, NOvA and DUNE at Fermilab, SuperCDMS and DESI. The department is expected to have an access to the Simons Observatory. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program, supervise graduate students and to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applications may be submitted electronically (pdf format preferred) via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11789 website and should include a research statement, statement of teaching interests, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. To ensure full consideration, the application should be received by October 31, 2018, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Inquiries (but not applications) can be sent to: jobsearch@physics.smu.edu

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, accessequity@smu.edu. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 31, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Sunday, March 31, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Lacey Breaux
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
3215 Daniel Ave Rm 102
City: 
Dallas
State/Province: 
Texas
Zip/Postal Code: 
75205
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
2147682495
Email: 
LBreaux@smu.edu
Inquiries About Job
Email: 
jobsearch@physics.smu.edu