Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Faculty Position Astrophysics or Cosmology

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Publish Date: 
Friday, October 13, 2017
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 10, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Southern California
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
Los Angeles
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics & Astronomy (http://dornsife.usc.edu/physics) at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles is hiring a tenure-track assistant professor in Astrophysics or Cosmology with an anticipated start date of Fall, 2018. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in physics or a related field.  We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the extraction of Astrophysics from gravitational wave observations, but we also encourage applications from candidates in other areas of specialization in Astrophysics or Cosmology. Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to conduct independent research in these areas.

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply through Careers at USC and search REQ20050605. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing research interests related to the position, a statement of current research activities and future projects, and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference. The search committee will start reviewing applications after November 15, 2017 until the position is filled.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting [email protected] .

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, March 1, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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