Faculty Opening, Astrophysics Experiment
Washington University in St. Louis
The Department of Physics at Washington University in St. Louis invites applications to fill
a tenure-track faculty opening at the Assistant Professor level in Astrophysics Experiment.
This is an open search in all areas of astrophysics, particle astrophysics and experimental
cosmology. The appointment will include membership in the McDonnell Center for
the Space Sciences https://mcss.wustl.edu. We are particularly interested in candidates
who use experimental techniques that overlap with our newly established Center
for Quantum Sensors https://sites.wustl.edu/quantumsensors. The appointment will
begin Fall 2019. Information on our department can be found at http://www.physics.
Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field at the time of appointment,
significant research achievements and an aptitude for teaching physics at graduate
and undergraduate levels. Duties will include, but are not limited to: conducting original
research and writing for publication, teaching courses, advising students, and service to
the Physics department and university as well as service to the research community. The
typical teaching load for research-active faculty is one course per semester on average.
Applications should be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org and
should consist of a single file in PDF format containing a cover letter, a current resume
including publication record, a statement of research interests and plans (up to 4 pages),
a statement of teaching interests and approach (up to 2 pages), and names and contact
information of three references. Applications received by December 1, 2018 will receive
Diversity and Inclusion are core values at Washington University, and the strong candidate
will demonstrate the ability to create inclusive classrooms and environments in which a
diverse array of students can learn and thrive. Washington University seeks an exceptionally
qualified and diverse faculty; women, minorities, protected veterans, and candidates
with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.