Assistant Professor of Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 15, 2021
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 10, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Hofstra University
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Tenure Track Position in Astrophysics or Physics

The Hofstra University Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for an anticipated tenure-track faculty position in observational, computational or theoretical astrophysics, with a particular emphasis on computational work with large observational datasets. Computational work in other fields of physics will also be considered. The Department is looking for faculty committed to developing a vibrant research program, teaching, and working with undergraduates. In particular, the candidate must be able to involve undergraduates in research or generate advanced projects for physics majors. The Department now offers BA and BS in Physics, BS in Applied Physics and MS in Medical Physics degrees. It currently has nine faculty members with strong records in research and teaching. Hofstra University offers startup funding competitive with other research active, primarily undergraduate institutions.

The scheduled start date for this position is September 1, 2022.  Review of applications will begin December 1, 2021, and all applications received before January 3, 2022 will receive full consideration. Interested candidates should submit (1) a CV, (2) a research statement, (3) copies of up to three recent/significant publications and (4) a description of one or two potential projects for  advanced undergraduates as a single unprotected pdf file to the search committee at [email protected]. The applicant should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the email address above before January 3, 2022.  We welcome any questions about the Physics Department, startup funds, experimental facilities or the research environment at Hofstra University.

Hofstra University is an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering diversity in its faculty, administrative staff and student body, and encourages applications from the entire spectrum of a diverse community.

Hofstra University is a nationally ranked and recognized private university in Hempstead, N.Y. that is the only school to ever host three consecutive presidential debates (2008, 2012 and 2016). At Hofstra, students get the best of both worlds. Our campus is a leafy oasis just a quick train ride away from New York City and all its cultural, recreational and professional opportunities. We offer small classes and personal attention, with the resources, technology and facilities of a large university. Students can choose from more than 160 undergraduate program options and 165 graduate program options in the liberal arts and sciences, education, health professions and human services, the Peter S. Kalikow School of Government, Public Policy and International Affairs, the Fred DeMatteis School of Engineering and Applied Science, the Frank G. Zarb School of Business, the Lawrence Herbert School of Communication, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law, the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies, and the Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. Hofstra University is a dynamic community of more than 11,000 students from around the world who are dedicated to civic engagement, academic excellence and becoming leaders in their communities and their careers.


Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 3, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, April 4, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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