Assistant Professor - Astrophysics Tenure-Track University of Minnesota

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, October 1, 2022
Archive Date: 
Saturday, October 29, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Minnesota
Department Name: 
School of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
116 Church Street SE
Street Line 2: 
John T. Tate Hall
City: 
Minneapolis
State/Province: 
MN
Zip/Postal: 
55455
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Minnesota Institute of Astrophysics (MIfA) within the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Astrophysics, to begin August 2023. Applicants in any area of observational, experimental, theoretical, and computational astrophysics are welcome to apply. The intended rank is Assistant Professor, but applications from exceptional candidates at a more senior level will also be considered.

MIfA faculty have a broad range of research interests that include: solar and planetary physics, stellar astrophysics, extragalactic astronomy, gravitational wave detection, dark matter particle searches, and cosmology. Further details may be found at https://cse.umn.edu/mifa.

The successful candidate will have access to our facilities which include a share of the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT), and access to the Minnesota Supercomputing Institute.

Qualifications
A Ph.D. in astrophysics or a closely related field is required.

Application Instructions
Applicants must apply online through the Interfolio website at http://apply.interfolio.com/113535

. Required materials are:

  • a cover letter,
  • a curriculum vitae,
  • a list of publications,
  • a statement describing past and current research as well as plans for future research (3 to 5 pages),
  • a teaching statement (up to 2 pages),
  • and a diversity statement (a document of up to 2 pages describing the applicant’s commitment to inclusion and how the applicant will contribute to the diversity of the program).
  • A list of at least 3 references is also required.

Review of applications will begin on November 7, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Deadline:
Friday, November 4, 2022

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

 

 

 

Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 4, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Julie Murphy
Title: 
Human Resources
Institution/Company: 
University of Minnesota
Department Name: 
School of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
116 Church Street SE
Street Line 2: 
John T. Tate Hall
City: 
Minneapolis
State/Province: 
MN
Zip/Postal Code: 
55455
Country: 
United States of America
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Julie Murphy
Subject: 
Assistant Professor Astrophysics Job