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.
A Ph.D. in astrophysics or a closely related field is required.
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.
Friday, November 4, 2022
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