Assistant Professor of Astronomy or Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, July 31, 2018
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Bard College
Street Line 1: 
PO Box 5000
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Bard College Physics Program invites applications for a Tenure-track position in Astronomy or Astrophysics within the Division of Science, Mathematics, and Computing beginning in the fall semester of 2019.  Bard College is a highly selective liberal arts college with a rapidly growing Science Division and Physics Program, located 100 miles north of New York City on the Hudson River. 

Applicants would be expected to develop a research program that can involve undergraduate students for which start-up funds and internal resources are available and would be supported in developing observational infrastructure at the College.  Members of the Physics Program have the opportunity to collaborate closely with faculty members throughout the Division and the College in research and curricular development. 

A successful applicant will have the opportunity to teach throughout the physics curriculum, including laboratory courses, advanced courses, and non-majors courses, as well as astronomy or astrophysics courses of their own design at all levels.  Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Astronomy, Astrophysics, or Physics and preferably post-doctoral experience. 

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a Curriculum Vitae, a teaching statement, a research statement, and three letters of recommendation (at least one addressing teaching) through at:  Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.  For further information about the position, please contact Prof. Haggard at [email protected].

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and is especially interested in candidates who intend to contribute to the diversity goals of the institution. 

Included Benefits: 

Medical and Dental Insurance, Maternity Leave, Retirement Beneftis.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 1, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Assistant Professor of Astronomy or Astrophysics
United States of America
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Professor Hal Haggard
Assistant Professor of Astronomy or Astrophysics