Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Exoplanets

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Saturday, September 16, 2017
Archive Date: 
Saturday, November 11, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
McGill University
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
3600 University St.
City: 
Montreal
State/Province: 
Quebec
Zip/Postal: 
H3A 2T8
Country: 
Canada
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

We are currently seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of exoplanets to begin as early as September 2018. Appointments at higher ranks will be considered in exceptional cases. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to become a member of the newly established McGill Space Institute (msi.mcgill.ca) and the Institute for Research on Exoplanets (www.Exoplanetes.umontreal.ca)

The department has strong interests in exoplanets and in astrophysical topics spanning cosmology, compact objects and galaxy evolution. The McGill Space Institute includes these research topics in addition to planetary physics, planetary atmospheres, and astrobiology.

All candidates in exoplanets, broadly defined, are invited to apply. The successful candidate will be a strong teacher and an outstanding researcher. Candidates should submit a CV, a statement of research goals and plans, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and arrange for at least three letters of reference. Submissions are made through Academic Jobs Online.

web site: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/9525

Inquiries may be sent to Professor Peter Grütter, Chair: grutter@physics.mcgill.ca

Review of applications will begin on November 29th 2017; applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be supported by a start-up package and could be nominated for a Canada Research Chair.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

 

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, February 15, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Peter Grutter
Title: 
Chair
Institution/Company: 
McGill University
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
3600 University St.
City: 
Montreal
State/Province: 
Quebec
Zip/Postal Code: 
H3A 2TA
Country: 
Canada
Email: 
grutter@physics.mcgill.ca
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
9525
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Peter Grutter
Subject: 
Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Exoplanets
Email: 
grutter@physics.mcgill.ca