Assistant Professor Position at the University of Virginia

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, September 20, 2018
Archive Date: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Virginia
Department Name: 
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The University of Virginia Department of Physics invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant
Professor position. We seek a theoretical physicist with a strong record of research in the area
of general relativity including numerical relativity, gravitational waves and cosmology. In
addition to their primary role in the Physics department, it is highly desirable that the successful
candidate can engage with the department of Astronomy and the National Radio Astronomy
Observatory, whose headquarters are located on the grounds of the University of Virginia. We
seek candidates who are dedicated to our educational mission and are passionate about
teaching at a world-class, international university.

Upon joining the faculty at the University of Virginia, the new faculty member will be expected
to establish a vibrant and successful research program in physics; obtain external funding; teach
at the undergraduate and graduate levels; provide service to the University, Department, and
professional organizations; and mentor doctoral students. Review of applications will begin
November 1, 2018; however, later applications may be considered until the position is filled.
The appointment begins with the fall term of 2019, with an anticipated start date of July 25,
2019. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in physics or a related field at the time of

To apply, visit Complete a candidate
profile online; attach a cover letter of interest, a statement describing the proposed research
agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, a publication list (as Other 1), and contact
information for three references. Have the reference letter writers email letters directly to

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women,
minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, November 1, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Savanna Galambos
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