Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 28, 2022
Archive Date: 
Friday, January 6, 2023
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of North Texas
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
Street Line 1: 
1155 Union Cir.
Street Line 2: 
#311427
City: 
Denton
State/Province: 
TX
Zip/Postal: 
76201
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in astrophysics with a preference for extragalactic astrophysics. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2023. We seek candidates with a demonstrated potential to successfully develop an independent, externally funded research program that will complement and strengthen current research in the department. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and encouraged to utilize the observational, computational, and educational facilities at UNT. A Ph.D. in Astronomy, Astrophysics, or Physics, and postdoctoral research experience, is required; both observers and theorists will be considered for the position.

Nationally, UNT is one of a small number of universities that is ranked in the top tier of research universities according to the Carnegie Classification (R1-Very High Research Activity) as well as being designated as a minority serving institution and a Hispanic-Serving Institution. With a diverse population of over 44,000 students, UNT is one of the largest educational institutions in Texas and the most comprehensive university in the Dallas-Fort Worth/North Texas area. Information about the Department of Physics may be obtained by visiting physics.unt.edu or by contacting Rachel Kamman, Administrative Assistant to the Chair, Department of Physics, e-mail: [email protected], phone: 940-565-4276.

For complete qualifications and application information, please visit jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/65316. Specifically, candidates must include the following with their application: 1) Cover letter, 2) Curriculum vitae, 3) List of names and contact of three references, 4) Statement of research interests, 5) Statement of teaching philosophy, and 6) Diversity statement. The search committee will start to review applications by December 31st, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled.

The UNT Physics Department has two additional job openings: 1) tenure-track assistant professor in computational condensed matter physics (more details at  https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/65315); and 2) full-time, continuing lecturer (more details at https://jobs.untsystem.edu/postings/65942).

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, January 15, 2023
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, May 1, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Rachel Kamman
Title: 
Administrative Assistant
Institution/Company: 
University of North Texas
Department Name: 
Department of Physics
Street Line 1: 
1155 Union Cir.
Street Line 2: 
#311427
City: 
Denton
State/Province: 
TX
Zip/Postal Code: 
76201
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
9405654276
FAX: 
9405652515
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
65316
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Rachel Kamman
Subject: 
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Astrophysics