Experimental Gravitational Wave Astrophysics
The Department of Physics at Columbia University seeks to appoint an assistant professor in the area of experimental or observational gravitational wave astrophysics, or a related field starting on July 1, 2019. This is a broad search in which all areas of experimental gravitational-wave science, including instrumentation, observations, multimessenger and data analysis, will be considered. It is expected that the candidate will develop a vigorous independent research program, continuing the long Columbia record of forefront accomplishment in science. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in Physics or a related field and have demonstrated the ability to do pioneering research as well as the promise of excellence in teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Candidates should submit with their application a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (including a publication list), and brief statements of research plans and teaching philosophy. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf. Please visit our online application site for further information about this position and to submit your application.
Review of applications and scheduling of interviews will begin on December 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
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