The Department of Physics in the School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at The University of Texas at Dallas (UT Dallas) invites applications for a tenure-track/tenured faculty position in astrophysics, cosmology, or gravitational physics. Appointments will be at the rank of Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor, depending on the qualifications of the candidate. UT Dallas is an equal opportunity/affirmative action university. Our current group members work in a variety of areas including cosmology, large-scale structure, gravitational lensing, galaxy cluster formation and evolution, gravitational-wave astrophysics, compact objects, binary black holes, stellar tidal disruption by supermassive black holes, detection and characterization of extrasolar planets, and tidal effects in star-planet and binary star systems. We are interested in candidates that will either expand and complement our expertise or open up new areas of research. We have involvement with the Legacy Survey Telescope of Space and Time (LSST) and its Dark Energy Science Collaboration (DESC), and the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument (DESI). UT Dallas astronomers also have the opportunity to apply for observing time on four research telescopes operated by McDonald Observatory at its facility in west Texas. The primary selection criteria will be excellence in research, as well as a commitment to excellence in teaching and student mentoring.
Reviews will commence as completed applications are received and will continue until the position is filled. Priority will be given to completed applications received by December 1, 2022. Questions can be addressed to the search subcommittee at [email protected].
Applicants should submit the following items at https://jobs.utdallas.edu/postings/21010:
- cover letter summarizing their interests and their qualifications for the position
- a full curriculum vitae with a list of publications
- statement of teaching philosophy describing (at a minimum) their conceptualizations of teaching and learning, teaching and assessment methods, and how their teaching philosophy and practices foster (or will foster) equitable and inclusive learning environments
- statement of research interests describing (at a minimum) past, present, and future research and how they have fostered (or will foster) equitable and inclusive research environments
- statement including past and/or anticipated future efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion; and
- at least three letters of recommendation