Assistant Professor in Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Colorado Boulder
Department Name: 
Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
Street Line 1: 
2000 Colorado Ave
Street Line 2: 
Duane Physics, E226
City: 
Boulder
State/Province: 
CO
Zip/Postal: 
80309
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

Assistant Professor Position in Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, University of Colorado Boulder - Tenure Track

The Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences (APS) Department at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) is conducting a search for a new tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor rank.  We seek applications from candidates across all areas of Astrophysical and Planetary Science, including fields of strategic priority for APS, which are astronomical instrumentation, extragalactic astrophysics, cosmology, transient and multi-messenger astrophysics, and exoplanets. These positions require the ability to develop and conduct an innovative independent research program, a dedication to teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and a commitment to supporting the diverse student populations in our department. The APS department recognizes that the effectiveness and creativity of a group is strengthened by contributions from a broad range of perspectives.  As such, we particularly welcome candidates from groups that are historically underrepresented in these fields and/or have demonstrated leadership toward building an equitable and inclusive scholarly environment. 

About the Department :   

The APS department is affiliated with several research centers and institutes (CASA, JILA, LASP) and offers ample resources for teaching and research, including access to observational, instrumental, and theoretical facilities. The University of Colorado is a member of the ARC 3.5­ meter and ARCSAT 0.5 ­meter telescopes, and maintains a 0.6-meter and two 0.5­-meter telescopes at the on­-campus Sommers­-Bausch Observatory. CU Boulder is an institutional member of the SDSS IV and V Surveys and has institutional access to the Las Cumbres Observatory. Successful candidates would also have access to the CU Boulder facility for high-­performance computing and world-class facilities for the development of space­borne and ground-­based hardware. The headquarters of the National Solar Observatory is located on the Boulder campus. The Fiske Planetarium on campus is a world class planetarium and educational facility. Successful candidates can expect to join a department that strives to value and support all members of our community with kindness.

Qualifications : 

Candidates for this position must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in astrophysics, planetary science, or a related field.

Application Instructions : 

Application materials must be submitted electronically at www.colorado.edu/jobs, to posting #43848. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, list of publications, a description of research interests, a teaching and mentoring statement, and an equity and inclusion statement   Please also provide names and email addresses of three references who may be asked to upload their letters to the site.  Applications submitted by December 1, 2022 will receive full consideration.  The position will remain open until filled. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$98000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$101000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder. 

 

 

Application Deadline: 
Thursday, December 1, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, March 24, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Robyn Ronen
Title: 
Business Manager
Institution/Company: 
University of Colorado Boulder
Department Name: 
Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences
Street Line 1: 
2000 Colorado Ave
Street Line 2: 
Duane Physics, E226
City: 
Boulder
State/Province: 
CO
Zip/Postal Code: 
80309
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
303-735-2141
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
43848
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Robyn Ronen
Subject: 
Assistant Professor Inquiry