Tenure-track Faculty Position in Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, October 18, 2019
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 27, 2019
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Utah Valley University
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
800 W University Pkwy
Street Line 2: 
MS 179
City: 
Orem
State/Province: 
UT
Zip/Postal: 
84058-5999
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Physics Department at Utah Valley University is accepting applications for a tenure-track professor in astronomy or astrophysics. The successful candidate will demonstrate aptitude for teaching and mentoring undergraduate research students. Candidates with proven success in all fields of astronomy research will be considered, with preference given to applicants with research programs in extragalactic astronomy or cosmology.

UVU is a large public undergraduate university with strong emphasis on teaching. Professors at UVU teach a course load of 12 credit hours each semester, and candidates should be comfortable teaching a variety of undergraduate physics courses. The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise in current pedagogical strategies for maximizing student success. Preference will be given to candidates with specific expertise in preparing and teaching online or hybrid courses.

Review of applications will begin on January 1, 2020.

Utah Valley University  is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer.  Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicant’s qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. UVU is an open enrollment institution that values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

 

 

Included Benefits: 

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, December 30, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Joseph Jensen
Title: 
Professor
Institution/Company: 
Utah Valley University
Department Name: 
Physics
Street Line 1: 
800 W University Pkwy
Street Line 2: 
MS 179
City: 
Orem
State/Province: 
UT
Zip/Postal Code: 
84058-5999
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
8018638666
Email: 
jjensen@uvu.edu
Institution/Company Job ID or Reference Code: 
15448
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Joseph Jensen
Subject: 
Astronomy faculty position
Email: 
jjensen@uvu.edu