Clemson University: College of Science: Physics & Astronomy Assistant Professor- Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Friday, February 7, 2020
Archive Date: 
Friday, March 13, 2020
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Clemson University
Department Name: 
Physics and Astronomy
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University (a Carnegie R1 Research University) invites applications for a faculty position in astrophysics at the tenure-track Assistant Professor or higher level to begin August 15, 2020.

Currently, our department has strong research efforts in the areas of high-energy astrophysics, time-domain and multi-messenger astronomy, nucleosynthesis, cosmochemistry, and star & planet formation. Our search will be primarily focused on candidates with research interests in exoplanets and planet formation/the origins of solar systems. However, applications from outstanding candidates in all areas, including cosmochemistry, time-domain astrophysics, and multi-messenger astronomy are encouraged. We seek someone who can complement and enhance the research activities of the department.

The Department of Physics and Astronomy is a collegial, collaborative environment committed to broadening participation in Physics & Astronomy. We are dedicated to building a culturally diverse educational and research environment and understand the barriers facing women and others who are underrepresented in higher education careers

The successful candidate will establish an externally funded research program and teach physics and astronomy at both the undergraduate and graduate level.


Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy, or closely related field.

Application Instructions

The applications should be submitted via Interfolio ( and must include a curriculum vitae, publication list, statements of research interests and accomplishments, a research plan, a statement of teaching philosophy, a statement of how the candidate will contribute to inclusive excellence at the university and in the discipline, and the names and contact information of at least three references.

For full consideration, please apply by March 1, 2020 and no later than March 15. Applicant evaluations will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Information about our research and educational programs can be found at For information about this search please contact

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Application Deadline: 
Sunday, March 15, 2020
Selection Deadline: 
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Dr. Marco Ajello
Faculty Position in Astrophysics