The Department of Astronomy at Indiana University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in observational exoplanet science. We seek candidates who can take advantage of the newly-installed NEID high-precision radial velocity spectrometer at the WIYN 3.5-m telescope, to which the Department has guaranteed access. IU is committed to quality undergraduate and graduate education and research mentoring at all levels and to diversity; we seek candidates who will share that commitment. Faculty members are expected to teach one course per semester.
Indiana University is a partner in the 3.5-m and 0.9-m WIYN Consortium at Kitt Peak. In addition, IU has excellent information technology infrastructure including TeraGrid computing resources, supercomputer capability, and massive and rapid access data storage systems.
Qualifications include a Ph.D. or equivalent in Astronomy, Astrophysics, or Physics, and an exceptional research record; relevant postdoctoral experience is expected. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with publication record, and statements of research and teaching interests, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted online. Applications received by November 15, 2019 will receive fullest consideration.
The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Minority group members, women, and disabled individuals are encouraged to apply.