Assistant Professor in Astronomy (Tenure-Track)

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, September 17, 2019
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Indiana University - Bloomington
Department Name: 
Department of Astronomy
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

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.

Pay Compensation
Compensation Notes: 
Competitive salary
Included Benefits: 

Competitive benefits - see related URL

Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Indiana University
Department Name: 
Department of Astronomy