The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Washington State University, Pullman, WA invites applications for a permanent, full-time, tenure-track faculty position in astrophysics at the assistant or associate professor level beginning August 16, 2023. Candidates will be considered in all areas of astronomy, astrophysics, and gravitational physics, with a preference for fields that complement existing departmental strengths. The successful applicant will be expected to establish a vigorous externally funded research program, interact with other departmental faculty, and effectively teach a diverse population of undergraduate and graduate students.
Candidates must have a PhD in physics, astrophysics, or a closely related field. Further information about position and the link to submit application materials is available at https://physics.wsu.edu/open-positions.
Our department has 18 tenured/tenure-track faculty, 5 career track faculty, and roughly 60 graduate students across three campuses. This position is located in Pullman, WA, a town of 35,000 in beautiful Eastern Washington. We are just across the WA-ID border from the University of Idaho. Together, the two universities contribute towards a rich intellectual culture. The rolling Palouse hills and nearby mountain ranges, rivers, canyons, and reservoirs provide ample opportunities for outdoor recreation.
Review of applications begins November 11, 2022. Complete applications received by this date are guaranteed full consideration, but review of applicants will continue until position is filled. Inquiries can be sent to [email protected] or 509-335-9532. WSU is an EO/AA Educator and Employer.