Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Thursday, November 10, 2022
Archive Date: 
Thursday, December 15, 2022
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Montana
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
32 Campus Dr
City: 
Missoula
State/Province: 
MT
Zip/Postal: 
59812
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The University of Montana Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for two (2) tenure-track faculty positions in astronomy and/or astrophysics beginning August 2023.  Appointments at the assistant professor level are expected, but a more senior appointment may be possible for exceptionally qualified candidates. We seek applicants who have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education and the potential to develop an externally funded research program involving undergraduate physics majors. Start-up funds are available. Applicants from all fields of research (observational, theoretical, computational, or experimental) are invited to apply. The successful applicant will be expected to teach a wide range of undergraduate astronomy and physics courses and develop a successful research program. The candidates will be vital members of a program that is focused on excellence in teaching, research and engagement of undergraduate students. The Department is committed to a diverse community and encourages applications from minorities, veterans, and women.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or astrophysics who have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate education.

Priority Application Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022 by 11:59 PM (Mountain Time). Complete applications received by this date will be guaranteed consideration.

How to apply: All applications should be made through the University of Montana employment site

To receive full consideration, candidates are required to submit: a letter of interest; Curriculum Vita; Statement of teaching philosophy; Research plan; and Professional References – names and contact information for three (3) professional references.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$75000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

Comprehensive and competitive benefits package including health and life insurance, mandatory retirement savings plan, partial tuition waiver and an employee wellness program.

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, April 1, 2023
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Andrew Ware
Title: 
Professor and Chair
Institution/Company: 
University of Montana
Department Name: 
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
3214 Cummins Way
City: 
Missoula
State/Province: 
MT
Zip/Postal Code: 
59812
Country: 
United States of America
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Andrew Ware
Subject: 
Assistant Professor, Physics and Astronomy