The Department of Physics at the University of California, Santa Barbara is seeking candidates for a tenure-track assistant professor position in the broadly defined area ranging from Theoretical Astrophysics to High Energy and Gravitational Theory, with an appointment to start July 1, 2017 or later. The department has close affiliations with the Kavli Institute for Theoretical Physics, the University of California Observatories, and the Las Cumbres Observatory Global Telescope Network. Further information may be found at the department's website: http://www.physics.ucsb.edu. Candidates are expected to have at minimum, a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a closely related field, and will teach a range of courses in the Physics Department. The department is committed to identifying excellent candidates who can contribute to the diversity of the academic community through research, teaching and service.
Applicants must send a statement of research interest, a curriculum vitae, a statement on teaching, and a list of publications, and should arrange for at least three letters of recommendation. All application materials should be submitted via UC Recruit: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/apply/JPF00918.
Applications received on or before December 31, 2016 will be given full consideration. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.