The Graduate Institute of Astronomy at National Central University (NCU) in Taiwan invites applications for a new faculty position beginning from August 2020. A Ph.D. in astronomy or a closely related field is required prior to the start of the appointment. Duties include research, teaching, and service. Candidates from all areas of observational and theoretical astrophysics are encouraged to apply, but preference would be given to those who have experience in optical and/or infrared astronomy. Applicants should have a strong record of achievement in astronomy research and a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate education in astronomy. Courses and colloquia would be conducted in English at the Institute.
Members of the Graduate Institute of Astronomy at NCU are engaged in a wide variety of astronomical research including solar and planetary physics, stellar astrophysics, extragalactic astronomy, and cosmology. Our institute runs its own Lulin Observatory in Taiwan and partially operates a new 2m telescope in Chile. Our institute is also a consortium member of Zwicky Transient Facilities. Faculty and students of the Institute have competitive access to observing facilities such as the CFHT, UKIRT, Subaru, JCMT, and ALMA. Further details may be found at http://www.astro.ncu.edu.tw/
Interested applicants should send the following materials (in pdf) to the email below: (a) a curriculum vitae, (b) a list of publications, (c) a research statement, and (d) a statement of teaching interests and experience. The applicants should also arrange for a minimum of three reference letters to be sent in support of their application.
The deadline for submission of all materials is 01 December 2019 (in Taiwan local time). All materials should be sent to: Associate Professor Chow-Choong Ngeow
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