Assistant Professor, Department of Astronomy, Yale University

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, July 26, 2021
Archive Date: 
Monday, October 18, 2021
To event remaining 21 days
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
Yale University
Department Name: 
Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
52 Hillhouse Ave
City: 
New Haven
State/Province: 
CT
Zip/Postal: 
06511
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The Department of Astronomy at Yale University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Astronomy. We are especially interested in candidates focused on the study of exoplanets. The position is expected to begin on July 1, 2022.

Faculty members of Yale’s Astronomy Department conduct research, teach undergraduate and graduate astronomy and astrophysics courses, and supervise graduate and undergraduate research. They are eligible for Yale’s generous package of benefits, including health coverage, and they are encouraged to participate in the wide range of professional development opportunities offered through the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning, and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean’s Office. Researchers at Yale have institutional access to the Keck Observatory, the Palomar Observatory, the Lowell Observatory EXtreme PREcision Spectrograph (EXPRES), Simons Observatory, and the Sloan Digital Survey. Yale researchers also have access to a state-of-the-art high-performance computer center through the Yale Center for Research Computing.

We are seeking a highly qualified candidate committed to a career in research and teaching. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. Applications should be submitted at http://apply.interfolio.com/90308.

The complete application should include (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a list of publications, (4) a 3‐page statement that highlights past contributions and research accomplishments, and up to 3 additional pages describing plans for future research, (5) a 1-2 page statement on teaching and mentoring which may include descriptions of classes that the applicant would like to teach and plans for public outreach, (6) a 1-2 page statement that articulates the applicant’s past activities and future plans with regard to enhancing inclusion and equity as they pertain to teaching, mentorship, research, and service, and (7) at least three letters of reference to be uploaded by the letter writers; the names and email addresses of the referees in the application should be included in the cover letter. Enquiries should be directed to Prof. Sarbani Basu at [email protected]. The review of applications will begin after the deadline, and to receive full consideration all application materials must be received by November 1, 2021.

Yale University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer. Yale values diversity among its students, staff, and faculty and strongly welcomes applications from women, persons with disabilities, protected veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

 

 

 

Application Deadline: 
Monday, November 1, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Attention To: 
Apply to http://apply.interfolio.com/90308
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Professor Sarbani Basu
Subject: 
Inquiry about Assistant Professor job posting