Faculty position in astronomy and astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
North Carolina State University
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2401 Stinson Drive
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Box 8202
United States of America
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The Department of Physics at NC State University invites exceptionally qualified candidates to apply for a tenure-track position in astrophysics or astronomy. While consideration will be given to outstanding individuals with expertise in all relevant fields, it is expected the successful candidate will establish a highly competitive, independent research program that enhances the department’s current strengths in computational astrophysics, supernovae/supernova remnants/pulsar-wind nebulae, stellar astrophysics, gravitational physics and cosmology, and theoretical nuclear/neutrino astrophysics. Applicants will also need a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

The NC State Department of Physics faculty perform creative, highly visible research in fundamental and applied science blending fundamental physics and applications, theory and experiment. Our vision integrates research and innovative teaching to create a vibrant intellectual atmosphere within a welcoming and collegial environment. We plan to hire at the assistant professor level, but will also consider exceptionally qualified senior applicants. Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. degree in physics or a physics-related area. To receive full consideration, applications for the Fall 2018 academic year should be received by December 1, 2017.

To apply, please visit https://jobs.ncsu.edu/ and designate position number 00104952 or visit http://www.physics.ncsu.edu/facultypositions/. NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. The university is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.

Application Deadline: 
Friday, December 1, 2017
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, December 15, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Stephen Reynolds
Astrophysics position