ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITION
THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE, KNOXVILLE
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Theoretical Multi-Messenger Astrophysics. The Department has active research programs in theoretical nuclear, neutrino, and gravitational wave astrophysics, which are complemented by its research programs in experimental nuclear astrophysics. Both programs benefit from extensive collaboration with research scientists at the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory and its world-class facilities. We seek a candidate to complement and expand these efforts.
Candidates should have a PhD in physics or astronomy, or closely related field. The successful candidate will have a strong research record, as demonstrated through peer-reviewed publications, citation statistics, invited talks, and scientific leadership roles they may have assumed. They will be expected to establish an externally-funded research program and contribute to the teaching mission of the Department. We are looking for candidates committed to undergraduate and graduate teaching, as well as to innovation in the development of curricula and teaching methods.
Applicants should send a Curriculum Vitae, list of publications, statements on research, teaching, and on equity and inclusion. They should arrange for at least three confidential letters of reference. All application materials, including the letters, should be submitted via https://apply.interfolio.com/91962. Acceptable file formats are .pdf or .docx. We will start reviewing applications by December 1, 2021.
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