Tenure-track Faculty Position in Exoplanets and Planet Formation

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, September 19, 2022
Archive Date: 
Monday, October 31, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Amsterdam (UvA)
Department Name: 
Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy (API)
Street Line 1: 
Science Park 904
Noord Holland
Job Announcement Text: 

A tenure-track faculty position is available at the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy (API) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA). We are looking for a candidate with a strong research program in the area of extrasolar planets, exoplanet host stars, planetary formation and evolution. We especially welcome applications from experts in observational astronomy who could further strengthen, complement or expand API’s research in connection to ESO observing facilities and instrumentation.
The Anton Pannekoek Institute is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity; we particularly encourage applicants from groups that are underrepresented in the physical sciences, and who can enhance the diversity of backgrounds and ideas in our department.
The deadline to submit applications is 31 October 2022
Applications in .pdf should include:
    • motivation letter;
    • CV including a list of publications;
    • research statement (about 3-4 pages);
    • teaching statement (about 1-2 pages);
    • list of 5 ‘most-proud’ publications or achievements, with a motivation for each one, totaling 2 pages. max. These achievements may be in any relevant area, e.g., teaching, diversity, team building, software development, research, organisation;
    • three letters of references. The letters of references should be sent by referees directly to Antonija Oklopčić ([email protected]).
All documents (except the reference letters) should be uploaded via the submission portal and submitted as one single pdf document in the “CV section”. 

For more information on this position and how to apply, please follow this linkhttps://vacatures.uva.nl/UvA/job/Tenure-Track-Faculty-Position-in-Exopla...

For further inquiries, please contact Antonija Oklopčić ([email protected]) and/or Jean-Michel Désert ([email protected]).

 We anticipate inviting selected candidates for campus visits and interviews in November and December 2022. The interviews will be held on November 22, 24, 28, and December 2. We ask potential candidates to reserve those dates in their calendars.

This is an extension of the search to fill an open tenure-track faculty position which was advertised originally in June 2022.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, October 31, 2022
Selection Deadline: 
Monday, December 5, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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API Secretariat
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Antonija Oklopčić
Faculty Position in Exoplanets