Assistant Professor of Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Oberlin College and Conservatory
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173 West Lorain Street
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Suite 205
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United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Oberlin College Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Astronomy, beginning July 1, 2022. Candidates must have (or receive before August 31, 2022) a Ph.D. in astronomy, astrophysics, or related field.

Among the qualifications required for appointment is a PhD degree (in hand or expected by first semester of academic year 2022).  Candidates must demonstrate interest and potential excellence in undergraduate teaching.  Successful teaching experience at the college level is desirable. Oberlin College is committed to student and faculty diversity, equity and inclusion. The incumbent will bring understanding of or experience working with underrepresented and diverse academic populations. Oberlin is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the excellence and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service. 

Please refer to  for further information about this position.

Evaluation of candidates will begin on December 15, 2021. Applications from women and minority candidates are strongly encouraged. Oberlin College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To considered, submit the application package including three recent letters of reference* submitted on your behalf to by December 15, 2021. 

Included Benefits: 

Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a competitive benefits package. 

Application Deadline: 
Wednesday, December 15, 2021
Selection Deadline: 
Friday, December 31, 2021
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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Jason Stalnaker
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Tenure-track Position