Visiting Assistant Professor in Astronomy

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, December 20, 2021
Archive Date: 
Monday, February 7, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (visiting and non-tenure)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Indiana University
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Astronomy Department at Indiana University invites applications for a two-year Visiting Assistant Professor position to begin in the Fall of 2022. We seek an individual with expertise in astronomy or astrophysics who is committed to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level. The candidate will teach two courses per semester; assigned courses will generally be at the general education level, but could include courses at any level in our curriculum. A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment. H1-B sponsorship is not available for this position.

The College of Arts and Sciences is committed to building and supporting a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community of students and scholars. Applicants should submit applications by email to [email protected], including a cover letter; a CV, statement on teaching, a statement on fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion in and out of the classroom, and a statement on research interests. Applicants should also request three letters of recommendation be sent to the same email address. Applications must be complete by 31 January 2022 to receive full consideration. Questions about the application process can also be sent to [email protected].

Previous teaching experience is strongly preferred but not a requirement. The search is open to applicants from any area of astronomy or astrophysics; we are particularly interested in candidates whose research complements and enhances current department strengths, who are committed to effective classroom teaching, and who can contribute to a diverse, inclusive, and welcoming environment. The successful candidate will be encouraged to participate fully in the scholarly life of the department and will have access to all available research facilities. For more information please visit our website:

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment based on individual qualification. Indiana University prohibits discrimination based on age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 31, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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Attention To: 
Astronomy VAP Search Committee
Astronomy Department, Indiana University
Street Line 1: 
727 E. 3rd Street
Street Line 2: 
Swain West 318
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