The Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee (UWM) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship, beginning Fall 2023, in any area of gravitation, cosmology, astronomy or astrophysics. The position is associated with the Center for Gravitation, Cosmology and Astrophysics (CGCA), home to seven professors as well as post-doctoral researchers, staff scientists, and graduate and undergraduate students. The CGCA has memberships in NANOGrav, the LIGO Scientific Collaboration, the Zwicky Transient Facility, the GROWTH collaboration, the Murchison Widefield Array, VAST, and the Vera Rubin Observatory, and others. Further information about the University, the Department and the CGCA can be found at uwm.edu/physics and cgca.uwm.edu.
We seek candidates with an outstanding record of research, excellent teaching skills and a commitment to building a diverse educational environment. Candidates should submit a cover letter, a CV with a list of publications, research statement, teaching statement, and diversity statement, and arrange for submission of three letters of recommendation. Required qualifications include a PhD (or equivalent degree) in physics, astronomy, or related field, and a demonstrated record of research productivity.
Application material must be submitted electronically to:
Review of applications will begin after December 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UWM promotes excellence through diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply.