Faculty Position in Astrophysical Sciences

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Publish Date: 
Friday, September 20, 2019
Archive Date: 
Friday, November 15, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Small Academic
Princeton University
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

Princeton University is searching for a tenured Professor in the Department of Astrophysical Sciences, to begin in September 2020.  The successful candidate should be internationally recognized as a leader in the field with a broad perspective across the full range of contemporary theoretical astrophysics, and have extensive experience carrying out research at the highest level in core areas including high energy/plasma astrophysics, stellar structure/evolution, and galaxy formation/cosmology.  The primary selection criteria will be accomplishment and breadth in research as well as the ability and interest to teach a broad range of courses and to supervise undergraduate and graduate student research projects.  Information on departmental resources and research programs can be found at https://web.astro.princeton.edu/.

Applicants should apply via https://www.princeton.edu/acad-positions/position/13781. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019.

Applications require: a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, and separate 3-4 page descriptions of research and teaching interests. Contact information for at least three letters of recommendation must also be submitted through the above site. For further inquiries, contact lipman@princeton.edu.

All applicants must have a Ph.D. and a record of research productivity. They must also be committed to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Princeton is especially interested in candidates who, through their research, teaching, and service, will contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. This position is subject to the University’s background check policy. Princeton University is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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