Assistant professor in Theoretical and/or Computational Plasma Physics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Tuesday, November 30, 2021
Archive Date: 
Tuesday, January 11, 2022
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
University of Colorado Boulder
Department Name: 
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Physics Department at the University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) seeks applications from candidates for a tenure-track faculty position at Assistant Professor rank in the area of Theoretical and/or Computational Plasma Physics. This position requires the ability to develop and conduct an innovative independent research program, a dedication to teaching in our undergraduate and graduate programs, and a commitment to supporting the diverse populations in our department.

What We Can Offer 

Salary will be commensurate with experience; a starting salary range of $94,000 – $97,000 is expected. This salary is for a 9-month academic period. Summer month activities are at the applicant’s discretion and externally funded projects can be used as a means to cover their summer salary. A startup fund will be available, from which up to $8,000 can be used for moving expenses. The University of Colorado offers generous benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, and tuition benefits for the employee or their dependents.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials:

Cover Letter


List of Publications

A research statement (up to four pages)

A teaching statement (up to two pages)

A diversity and Inclusion Statement (up to three pages)

Applications should be submitted by January 10, 2022, to receive full consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, applications must be submitted through CU Boulder Jobs.

Pay Compensation
Salary Min: 
$94000.00 (USD)
Salary Max: 
$97000.00 (USD)
Included Benefits: 

The University of Colorado offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO Pass. The University of Colorado Boulder is one of the largest employers in Boulder County and offers an inspiring higher education environment. Learn more about the University of Colorado Boulder.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, January 10, 2022
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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