Assistant Professor- Physics - Gravitational-wave astronomy

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Publish Date: 
Friday, August 25, 2017
Archive Date: 
Friday, October 20, 2017
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Syracuse University
Department Name: 
Physics Department
Street Line 1: 
Physics Building
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Syracuse University
United States of America
Job Announcement Text: 

The Physics Department at Syracuse University is soliciting applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of gravitational-wave astronomy. Syracuse University is home to a world-class group of faculty, postdocs, and students in this field and is a founding member of the LIGO Scientific Collaboration. The Syracuse group has strength in astrophysics, detector science, analysis, and computing. We seek candidates from any area that complements or diversifies the group’s research interests in gravitational-wave science. While this search focuses on an appointment at the rank of tenure-track assistant professor, applications for more senior ranks may be considered.  Ph.D. in Physics, Astronomy, or a related field is required.

The successful applicants will be expected to teach physics effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and establish a successful research program. For full description details and application instruction, to apply please go to and search for posting number 073468. The online application requires a CV (including publication list), cover letter, research plan, and statement of teaching philosophy. Priority consideration by 10/15/2017.

Syracuse University is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. The university is interested in candidates who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by providing leadership in building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
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