Assistant Professor - Astrophysics Experiment or Theory and Associated Data Science - Department of Physics

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Publish Date: 
Friday, October 18, 2019
Archive Date: 
Friday, December 13, 2019
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of California, Berkeley
United States of America
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Assistant Professor - Astrophysics Experiment or Theory and Associated Data Science - Department of Physics - UC Berkeley


The Physics Department at the University of California, Berkeley is conducting an open search to fill a tenure-track faculty position, with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. This position is open to all sub-fields of astrophysics, including experiment, observation, theory, or associated data science.


Equity, inclusion, and diversity are core values at UC Berkeley and the Department of Physics. Applications from women and candidates in other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged, in alignment with our Federal affirmative action goals and the UC Berkeley strategic plan for equity and inclusion. For more information, visit:


The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrollment in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application. Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by the date of hire.


The Department seeks candidates who have demonstrated originality and productivity in research, promise in teaching, and the potential to advance the department's goal of a more diverse, equitable, and inclusive scholarly environment. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.


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Applications must be received by December 1, 2019.


Email questions to Marissa Dominguez at


Applicants should request and submit three to five letters of reference, and at least three of the letters should come from referees outside of the UC Berkeley system, with a desired date of submission of December 1, 2019. All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley. edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.


The University is family-friendly ( and responsive to family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners, please visit new-faculty


The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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