The Department of Astronomy in the College of Arts and Sciences at The Ohio State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position, effective Autumn Semester 2023. We seek candidates working in theoretical astrophysics, in any subfield. The intended rank is Assistant Professor, though appointments at the Associate Professor level may be considered.
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in astronomy or a closely related field is required, as are an outstanding research record and a commitment to excellence in teaching and service. A key strength of the department is its extraordinarily collaborative and interactive scientific atmosphere. We seek candidates who will contribute to and benefit from that atmosphere. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.
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Apply to Academic Jobs Online at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22296. Complete applications will include a (1) cover letter, (2) C.V. and publication list, (3) statement of past, current, and planned research, (4) statement of teaching and mentoring interests, philosophy, and experience, and (5) a diversity statement articulating the applicant’s demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach and engagement. Additionally, applicants should arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be submitted on their behalf.
Review of applications will begin 1 November 2022 and will continue until the search is concluded. Inquiries should be sent to Todd Thompson at [email protected].
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