University of Minnesota Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Astrophysics

Submission Information
Publish Date: 
Monday, September 10, 2018
Archive Date: 
Monday, December 3, 2018
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Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
Institution/Company: 
University of Minnesota
Department Name: 
Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics, School of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
116 Church Street SE
City: 
Minneapolis
State/Province: 
MN
Zip/Postal: 
55455
Country: 
United States of America
Announcement
Job Announcement Text: 

The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment to begin August 2019. We welcome applicants from all areas of theoretical and observational astrophysics, with a particular emphasis on multi-messenger astrophysics: observations and modeling of gravitational wave signals across the entire spectrum, electromagnetic follow-up, or methods for combining information from multiple messengers.

This position includes membership in the Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics (MIfA). MIfA faculty have a broad range of research interests that include solar and planetary physics, stellar astrophysics, extragalactic astronomy, transient astronomy, gravitational wave detection, gamma-ray astroparticle physics, dark matter particle searches, and cosmology. Facilities available to our faculty include a share of the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT), guaranteed time on Steward Observatory facilities, and access to the Minnesota Supercomputer Institute. Further details may be found at http://www.astro.umn.edu.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in astrophysics, physics, or a closely related field and a strong record of original published research. The duties of the successful candidate will include research, teaching and service to the university.

To apply, applicants should complete an online faculty application at
https://z.umn.edu/SPA-MIFAFacultySearch2018
and upload their curriculum vitae, bibliography, a brief summary of research and teaching interests, and their plan for future research. Three letters of reference (signed and on official letterhead) should be sent directly to mifa-hiring@umn.edu as PDF files. Alternatively, letters may be mailed to the following address:

Professor Ronald Poling, Head
School of Physics and Astronomy
University of Minnesota
116 Church Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 USA

The review of complete applications will begin on November 30, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

 

The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

 

Application Deadline: 
Friday, November 30, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
Accepting Applicants
Apply to Job
Attention To: 
Ronald Poling
Title: 
Head, School of Physics and Astronomy
Institution/Company: 
University of Minnesota
Department Name: 
Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics, School of Physics and Astronomy
Street Line 1: 
116 Church Street SE
Street Line 2: 
East Bank Clinic
Street Line 3: 
University of Minnesota
City: 
Minneapolis
State/Province: 
MN
Zip/Postal Code: 
55455
Country: 
United States of America
Phone: 
6126256928
Email: 
mifa-hiring@umn.edu
Inquiries About Job
Attention To: 
Julie Murphy
Subject: 
MIfA Faculty Search
Email: 
mifa-hiring@umn.edu