Assistant Professor (Astrophysics)

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Publish Date: 
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Archive Date: 
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
Job Summary
Job Category: 
Faculty Positions (tenure and tenure-track)
Institution Classification/Type: 
Large Academic
University of Cincinnati
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Physics Department
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PO Box 210011
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University of Cincinnati
United States of America
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Assistant Professor (Astrophysics)

Department of Physics

University of Cincinnati

The Department of Physics at the University of Cincinnati invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. Outstanding researchers with interests in observational or computational astrophysics or cosmology are encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have experience in the use of ground-based or space-based astronomical facilities, and can work with both undergraduate and graduate students on research projects of publishable quality. The preferred starting date for this position is August, 2019.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astrophysics, at least two years of post-doctoral research experience, and a record of substantial research accomplishments. We seek a colleague who will also contribute significantly to the educational and service missions of the department. High quality teaching and mentoring is a high priority of the department. Because the University of Cincinnati and the Department of Physics are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive campus community, candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and can contribute to our climate of inclusivity are asked to identify their experience in these areas.

All applications must be submitted online at (Requisition #34024). A Curriculum Vitae, a statement of research interests, and a statement of teaching experience and interests are also required. A separate one-page statement addressing how the candidate’s past or potential contributions to diversity and inclusion will advance UC’s commitment to Inclusive Excellence is also required. Applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference sent separately, preferably in PDF format, to Only the first three letters received for each candidate will be considered. For additional information, contact the search committee chair, Professor Philip Argyres, at To guarantee full consideration, candidates are asked to submit a complete application, including letters, by November 15, 2018.

The University of Cincinnati, founded in 1819, is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Cincinnati, Ohio. The university has a student body of over 44,000 enrolled in over 370 programs of study and is ranked by the National Science Foundation as one of America’s top 26 public research universities.

The University of Cincinnati is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, persons with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring accommodations in the application process should notify the Human Resources Department at 513-556-6381 by the application review date. The University of Cincinnati is the recipient of the National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Award to increase the participation of women in academic science and engineering careers.

Application Deadline: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Selection Deadline: 
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Current Status of Position: 
No Status Given (Opted Out)
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