Tenure-track faculty position in astrophysics

Job Summary

Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
University of Rochester
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Rochester (UR) invites applications for a faculty position in observational or experimental astrophysics to begin July 2024. Applicants should have a Ph.D., an outstanding record of research, and a commitment to excellence in teaching at both the undergraduate and the graduate level. The position is intended for a junior tenure-track faculty member. We are particularly interested in candidates working in observational exoplanetary astrophysics. However, we encourage candidates in areas of planetary, stellar, Galactic, and high energy astrophysics to apply.

Each candidate should submit , using the link provided, (1) a letter of application; (2) a curriculum vitae including a list of publications; (3) descriptions of research and teaching plans; (4) a statement of commitment to advancing equity and fostering an inclusive and diverse community in academia, including past work and future goals; and (5) contact information for four letter of recommendation writers for support of their application.

Applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis until the position is filled, beginning 1 December 2022. Competitive salary and full benefits will be offered to the successful candidate. 

The University of Rochester has a strong commitment to diversity, and actively encourages applications from candidates from groups underrepresented in higher education. The University of Rochester is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applicants from members of minority groups and women. All applications are considered without regard to race, sex, age, religion or national origin.

EOE / Minorities / Females / Protected Veterans / Disabled

Compensation and Benefits

Included Benefits

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Application Details

Publication Start Date
2022 Sep 21
Application Deadline
2022 Dec 01


Prof. Dan Watson