Continuing Faculty position in Astrophysics

Job Summary

Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
University of Melbourne
School of Physics
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

The University of Melbourne's School of Physics is actively seeking an exceptional astrophysicist to join the Astrophysics group. The group, known for its diverse research interests, is dedicated to excellence in research, undergraduate teaching, and graduate student research training.

The position is open to all fields of astrophysics, both theoretical and observational. While experience with existing faculty is favorable, the group is equally interested in expanding into new areas, such as exoplanetary astrophysics.

You will be expected to lead an independent research program adhering to high standards of rigor, originality, and scholarship.

Your responsibilities will include: (i) Conduct a program of research that contributes to the Astrophysics discipline in the School of Physics (ii) Contribute actively to the high-quality development and review of curriculum. (iii) Publish research findings in international refereed journals and present results at seminars, conferences, and meetings.  (iv) Actively participate in the School’s undergraduate and graduate teaching programs, including the preparation and delivery of lectures, practicals and field work programs. (v) Contribute to a range of administrative functions, including those connected with teaching responsibilities and the conduct of the academic affairs of the School.

Compensation and Benefits

Compensation Range
$75,732USD to $106,965USD
Included Benefits

We offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out our benefits page.

Compensation Notes

Plus additional 17% superannuation

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2023 Dec 02
Application Deadline
2024 Feb 01
Reference Code


Prof Harry Quiney