Assistant Professor in Astronomy & Astrophysics

Job Summary

Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
University of Chicago
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Job Description

The Department of Astronomy & Astrophysics at The University of Chicago invites applications for Assistant Professor in any area of observational, experimental, theoretical, and computational astrophysics. The Faculty leads a wide range of world-class research projects, as described at the Department website. The University of Chicago is a founding partner of the Giant Magellan Telescope, and members of the Department have access to the Magellan Telescopes. Department members are also involved in the Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics, Fermilab, and Argonne National Laboratory. 

To apply, please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of research, and a statement of teaching philosophy. Three letters of recommendation are required. Applications can be submitted through the University of Chicago academic careers website: Review of applications will begin on 30 November 2018.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email [email protected] with their request.  

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2018 Oct 13
Application Deadline
2019 Jan 31


Jennifer Smith