Assistant Professor of Physics & Astronomy - Open Search

Job Summary

Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
University of California, Davis
Physics & Astronomy
Number of Positions Available
Work Arrangement

Job Description

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a full‐time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. This is an open search, all areas of physics and astronomy will be considered. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. or equivalent in physics, astronomy or a related field. A successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate the potential to develop a world‐class research program, achieve excellence in teaching students at all levels, and possess a strong commitment to providing service to the department, university and professional communities.

Candidates from all fields of physics and astronomy are welcome to apply. To be assured full consideration, submit your application by November 18, 2022. Applications received after the initial deadline will be considered until the search is concluded. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statement of research plans; statement of teaching interests; statement of contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion; authorization to release information form; one publication you feel best exemplifies your achievements and potential, along with an explanation as to why; and letters of recommendation.

Submit applications online via UC Davis Recruit, job listing #JPF05241, at

Inquiries may be sent to [email protected].

We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals’ with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Application Details

Publication Start Date
2022 Sep 20
Application Deadline
2022 Nov 18


Physics & Astronomy Open Search Committee