Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Astrophysics

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Tenure and Tenure-track Faculty Positions
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Department of Physical Sciences
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Job Description

The Department of Physical Sciences at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Daytona Beach Campus invites applications for a Tenure-Track faculty position in the astronomical sciences including planetary science. This 9-month tenure track position will be filled at the assistant professor rank. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in any related discipline and be available by August 2024. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to develop a productive and vigorous externally-funded research program as well as the enthusiasm and drive to teach and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in astronomy outreach activities.

The Physical Sciences Department has about 45 faculty members and 350 students, one of the largest undergraduate programs in Astronomy & Astrophysics (over 200 majors). The Department Observatory operates a 1-meter telescope and hosts six large public outreach events during the academic year with attendance of up to 300 at each event.

To apply, please visit https://careers.erau.edu, click on the Career Search tab, and search for requisition R306672. A full application includes a cover letter, full CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, as well as the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of at least three professional references. For more information on the position and department, please contact Dr. Jason Aufdenberg, search committee chair, at [email protected] or Dr. John Hughes, Department Chair, at [email protected].

Embry-Riddle is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. Embry-Riddle is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We continually strive to recognize, respect, and celebrate differences and cultural identities among individuals as we recruit, support, and embrace our diverse community. We work to provide a safe and inclusive environment and to create a climate free of discrimination where cultural competency is fostered through leadership, integrity, care, and respect.

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Publication Start Date
2023 Oct 17
Application Deadline
2023 Nov 14
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