Assistant Professor of Astronomy

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Astronomy
City: Boston
State/Province: MA
Country: USA
Contact Person: Anne Smartvlasak
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: Boston University
Application Due Date: Wednesday, December 01 2021
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The Department of Astronomy at Boston University ( seeks applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin on July 1, 2022. The successful candidate will be an early-career scientist who will lead a robust research program to become affiliated with the Center for Space Physics (CSP; and participate fully in the department’s teaching missions at introductory, majors, and graduate levels. Minimum qualifications include a PhD in Astronomy, Physics, Engineering, or a related field, with postdoctoral experience expected. Applications will be considered from all areas of Space Physics in Earth, planetary, and heliospheric regions. Space Physics big data endeavors may benefit from the Boston University Rafik B. Hariri Institute for Computing and Computational Science and Engineering ( In addition to this position, the Department expects to search for additional faculty members over the next five years.