Assistant Professor – Theoretical Astrophysics Program – University of Arizona

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Theoretical Astrophysics Program
City: Tucson
State/Province: AZ
Country: USA
Contact Person: Professor Renu Malhotra
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: University of Arizona
Application Due Date: Tuesday, July 01 2014
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FACULTY POSITION Theoretical Astrophysics The University of Arizona The University of Arizona’s Theoretical Astrophysics Program invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position to begin in Fall 2014. The Theoretical Astrophysics Program is an interdisciplinary program that fosters academic and scientific links among the Departments of Astronomy, Physics and Planetary Sciences at the University, to complement with a strong theory program the world-renowned astronomical facilities in Tucson, AZ. The Program consists of five core faculty and about 25 affiliate members working in a range of topics spanning solar system astrophysics to cosmology. In addition to the typical facilities available at a research university, the UA’s Research Data Center provides our faculty access to local high-end supercomputing resources including distributed, shared-memory and GPU architectures. We interpret theoretical astrophysics broadly, and our areas of interest include planetary sciences, atomic and molecular astrophysics, high-energy and nuclear astrophysics, particle astrophysics, plasma astrophysics, stellar and galactic astrophysics and cosmology. We are interested in highly qualified individuals from any area of theoretical astrophysics who will interact effectively with the participating departments. The appointment will be at the level of assistant professor in one or more of the participating departments. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or a closely related field. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate through advanced graduate classes, establish and maintain a distinguished research program and contribute to academic service. Review of applications will begin on December 2, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. Please apply at, job number 53843. Applicants are asked to submit a CV with publication list, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and addresses of at least three references. As an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, the University of Arizona recognizes the power of a diverse community and encourages applications from individuals with varied experiences and backgrounds. Please direct inquiries to: Professor Renu Malhotra Chair, Theoretical Astrophysics Program 1629 E University Boulevard The University of Arizona Tucson, Arizona 85721-0092 Email: [email protected]