Joint Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Exoplanetary Science at McGill University

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Earth and Planetary Sciences & Physics
City: Montreal
State/Province: Quebec
Country: Canada
Contact Person: Andrew Cumming
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: McGill University
Application Due Date: Thursday, January 15 2015
Web Link:

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences ( and the Department of Physics ( at McGill University invite
applications for a joint tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, beginning as early as September 2015 in the area of Exoplanetary
Sciences. We encourage qualified individuals with relevant research interests in experimental, instrumentation, observational or theoretical aspects of
exoplanetary sciences to apply.

This is the first of two faculty positions being created in support of the new McGill Space Institute, bringing together researchers in astrophysical,
geological, atmospheric and astrobiological areas from multiple departments on campus. Existing complementary research strengths at McGill include early
Universe cosmology, galaxy evolution and compact objects in the Department of Physics, as well as geology, astrobiology and atmospheric sciences in Earth
and Planetary Science and other departments.

We seek candidates with a proven record of excellence in research and the capacity for excellence in teaching. The successful candidate will be supported by
a generous start-up package. Applicants should submit a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching interests, and a research plan. They should also
arrange for three letters of reference. All of these materials should be uploaded to

Review of applications will begin 15 January 2015, and continue until the position is filled. 

McGill University is committed to equity in employment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration
requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. 

Application website:
McGill Department of Physics website:
McGill EPS department:
McGill Astrophysics website: