Tenure Track Assistant Professor Position at UTSA – Physics & Astronomy, Exoplanets

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Current state: Approved and Notify DPS Secretary
Department: Physics & Astronomy
City: San Antonio
State/Province: TX
Country: United States
Contact Person: Dr. Chris Packham
Contact Email: [email protected]
Institution: University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
Application Due Date: Monday, November 01 2021
Web Link: https://bit.ly/3zBYEAj

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is seeking exceptional applicants for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position with experience in exoplanets and an academic record in multicultural education, diversity and inclusion beginning August 2022.  We seek candidates whose exoplanet research focus (observational or theoretical) is relevant to future exoplanet missions (ground or space-based) or has direct synergies with solar system studies.  In the case of exceptionally well qualified candidates appointment to associate or full professor is possible (tenure is contingent upon Board of Regents approval). 

The successful applicant will be expected to (1) develop an externally funded and internationally recognized research program; (2) supervise graduate students; (3) teach undergraduate and graduate courses in astrophysics and/or physics; (4) work with others across disciplinary boundaries; (5) show a commitment to inclusion and diversity; and (6) serve the Department, College of Science, and the University. 


Further information and application materials must be submitted electronically to https://jobs.utsa.edu/ using requisition number 6742.  Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2021. Complete applications received by this date are guaranteed full consideration.  UTSA is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.