University of Virginia, Physics

Position ID:University of Virginia-Physics-ASSTPROF [#11832]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Charlottesville, Virginia 22904, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Gravitational Physics, Cosmology, GR-Cosmology (gr-qc)
Appl Deadline:2018/11/01 finished (2018/09/04, finished 2019/05/05, listed until 2019/03/04)
Position Description:    

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The University of Virginia Department of Physics invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek a theoretical physicist with a strong record of research in the area of general relativity including numerical relativity, gravitational waves and cosmology. In addition to their primary role in the Physics department, it is highly desirable that the successful candidate can engage with the department of Astronomy and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory, whose headquarters are located on the grounds of the University of Virginia. We seek candidates who are dedicated to our educational mission and are passionate about teaching at a world-class, international university.

Upon joining the faculty at the University of Virginia, the new faculty member will be expected to establish a vibrant and successful research program in physics; obtain external funding; teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels; provide service to the University, Department, and professional organizations; and mentor doctoral students. Review of applications will begin November 1, 2018; however, later applications may be considered until the position is filled. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2019, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2019. Applicants must have earned a Ph.D. in physics or a related field at the time of application. To apply, visit Complete a candidate profile online; attach a cover letter of interest, a statement describing the proposed research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae, a publication list (as Other 1), and contact information for three references. Have the reference letter writers email letters directly to

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Contact: Diana Vaman, 434 924 6585
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Physics Department
U. Virginia
382 McCormick Rd
Charlottesville, VA, 22904
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