Physics, University of Oregon

Position ID:UO-Physics-ASTRO [#7564, ASTRO 16152]
Position Title: Assistant/Associate Professor in Astrophysics
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Eugene, Oregon 97403, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Astrophysics (astro-ph), Gravitational Wave Sources, Astrophysics Experiment
Starting Date:2017/09/16
Appl Deadline:2016/11/15 finished (posted 2016/08/01, listed until 2017/04/01)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Department of Physics at the University of Oregon seeks to fill a tenure-related faculty position for a scientist interested in conducting research in observational or experimental astrophysics with an emphasis on gravitational waves. The anticipated starting date is Fall 2017 and the position is expected at the assistant professor level, although a more senior appointment is possible under exceptional circumstances. The successful candidate could benefit from close connections with the existing Oregon group in the LIGO Scientific Collaboration. There are also opportunities for interaction with many other research groups in the department and related research centers and institutes.

Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in physics or a related discipline and an outstanding research record. The successful candidate is expected to conduct a vigorous research program and be a dedicated and successful teacher at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.

Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, list of publications, and a statement of research interests and future research plan to the Academic Jobs Online website ( Applicants should also arrange to have a minimum of three letters of reference sent directly to the AJO website. To ensure full consideration, please submit application materials by November 7, 2016, although applications received by November 15 will receive full attention, and applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
Department of Physics
1274 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-1274

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