Department of Physics, University of Notre Dame

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Position ID:NotreDame-Physics-ASTTT [#8237, AstroTT]
Position Title: Tenure Track Position in Astrophysics at Notre Dame
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Notre Dame, Indiana 46556, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Astrophysics (astro-ph)
Starting Date:2016/08/01
Appl Deadline:2016/11/15 finished (posted 2016/10/07, finished 2017/04/18, listed until 2017/04/07)
Position Description:    

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The Department of Physics at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in astrophysical instrumentation. Priority will be given to applicants with a strong track record in instrumentation, but applications will be accepted from all areas of astronomy and astrophysics. The current astrophysics group at Notre Dame consists of 7 observers/instrumentalists and 4 theorists pursuing research in extra-solar planets, cosmology, galaxy evolution, nuclear astrophysics and stellar astronomy. Notre Dame is a partner in the Large Binocular Telescope and SDSS-IV. The university has created a core engineering center to facilitate the development of faculty experiments and instrumentation. The successful candidate will be expected to attract independent research funding and to teach effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate level. The expected start date is August 2017.

The Department of Physics has 44 tenured and tenure-track faculty; another 23 research, teaching and concurrent faculty; more than 100 graduate students; and about 120 undergraduate physics majors. Additional information about the department and the College of Science can be found at: and respectively.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, list of publications, detailed research plans, and a statement of teaching interests. Candidates must also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation. Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, and on a continuing basis until the position is filled.

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and others that will enhance our community. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

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Contact: Peter Garnavich, 574-631-6386, 574-631-5952 (fax)
Email: email
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225 Nieuwland Science Hall
Notre Dame, IN 46556
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