Dept. of Physics & Astronomy, Stony Brook University

Position ID:SBU-PhysicsAndAstronomy-ASTROAP [#2801]
Position Title: Assistant Professor (tenure-track) in Observational Astronomy - Stony Brook University
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Stony Brook, New York 11794, United States [map]
Subject Area: Physics / Astrophysics (astro-ph)
Appl Deadline:2013/12/01* finished (posted 2013/08/16, finished 2014/03/10, listed until 2013/12/29)
Position Description:    

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

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Observational Astronomy - Stony Brook University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Stony Brook University ( seeks applications for a tenure track assistant professor in observational astronomy, with a focus on star formation (galactic a/o extragalactic) a/o exo-planets. The ideal candidate will be able to make use of such facilities as ALMA, JWST, and the LSST. The current interests if the astronomy group can be found at

Stony Brook faculty and students conduct experimental and theoretical research in a broad range of topics in physics and astronomy both in facilities on our campus and at laboratories around the world.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Astronomy, Astrophysics, Physics or related field. S/he will be expected to carry out an independent research program and to attract federal grant support for it. S/he will contribute to the teaching activities in the department at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The appointment could start as early as in Fall 2014. To receive full consideration the application should be submitted by November 15, 2013. Interested candidates should go to the web page and follow the links and instructions for uploading all application materials (including CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, a brief (3-page limit) description of research and research interests, and the names, institutions, and email addresses for 3 referees) to a secure web site. The letters of references should be submitted electronically on the same WEB site. Electronic submission via academicjobsonline is strongly preferred.

Alternatively, applicants may submit the application materials by mail to: Nathan Leoce-­Schappin, Assistant to the Chair, P-104 Physics Bldg., Stony Brook, NY 11794-3800.

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

Further Info:
Stony Brook University
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
Stony Brook, NY 11794-3800

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