Southern Methodist University, Physics Department

Position ID:SMU-Physics Department-COSMO2 [#11789]
Position Title: Faculty Position in Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Dallas, Texas 75275, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Theoretical Astrophysics, HEP-Theory (hep-th), GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), Astrophysics (astro-ph), Gravitational Physics, Cosmology, Particle/Cosmology Theory, Astrophysics Theory, astrophysics, Gravity
Appl Deadline:2018/10/31 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2018/08/29, finished 2019/06/02)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed and new applications are no longer being accepted. ***

The Department of Physics at Southern Methodist University in Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor position in the broadly defined area of Theoretical Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravitational Waves. The appointment will start in August 2019 or later. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or closely related field.

Current research at the Department of Physics at SMU  is concentrated in the fields of particle physics and astrophysics. The theory program is concentrated on the studies of CMB and Early Universe and on QCD and LHC related topics. The current experimental program includes ATLAS at the LHC, NOvA and DUNE at Fermilab, SuperCDMS and DESI. The department is expected to have an access to the Simons Observatory. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program, supervise graduate students and to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applications may be submitted electronically (PDF format preferred) via website and should include a research statement, statement of teaching interests, curriculum vitae and three letters of references. To ensure full consideration, the application should be received by October 31, 2018, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Inquiries (but not applications) can be sent to:

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. 

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
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Further Info:
+1 (214) 768-2495
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Department of Physics
Fondren Science Bldg., Box 0175
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX 75275-0175

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