The University of Delaware, Department of Physics and Astronomy

Position ID:The University of Delaware-DepartmentofPhysicsa-ASSISTANTPROFESSOR [#23228, 499252]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy (Space Weather)
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Newark, Delaware 19716, United States [map] sort by distance
Subject Area: Physics / Space Technology and its Applications
Appl Deadline: finished (2022/10/11, finished 2023/10/14, listed until 2023/04/11)
Position Description:    

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Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy (Space Weather)
Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of Delaware
Newark, DE  

The Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Arts and Sciences of the University of Delaware seeks an Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the area of space weather. We seek creative and innovative individuals who are eager to work in a collaborative and interdisciplinary research environment and become leaders in their fields.  The successful candidate should have a demonstrated background in heliophysics, space physics, or plasma physics, with applications to space weather or related subfields, a Ph.D. degree and postdoctoral experience in physics or a related discipline. Theorists and observationalists with data analysis, computational, and nonlinear simulation skills and interests are particularly sought. Space physics and the subfield of space weather is a longstanding specialty of the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Bartol Research Institute, with research focuses in theoretical, computational, and observational topics. We seek candidates who will engage in high-quality teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate levels.  Furthermore, the successful candidate will be expected to both provide effective instruction and advising to a diverse population of graduate and undergraduate students and, importantly, to demonstrate commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion in their educational, research, and academic service activities.  International candidates are welcome to apply.  UD International Students and Scholars Services will provide assistance to international scholars.

To Apply: For full consideration applications and reference letters should be submitted by November 15, 2022. Applicants should upload (1) a cover letter (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a three-page maximum research proposal, (4) a one-page statement on their teaching experience, interests, and philosophy and (5) a one-page statement on how their teaching, research and/or service can demonstrate a commitment to and advance diversity, equity and inclusion and (5) Contact information for three references. The reference contacts will receive an automated request to upload the letters. Reference letters must be uploaded before the application can be reviewed. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2022,  and will continue until the position is filled. For additional information, please contact Dr. Michael Shay at .

Compensation packages are highly competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. The UD benefits package is one of the best in the nation. The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
A more detailed version of the announcement with additional information on this position, including a contact for questions, is available on the University of Delaware’s website:

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