Cornell University, Astronomy

Position ID:Cornell-Astronomy-ASSISTPROF [#7615, WDR-00008643]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Location:Ithaca, New York 14853, United States [map]
Subject Area: Astronomy
Starting Date:2017/07/01
Appl Deadline: finished (2016/08/10, finished 2017/08/08, listed until 2017/05/01)
Position Description:    

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

The Cornell University Department of Astronomy invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor appointment to begin July 1, 2017. We will consider applications from observers, experimentalists and theorists working in any area of astronomy, but particular areas of interest are cosmology, extragalactic astronomy, extrasolar and solar system planetary science, and relativistic astrophysics, including gravitational wave astronomy and astrophysics.

Applicants should upload a CV, list of publications, statement of research interests and statement on teaching plans and philosophy to

Applicants should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted to Academic Jobs Online.

Inquiries may be sent to Ira Wasserman (, chair of the department. We will begin reviewing applications November 1, 2016.

Cornell University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and Educator. Women and under-represented minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. The College of Arts and Sciences at Cornell embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will create a climate that attracts students and faculty of all races, nationalities, and genders. We strongly encourage women and underrepresented minorities to apply. Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator, valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

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:
610 Space Sciences Building
Dept. of Astronomy
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853

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