Physics, McGill University

Position ID:McGill-Physics-EXPOLANETS [#8303]
Position Title: Assistant Professor, Exoplanets
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Montreal, Berlin H3A 2T8, Canada [map]
Subject Areas: Planetary Sciences
Physics
Appl Deadline:2016/12/15 (posted 2016/10/14, listed until 2017/06/01)
Position Description:    

The McGill Physics department is currently seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor, in the area of exoplanets, to begin as early as September 2017. Appointments at higher ranks will be considered in exceptional cases. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to become a member of the newly established McGill Space Institute (msi.mcgill.ca) and the Institute for Research on Exoplanets (Exoplanetes.umontreal.ca).

The department has strong interests in exoplanets and in astrophysical topics spanning cosmology, compact objects and galaxy evolution.  The McGill Space Institute includes these research topics in addition to planetary physics, planetary atmospheres, and astrobiology.

All candidates in exoplanets, broadly defined, are invited to apply. The successful candidate will be a strong teacher and an outstanding researcher. Candidates should submit a CV, a statement of research goals and plans, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and arrange for at least three letters of reference. Submissions are made through Academic Jobs Online.

Inquiries may be sent to Professor Peter Grütter, Chair: grutter@physics.mcgill.ca.

Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016; applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.

The successful candidate will be supported by a start-up package and could be nominated for a Canada Research Chair. 

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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

Further Info:
http://www.physics.mcgill.ca/
email
 
Rutherford Physics Building
3600 University St.
Montreal, QC H3A 2T8
Canada

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