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Classification Title: Asst Professor

Department: UNT-Physics-122300

Department Summary

Information about the Department of Physics may be obtained by visiting physics.unt.edu or by contacting Melinda Rule, Administrative Assistant to the Chair, Department of Physics, e-mail: Melinda.Rule@unt.edu, phone: 940-565-2630.

Position Summary

The Department of Physics at the University of North Texas (UNT) invites applications from outstanding candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of extragalactic astrophysics with an anticipated start date of September 1, 2020. We seek candidates with a demonstrated potential to successfully develop an independent, externally funded research program that will complement and strengthen current research in the department. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Both observers and theorists will be considered for the position.

Minimum Qualifications

  • A Ph.D. in Astronomy, Astrophysics, or Physics, and postdoctoral research experience, is required.

Physical Requirements: Talk or Hear

Area of Specialty

Extragalactic Astrophysics

Security Sensitive: This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Driving University Vehicle: No

Posting Number: F045P

Special Instructions to Applicants

Candidates must include the following with their application: 1) a cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae with a publication list, 3) a statement of research interests, 4) a statement of teaching and mentoring philosophy, and 5) the contact information of at least three professional references.