Overview

The Department of Physics at the University of Texas at Arlington invites applicants for a full-time tenure-track position in space physics beginning August 2020. The space physics group in the department is the recipient of a Phase-1 DRIVE Center grant that focuses on modeling and analysis of interhemispheric asymmetries in the geospace system.

The key objective is to hire faculty members with outstanding qualifications who share the University’s core values of high standards of excellence in teaching, innovative and collaborative research, and service, combined with fostering an open and inclusive environment and with promoting diversity and participation of groups that are currently underrepresented.

Essential Duties:

The successful candidate will be able to contribute substantially to that work, either in the area of modeling or data analysis, and to enhance the ability of the team to win the Phase-2 competition for a full DRIVE Center. Will teaching 1 class per semester, research, support for DRIVE proposal.

Required Qualifications:

A PhD in physics or a closely related field is required. The successful candidate must meet all expectations of a tenure-track faculty candidate: to establish an independent, externally funded research program in space physics, to provide research and mentoring opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students, and to teach physics courses at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Special Instructions:

a cover letter, full curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching objectives and contact information of at least three references.

Questions about the openings should be addressed to Dr. Ramon Lopez via e-mail (relopez@uta.edu).

EEO Statement:

UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.