Faculty Position in Astrophysics in Observational and Theoretical Studies of Satellite Galaxies at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

College of South Jersey

United States

October 11, 2021

Description

Position Details

Recruitment/Posting Title Faculty Position in Astrophysics in Observational and Theoretical Studies of Satellite Galaxies at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey

Department SAS - Physics & Astronomy Salary Commensurate With Experience Posting Summary

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, invites applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Observational and Theoretical Studies of Satellite Galaxies. This position in Astrophysics has a start date of September 1st 2022.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Physics or a related field and be in a rank no higher than a postdoctoral position by the start of employment. Applicants must have an outstanding record of research and publication. Candidates whose interests contact with, yet broaden, those of the existing faculty in dwarf galaxies, dark matter, the galaxy-halo connection, cosmology, the Rubin Observatory's Legacy Survey of Space & Time (LSST), studies with the Advanced ACTPol and Simons Observatory, and the effective use of Rutgers 10% share in the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT) are particularly encouraged.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program that will attract external funding, and to teach physics courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should apply online via the Rutgers on-line portal: https: // jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/141716, by providing a cover letter, a CV including list of publications, a statement of research plans, and a teaching statement, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted.

The search will emphasize Rutgers' commitment to excellence. We seek the broadest possible applicant pool, welcoming applications from diverse groups including historically under-represented minorities, from women, and candidates with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.

Posting Number 21FA1046 Posting Open Date Posting Close Date

Minimum Education and Experience

Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree or equivalent in Physics or a related field.

Certifications/Licenses Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Equipment Utilized Physical Demands and Work Environment Overview Statement

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link to Posting https: // jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/141716 Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick Home Location Campus Busch (RU-New Brunswick) Location Details

Posting Specific Questions

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • List of Professional References (contact Info)
  • Research Statement
  • Optional Documents

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