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Position: Assistant Professor in Astrophysics
University of North Texas
, Denton , Texas United States
Duties: astrophysics with a preference for extragalactic astrophysics. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and encouraged to utilize the observational, computational, and educational facilities at UNT
Requirements: Ph.D. in Astronomy, Astrophysics, or Physics, and postdoctoral research experience, is required; both observers and theorists will be considered for the position
Text: Skip to Main Content Toggle navigation Home Search Jobs Job Alerts Log In /Create Account Help Benefits Notice of Intent to Hire UNT Annual Security Report UNTHSC Annual Security Report UNT Dallas Annual Security Report Asst Professor in Astrophysics Bookmark this Posting | Print Preview | Apply for this Job Please see Special Instructions for more details. The search committee will start to review applications by December 31, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled. Position Details Position Information UNT System Overview Welcome to the University of North Texas System . UNT System includes the University of North Texas in Denton , the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000 students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year. Posting Title Asst Professor in Astrophysics Department UNT-Physics-122300 College/School College of Science Job Location Denton Full Time/Part Time Full-Time Retirement Eligibility ORP Eligible Additional Retirement Information For more information on retirement plan options, please visit https://hr.untsystem.edu/benefits/retirement-plans/index.php . Salary Information Department Summary The Department of Physics at the University of North Texas offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and is committed to carrying out state-of-the-art research across a number of areas of physics such as materials physics, photonics, computational physics, high energy physics, atomic and nuclear physics, plasma physics, theoretical and quantum physics, and astrophysics. With approximately 20 research active faculty members, over 70 graduate students are mentored in research. More details about the department can be found at www.physics.unt.edu UNT has a highly diverse campus with a wide range of languages spoken in addition to English. We welcome candidates who have experience with HSI /MSIs and/or who speak Spanish, Vietnamese, American Sign Language, Chinese (Cantonese, Mandarin and other variations), Arabic, Tagalog, Farsi, French, or/and Yoruba. 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 astrophysics with a preference for extragalactic astrophysics. The anticipated start date is September 1, 2023. 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, mentor undergraduate and graduate students, and encouraged to utilize the observational, computational, and educational facilities at UNT . A Ph.D. in Astronomy, Astrophysics, or Physics, and postdoctoral research experience, is required; 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. Preferred Qualifications Required License / Registration / Certification Physical Requirements Ability to communicate Area of Specialty Astrophysics with a preference for 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 Job Duties Posting Detail Information Posting Number F1031P Special Instructions to Applicants The search committee will start to review applications by December 31, 2022, and the position will remain open until filled. 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