ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS
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Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific
The Department of Physics at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August, 2020. We seek a candidate at the Assistant Professor level, but will consider exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level.
We welcome all theoretical physics applicants who can take advantage of the anticipated unprecedentedly large influx of disparate, complex cosmological data to advance the frontiers of computational/theoretical cosmology.
The selected candidate will be expected to perform teaching at all levels. Undergraduate and graduate classroom and individual instruction as well as supervision of graduate thesis research are required. Candidate will be expected to conduct high-impact scholarly research as well as provide service to the department, college, university and academic community nationally or internationally.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Ph.D. in Physics or Astrophysics or related field.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
A minimum of 2 years of postdoctoral research experience in theoretical cosmology related areas.
Appointment at the tenured level requires evidence of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service and requires review by the Physical Sciences Tenure Committee at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
A486700-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/PHYSICS/PHYSICS
Full Time: 100%
Appointment Type, Duration:
Anticipated Begin Date:
AUGUST 17, 2020
ACADEMIC (9 months)
Instructions to Applicants:
Candidates must apply online at jobs.wisc.edu; search for position Assistant Professor Computational/Theoretical Cosmology (PVL 100656) and click on "Apply Now." Applicants must upload the following:
-Cover Letter/Statement of Interest -CV with publications -One document that contains both: Research Statement and Teaching Statement In addition, candidates will be asked to provide the names and email address for 3 letters of reference (letter writers will be contacted directly by UW). The deadline for ensuring full consideration is December 1, 2019, however the position will remain open and applications may be considered until the position is filled.
CHAIR@PHYSICS.WISC.EDU 608-263-3279 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN) or ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN)
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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Applications Open: Central Daylight Time Sep 25 2019
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