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Requisition # 73714

Position Basics

Type of PositionTENURE-TRACK
Advertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is Filled
Advertising Started on:Monday, July 8th, 2019
College:College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Department:Physics & Astronomy



Position Details

Full/Part Time Status:Full Time
Position Description:

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Iowa is seeking an outstanding researcher active in experimental space-based astronomy or space physics to fill a tenure-track position at Assistant Professor or Associate Professor beginning Fall 2020. Duties of the position will consist of teaching courses at all levels and establishment of an active research program including the development of space-based instrumentation and the pursuit of external funding. The Department has a long history in building space-based instrumentation with instruments currently operating on HaloSat, Juno, Mars Express, and the Van Allen Probes and currently under construction for the TRACERS Small Explorer mission.

Applications must include: cover letter, CV, list of publications, statements of research & teaching interests, the names and contact information of three references. Applications should arrive prior to November 14, 2019, to receive full consideration.

Education Requirement:

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy, or a related discipline in hand by start date.

Required Qualifications:

A strong commitment to effective teaching and mentoring students, potential to develop an internationally recognized research program, excellent communication skills, and a commitment to working towards a welcoming and inclusive environment.

Desirable Qualifications:

Post-doctoral research experience in one of the fields listed above, experience in the design and construction of space-based instrumentation, and a proven record of research and funding support are desirable.

Online Application Required Documents

 Curriculum Vitae
Name and Contact Information of References
Letter of Interest
Supporting Attachments
List of Publications
Statement of Research Interests
Statement of Teaching Interests
 Number of References:  3

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Contact Information

Contact:Alaina R Hanson - alaina-hanson@uiowa.edu
Clas-Clas Administration
Schaeffer Hall
20 East Washington Street
210 SH
Iowa City, IA 52242
Phone: 319-335-3015
Department URL: https://physics.uiowa.edu/

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