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Assistant Professor position at the University of Minnesota

Sep 04, 2018

The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment to begin August 2019. The University welcomes applicants from all areas of theoretical and observational astrophysics, with a particular emphasis on multi-messenger astrophysics: observations and modeling of gravitational wave signals across the entire spectrum, electromagnetic follow-up, or methods for combining information from multiple messengers.
The review of complete applications will begin on November 30, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

This position includes membership in the Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics (MIfA). MIfA faculty have a broad range of research interests that include solar and planetary physics, stellar astrophysics, extragalactic astronomy, transient astronomy, gravitational wave detection, gamma-ray astroparticle physics, dark matter particle searches, and cosmology. Facilities available to our faculty include a share of the Large Binocular Telescope (LBT), guaranteed time on Steward Observatory facilities, and access to the Minnesota Supercomputer Institute. Further details may be found at

Applicants should have a Ph.D. in astrophysics, physics, or a closely related field and a strong record of original published research. The duties of the successful candidate will include research, teaching and service to the university.

Please find here further information and how to apply: