Faculty Position in Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology
Southern Methodist University
October 1, 2018
Faculty 4-Year College/University
Physics: Astrophysics, Physics: Cosmology
The Department of Physics at Southern Methodist University in Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor position in the broadly defined area of Theoretical Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravitational Waves. The appointment will start in August 2019 or later. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or closely related field.
Current research at the Department of Physics at SMU is concentrated in the fields of particle physics and astrophysics. The theory program is concentrated on the studies of CMB and Early Universe and on QCD and LHC related topics. The current experimental program includes ATLAS at the LHC, NOvA and DUNE at Fermilab, SuperCDMS and DESI. The department is expected to have an access to the Simons Observatory. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program, supervise graduate students and to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.
Applications may be submitted electronically (pdf format preferred) via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/11789 website and should include a research statement, statement of teaching interests, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. To ensure full consideration, the application should be received by October 31, 2018, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Inquiries (but not applications) can be sent to: email@example.com
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Internal Number: 11789
About Southern Methodist University
Physics is the study of space, time, energy, and matter. Physicists try to ask and answer, in a verifiable and reproducible way, the deepest questions about the origin, nature, and fate of the universe. The Department of Physics at SMU offers a Bachelor of Science, a Bachelor of Biophysical Science, and a Bachelor of Arts degree via our major program. We also offer a physics minor. In addition to undergraduate degrees, our globally recognized Ph.D. program offers a focus on particle physics, including collider physics, neutrino physics, and particle astrophysics. Undergraduate and graduate students are heavily involved in conducting research at forefront experiments in the field. Our alumni have an outstanding record of success in finding jobs after earning their degrees. We invite you to explore our website further to learn more about our people, our research, and our opportunities for students.
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