Astronomy and Space Science, Physics: Astrophysics
Faculty Position Experimental and Observational Cosmology, or a related field Columbia University
The Department of Physics at Columbia University seeks to appoint an assistant professor in the area of experimental and observational cosmology, or a related field starting on July 1, 2019. This is a broad search in which all areas of cosmology, including instrumentation, observations and data analysis, will be considered. It is expected that the candidate will develop a vigorous independent research program, continuing the long Columbia record of forefront accomplishment in science. Applicants must possess a doctoral degree in Physics or a related field and have demonstrated the ability to do pioneering research as well as the promise of excellence in teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Candidates should submit with their application a cover letter, Curriculum Vitae (including a publication list), and brief statements of research plans and teaching philosophy. Candidates should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent on their behalf. Please visit our online application site for further information about this position and to submit your application.
Review of applications and scheduling of interviews will begin on December 15, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer, and is committed to a working and learning environment supportive of its faculty and staff in their pursuit of a productive and fulfilling professional and personal life.
About Columbia University Physics Department
Columbia University is a world-renowned center of research and education, with over 5,000 faculty and researchers, a supporting staff of over 8,000, and an enrollment of over 22,000 students. The Department of Physics boasts a faculty of world-wide distinction at the tenured level and a junior faculty of rich and rare promise. The Department has a long history of distinguished teaching and scholarship and is committed to making appointments which will maintain those high standards and thus provide the best possible education for Columbia students in the field of Physics. The Department has a number of cooperative research projects with other universities and laboratories, including the Brookhaven National Laboratory and CERN.
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