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Faculty Position at CITA

The Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA), a national centre for theoretical astrophysics hosted by the University of Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position, to commence July 1, 2012. The search is open to candidates at the Assistant or Associate Professor level.

Applicants from any area of theoretical astrophysics, cosmology and early universe physics are encouraged to apply; we seek candidates with a PhD, exceptionally strong and internationally recognized research records, and outstanding promise of future research accomplishments.

Additional selection criteria include demonstrated excellence in teaching, in particular working with research fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, and to assume a leadership role in administering CITA’s active postdoctoral and visitor programs. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in research and have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. CITA is an institute within the Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto. The present complement of research staff includes six faculty and over 25 research fellows. The unique research environment at CITA is enhanced by close ties to the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Dunlap Institute, the Department of Physics, and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research Cosmology and Gravity Program.

We encourage applicants to apply online by clicking here and search for Job #1100857. If you are unable to apply online, please submit your application and other materials via e-mail to: citadmin[AT] using the subject line “Faculty Search”. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a bibliography, a statement of research interests. Please arrange for three letters of recommendation to be mailed directly to:

Prof. Norman Murray, Director
CITA, University of Toronto
60 St. George Street, Toronto, Ontario
Canada M5S 3H8

All materials should reach CITA by December 1, 2011.