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Deadline: 2012-12-01
Location: Toronto, Canada

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, 2013. 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 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 at All enquiries should be sent to citadmin[AT] using the subject line “Faculty Search”. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a bibliography, a statement of research interests, and provide the names and contact information of three referees who will be contacted by us for letter of recommendation.

The deadline for all materials and letters of recommendation is December 1, 2012.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

This is an international search. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.