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Deadline: 2016-01-15
Location: Baton Rouge, LA, USA

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor – Supernovae, Bursts and Transients – Theory

Responsibilities:
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professorship in the area of numerical simulations and theory of Supernovae, X-Ray Bursts, Gamma-Ray Bursts, and/or Luminous Transients, starting August 2016. While we expect to make an appointment at the assistant professor level, exceptionally qualified candidates may be considered for a more senior position. The successful candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate astronomy and astrophysics and establish a vigorous research program.

Required Qualifications:
(All levels) Ph. D. in physics, astronomy or a related field. Candidates are expected to have an established record in large-scale numerical simulations, theory and modeling of such phenomena.

(Associate) Three years of experience.

(Full) Five years of experience.

Preferred Requirements:
(Assistant) Postdoctoral research experience is desired.

(Associate) Successful service as an assistant professor; strong national reputation.

(Full) Successful service as an associate professor or equivalent; strong international reputation; demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and/or other scholarly activity in physics, astronomy or a related field.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2016, or until a candidate is selected. Apply online and view a more detailed ad at: www.lsusystemcareers.lsu.edu. Position #032512. Applicants for this position should articulate in their letter of application how they will help LSU attain its goals as stated in Flagship 2020: http://www.lsu.edu/flagshipagenda/goals2020.shtml

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer