Assistant Professor position in GR/Astrophysics at Florida Atlantic University

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Location:  Boca Raton, FL, U.S.A.

The Department of Physics at FAU invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level, (Position # 981470), to begin in Aug 2010. The Department supports over 30 PhD students and has active research groups in the fields of general relativity, astrophysics, biophysics, neuroscience and quantum optics. In this search, we are seeking highly qualified candidates committed to a career in teaching and research in general relativity or astrophysics. Our FAU Spacetime (FAUST) group has four faculty members and conducts research in numerical astrophysics and in the foundations of classical and quantum gravity. The Department offers BS, MS, MST and Ph.D. degrees. The successful candidates will be expected to teach, conduct a vigorous research program, and contribute to the development of the current research initiatives within the Physics Department.

To be considered for this position, applicants must complete the online Faculty, Administrative, Managerial & Professional application and apply at Please attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a statement of teaching and research interests along with your application. In addition, the candidate must submit three letters of recommendations, list of publications, a statement of teaching and research interests by email (preferably) to grfs[AT] The address for the letters of recommendation is Chair of the GR Search Committee, Department of Physics, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991. Material received by January 10, 2010 will receive full consideration.

A background check will be required for the candidate selected for this position. For further details visit our Web page ( Positions are subject to anticipated availability of funds.

Women and minorities are especially encouraged to apply. Florida Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution.