The Department of Physics invites applicants for a full-time tenured and tenure-track position in theoretical astrophysics, with an emphasis on gravitation physics or cosmology. The start date is as early as August 16, 2012. A Ph.D., or equivalent, is required along with the ability to teach effectively at both undergraduate and graduate levels and to conduct a vigorous and significant research program in contemporary astrophysics. The successful applicant will be joining a department with active programs in both observational and theoretical astronomy and astrophysics. Salary will be competitive and rank will be commensurate with qualifications. For full consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2011, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a brief description of research and teaching interests and plans, and the names of three people who can provide letters of recommendation by December 1, 2011. Please contact Margie Gamel at 217-333-3762 or mgamel[AT]illinois.edu for further inquiries or questions.
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