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Deadline: 2017-10-31
Location: Dallas, USA

Faculty Position in Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology, Dallas, USA

The Department of Physics at Southern Methodist University in Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in the broadly defined area of Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology. The appointment will start in August 2018 or later. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or closely related field.

Current research at the Department of Physics at SMU is concentrated in the field of particle physics. Current experimental program includes ATLAS at the LHC, NOvA at Fermilab, SuperCDMS and DESI. The theory program is concentrated on the LHC related topics. The department expects an increased interest in astrophysics and astronomy. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program, supervise graduate students and to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applications may be submitted electronically (PDF format preferred) via https://academicjobsonline.org/ website and should include a research statement, statement of teaching interests, curriculum vitae and three letters of references. To ensure full consideration, the application should be received by October 31, 2017, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Inquiries (but not applications) can be sent to: jobsearch[AT]physics.smu.edu

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, accessequity[AT]smu.edu. Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check.