Faculty Position in Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology at Southern Methodist University, Dallas, USA

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Deadline:  2018-10-31

Location:  Dallas, USA

The Department of Physics at Southern Methodist University in Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or tenured Associate Professor position in the broadly defined area of Theoretical Astrophysics, Cosmology and Gravitational Waves. The appointment will start in August 2019 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 fields of particle physics and astrophysics. The theory program is concentrated on the studies of CMB and Early Universe and on QCD and LHC related topics.

The current experimental program includes ATLAS at the LHC, NOvA and DUNE at Fermilab, SuperCDMS and DESI. The department is expected to have an access to the Simons Observatory. 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 the academic jobs online website and should include a research statement, statement of teaching interests, curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. To ensure full consideration, the application should be received by October 31, 2018, 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.