Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
THE DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS within the Division of Physical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego (http://physics.ucsd.edu), is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff and student body and invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Areas of interest include: Gravitational Wave Science broadly defined. This is a broad search for outstanding researchers in gravitational wave science, including theoreticians (fundamental gravitation theory, gravitational wave sources, analytic and numerical relativity), gravitational wave data analysts, relativistic astrophysicists, or experimentalists working on the design, development or construction of instrumentation for gravitational wave science. All positions are subject to availability of funding.
Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field and demonstrated potential for a recognized program of excellence in both teaching and research. A successful candidate should have a well-articulated plan of contributing to programs that increase the access and success of underrepresented students and faculty in the sciences. We especially welcome candidates who have already participated in, contributed to, or created such programs and who have a commitment to helping shape and expand the University’s diversity initiatives (http://diversity.ucsd.edu/). Applications should include a statement describing past and/or potential contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion (see http://physicalsciences.ucsd.edu/faculty/contributions-to-diversity-statements.html.)
Teaching in physics and related topics will be expected. Ideally, the candidate will have skills and interest in teaching lab and lecture courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels.
Candidates must receive their Ph.D. before July 1, 2019. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale. Review of applications will commence on 12/5/2018, and continue until the position is filled.
Applications are to be submitted online at: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01928. Please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae with a list of publications, and reprints of up to three representative papers. Please also include separate statements for each of the following: 1) statement of past and proposed research, 2) statement of past and proposed teaching, and 3) a statement on past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion (see http://physicalsciences.ucsd.edu/faculty/contributions-to-diversity-statements.html for additional information on how to write this statement). Candidates must also arrange to have three to five letters of reference addressing research, teaching, and professional service posted to the above website by the deadline.
Information on contributions to diversity statements can be found at the following link: http://physicalsciences.ucsd.edu/faculty/contributions-to-diversity-statements.html.
For applicants interested in spousal/partner employment, please visit the UCSD Partner Opportunities Program at http://aps.ucsd.edu/services/pop/index.html.
UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
Statement of Research
Statement of Teaching
Statement of Contributions to Diversity - Applicants should summarize their past or potential contributions to diversity. See our Faculty Equity site for more information.
Letters of reference - Three to five letters of reference required.
- 3-5 letters of reference required
How to apply
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- Provide required information and documents
- If any, provide required reference information