Astronomy and Space Science, Physics: Astrophysics, Physics: Space
Missouri University of Science & Technology
Open Rank Faculty Position
The Physics Department at Missouri University of Science & Technology (Missouri S&T) is expanding its research portfolio by launching a new emphasis area in astronomy and astrophysics. We are seeking a highly qualified individual to lead this effort. Applications from both experimentalists and theorists are encouraged. Appointment rank will be determined by the candidate’s qualifications and their alignment with the school’s promotion and tenure policy. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Physics or an equivalent degree and have demonstrated outstanding research accomplishments, a commitment to excellence in teaching at all levels, and excellent communication skills. More information is available at http://physics.mst.edu. Enquiries about the position may be directed to Prof. Michael Schulz, Chair of the Search Committee (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Applications, including curriculum vitae, complete publications list, names of at least three references, a brief description of research interests, and a statement of teaching philosophy should be submitted electronically to the Missouri University of Science and Technology’s Human Resource Office at http://hraadi.mst.edu/hr/employment/. All submitted application materials must include the position reference number 00070376 in order to be processed. Acceptable electronic formats that can be used for email attachments include PDF and Word; hardcopy application materials will not be accepted. Applications will be considered until the position is filled; review of applications will begin Jan. 1, 2018.
The final candidate is required to provide official transcript(s) for any college degree(s) listed in application materials submitted. Copies of transcript(s) must be provided prior to the start of employment. In addition, the final candidate may be required to verify other credentials listed in application materials. Failure to provide official transcript(s) or other required verification may result in the withdrawal of the job offer.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Additional Salary Information: Dependent upon experience.
Missouri University of Science & Technology, formerly the University of Missouri-Rolla, is one of the top technological research universities in the nation. Surrounded by Ozarks scenery (Rolla is about 100 miles west of St. Louis), the campus is accessible, safe and friendly. Known for its engineering programs, Missouri S&T also offers degrees in the sciences, liberal arts, humanities and business.... About 6,000 students are currently enrolled in classes, making Missouri S&T big enough to accommodate a diverse population but small enough for individuals to stand out.
The physics department has 19 full-time tenure-track faculty, and the university offers a generous benefits package.