Tenure Track Faculty Position, Assistant Professor, Astronomy/Astrophysics, Florida International University, Miami
The Department of Physics at Florida International University, Miami, Florida, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in any area of astronomy, astrophysics, or planetary science. The position will commence in Fall 2020. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D., be able to secure research funding, teach, and mentor our diverse student population.
FIU is a member of the Southeastern Association for Research in Astronomy (SARA; http://saraobservatory.org/) with guaranteed access to 1-meter class telescopes at Kitt Peak National observatory, Cerro Tololo Interamerican Observatory, and the Roque de los Muchachos observatory in the Canary Islands. Department and University facilities include an on-campus observatory with a 24” telescope used for research, teaching, and outreach. Members of the Physics Department are affiliated with on-campus centers such as the STEM Transformation Institute (https://stem.fiu.edu/) and the Center for Women and Gender Studies (https://cwgs.fiu.edu/).
Interested candidates should apply to Job Opening ID 518411 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach a single pdf file containing: a cover letter, C.V., research statement, teaching statement, and diversity statement (see the Diversity Statement Guidelines at https://advance.fiu.edu/our-programs/stride/resources/index.html), as well as a list of three references. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by September 3, 2019. Review will continue until position is filled. Inquiries may be addressed to Dr. Caroline Simpson at email@example.com.
About FIU: Florida International University is a comprehensive university offering 340 majors in 188 degree programs in 23 colleges and schools, with innovative bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs across all disciplines including medicine, public health, law, journalism, hospitality, and architecture. FIU is Carnegie-designated as both a research university with high research activity and a community-engaged university. Located in the heart of the dynamic south Florida urban region, our multiple campuses serve over 50,000 students, placing FIU among the ten largest universities in the nation. FIU leads the nation in granting bachelor’s degrees to minority students, including in the STEM fields, and is first in awarding STEM master’s degrees to Hispanics. Our students, faculty, and staff reflect Miami’s diverse population, earning FIU the designation of Hispanic-Serving Institution. For more information about FIU, visit fiu.edu.
FIU is a member of the State University System of Florida and is an Equal Opportunity, Equal Access Affirmative Action Employer.
Internal Number: 518411
About Florida International University
Florida International University is classified by Carnegie as a R1: Doctoral Universities - Highest Research Activity and recognized as a Carnegie engaged university. It is a public research university with colleges and schools that offers 196 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs in fields such as engineering, computer science, international relations, architecture, law and medicine. As one of South Florida’s anchor institutions, FIU contributes almost $9 billion each year to the local economy. FIU is Worlds Ahead in finding solutions to the most challenging problems of our time. FIU emphasizes research as a major component of its mission. FIU has awarded more than 220,000 degrees and enrolls more than 54,000 students in two campuses and three centers including FIU Downtown on Brickell, FIU@I-75, and the Miami Beach Urban Studios. FIU’s Medina Aquarius Program houses the Aquarius Reef Base, a unique underwater research facility in the Florida Keys. FIU also supports artistic and cultural engagement through its three museums: Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum, the Wolfsonian-FIU, and the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU. FIU is a member of Conference USA and more than 400 student-athletes participating in 18 sports. For more information about FIU, visit http://www.fiu.edu/.
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