Assistant or Associate Professor – Experimental Space Physics
The University of Iowa
The Department of Physics and Astronomy (http://www.physics.uiowa.edu/) at the University of Iowa seeks a space physics experimentalist with a record of involvement in spaceflight hardware. The position is at the tenure-track assistant or associate professor level to begin in the Fall of 2017. All areas of experimental space physics will be considered, including areas not represented by our current research. Duties of the position will include teaching courses at all levels and establishing an active experimental research program in space physics. The research program shall include the pursuit of external funding for instrumentation development and flight on rockets or Earth-orbiting spacecraft, as well as on various solar, planetary, or heliospheric missions. A Ph.D in physics, astronomy, or a related discipline must be in hand by August 16, 2017. Post-doctoral research experience, experience in the construction of space-based instrumentation, and demonstrated ability to obtain external funding are desirable.
Interested applicants should apply at http://jobs.uiowa.edu/ and refer to requisition #69613. The application must include a Letter of Interest, Curriculum Vitae (preferably with external funding history), a Research Statement, a Teaching Statement, and the names and contact information of three references. Upon submission, references will be notified by e-mail with directions on how to electronically submit letters to the University of Iowa. Informal inquiries can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org, with the subject line “Experimental Space Physics Faculty Search.” Applications should arrive prior to December 15, 2016 to receive full consideration.
The Department and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences are strongly committed to diversity; the strategic plans of the University and College reflect this commitment. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran. The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.