The Physics & Astronomy Department at Oberlin College invites applications for a tenure track position in Astrophysics beginning Fall 2017. In addition to teaching courses in physics and astronomy (4.5 courses per year), the incumbent will establish an active research program involving undergraduate students; laboratory space and start-up funds will be provided. Review of applications will begin on December 15, 2016, and continue until the position is filled. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in astrophysics, astronomy, physics, or related fields. To apply, candidates should visit the online application site found at https://jobs.oberlin.edu.
Additional Salary Information: Within the range established for this position, salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes an excellent benefits package.
Ranked consistently among the nation’s top liberal arts schools, Oberlin College is committed to rigorous academics, artistic and musical excellence, and social justice. Founded in 1833, Oberlin was the first institution of higher education in America to adopt a policy to admit students of color (1835) and the first college to award bachelor’s degrees to women (1841) in a coeducational program. Ob...erlin’s distinct history of challenging intellectual and social conventions shapes the student experience today, which fosters strong bonds among a diverse community of bright and talented students from around the world. Oberlin College’s picturesque, 440-acre campus is home to a world-class Conservatory of Music, one of the top-5 college art museums in the country, a state-of-the-art Science Center, and an environmental studies center that was among the first to serve as a national model for “green” architecture.