The Department of Physics at the University of Oregon seeks to fill a tenure-related faculty position for a scientist interested in conducting research in observational or experimental astrophysics with an emphasis on gravitational waves. The anticipated starting date is Fall 2017 and the position is expected at the assistant professor level, although a more senior appointment is possible under exceptional circumstances. The successful candidate could benefit from close connections with the existing Oregon group in the LIGO Scientific Collaboration. There are also opportunities for interaction with many other research groups in the department and related research centers and institutes.
Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in physics or a related discipline and an outstanding research record. The successful candidate is expected to conduct a vigorous research program and be a dedicated and successful teacher at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. The successful candidate will support and enhance a diverse learning and working environment.
Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, list of publications, and a statement of research interests and future research plan to the Academic Jobs Online website (https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7564). Applicants should also arrange to have a minimum of three letters of reference sent directly to the AJO website. To ensure full consideration, please submit application materials by November 7, 2016, although applications will continue to be considered until the position is filled.
The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status.
Founded in 1876, the University of Oregon is the flagship residential institution of the state of Oregon and serves a national and international body of approximately 24,000 students. An Association of American Universities (AAU) member, the University of Oregon is consistently recognized by leading publications for the strength of its academic programs, student support services, and innovative i...nitiatives and programs. Offering more than 260 academic programs, the University of Oregon enrolls students from all fifty states and over one hundred countries worldwide. Nestled in the beautiful Willamette Valley, Eugene is an energetic college town with bike and running paths along the Willamette River, a strong arts and culture community, and is located less than two hours from outstanding skiing and mountain activities and the Oregon coast.
The University of Oregon is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act