TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY
SAN FRANCISCO STATE UNIVERSITY
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The Department of Physics and Astronomy at San Francisco State
University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor
position in astronomy to begin Fall 2013. The search is open to all
fields of observational astronomy. We seek candidates who will
interact with other members of the department’s diverse research
community, who lead active programs in planet formation, exoplanets,
stellar populations, galaxy formation, the physics of clusters of
galaxies, and the X-ray study of binary stars and astrophysical
plasmas. Other department research interests include quantum optics,
nanomaterials, cryogenic detectors, and theoretical particle physics.
The department offers Bachelor's and Master's degrees and is
committed to excellence in both research and teaching. We seek
candidates who are enthusiastic about mentoring students and who can
involve students in their research. Faculty members with funded
research programs typically teach two courses per semester. The salary
is to be negotiated, commensurate with experience.
San Francisco State University, a member of the California
State University system, serves a diverse student body of 29,000
undergraduate and graduate students. The University seeks to promote
appreciation of scholarship, freedom, and human diversity through
excellence in instruction and intellectual accomplishment. SFSU
faculty are expected to be effective teachers and to demonstrate
professional achievement and growth through research, scholarship,
and/or creative work.
A Ph.D. in astronomy or physics and at least one year of
postdoctoral experience are required. Applications must be received by
December 3, 2012. Applications must include curriculum vitae, a
publication list, a research summary, and a statement of teaching
experience and interests. Applications must be uploaded as a single
PDF document at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2141.
SFSU is an Equal
Opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity and
encourages applications from women, members of all ethnic groups,
veterans, and people with disabilities.