Current Faculty Openings
Search for Professor and Chair
The Department of Physics & Astronomy invites applications for the position of Professor and Chair of the department. The successful candidate will be a distinguished scholar with an active research program who has a demonstrated track-record of leadership in an academic environment.
Tenure Line Faculty
Faculty position in Theoretical High Energy Physics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics/Astronomy or a closely related field, a demonstrated record of accomplishment and innovation, and dedication to teaching and mentoring.
Faculty position in Experimental Ultrahigh Energy Cosmic Ray Physics. This is an open rank position, with potential to offer distinguished senior candidates the Jack Keuffel Chair in Experimental Astrophysics. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Physics/Astronomy or a closely related field, a demonstrated record of accomplishment and innovation in research, dedication to excellence in teaching and mentoring, and commitment to fostering a diverse, inclusive, and equitable learning environment.
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