Lectureships in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (3 posts), Newcastle, UK

Lectureships in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics (3 posts)
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Faculty/Services Science, Agriculture and Engineering
Department School of Mathematics & Statistics
Job Type Academic (non-clinical)
Hours of Work Full time

The Applied Mathematics section currently consists of eleven permanent staff: six professors, one reader, one senior lecturer, and three lecturers. The section has a strong record of activity in a wide range of areas of theoretical physics, mathematical physics, and astrophysics, some in collaboration with experimentalists and observers. We have frequent visitors and a wide network of collaborators.
Research interests of the group include radio astronomy, astrophysical fluid dynamics (in particular dynamo action and magneto convection), galactic, solar and geophysical magneto-hydrodynamics, quantum field theory, cosmology and quantum gravity, vortex dynamics, superfluidity and Bose-Einstein condensation in quantum fluids and gases including dipolar gases, finite-temperature effects and related aspects of quantum optics. Some staff in Applied Mathematics are also involved in population models of archaeology and prehistory.

Tenure-track position at UNAM, Mexico City

The Department of Gravitation and Field Theory of the Institute for Nuclear Sciences at UNAM is inviting applications for a tenure-track position at roughly the assistant professor level (either “Asociado C” or “Titular A”), the exact appointment depending on qualifications.

The Department lines of research include classical and quantum aspects of gravitation, numerical relativity, cosmology, quantum field theory, mathematical physics, lattice QCD, biophysics, and complex systems. We invite applications from talented young researchers working in any of these fields, but also welcome novel profiles compatible with the Department’s general direction. Current members include Miguel Alcubierre, Wolfgang Bietenholz, Chryssomalis Chryssomalakos, Jemal Guven, Darío Núñez, Hernando Quevedo, Marcos Rosenbaum, Marcelo Salgado, Christopher Stephens, Daniel Sudarsky, Roberto Sussman, Alexander Turbiner, and various postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. The Department participates actively in the Graduate Program in Physics of UNAM, a typical teaching load for its members being a graduate level course every other semester.

Candidates for the position should have a PhD in Physics, or closely related fields, and should be under 37 (male) / 39 (female) years of age when starting the job (tentatively around September 2014, although adjustments are possible to suit particular needs). Persons interested in applying should submit a CV and short research plan, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly by email to Prof. Chryssomalis Chryssomalakos (chryss[AT]nucleares.unam.mx) with copy to Mrs. Trinidad Ramirez (fengari[AT]nucleares.unam.mx).

Professor position at University of Vienna

The Faculty of Physics of the University of Vienna announces the position of a

Full Professor of Mathematical Physics

We are searching for a researcher with high international standing in theoretical physics, with a particular emphasis on mathematical physics, a person with a record of research funding who participates in the teaching and supervision of students at all levels. The successful candidate should establish (and lead) a research group at the Faculty of Physics. A thematic overlap in the research interests of the successful candidate and other members of our faculty is welcome.

For more information, see the external link provided

Two Lectureships in Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sheffield (UK)

The School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University of Sheffield (UK) invites applications for two lectureships with a starting date of 1 September 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The School has a strong research ethos and an international reputation in research, with clusters in Algebra and Algebraic Geometry, Category Theory, Differential Geometry, Fluid Dynamics, Mathematical Biology and Environment, Number Theory, Particle Astrophysics and Gravitation, Probability, Solar Physics, Statistics, and Topology.

We are looking for candidates with a strong record of high quality research linking to the existing strengths of the School, and able to teach at undergraduate and postgraduate level and to contribute to our Financial Mathematics Programme. You will have a PhD or equivalent experience and an established record of publishing work in high quality journals. An interest in spending two or more months of the year on concentrated teaching at the new campus in Nanjing (China) would be an advantage.

Informal enquiries from candidates with an interest in gravitational physics/cosmology may be directed to Sam Dolan (s.dolan[at]sheffield.ac.uk).

Two faculty positions in Gravity at Florida Atlantic University

The Department of Physics and the Honors College at FAU invites applications for one senior faculty appointment (position #992458) and one junior faculty appointment (position #991350) in gravitational-wave astronomy and astrophysics with an emphasis on data analysis and/or source modeling for the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory (LIGO) and its international partners. These will be tenure/tenure-track appointments starting in August 2014. Our goal is to build a gravitational wave data analysis team that collaborates with LIGO. We are thus seeking highly qualified candidates who work on research connected to LIGO. However, we will also consider applications from candidates working in related areas such as numerical relativity, analytic gravitational wave source modeling, or cosmology.

The Department currently has nine faculty members and we collaborate with the Honors College on our UG honors curriculum. Four of these work in areas such as numerical relativity, mathematical relativity and quantum gravity which are related to gravitational-wave research. The Department offers BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in physics and currently supports over 25 graduate students. We also offer a MS in medical physics degree.

Successful candidates will be expected to teach, conduct a vigorous research program, and contribute to the development of the current research initiatives within the Physics Department and at the Honors College.

All applicants must apply electronically to the currently posted position on the Office of Human Resources’ job website https://jobs.fau.edu (reference the applicable position number above) by completing the Faculty, Administrative, Managerial and Professional Position Application and submitting the related documents.

The site permits the attachment of required/requested documentation. In addition to completing the online application, please upload the following: a cover letter; curriculum vitae that includes a list of publications; copies of official transcripts scanned into an electronic format; and a statement of research and teaching interests.

Applicants must also arrange for at least three letters of recommendation. These letters and any additional information or supplemental material that applicants would like to submit should be sent to search[AT]physics.fau.edu. Applicants must apply online in order to be considered for the position.

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. This position may close without prior notice. We encourage applications on or before February 15, 2014.

For further details e-mail to search[AT]physics.fau.edu or visit our Web page (http://www.physics.fau.edu). Positions are subject to anticipated availability of funds.

Florida Atlantic University is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Institution. Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodation, please call 561-297-3057.

Faculty position in Gravitation Theory and Theoretical Cosmology, UChicago

The Department of Physics and the Enrico Fermi Institute at the University of Chicago invite applications for faculty positions in the areas of gravitation theory (such as numerical relativity and gravitational wave astronomy) and theoretical cosmology (especially connections with particle physics and gravitation). Candidates must have a doctoral degree in physics or a related field prior to appointment and are expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs while engaging in forefront research.

Applicants must apply through the University’s Academic Jobs website and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae with list of publications, and a brief research statement. In addition, three recommendation letters are required as part of the application process. If applying for a position at more than one rank, separate applications are required.

Review of applications will start in the fall of 2013 and will continue until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, applications and recommendation letters should be received no later than November 15, 2013.

For a position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the field of gravitation theory and theoretical cosmology, please apply at: http://tinyurl.com/bua5x63. To be considered for an Associate Professor position in this field, please apply at: http://tinyurl.com/bvmb9cy. The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. (#1380/1381)

Faculty Position in Physics at the University of Mississippi

Assistant Professor
Department of Physics and Astronomy
The University of Mississippi

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Mississippi invites applications for a tenure-track position in physics at the rank of assistant professor for the Fall of 2014. The emphasis of this position is on developing an externally funded research program and laboratory capable of supporting and leading graduate students to a Ph.D. A competitive startup package is available in the first three years. The University currently has strong programs in atmospheric physics, biomedical ultrasonics, condensed matter physics, gravitation, high-energy physics, and physical acoustics. A Ph.D. in Physics or a related field and one year postdoctoral experience is required. Faculty members are expected to contribute to the teaching and service activities of the Department and the University. Teaching duties include three courses a year at the undergraduate and graduate level.

Interested candidates should apply online at https://jobs.olemiss.edu. A curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a detailed proposal for developing their research program should be sent directly to: Search Committee Chair, Department of Physics and Astronomy, The University of Mississippi, P.O. Box 1848, University, MS 38677. Recommendation letters should address the candidate’s qualifications and assess the quality of the proposed research plan. The search will remain open until an adequate applicant pool is established, or until the position is filled.

The University of Mississippi is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA Employer.

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Gravitational Wave Data Analysis at Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure track position at the Assistant Professor level starting August 2014. Responsibilities include research, teaching, and service to the School of Mathematical Sciences (SMS), the College of Science, and RIT.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the scholarship of the SMS through externally funded research and peer-reviewed publications, teaching, mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students, and participating in developing a new Ph.D. program in Mathematical Modeling. We are looking for candidates who can add to the School’s current strengths in gravitational wave data analysis.

We are seeking individuals who have the ability and interest to contribute to a community committed to student-centeredness; professional development and scholarship; integrity and ethics; respect, diversity, and pluralism; innovation and flexibility; and teamwork and collaboration. Select to view links to RIT’s core values, honor code, and diversity commitment.

DEPARTMENT/COLLEGE DESCRIPTION:

The School of Mathematical Sciences has 64 faculty members and four administrative staff members. There are 169 undergraduate students in the school’s three undergraduate programs: Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, and Applied Statistics. In addition, there are 35 students in its Master’s degree program in Applied and Computational Mathematics. The school offers mathematics courses for students from every RIT program. SMS faculty members are also involved in the M.S. and Ph.D. programs in Astrophysical Sciences and Technology, Computing and Information Science, and Imaging Science.

The School of Mathematical Sciences is a division of the College of Science that promotes both teaching and research. SMS faculty members are involved with two research centers within the College of Science: the Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, http://ccrg.rit.edu/, and the Center for Applied and Computational Mathematics, http://www.rit.edu/cos/math/acm/, and some SMS faculty members participate in other research centers across the college and university. We have recently hired applied mathematicians in the fields of mathematical physiology, computational physics, general relativity, fluid dynamics, and mathematical imaging, and we are developing a Ph.D. program in Mathematical Modeling.

REQUIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

* A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the mathematical sciences or in a related field completed by November 17, 2013.
* Ability to communicate effectively in English.
* Professional experience compatible with strengthening existing gravitational wave data analysis research in SMS and contributing to the development of a Ph.D. program in Mathematical Modeling.
* Potential to collaborate with SMS and/or RIT faculty.
* One or more years of postdoctoral research or college-level teaching after Ph.D. completed or equivalent experience by Fall 2014.
* An ongoing record of peer-reviewed publications.
* A commitment to obtaining external grants to support research.
* A commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, including the ability to teach advanced courses in statistics.
* A commitment to mentoring graduate and undergraduate students in research.
* Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty. Enter requisition number 811BR for the position in gravitational wave data analysis. Please submit your cover letter addressing the listed qualifications; a vita including a list of publications and the names, addresses and phone numbers for three references; a description of research plans that also addresses efforts and/or plans to obtain external funding, potential to collaborate with SMS/RIT faculty, and commitment to mentoring undergraduate and graduate students in research; a statement of teaching philosophy and any experience that also addresses commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, including the ability to teach advanced courses in statistics; up to three sample publications/preprints; and a “contribution to diversity” statement. Please arrange to have at least three letters of recommendation, one of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly via email to smsjobs@rit.edu.

You can contact the search committee with questions about the position at smsjobs[AT]rit.edu.

Application review will begin immediately and will continue until a suitable candidate is found. Applicants are encouraged to apply by December 1, 2013.

REQUIRED MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

PhD

REQUIRED APPLICATION DOCUMENTS:

Curriculum Vitae or Resume
Cover Letter
Research Statement
Statement of Diversity Contribution
List of References
Statement of Teaching Philosophy
Letters of Recommendation

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.

RIT provides reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities, veterans or wounded warriors where appropriate. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers[AT]rit.edu. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis.

Faculty position in physics at Utah State University

The Department of Physics at Utah State University is seeking a mathematical physicist to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor opening in Fall 2014. The targeted research area for this position is one or more of: mathematical relativity, classical and quantum field theory, string theory, topological field theory, integrable systems, differential geometry, mechanics and dynamical systems, geometric methods in physics, or a closely related area.

The department is looking for a scientist who can complement/support the efforts of the Geometry, Mathematical Physics and Computer Algebra (GMPCA) group, consisting of Charles Torre in the Department of Physics and Ian Anderson, Mark Fels, Zhaohu Nie, Nathan Geer, all in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics.

Preference will be given to candidates with postdoctoral experience and a track record of publications in mathematical physics. Research activities which incorporate computer algebra techniques are desirable. Candidates should be able to teach a wide variety of physics courses – and possibly some mathematics courses – at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate will support development of a new interdisciplinary PhD program in mathematical physics. The Department of Mathematics and Statistics is also conducting a search for a mathematician to join the GMPCA group.

Applicants must apply online at http://jobs.usu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59391. Applicants must have a terminal degree in Physics or a closely related field. A complete application includes: a letter of application stating qualifications and fit to this position; a curriculum vitae; a statement of research interests; a statement of teaching philosophy; and at least three letters of reference. Requests for further information can be sent to the Search Committee at GMPCA[AT]usu.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1.

The Department of Physics, one of five departments in the College of Science (http://www.usu.edu/science/), offers BS, BA, MS, and PhD degrees in Physics. The Department currently has 15 full-time faculty, about 100 undergraduate majors, and about 30, mostly PhD, graduate students. Utah State University is a 28,000-student, land grant, Space Grant, and Carnegie Doctoral/STEM-dominant/high research activity university. Based in Logan (perennially rated as one the safest communities in America), USU is surrounded by spectacular mountains offering a wide range of outdoor activities. Located eighty miles north of Salt Lake City, Logan is within an easy drive of five national parks and numerous other historical and recreational sites. Logan offers affordable housing, excellent health care facilities, and a family-friendly environment. USU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to recruiting and retaining top candidates from a diverse pool including women and minorities. The University provides spousal accommodation packages for dual career applicants, and offers competitive salaries and outstanding medical, retirement, and professional benefits (see http://www.usu.edu/hr/ for details).

Faculty Position, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of North Carolina

Assistant Professor Position in Fundamental Theory of Gravity, Cosmology, or High Energy Physics

Department of Physics and Astronomy
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

We invite applications for an assistant professor position in the fundamental theory of gravity, cosmology, or high energy physics. Candidates should have demonstrated an excellent record of achievements, have broad interests and thorough training in either cosmology, gravitational, or high energy theory, including string theory, and have a commitment to high quality research and teaching. The Department intends to fill several positions in theoretical physics in the next few years. These new colleagues will complement our existing strengths in theoretical physics and be expected to play a major role in subsequent recruitment. The appointment is a regular tenure-track position. Interested applicants should submit a completed application at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/32613, along with a Curriculum Vitae/Resume (which includes a cv and publication list), Research Statement, and Teaching Philosophy. Please also provide the names of four (4) referees to the above site. For timely consideration, please submit your application, and ensure your referees respond by December 15, 2013. Review of applicants will begin in December and continue until the position is filled. Address any inquires to theorysearch2014[AT]listserv.unc.edu. We particularly encourage applications from members of under-represented groups.

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the University’s Equal Employment Opportunity office at (919) 966-3576 or send an email to equalopportunity[AT]unc.edu. Please note: The Equal Employment Opportunity office will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer.

Faculty Position, School of Physics – Georgia Tech

Tenure-Track Faculty Position
School of Physics
Georgia Institute of Technology

The School of Physics of the Georgia Institute of Technology invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position beginning Fall 2014. Applications for an Associate or Full Professor level position may also be considered for exceptionally qualified individuals. Targeted research areas are: Experimental and Observational Astrophysics (including Astro-Particle and Gravitational-Wave Physics), and Experimental and Theoretical Condensed Matter (including Hard and Soft). Successful applicants are expected to direct an active program of funded research and to teach effectively at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applicants should email to faculty.search[AT]physics.gatech.edu the following documents in PDF format: 1) cover letter, 2) curriculum vitae including a full list of publications and relevant teaching experience, 3) a research plan for the next five years (maximum 3 pages), and 4) a statement of teaching philosophy and experience (maximum 1 page). In addition, junior applicants should arrange to have three letters of reference emailed separately to the same address. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2013.

Georgia Tech is a unit of the University System of Georgia and an equal education/employment opportunity institution.

Academic Program Director at PI

Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics is a leading international research centre whose goal is to catalyze breakthroughs in our understanding of the physical universe.

In keeping with its three pronged mandate of research, training and outreach, Perimeter Institute provides outstanding research training opportunities to students at various stages in their education, from Undergraduate to Master’s and Doctoral levels. The Institute offers a dynamic environment and exceptional opportunities to talented students accepted into its programs.

Perimeter Institute is currently seeking a dynamic, ambitious and visionary leader to assume the position of Academic Program Director in spring 2014.

Working closely with Perimeter’s Director, Neil Turok, and Perimeter Faculty, and in collaboration with partnering universities, the Academic Program Director is charged with building upon the institute’s existing highly innovative training programs in theoretical physics, including:

- Perimeter’s Master’s program, Perimeter Scholars International
- The Perimeter Institute PhD program
- Advanced undergraduate and graduate fellowships and internships at Perimeter

Perimeter’s competitive advantage in providing such training is that it is relatively unconstrained compared to other institutions, giving high flexibility and responsiveness to new developments. Perimeter has generated enormous goodwill and interest internationally, allowing it to recruit many of the best researchers and lecturers worldwide. This in turn helps to attract the best students globally and take them to the cutting edge of research as quickly as possible.

Perimeter Scholars International
Perimeter’s Master’s program, Perimeter Scholars International has recently completed its 4th year of operation. The program recruits outstanding students internationally and focuses on developing strong independent research skills. The program has an annual intake of 30 -40 students. Lectures are provided by leading international experts in a 10-month, highly intensive program bringing the students to the cutting edge of research in a wide range of areas of theoretical physics. Graduates receive a Master of Physics degree from the University of Waterloo and a Perimeter Scholars International Certificate. The program is currently being re-worked into a Master-PhD program

PhD Studies
Perimeter Institute accepts exceptional students wishing to pursue full-time PhD studies under the supervision of a Perimeter faculty member. Students are enrolled in a PhD program at a partnering university, depending on where the Perimeter Supervisor is affiliated.

Undergraduate Research
Perimeter accepts applications from outstanding undergraduate students to carry out research projects which run each summer from May to mid-August. Successful applicants work with Postdoctoral Fellows at Perimeter on preselected projects.

Visiting Graduate Fellows
Through the Visiting Graduate Fellowship program, Perimeter Institute offers a unique opportunity for international physics PhD students to expand their perspectives and participate in various research activities at Perimeter for 4 to 12 months. Outstanding students work within their research field, while gaining valuable exposure to other fields of study.

Relationships with Academic Partners
Perimeter Institute is a non-degree granting institute, working in a highly collaborative fashion with university partners on the delivery of its training programs. Perimeter aims to serve as a focal point for the Canadian and international theoretical physics community. The Institute continuously searches for ways to build mutually beneficial relationships with other institutions, both within Canada and worldwide.

Further information on Perimeter’s training programs can be found at the following link: www.perimeterinstitute.ca/training

Applicants for the position of Academic Program Director should have a commitment and passion for interactive, student-centred, discovery-based learning. They should hold a PhD in Theoretical Physics, have senior administrative experience at the university level, strong existing relationships in the academic community and a thorough knowledge of physics curriculum at the undergraduate, masters and PhD levels. A good knowledge of the Canadian academic community is a definite asset.

Highly qualified applicants are invited to apply online at www.perimeterinstitute.ca/academic-program-director to submit a cover letter detailing their suitability for the position along with a CV and the names and contact information of three work related references.

Applications should be received by October 30, 2013; however applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Perimeter Institute encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples and persons with disabilities.

Associate professorship in applied mathematics or statistics

The University of Stavanger invites applications for a position as Associate Professor in Mathematics/Statistics at the Faculty of Science and Technology in the Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences.

The area of the position is: Applied mathematics or Statistics.

The position requires a PhD in mathematics/statistics, or equivalent.

The responsibilities comprise research, supervision, teaching, student assessment and administration related to the field above.

Qualifications within the areas of creativity, innovation and commercialization of research will be given emphasis in appointments to academic positions at the university.

Use of new teaching methods is a priority at the university. The appointee must be prepared to adopt new methods.

Associate Professor will the first year participate in “NyTi” which is the universities guidance and integration program for new teachers.

The appointee must be able to document extensive academic qualifications within central areas of the field and, through her/his work, to have demonstrated scientific competence within one or more areas of the discipline.

The appointee must be able to document basic competence in teaching or, alternatively, accept to enter a program that provide such competence within a period of two years.

The language of instruction is normally Norwegian. The appointee must have a good command of oral and written Norwegian or another Scandinavian language, or acquire such language competence within a period of two years. The appointees must also be prepared to teach classes in English.

The position is salaried according to the State Salary Code. For associate professors, l.pl 17.510, code 1011, ltr 61 – 65, of NOK 508 700 – 548 700 per annum. In special cases higher salaries may apply.

The position provides for automatic membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund, which guarantees favorable retirement benefits. Members may also apply for housing loans at favorable interest rates.

The job description (below) contains a more detailed account of academic responsibilities, duties, qualifications and other requirements considered essential for appointment.

The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity in its employment practices. The University currently employs few female professors or associate professors within this academic field and women are therefore particularly encouraged to apply.

The application must contain the following documents and material and be submitted in three (3) hard copies:

- CV
- the form “Employment application form” (Information to be made available to the applicants)
- certificates/diplomas
- references
- list of publications
- up to 15 publications
- any other documentation that the applicant considers relevant

and be addressed to:

University of Stavanger
Faculty of Science and Technology
N-4036 Stavanger

The application should be marked st.id 30050837

Closing date for applications is September 21. 2013

Tenure-track position in theoretical physics at the University of Vienna

The Rectorate of the University of Vienna invites applications for a post-doc position (Universitätsassistentin, tenure track) at the Faculty of Physics. The position is available as of October 1st, 2013. The successful candidate is expected to the strengthen the research and teaching profile in either of the three fields

Theoretical:
- Particle physics/gravitational physics/mathematical physics/condensed matter physics

Experimental:
- Complex nanoscale matter/condensed matter physics/materials physics
- Physics of the environment/aerosol physics/isotope and nuclear physics

See the web link for more information.

Lectureship in Theoretical Physics, DAMTP, Cambridge

Applications are invited for a University Lectureship in Theoretical Physics to commence on 1 July 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter. Appointment will be made at an appropriate point on the scale for University Lecturers and will be for a probationary period of five years with appointment to the retiring age thereafter, subject to satisfactory performance.

Candidates should hold a PhD in mathematics, physics or equivalent, and have an outstanding record of research in an area relevant to the research interests of the DAMTP theoretical physics groups – the High Energy Physics Group and the General Relativity and Cosmology Group. For more information about these and other research groups in the Department see: http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/research.

Informal enquiries about the post may be made to
Professor Anne Davis (email: A.C.Davis[AT]damtp.cam.ac.uk),
Professor Paul Shellard (email: E.P.S.Shellard[AT]damtp.cam.ac.uk) or
Professor Nick Dorey (email: N.Dorey[AT]damtp.cam.ac.uk)

Further details of the application procedure can be found here: www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/vacancy/

Faculty position in theoretical gravitational physics at Guelph/PI

Joint Faculty Position in Theoretical Gravitational Physics Department of Physics, University of Guelph Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics

The Department of Physics at the University of Guelph and Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics invites applications for a joint position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level in theoretical gravitational physics. This is a tenure-track faculty position at Guelph, combined with an Associate Membership at Perimeter Institute. We are looking for candidates who will complement and reinforce our strengths in this research area.

All aspects of theoretical gravitational physics will be considered, but preference will be given to the following areas: numerical relativity, relativistic astrophysics, black-hole physics and astrophysics, applications of effective field theories to gravity, gravitational-wave source modeling and data analysis. Rank will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. The successful candidate will be expected to spend time at both institutions, and will benefit from a reduction in teaching load.

The Department of Physics counts 15 faculty members and offers strong undergraduate and graduate programs to the Ph.D. level. The graduate and research programs are enhanced by participation in the
Guelph-Waterloo Physics Institute (GWPI) and the Biophysics Interdepartmental Group (BIG). Guelph faculty members are users of many off-campus research facilities including the Canadian Light Source and TRIUMF. Experimental and theoretical research areas include astrophysics and gravitation, biophysics and medical physics, condensed matter physics and material nanoscience, physics education, planetary surface exploration, and subatomic physics. More information is available at http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca. Information about Perimeter Institute is available at http://www.perimeterinstitute.ca.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. in theoretical physics or a closely related field, postdoctoral experience, and will have demonstrated exceptional strength in independent research. The candidate will also have a proven ability or demonstrated potential for teaching.

To apply, submit electronic (PDF) versions of a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, publications list, and names and addresses of three professional references to

Eric Poisson, Chair
Department of Physics, University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario, Canada N1G 2W1
gravity[AT]uoguelph.ca

Consideration of applications will begin on 1 April 2013 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. The University of Guelph is committed to an Employment Equity Program that includes special measures to achieve diversity among its faculty and staff. We therefore particularly encourage applications from qualified aboriginal Canadians, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities and women. The appointment is subject to final budgetary approval.

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Computational Modeling and Scientific Computing at Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for one or more tenure track positions at the Assistant Professor level, starting August 2013. Responsibilities include research, teaching, and service to the School of Mathematical Sciences (SMS), the College of Science, and RIT.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the scholarship of the SMS through externally funded research and peer-reviewed publications, teaching, mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students, and helping in the creation of a new PhD program in Modeling and Computation. We are looking for candidates who can add to the School’s current strengths in computational modeling and scientific computing.

The School has 63 faculty members, 180 undergraduate students in three undergraduate programs: Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, and Applied Statistics, and 25 students in its Master’s degree program in Applied and Computational Mathematics. SMS faculty members are also involved in the MS and PhD programs in Astrophysical Sciences and Technology and several are involved with two research centers within the College of Science: the Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation (http://ccrg.rit.edu/) and the Center for Applied and Computational Mathematics (http://www.rit.edu/cos/math/acm/).

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the mathematical sciences or in a related field
* A record of peer-reviewed publications
* A commitment to establishing a strong externally funded research program
* One or more years of university teaching experience in English-speaking environments or post-doctoral research experience
* Ability to strengthen research areas of the SMS, especially computational modeling and scientific computing
* A commitment to undergraduate and graduate education
* A commitment to undergraduate and graduate research and mentoring programs
* Ability to contribute to the university’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty. Enter requisition number 257BR for the position in computational modeling and scientific computing. Please submit a cover letter; a vita including a list of publications; a description of research plan, including efforts and/or plans to obtain external research funding and how it will contribute to SMS research; a statement of teaching philosophy and any experience; a “contribution to diversity” statement; and the names and contact information for three references. Please have at least three letters of recommendation, one of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly via email to smsjobs[AT]rit.edu or hardcopy to Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Mathematical Sciences Faculty Search Committee, 85 Lomb Memorial Dr., Rochester, NY 14623-5603. You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at <smsjobs[AT]rit.edu>.

Review of applications will begin January 1, 2013 and will continue until an acceptable candidate is found.

RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, gender, religion, sexual orientations, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Gravitational Wave Data Analysis at Rochester Institute of Technology

Rochester Institute of Technology invites applications for one or more tenure track positions at the Assistant Professor level, starting August 2013. Responsibilities include research, teaching, and service to the School of Mathematical Sciences (SMS), the College of Science, and RIT.

Successful applicants are expected to contribute to the scholarship of the SMS through externally funded research and peer-reviewed publications, teaching, mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students, and helping in the creation of a new PhD program in Modeling and Computation. We are looking for candidates who can add to the School’s current strengths in gravitational wave data analysis.

The School has 63 faculty members, 180 undergraduate students in three undergraduate programs: Applied Mathematics, Computational Mathematics, and Applied Statistics, and 25 students in its Master’s degree program in Applied and Computational Mathematics. SMS faculty members are also involved in the MS and PhD programs in Astrophysical Sciences and Technology and several are involved with two research centers within the College of Science: the Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation (http://ccrg.rit.edu/) and the Center for Applied and Computational Mathematics (http://www.rit.edu/cos/math/acm/).

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* A Ph.D. or equivalent degree in the mathematical sciences or in a related field
* A record of peer-reviewed publications
* A commitment to establishing a strong externally funded research program
* One or more years of university teaching experience in English-speaking environments or post-doctoral research experience
* Ability to strengthen research areas of the SMS, especially gravitational wave data analysis
* A commitment to undergraduate and graduate education
* A commitment to undergraduate and graduate research and mentoring programs
* Ability to contribute to the university’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences

HOW TO APPLY:

Apply online at http://careers.rit.edu/faculty. Enter requisition number 259BR for the position in gravitational wave data analysis. Please submit a cover letter; a vita including a list of publications; a description of research plan, including efforts and/or plans to obtain external research funding and how it will contribute to SMS research; a statement of teaching philosophy and any experience; a “contribution to diversity” statement; and the names and contact information for three references. Please have at least three letters of recommendation, one of which includes an assessment of teaching potential, sent directly via email to smsjobs[AT]rit.edu or hardcopy to Rochester Institute of Technology, School of Mathematical Sciences Faculty Search Committee, 85 Lomb Memorial Dr., Rochester, NY 14623-5603. You can contact the search committee with questions on the position at <smsjobs[AT]rit.edu>.

Review of applications will begin January 1, 2013 and will continue until an acceptable candidate is found.

RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, gender, religion, sexual orientations, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its
hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities.

Vice-Chancellor's Fellowship (VCF) / Vice-Chancellor's Advanced Fellowship (VCAF) at the University of Sheffield

The University of Sheffield has an international reputation for the quality of its staff, students and for the contribution it makes to the world at large through high quality research and teaching. This reputation is reliant upon the recruitment, retention and development of talented staff of the highest quality. In order to maintain this position at the forefront of academia Professor Keith Burnett, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sheffield, has created up to 20 Vice-Chancellor’s Fellowship positions. These positions are open to the candidates with a track record of the highest calibre research and who have the potential to be research leaders of the future in any academic area. The key criterion for success in these appointments is the personal capacity to make an outstanding contribution to the University, as a research-led academic. Applications are welcomed from those who will bring new fields of research activity to the University as well as those who strengthen our existing portfolio.

Fellows will have the potential to become academic leaders of the future who will engage and collaborate across disciplinary boundaries within and beyond the University. They will also have the ability to be inspirational to others and act as ambassadors for the University.

We regard the creative mix of our people to be our greatest asset. We want to recruit from many different backgrounds, heritages and lifestyles. We want to lead in rebalancing the traditional makeup of certain subjects and build a collection of sufficiently diverse minds that can interrogate the challenges of the future with the greatest rigour. So we want to hear from leading minds which reflect the richness of the world around us.

Establishing your research quickly will be a priority. To support you in achieving this, each Fellow will receive a range of exceptional benefits including access to a tailored mentoring and development scheme, a research support grant of at least 10,000 GBP and subject to satisfactory performance a permanent appointment will be made to at least Lecturer (VCF) Senior Lecturer (VCAF) level at the end of the Fellowship.

Fellows will be appointed at one of two levels dependent upon experience. The successful applicants will hold a good first degree (or equivalent experience) and a PhD in a relevant discipline (or equivalent experience). You will have an excellent research track record in the identified area of strength with potential to become a world leading researcher; you will also have with an aptitude for research leadership.

Faculty position in Physics at the University of Chicago

The Department of Physics and the Enrico Fermi Institute at the University of Chicago invite applications for faculty positions in the areas of:
a) experimental gravitational wave physics and particle astrophysics;
b) experimental elementary particle physics.

Candidates must have a doctoral degree in physics or a related field prior to appointment and are expected to contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching programs while engaging in forefront research. Appointments are expected to start in or after the fall of 2013.

Applicants must apply through the University’s Academic Jobs website and upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae with list of publications, and a brief research statement. In addition, three recommendation letters are required as part of the application process. If applying for a position at more than one rank, separate applications are required. Consideration of applications will begin in the fall of 2012.

a) For a position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the field of experimental gravitational wave physics and particle astrophysics, please apply at: http://tinyurl.com/bua5x63 . To be considered for an Associate Professor position in this field, please apply at: http://tinyurl.com/bvmb9cy .

b) For a position at the rank of Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the field of experimental elementary particle physics, please apply at: http://tinyurl.com/c7l96y9 . To be considered for an Associate Professor position in this field, please apply at: http://tinyurl.com/clfjd6b .

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Included Benefits:
Please see http://hrservices.uchicago.edu/benefits for full description of available benefits.

Tenure-track astrophysics position at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for a tenure-track astrophysics position in theory, observation, and/or instrumentation. We seek candidates with post-doctoral experience whose work will address fundamental problems in cosmology or astrophysics in collaboration with our strong groups in multi-wavelength observational astronomy, computational astrophysics and gravity, high-energy and cosmology theory, and neutrino and nuclear astrophysics. UNC-Chapel Hill has 60 nights guaranteed annually on the high-performance 4.1-m SOAR telescope atop Cerro Pachon, Chile, and operates a state-of-the-art remote observing center. We are also a partner with guaranteed nights on the 11-m SALT telescope operating in South Africa, and run a network of robotic telescopes (the PROMPT rapid response array in Chile and Skynet globally). Our instrumentation labs built SOAR’s high-throughput facility spectrograph and are working on several other SOAR and large telescope instrument projects. Campus computing clusters total more than 10,000 cores and support advanced visualization capabilities. The Chapel Hill area is a dynamic R&D and entrepreneurial environment including Research Triangle Park, Duke University, and NC State
University. It is also only a few hours drive from NRAO Charlottesville and Green Bank.

Applicants must apply online at:

http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/8662

and upload their cover letter, CV, publication list, and separate research and teaching statements. The application review will begin on Monday December 17,2012. Applicants must also arrange for four letters of recommendation to be sent to astrosearch2012[AT]listserv.unc.edu for attention of Gerald Cecil.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Faculty position in Theoretical Astrophysics/Nuclear Astrophysics at Indiana University

The Department of Physics at Indiana University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position in theoretical astrophysics, cosmology, or nuclear astrophysics starting in the fall of 2013. We are interested in excellent candidates in several areas including neutrino astrophysics, gravitational wave astrophysics, supernova and neutron star merger simulations, gamma ray astronomy, dark matter, baryogenesis, nucleosynthesis, and properties of dense matter and neutron stars. The successful candidate will join astrophysics colleagues in both the Physics and Astronomy Departments at Indiana University and interact with very strong research groups in several related areas including neutrino physics, fundamental symmetries, high-energy physics, and nuclear physics. The candidate must have a Ph.D in physics or astrophysics and some postdoctoral experience.

A commitment to excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level is essential. Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae including a list of publications, statement of research, and a statement of teaching, and arrange for a minimum of three letters of reference. Applications should be submitted through the application portal located at http://indiana.peopleadmin.com. For questions please contact the Physics Department at 812-855-1247. Applications received by January 15, 2013 will be given full consideration. The position will remain open until filled. Further information about the IU Physics Department can be found at http://physics.indiana.edu.

Indiana University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer strongly committed to excellence through diversity. Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged. The University is responsive to the needs of dual-career families.

Faculty position at CITA

The Canadian Institute for Theoretical Astrophysics (CITA), a national centre for theoretical astrophysics hosted by the University of Toronto, invites applications for a tenure-stream faculty position, to commence July 1, 2013. The search is open to candidates at the Assistant or Associate Professor level. Applicants from any area of theoretical astrophysics, cosmology and early universe physics are encouraged to apply; we seek candidates with exceptionally strong and internationally recognized research records, and outstanding promise of future research accomplishments. Additional selection criteria include demonstrated excellence in teaching, in particular working with research fellows, graduate and undergraduate students, and to assume a leadership role in administering CITA’s active postdoctoral and visitor programs. The successful candidate will demonstrate excellence in research and have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

CITA is an institute within the Faculty of Arts and Science, University of Toronto. The present complement of research staff includes six faculty and over 25 research fellows. The unique research environment at CITA is enhanced by close ties to the Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics, the Dunlap Institute, the Department of Physics, and the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research Cosmology and Gravity Program.

We encourage applicants to apply online at http://www.cita.utoronto.ca/faculty-search. All enquiries should be sent to citadmin[AT]cita.utoronto.ca using the subject line “Faculty Search”. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a bibliography, a statement of research interests, and provide the names and contact information of three referees who will be contacted by us for letter of recommendation.

The deadline for all materials and letters of recommendation is December 1, 2012.

The University of Toronto is strongly committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from visible minority group members, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.

This is an international search. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

Associate or full professor position in Applied Math at Waterloo

Associate or full professor position in Applied Math including all theoretical/mathematical physics:

Applications are invited for a faculty position in the Department of Applied Mathematics at the University of Waterloo. The appointment is intended as a senior position at the Professor or Associate Professor level and includes a University Research Chair. Applicants should have a strong international reputation in a research area complementing current activity in the department. An enthusiasm for the supervision of graduate students and for teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level is expected.

The Department of Applied Mathematics has 21 regular faculty and three lecturers. Research interests include computational mathematics/scientific computing, control theory, differential equations and dynamical systems, fluid dynamics, mathematical biology and medicine, and mathematical physics. The department has a substantial graduate program with over 60 graduate students pursuing Masters or PhD degrees and our undergraduate programs in applied mathematics and mathematical physics attract strong students. More information about the department can be found at http://math.uwaterloo.ca/applied-mathematics/

Candidates interested in this position should have a PhD or equivalent in Applied Mathematics, or a related field, and an outstanding record in research. The candidate’s record in graduate supervision and in teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate level will be a factor. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience. This appointment is expected to commence during the 2013 calendar year. To apply please email a curriculum vitae, including a statement of research interests, to amdept[AT]uwaterloo.ca. Names of referees are not required at this stage. Applications will be considered beginning November 15, 2012.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples, and persons with disabilities.

Lecturer in Applied Mathematics at Southampton

Lecturer in Applied Mathematics
Salary: 34,895 to 44,166 GBP per annum
Full Time Fixed Term
Closing Date: Sunday 07 October 2012
Reference: 154612PJ

The School of Mathematics at the University of Southampton is seeking to appoint a full-time, fixed-term lecturer to strengthen the General Relativity research group in Applied Mathematics.

You will be expected to play a major role in further enhancing the research profile of the group, by conducting research of international status, applying for external grants, and supervising research students. You will also participate in developing and delivering our teaching programme in mathematics at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The overall teaching load will be reduced in the first three years of the appointment.

Applicants need to hold a PhD or equivalent in Physics, Mathematics or a related discipline, and have an excellent track record of original research and publications in the broad area of classical general relativity and/or associated theoretical astrophysics. To be considered, you must be able to demonstrate a potential for international leadership in your field of research.

The University of Southampton (UK) is home to a large research group in General Relativity. The Group currently comprises 6 staff members (Nils Andersson, Leor Barack, Carsten Gundlach, Ian Hawke, Ian Jones and James Vickers), 5 postdocs and 9 research students. Research in the group covers topics in black-hole and neutron-star astrophysics, gravitational waves and numerical relativity. In September 2012 the group will be joined by Kostas Skenderis and Marika Taylor, with expertise in string-inspired gravity and holography.

The position is available from January 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter, initially for a fixed-term period of 5 years. It is anticipated that interviews will be held around the end of October 2012.

The closing date for applications is 7 October 2012. Please apply online via www.jobs.soton.ac.uk (use the top-right search bar quoting Job Ref. 154612PJ, and proceed as instructed). As part of your application you will be required to provide your full CV, a statement of research interests, and the contacts of 3 referees.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Nils Andersson (na[AT]maths.soton.ac.uk) or to Leor Barack (leor[AT]soton.ac.uk).

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position at Portsmouth, UK

University of Portsmouth
Faculty of Technology
Institute of Cosmology and Gravitation

Lecturer or Senior Lecturer
Reference: 10002099/10006068
Closing date: 5th October 2012

A Lecturer or Senior Lecturer is required from 1st January 2013, or as soon as possible thereafter. The post is to enhance our programme of world-class research and high-quality teaching at the University of Portsmouth. The successful candidate will have an excellent research record, complementing the existing research interests and expertise of ICG staff in cosmology and astrophysics. They will be expected to develop new research opportunities and be able to attract external funding to support them. Holders of personal research fellowships are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will participate in the delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate units across a range of subjects in mathematics and physics.

The ICG consists of 11 academic staff, 14 postdoctoral researchers and 18 PhD students, and is a member of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey (SDSS-III), the Dark Energy Survey, the UK Low Frequency Array (LOFAR:UK) and the UK National Cosmology Supercomputer Consortium (COSMOS). We have major roles in many other international collaborations (including GAMA, SERVS, and ESA’s Euclid satellite mission) and have an active international visitors programme. The University of Portsmouth is a member of the South-East Physics Network (SEPnet) and hosts the 1000-core SEPnet-ASTRO supercomputer (SCIAMA). More information is available at http://www.icg.port.ac.uk/

Applications (an application form, CV, research statement and names of 3 referees) should be sent by email to jobs[AT]port.ac.uk and copied to icg-admin[AT]port.ac.uk. Late applications may be considered until the post has been filled.

To find out more about the University of Portsmouth and this role, visit http://www.port.ac.uk/vacancies and apply on-line. Alternatively telephone 023 9284 3421. Please quote the reference number on all communications.

All applications for this position will be processed and conducted in compliance with UK legislation relevant at that time.

Instructor/Lecturer in Astronomy at the University of Mississippi-Oxford

This position requires a master’s degree in astronomy, physics, or a related field. Duties include teaching lower division astronomy courses, developing astronomy laboratories, and teaching some astronomy labs if the need arises. The position involves CCD astrophotography of star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies with our Honors College students and B.S. physics majors. Good interpersonal and communication skills are essential, so is the ability to organize one’s own work as well as to participate in teamwork. Candidates must demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate education. A minimum of one (1) year of demonstrated excellence in teaching undergraduate astronomy at least at community college level and experience as an amateur astronomer are preferred. Applicants must be familiar with telescopes, astrophotography, and computers. Candidates must be skilled in the troubleshooting of telescopes, cameras, and laboratory instrumentation

Copies of applicant’s transcripts (unofficial copies acceptable) and current curriculum vitae must be submitted with application. Names and addresses of three references should be provided. The position is available for the Fall or Spring 2012 term. The position is initially for one year with a possibility of being extended longer term. Send applications to Prof. Don Summers at summers[AT]phy.olemiss.edu

Two lecturer positions in the School of Mathematical Sciences at Monash University

The School of Mathematical Sciences is seeking two suitably qualified and enthusiastic Lecturers/Senior Lecturers in Mathematics to join a highly motivated team at Clayton campus.

You will undertake research and teaching in the area of pure or applied mathematics. Priority will be given to applicants with expertise in functional analysis, differential geometry, algebra, partial differential equations, or numerical analysis. To be successful in this role, you will have a PhD, an outstanding research record and proven teaching ability. This role is a full-time position for a fixed term period of three years; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated, and the position may be converted to a permanent position subject to certain performance criteria. Appointment will be made at a level appropriate to the successful applicant’s qualifications, experience and in accordance with classification standards for each level.

Applications close on Friday 31 August 2012, 11:55pm Aus. Eastern Standard Time.

Enquiries: Professor Kate Smith-Miles, Head of School, telephone +61 3 9905 3170

For further information please use the following link

http://jobs.monash.edu.au/jobDetails.asp?sJobIDs=502376

Assistant Research Faculty in M-String/Brane Theory at CASPER, Baylor University

This position will support joint research projects within two of CASPER’s research groups, the Early Universe, Cosmology and Strings Group (EUCOS) and the Gravity, Cosmology and Astroparticle Group (GCAP). As such, the successful applicant will work primarily with four CASPER Professors. This position is a research position, and carries no teaching responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate should hold the Ph.D. and exhibit an exemplary research record in any aspect of Brane/String/M-theory cosmology or a related area. Research faculty and postdocs at all levels, along with recent Ph.D. graduates, are strongly encouraged to apply.

SALARY:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:
Applications will be reviewed beginning May 1, 2012, and will be accepted until the position is filled. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by July 1, 2012.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
The following materials must be submitted for consideration as a complete application: 1) a list of refereed papers published and submitted, 2) a brief essay describing your research interests and a proposal for a research program to be carried out during your time at Baylor, and 3) current curriculum vitae, with names and contact information for three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation.