Assistant Professor of Stellar Astronomy

Position ID: 36365
Georgia State University
Arts & Sciences
Physics & Astronomy
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Assistant Professor of Stellar Astronomy

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA, USA


Georgia State University has a tenure-track faculty position in the general area of stellar astrophysics and optical interferometry, pending budgetary approval. This position will be filled at the assistant professor level in the area of Stellar Astrophysics and Interferometric Imaging. A Ph.D. in Astronomy or related field is required. Teaching duties will include both undergraduate and graduate physics and astronomy classes. Consideration of application will begin on July 1, 2017.

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Applications should be submitted to and must include: a curriculum vitae with complete contact information; a statement (up to five pages in length) of research accomplishments and proposed research interests with connections to one of the three areas described above; a statement (up to two pages in length) of teaching interests and philosophy; and the names and email addresses of three professional references. Specific questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. D. Michael Crenshaw ( An offer of employment is contingent upon a background check verification.

Georgia State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against applicants due to race, ethnicity, gender, veteran status, or on the basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local protected class.

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