Department of Physics & Astronomy

Employment Opportunities

Faculty Searches in Physics and Astronomy(2017):

The Department of Physics and Astronomy invites applications for the Faculty positions listed below to start on July 1, 2017. 

Research Faculty are expected to develop an internationally recognized and externally funded research program, develop and teach graduate and undergraduate courses, advise and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and undertake service activities. Candidates must have a doctoral degree in physics or a related field, a record of original research accomplishments, and the potential to develop a successful independent research program. 

Applications should include a full curriculum vitae, a description of proposed research, teaching philosophy and letters from three professional references. A statement addressing potential contributions of the applicant to diversity may be included. Review of applications will commence on January 1, 2017, with appointment to begin July 1, 2017. Salary is commensurate with education & experience. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Theoretical Studies in Astrophysics and Cosmology
Assistant Professor Level Faculty Position in Theoretical Studies in Astrophysics and Cosmology
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Coherent Optical Control of Matter
Tenure-track Assistant Professor Level Faculty Position Cluster hires in Coherent Optical Control of Materials Department of Physics and Astronomy, Chemistry, Electrical Engineering
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Faculty Position in Exoplanet Habitability
Exoplanet Habitability - Assistant Professor
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Exoplanet Habitability - Associate/Full Professor
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Physics & Astronomy
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Maynard, Bonnie; Chair's Assistant, Academic Personnel
E-mail: bonnie.maynard@ucr.edu