Faculty of Science, Mount Allison University

Position ID:MountA-Faculty of Science-ASTRO [#1505]
Position Title: Assistant Professor
Position Location:Sackville, New Brunswick E4L 1E6, Canada [map]
Subject Area: Astronomy
Appl Deadline:2012/05/25 finished (posted 2012/04/27, finished 2013/02/16, listed until 2012/05/25)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications will be accepted. ***

The Physics Department at Mount Allison University invites applications for a one-year term position, with responsibilities for teaching and research in astronomy and astrophysics. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or a closely related area, and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research with undergraduate students. It is likely that the teaching assignment will be two courses per term (including associated laboratories), with three of the four courses being astronomy or astrophysics related. The university observatory offers opportunities for teaching, outreach, and research activities. The appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2013, subject to budgetary approval.

A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and statement of current and planned research activities. When available, submission of evidence of effective teaching is also encouraged. The complete application should be submitted to Academic Jobs Online, academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/1505 . The letter of application should include names and contact information for three (or more) references. Review of applications will begin on Feb 18th, 2013, and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please contact:

Dr. David Hornidge
Head, Physics Department
Mount Allison University
Sackville, New Brunswick E4L 1E6
Email: physics@mta.ca

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
67 York Street
Sackville, NB E4L 1E6

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