Physics Department, Southern Methodist University

Position ID:SMU-Physics Department-COSMO [#9505]
Position Title: Faculty Position in Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology
Position Type:Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location:Dallas, Texas 75275, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Physics / Theoretical Astrophysics, HEP-Theory (hep-th), GR-Cosmology (gr-qc), Astrophysics (astro-ph), Gravitational Physics, Cosmology, Particle/Cosmology Theory, Astrophysics Theory, astrophysics, Gravity
Starting Date:2018/08/01
Appl Deadline:2017/10/31 (posted 2017/08/09, listed until 2018/02/09)
Position Description:    

The Department of Physics at Southern Methodist University in Dallas invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in the broadly defined area of Theoretical Astrophysics and Cosmology. The appointment will start in August 2018 or later. Candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or closely related field. 

Current research at the Department of Physics at SMU is concentrated in the field of particle physics. Current experimental program includes ATLAS at the LHC, NOvA at Fermilab, SuperCDMS and DESI. The theory program is concentrated on the LHC related topics. The department expects an increased interest in astrophysics and astronomy. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program, supervise graduate students and to teach at both undergraduate and graduate levels.

Applications may be submitted electronically (PDF format preferred) via website and should include a research statement, statement of teaching interests, curriculum vitae and three letters of references. To ensure full consideration, the application should be received by October 31, 2017, but the committee will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. Inquiries (but not applications) can be sent to:  

Southern Methodist University will not discriminate in any program or activity on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity and expression. The Executive Director for Access and Equity/Title IX Coordinator is designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies and may be reached at the Perkins Administration Building, Room 204, 6425 Boaz Lane, Dallas, TX 75205, 214-768-3601, Hiring is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of a background check. 

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

Further Info:
+1 (214) 768-2495
(do not send applications here)
Department of Physics
Fondren Science Bldg., Box 0175
Southern Methodist University
Dallas, TX 75275-0175

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