Assistant Professor in Astronomy
University of California Berkeley Department of Astronomy
United States

Assistant Professor - Department of Astronomy - Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences - UC Berkeley

Job #JPF02708
  • College of Letters & Science - Mathematical & Physical Sciences - Astronomy

Recruitment Period

Open September 24th, 2020 through Monday, Nov 30, 2020 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Description

The Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applicants for an Assistant Professorship with an expected start date of July 1, 2021. This position is open to all subfields of Astronomy and Astrophysics. UC Berkeley is committed to academic excellence and to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. We seek an outstanding scientist who has the potential for innovation and leadership in research, commits to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and shares our core values (https://astro.berkeley.edu/about/diversity-and-climate).

Basic Qualifications: The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrollment in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred Qualifications: A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by the date of hire.

To apply, please go to https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02708.

Applications must be completed by November 30, 2020.

Please direct questions to ap4astronomy@berkeley.edu.

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html) prior to submitting their letters.

The University is family-friendly (http://ofew.berkeley.edu/welfare/families) and
responsive to family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners, please visit http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

Applications from women and candidates in other underrepresented groups are
especially encouraged, in alignment with Federal affirmative action goals and the UC
Berkeley strategic plan for equity and inclusion (http://diversity.berkeley.edu/ucberkeley-strategic-plan-equity-inclusion-and-diversity).

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, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see
http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

Job location

UC Berkeley

Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.
  • Cover Letter
  • Statement of Research
  • Statement of Teaching
  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).
  • A lis t of 3-5 key papers - Indicate 3-5 representative papers in a list for reviewers to reference during the selection process.
  • Publication list
Reference requirements
  • 3 letters of reference required
 


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