Lecturer in Astrophysics
Rutgers The State University
United States

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, publication list (uploaded as other document), a 3-4 page statement of research accomplishments and plans, and a 2-3 page statement of teaching and mentoring accomplishments and plans. The applicant should arrange to have three recommendation letters submitted by the letter writers through the application portal. All materials should be submitted online via ROCS. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Position Information

 

Recruitment/Posting Title Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Astrophysics at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
Department SAS - Physics & Astronomy
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary
The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, invites applicants for a non-tenure-track Research Professor position in Astrophysics to begin September 1, 2024. We are seeking an astrophysicist with a record of research and publication in a research area that both complements and broadens the interests of the current astrophysics faculty group. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related field.

Rutgers has a 10% share in the Southern African Large Telescope, and Rutgers astronomers participate in collaborations including Advanced ACTPol, HETDEX, Rubin Observatory LSST, and the Simons Observatory, as well as large projects with MeerKAT, the Chandra X-ray Observatory, HST, and JWST, and planning for the Nancy Grace Roman Space Telescope. Ongoing research covers a broad range of observational and theoretical work in cosmology, galaxy formation and evolution, dark matter, galaxy clusters, gravitational lensing, star clusters, star formation, astrophysical turbulence, and supernovae and their remnants.

The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program, attract external funding, effectively teach undergraduate and graduate courses in astronomy, and mentor Rutgers’ diverse undergraduate and graduate students.

Applications should include a cover letter, CV, publication list (uploaded as other document), a 3-4 page statement of research accomplishments and plans, and a 2-3 page statement of teaching and mentoring accomplishments and plans. The applicant should arrange to have three recommendation letters submitted by the letter writers through the application portal. All materials should be submitted online via ROCS. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Position Status Full Time
Posting Number 23FA0907
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Minimum Education and Experience
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree (or equivalent) in Physics, Astronomy, or a closely related field and have a record of research and publication.
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Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
The successful candidate will be expected to establish an independent research program that will attract external funding, will be expected to teach astronomy courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and mentor Rutgers’ diverse undergraduate and graduate students.
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Posting Details

 

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications should include a cover letter, CV, publication list (uploaded as other document), a 3-4 page statement of research accomplishments and plans, and a 2-3 page statement of teaching and mentoring accomplishments and plans. The applicant should arrange to have three recommendation letters submitted by the letter writers through the application portal. All materials should be submitted online via ROCS. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Quick Link to Posting https://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/210645
Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Rutgers University - New Brunswick
City Piscataway
State NJ
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All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of all pre-employment screenings.
Immunization Requirements

 

Under Policy 60.1.35 Immunization Policy for Rutgers Employees and Prospective Employees, Rutgers University requires all prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement of employment, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to receive an updated (bivalent) vaccine dose. Under Policy 100.3.1 Immunization Policy for Covered Individuals, if employment will commence during Flu Season, Rutgers University may require certain prospective employees to provide proof that they are vaccinated against Seasonal Influenza for the current Flu Season, unless the University has granted the individual a medical or religious exemption. Additional infection control and safety policies may apply. Prospective employees should speak with their hiring manager to determine which policies apply to the role or position for which they are applying. Failure to provide proof of vaccination for any required vaccines or obtain a medical or religious exemption from the University will result in rescission of a candidate’s offer of employment or disciplinary action up to and including termination.
Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

 

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

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  3. Teaching Philosophy
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