JOB OPPORTUNITY: ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

Job Posting Description: Tenure-Track faculty position in extra-solar planet research at George Mason University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at George Mason University is accepting applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of extra-solar planets. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Physics or Astronomy as well as post-doctoral
experience, and show promise for developing an independent and externally funded research program. Candidates with expertise in all areas of observational and theoretical studies of extra-solar planets will be considered.

George Mason University is located in Fairfax, Virginia in the suburban Washington DC area. This location offers prospects for collaboration at several nearby institutions and Federal laboratories such as the Goddard Space Flight Center, the Carnegie Department of Terrestrial
Magnetism, and the Space Telescope Science Institute.

Applicants should complete the online faculty application for position number F9967z at:
http://jobs.gmu.edu

Review of applications will begin Nov. 15, 2015 and continue until the position is filled. George Mason University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity.ย  Women and underrepresented minorities are strongly encouraged to
apply.

Contact: [email protected]
Close date of Posting:ย  January 31, 2016.