Assistant Professor, Exoplanetary Atmospheric Theorist, UCF

The Planetary Sciences Group in the University of Central Florida’s Department of Physics invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professorship, anticipated to start in August 2018.

We seek candidates in exoplanet atmospheric theory who can add to or complement ongoing research in exoplanet characterization. The successful applicant is expected to establish an independent, internationally competitive, externally funded research program and
demonstrate excellence and innovation in graduate and undergraduate education.

Information about the UCF planetary group: which is housed in Physics and the Florida Space Institute:

This group is over 40 researchers, including 8 (soon to be 10) professors, 2 lecturers, 8 soft-money researchers, 15 PhD students, postdocs, and undergraduate researchers. Research ranges from exoplanets to surfaces to space medicine.

See details and application procedures at:

Application review will begin November 15, 2017. New application review will continue until the position is filled. Please upload all materials simultaneously; one submission is allowed. Updates to complete applications may be emailed.

Joseph Harrington

As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally
underrepresented populations.