Faculty position in cosmology at McGill University

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Robert Brandenberger
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Faculty position in cosmology at McGill University

Post by Robert Brandenberger » October 11 2016

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Cosmology
Department of Physics, McGill University

We are currently seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of cosmology, beginning as early as September 2017. Appointments at higher ranks will be considered in exceptional cases. The successful candidate will also have the chance to become a member of the newly established McGill Space Institute.

The department has strong interests in cosmic microwave background, galaxy evolution, 21cm, early universe, structure formation, astrophysics and research at the interface of cosmology and high energy physics.

All candidates in cosmology, broadly defined, are invited to apply. This includes candidates who bridge theory with experiment / observation. The successful candidate will be a strong teacher and an outstanding researcher. Candidates should submit: a CV; a statement of research goals and plans; a statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and arrange for at least three letters of reference. Submissions are made through the Academic Jobs Online web site: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8221

Inquiries may be sent to Professor Peter Grütter, Chair, [Log in to view email].

Review of applications will begin December 15, 2016; applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled.
The successful candidate will be supported by a start-up package and could be nominated for a Canada Research Chair.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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