University of California, San Diego: Assistant or Associate Professor of Physics - Gravitational Wave Science

The Department of Physics within the Division of Physical Sciences at the University of California, San Diego (physics.ucsd.edu) is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body and invites applications for a tenure-track (Assistant Level) or a tenured (Associate Level) faculty position. Areas of interest include: Gravitational Wave Science broadly defined. This is a broad search for outstanding researchers in gravitational wave science, including theoreticians (fundamental gravitation theory, gravitational wave sources, analytic and numerical relativity), gravitational wave data analysts, relativistic astrophysicists, or experimentalists working on the design, development or construction of instrumentation for gravitational wave science. All positions are subject to availability of funding.

Applications are to be submitted online at:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Physics or a closely related field and demonstrated potential for a recognized program of excellence in both teaching and research. Teaching in physics and related topics will be expected. Ideally, the candidate will have skills and interest in teaching lab and lecture courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition, successful candidates must demonstrate a commitment to equity and inclusion in higher education and to helping shape and expand the University's diversity initiatives (diversity.ucsd.edu/).

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scale. Review of applications will commence on December 5, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

UC San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status.


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last updated 19-Nov-2018