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Assistant Professor of Astronomy

Anticipated start: July 1, 2022

The Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applicants for an Assistant Professorship. This position is open to all subfields of Astronomy and Astrophysics. UC Berkeley is committed to academic excellence and to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. We seek an outstanding scientist who has the potential for innovation and leadership in research, commits to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and shares the core values listed at (https://astro.berkeley.edu/about/diversity-and-climate).


Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are a Ph.D. (or equivalent international degree), or enrollment in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications
A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by the date of hire.


Application

Application Deadline: Friday, Nov 19, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)

Assistant Professor of Astronomy and Earth & Planetary Science

Anticipated start: July 1, 2022

The Departments of Astronomy and Earth & Planetary Science at the University of California, Berkeley invite applications for an Assistant Professor Faculty position as part of a campus-wide initiative to promote scientific discovery through data-driven science. We seek candidates from all areas of astronomy, astrophysics, earth and planetary science, with an emphasis on individuals who develop or apply modern data-science techniques or tools to make progress in their respective field of research. Candidates whose research crosses disciplinary boundaries are especially encouraged to apply. UC Berkeley is committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment. We are looking for an outstanding scientist who has the potential for innovation and leadership in research, commits to teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students, and shares our core values:

https://astro.berkeley.edu/about/diversity-and-climate https://eps.berkeley.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion-and-accessibility-deia

The Departments are committed to addressing the family needs of faculty, including dual career couples and single parents. We are also interested in candidates who have had non-traditional career paths or who have taken time off for family reasons (e.g., caring for children, the disabled, or the elderly), or who have achieved excellence in careers outside academia (e.g., in professional or industry service).

For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners and spouses, please visit: http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty

Departments: https://astro.berkeley.edu and https://eps.berkeley.edu/

Division: https://ls.berkeley.edu/ls-divisions/mathematical-physical-sciences


Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
The basic qualifications required to be considered for this position are a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree, or enrollment in a Ph.D. or equivalent international degree-granting program at the time of application.

Preferred qualifications
A Ph.D. or equivalent international degree is preferred by the date of hire.


Application

Application Deadline: Tuesday, Nov 30, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
 

 

 

 

The University is family-friendly (http://ofew.berkeley.edu/welfare/families) and responsive to family needs of faculty, including dual-career couples and single parents. For information about potential relocation to Berkeley, or career needs of accompanying partners, please visit http://ofew.berkeley.edu/new-faculty.

Applications from women and candidates in other underrepresented groups are especially encouraged, in alignment with Federal affirmative action goals and the UC Berkeley strategic plan for equity and inclusion (http://diversity.berkeley.edu/ucberkeley-strategic-plan-equity-inclusion-and-diversity).