Friday, October 11, 2013

TT Astro / Astro Ed at Boise State ID

The Department of Physics at Boise State University seeks an observational astronomer with a strong interest and demonstrated experience in public outreach and science education for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level, starting August 2014. A B.S. degree in Physics and a Ph.D. degree in astronomy or astronomy education are strongly preferred. The successful candidate must be able to develop an externally funded program of research in observational astronomy that engages undergraduates, demonstrate a passion for undergraduate education and public outreach, and possess excellent spoken and written communication skills. See for more details.
Please e-mail a cover letter, CV, detailed research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy, a list of goals and plans for community outreach and the recruitment of new physics majors, plus contact information for 3 references, to, with the subject line "Observational Astronomer". Review of applications will begin December 31, 2013 and will continue until a qualified applicant pool is identified. Boise State University and the Physics Department are strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged. Boise State University is an EOE/AA employer.