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Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy

Physics and Astronomy Los Angeles, California

Tenure Track Assistant Professor Faculty Position

Astrophysics or Cosmology

The Department of Physics & Astronomy ( at the University of Southern California (USC) in Los Angeles is hiring a tenure-track assistant professor in Astrophysics or Cosmology with an anticipated start date of Fall, 2018. Applicants should have a doctoral degree in physics or a related field.  We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the extraction of Astrophysics from gravitational wave observations, but we also encourage applications from candidates in other areas of specialization in Astrophysics or Cosmology. Candidates should have demonstrated the ability to conduct independent research in these areas.

In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page.  Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a cover letter describing research interests related to the position, a statement of current research activities and future projects, and the names of three individuals who will be contacted by USC for a letter of reference. The search committee will start reviewing applications after November 15, 2017 until the position is filled.

USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. The University particularly encourages women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting .

REQ20050605 Posted Date: 09/08/2017

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