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Assistant Professor Space Physics

Company: University of Minnesota
Location: Saint Paul
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job ID343845
LocationTwin Cities
Job FamilyAcademic
Full/Part TimeFull-Time
Regular/TemporaryRegular
Job Code9403
Employee ClassInstr Fac/TC and Coord Cmp
About the Job


The School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Experimental Space Physics. The appointment is expected to be at the Assistant Professor level, with appointments at a more senior level considered.

The University of Minnesota has a space physics research group with a long history of participation in successful space-based experiments. The group includes theoreticians and experimenters who study particle acceleration and reconnection throughout the heliosphere. Applications are encouraged from researchers working in any area related to space physics. This includes not only the plasmas of the Sun, its heliosphere, and planetary magnetospheres, but also includes related topics such as the plasma physics of exoplanets and stars, or the interaction of space plasma with the upper layers of Earth's atmosphere. Members of the space physics group are also members of the Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics, offering abundant opportunity for collaborative research across many astrophysical areas. The group also enjoys collaborations with the Department of Aerospace Engineering on space-based instrumentation projects.
Qualifications


Candidates are expected to hold a Ph.D. in physics or astrophysics and should have demonstrated the potential to conduct a vigorous and significant research program as evidenced by their publication record and supporting letters from recognized leaders in the field. The ability to teach physics effectively at both the graduate and undergraduate levels is required. The candidate should be dedicated to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment, and should be committed to working well with others.
About the Department


See more about the School of Physics and Astronomy at https://cse.umn.edu/physics
How To Apply


Applications must be submitted online. To be considered for this position, go to the and follow the application instructions.

The priority deadline for this job opening has been extended to January 4, 2022. All materials including letters of reference must now be received by January 4, 2022 for full consideration, although applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.To request an accommodation during the application process, please e-mail employ@umn.edu or call (612) 624-UOHR (8647).
Diversity


The University recognizes and values the importance of diversity and inclusion in enriching the employment experience of its employees and in supporting the academic mission. The University is committed to attracting and retaining employees with varying identities and backgrounds.The University of Minnesota provides equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression. To learn more about diversity at the U: http://diversity.umn.edu.
Employment Requirements


Any offer of employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Our presumption is that prospective employees are eligible to work here. Criminal convictions do not automatically disqualify finalists from employment.

Please note: All employees at the University of Minnesota are required to report complete vaccination against COVID-19 or submit documentation requesting a medical or religious exemption on their first day of employment. To learn more, please visit the .
About the U of M




The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC)The University of Minnesota, Twin Cities (UMTC), is among the largest public research universities in the country, offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional students a multitude of opportunities for study and research. Located at the heart of one of the nation's most vibrant, diverse metropolitan communities, students on the campuses in Minneapolis and St. Paul benefit from extensive partnerships with world-renowned health centers, international corporations, government agencies, and arts, nonprofit, and public service organizations.

Keywords: University of Minnesota, St. Paul , Assistant Professor Space Physics, Education / Teaching , Saint Paul, Minnesota

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