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Assistant Professor

Wayne State University

Job Description


Posting Number
046835  
Position Title
Assistant Professor  
Number of Vacancies
1  
School/College/Division/Institutes/Centers
12 - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences  
Primary Department
H1222-Physics  
Working Conditions
Wayne State University is a premier, public, urban research university located in the heart of Detroit where students from all backgrounds are offered a rich, high quality education. Our deep-rooted commitment to excellence, collaboration, integrity, diversity and inclusion creates exceptional educational opportunities preparing students for success in a diverse, global society. WSU encourages applications from women, people of color, and other underrepresented people. Wayne State is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.
Wayne State University requires all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://wayne.edu/coronavirus
 
Essential Functions (Job Duties)
Teach physics and astronomy courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.
Establish and carry out a research program in the field of Astronomy/Astrophysics.
Obtain external research funding for your research program.
The standard teaching load is 2:2 for the academic year; however, the typical teaching load is reduced to 1:1 as long as you maintain an active research program and mentor students in research.
Publish research results in peer-reviewed journals and present results at conferences.
Serve on department, college, and university committees; and participate in department activities, such as outreach and recruiting activities, as well as student-centered events.
Supervision and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as postdoctoral research associates (if applicable).
Mentoring graduate students to obtain PhD degrees in astronomy/astrophysics.
 
Unique Duties
 
Qualifications
PhD degree in Physics or Astronomy with an emphasis on Astronomy/Astrophysics or a related field.  
Preferred Qualifications
 
Testing Requirements
Not Applicable  
Test Scheduling
 
Job Type
Full-Time  
Job Category
Faculty and Academic Staff  

Fiscal Year of Job Open Date
2022  
Job Open Date
(When job is posted in the system)

10-06-2022  
Job Close Date
(or until suitable candidate is found)

07-31-2023
Is this position reposted?
No  
Reposting Reason:
None (New Posting)  

Background Check Requirements
University policy requires certain persons who are offered employment to undergo a background check, including a criminal history check, before starting to work. If you are offered employment, the University will inform you if a background check is required.  
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Salary Range
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TBD  
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