Job ID: 128217

Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Department of Astronomy - Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences - UC Berkeley

University of California, Berkeley

  • Aug. 28, 2019
 
  • Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor - Department of Astronomy - Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences - UC Berkeley
  • N/A
  • University of California, Berkeley
    Berkeley, CA
 
  • 11/22/2019
  • July 1, 2020
  •  
 
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
    Professor
  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
 
 

RECRUITMENT PERIOD
Open August 26th, 2019 through Friday, Nov 22, 2019 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
DESCRIPTION
The Department of Astronomy at the University of California, Berkeley seeks applicants for an Assistant, Associate or Full Professorship with an expected start date of July 1, 2020. This position is open to all subfields of Astronomy and Astrophysics.

Diversity, equity, and inclusion are core values at UC Berkeley and the Department of Astronomy; see https://astro.berkeley.edu/about/diversity-and-climate. Our department strives for excellence by fostering a community of faculty, students, and staff who share our commitment to these values.

Basic Qualifications: 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.

To apply, please go to: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF02260
Applications must be completed by November 22, 2019.

Individuals applying for the Assistant Professorship should request and submit 3 letters of recommendation, with a desired date of submission of November 22, 2019.

Individuals applying for the Associate or Full Professorship should provide the names and contact information of 3 – 5 references at the time of application. Letters of reference will only be solicited for those under serious consideration. The Department will notify the candidate before soliciting letters from the referees.

Please direct questions to ap4astronomy@berkeley.edu

All letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality http://apo.berkeley.edu/evalltr.html prior to submitting their letters.

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/uc-berkeley-strategic-plan-equity-inclusion-a…

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

JOB LOCATION
UC Berkeley
LEVELS

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR
Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current or recent PhD candidate or graduate; current or recent postdoc; current assistant professor (including those who are "senior" assistant professors near tenure). Please note that this level determination is only for application review purposes, not the ultimate appointment level of the finalist. Individuals applying for the Assistant Professorship should also request and submit 3 letters of recommendation, with a desired date of submission of November 22, 2019.

Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Statement on Research Accomplishments and Plans

Statement on Teaching and Mentoring Experience, Interests, and Plans

Statement on Experience and Plans Regarding Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

A list of 3-5 key papers – Indicate 3-5 representative papers in a list for reviewers to reference during the selection process.

Publication List

Reference requirements
3 letters of reference required

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR
Individuals should submit their application at this level if they meet one of the following conditions: Current tenured professor; position equivalent to tenured professor (i.e., at an international university). Please note that this level determination is only for application review purposes, not the ultimate appointment level of the finalist. Individuals applying for the Associate Professorship should provide the names and contact information of 3-5 references at the time of application.

Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Statement on Research Accomplishments and Plans

Statement on Teaching and Mentoring Experience, Interests, and Plans

Statement on Experience and Plans Regarding Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

A list of 3-5 key papers – Indicate 3-5 representative papers in a list for reviewers to reference during the selection process.

Publication List

Reference requirements
3-5 required (contact information only)

FULL PROFESSOR
Individuals applying for Full Professorship should provide the names and contact information of 3-5 references at the time of application.

Document requirements
Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

Cover Letter

Statement on Research Accomplishments and Plans

Statement on Teaching and Mentoring Experience, Interests, and Plans

Statement on Experience and Plans Regarding Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion – Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

A list of 3-5 key papers – Indicate 3-5 representative papers in a list for reviewers to reference during the selection process.

Publication List

Reference requirements
3-5 required (contact information only)

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