The Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Iowa is seeking an outstanding researcher active in experimental space-based astronomy or space physics to fill a tenure-track position at Assistant Professor or Associate Professor beginning Fall 2020. Duties of the position will consist of teaching courses at all levels and establishment of an active research program including the development of space-based instrumentation and the pursuit of external funding. The Department has a long history in building space-based instrumentation with instruments currently operating on HaloSat, Juno, Mars Express, and the Van Allen Probes and currently under construction for the TRACERS Small Explorer mission.
Applications must include: cover letter, CV, list of publications, statements of research & teaching interests, the names and contact information of three references. Applications should arrive prior to November 14, 2019, to receive full consideration.
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.