Faculty Position at LSU

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (Tenured/Tenure-Track)
(Supernovae, Bursts and Transients – Theory)
Physics and Astronomy
Louisiana State University

The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professorship in the area of numerical simulations and theory of Supernovae, X-Ray Bursts, Gamma-Ray Bursts, and/or Luminous Transients, starting August 2016. While we expect to make an appointment at the assistant professor level, exceptionally qualified candidates may be considered for a more senior position. The successful candidate is expected to teach both undergraduate and graduate astronomy and astrophysics and establish a vigorous research program.

Required Qualifications:
(All levels) Ph.D. in physics, astronomy or a related field. Candidates are expected to have an established record in large-scale numerical simulations, theory and modeling of such phenomena.
(Associate) Three years of experience.
(Full) Five years of experience.

Preferred Requirements:
(Assistant) Postdoctoral research experience is desired.
(Associate) Successful service as an assistant professor; strong national reputation.

(Full) Successful service as an associate professor or equivalent; strong international reputation; demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and/or other scholarly activity in physics, astronomy or a related field.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications will be accepted until January 15, 2016, or until a candidate is selected. Apply online to view a more detailed ad. Position #032512. Applicants for this position should articulate in their letter of application how they will help LSU attain its goals as stated in Flagship 2020.

LSU is committed to diversity and is an equal opportunity/equal access employer.