The Department of Physics is seeking applications for a full-time
tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in astrophysics.
The appointed candidate will be expected to teach at all three levels of
the curriculum, supervise graduate students, engage in ongoing research
and publication, and contribute to the academic life and reputation of the
- Ph.D. in physics, with a specialization in astrophysics.
- A record of outstanding research achievements in the field.
- Strong commitment to teaching at all levels.
- The appointed candidate will be expected to pursue a vigorous
research program in Astrophysics and contribute to the activities
of the Astronomy and Astrophysics Group of the Department.
Candidates from all fields of astronomy and astrophysics are
encouraged to apply. However, priority will be given to candidates
with research interests aligned with those present in the
Department: stellar and exoplanet astrophysics, solar physics,
extragalactic astronomy, high energy astrophysics, and astronomical
- Proficiency in the French language within a reasonable period*
The Université de Montréal offers competitive salaries and a full range of
On or after June 1, 2018
The application must include the following documents:
- a cover letter
- a curriculum vitæ
- copies of recent publications
- the candidate’s proposed research program
Three letters of recommendation are also to be sent directly to the
department chair by the referees.
Application and letters of recommendation must be sent to the Department
Chair by December 5, 2017, at the following address:
M. Richard Leonelli, directeur
a/s de Mme Peggy Lareau
Département de physique
Faculté des arts et des sciences
Université de Montréal
C. P. 6128, succursale Centre-ville
Montréal (QC) Canada H3C 3J7
or by e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about the Department, please consult its Web site at:
* Language Policy:
Université de Montréal is a Québec university with an international
reputation. French is the language of instruction. To renew its teaching
faculty, the University is intensively recruiting the world’s best
specialists. In accordance with the institution’s language policy,
Université de Montréal provides support for newly-recruited faculty to
attain proficiency in French
The Université de Montréal application process allows all regular
professors in the Department to have access to all documents unless the
applicant explicitly states in her or his cover letter that access to the
application should be limited to the selection committee. This restriction
on accessibility will be lifted if the applicant is invited for an
Equal Access Employment Program:
Université de Montréal promotes diversity in its workforce through its
Equal access to employment program. It encourages members of visible and
ethnic minorities as well as women, Aboriginal people, persons with
disabilities and people of all sexual orientations and gender identities
We invite all qualified candidates to apply at UdeM. However, in
accordance with immigration requirements in Canada, please note that
priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents.