Assistant Professor Astrophysics at Mount Allison University (Deadline March 18, 2013 or until the position is filled)

We continue to accept applications for the following faculty position and welcome new applications.

The Physics Department at Mount Allison University invites applications for a one-year term position, with responsibilities for teaching and research in astronomy and astrophysics. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in astronomy, physics, or a closely related area, and have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and research with undergraduate students. It is likely that the teaching assignment will be two courses per term (including associated laboratories), with three of the four courses being astronomy or astrophysics related. The university observatory offers opportunities for teaching, outreach, and research activities. The appointment will be made at the rank of Lecturer or Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2013, subject to budgetary approval.

A complete application will include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and statement of current and planned research activities. When available, submission of evidence of effective teaching is also encouraged. The complete application should be submitted to Academic Jobs Online . The letter of application should include names and email contact information for three (or more) references. Review of applications will begin on 18 March 2013, and continue until the position is filled.

For more information, please contact:
Dr. David Hornidge, P.Phys.
Head, Department of Physics
Mount Allison University
Sackville, New Brunswick E4L 1E6

Mount Allison University welcomes diversity in the workplace and encourages applications from all qualified women and men, including aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and members of visible minorities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. Canadian and permanent residents should indicate their citizenship status in their application.