Harvard University Assistant Professor of Astronomy in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Title Assistant Professor of Astronomy
School Faculty of Arts and Sciences
The Department of Astronomy seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in any subfield of
Astronomy and Astrophysics. The appointment is expected to begin in July 2023. The person hired will join theDepartment of Astronomy and the Harvard College Observatory as part of the Center for Astrophysics | Harvard &Smithsonian. The tenure-track professor will be responsible for teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, forconducting a vibrant and collaborative research program, for the advising and mentorship of junior scientists, and for
contributing broadly to the scientific atmosphere of our department and the CfA. The department views inclusivenessand excellence as interconnected in the work of its faculty, and we therefore seek candidates who are committed tobuilding a diverse and inclusive educational and research environment.
Doctorate or terminal degree in Astronomy, Physics, or related discipline required by the time the appointment begins.
Demonstrated strong commitment to teaching, advising, and broadening institutional diversity is desired.
Special Instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (https:// academicpositions.harvard.edu). Candidates are encouraged to apply by November 18, 2022; applications will be reviewed until the position is filled.
Teaching/advising statement (describing teaching philosophy and practices)
Statement describing efforts to encourage diversity, inclusion, and belonging, including past, current, and
anticipated future contributions in these areas.
- Names and contact information of 3-5 referees, who will be asked by a system-generated email to upload a letter
of recommendation once the candidate’s application has been submitted. Three letters of recommendation are
required, and the application is considered complete only when at least three letters have been received. At least one
letter must come from someone who has not served as the candidate’s undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral
Prof. Edo Berger and Prof. Karin Öberg, Co-Chairs, Search Committee, Department of Astronomy, firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com.
Contact Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Equal Opportunity Employer
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions or any other characteristic protected by law.
Minimum Number of References Required 3
Maximum Number of References Allowed 5
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