CEDAR email: Tenure Track Assistant Professor Opening - Experimental Space Physics at Montana State University

Dave Klumpar [MSU Physics–SSEL] klumpar at montana.edu
Thu Dec 30 20:17:34 MST 2021


within the College of Letters and Science
at Montana State University

The Department of Physics at Montana State University invites applications
for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the field of Space
Sciences, with an emphasis on experimentalists, to start in 2021. The first
five years of this position are funded through the NSF Faculty Development
in Space Sciences (FDSS) program. Candidates will hold a Ph.D. in physics,
or a discipline related to space sciences and will have demonstrated the
potential to conduct a vigorous and significant experimental space physics
research program as evidenced by previous involvement in space-based
instrumentation development and by an appropriate publication record.
Duties include teaching physics, both at the undergraduate and graduate
levels; the development of new course offerings related to the discipline;
and the involvement of students in formal multidisciplinary experiential
training activities.

Required Qualifications:

   1. A Ph.D. in physics or closely related field.
   2. Demonstrated research experience in experimental space science, as
   evidenced by a record of publication.
   3. Demonstrated ability or the potential to teach both undergraduate and
   graduate physics courses and to involve students from other academic
   disciplines in formal multidisciplinary experiential training.
   4. Demonstrated ability or potential for excellence in advising graduate
   and undergraduate students through research experiences.

Candidates with expertise in any area of experimental space sciences
utilizing space-based or near-space platforms are encouraged to apply.
Research areas include, but are not limited to: solar, magnetospheric,
ionospheric, and planetary physics.

Complete job announcement and application procedures:


Information about the Department of Physics may be found at:


Refer to the on-line posting above for MSU's diversity and inclusivity
perspectives, disability accommodations, and veterans’ preferences policies.

David M. Klumpar             klumpar at montana.edu
  Montana State University
  Research Professor of Physics
  Director, Space Science and Engineering Laboratory
  P.O. Box 173840
  Bozeman, MT 59717-3840
Office: (406) 994-6169  Mobile: (406) 579-9674  Fax: (406) 994-4452
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