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UTRGV Faculty Position in LIGO Related Fields

Feb 08, 2019

Assistant Professorship in Physics in Brownsville, Texas
Deadline for application: March 31, 2019

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Department of Physics and Astronomy welcomes applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position to begin in Fall 2019. Responsibilities include delivering quality instruction within the undergraduate and graduate programs in Physics, conducting research, and participating in service activities.

The department offers Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees. The department has strong research focus on gravitational wave, radio, and optical astronomy, applied optics and lasers, nanotechnology, nanophotonics, biophysics, condensed matter physics, computational physics and physics education. Members of the NASA and NSF funded Centers for Gravitational Wave Astronomy (CGWA) and Advanced Radio Astronomy (CARA) were involved in the landmark discovery of gravitational waves in 2015 that led to a Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics and a Nobel prize. There are six state-of-the-art laboratories funded by the NSF, NASA, NIH, and the US Air Force, and a space technology incubator (STARGATE) funded by the US EDA and Texas ETF.

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