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Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Exoplanets

McGill University, Physics Department

Job Title: Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Exoplanets
Job Location: Montreal , Quebec
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Sciences and technology: other
Application Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Date Posted: 2017-08-16
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Physics Department
McGill University

We are currently seeking applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of exoplanets to begin as early as September 2018. Appointments at higher ranks will be considered in exceptional cases. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to become a member of the newly established McGill Space Institute ( and the Institute for Research on Exoplanets (

The department has strong interests in exoplanets and in astrophysical topics spanning cosmology, compact objects and galaxy evolution. The McGill Space Institute includes these research topics in addition to planetary physics, planetary atmospheres, and astrobiology.

Job Requirements

All candidates in exoplanets, broadly defined, are invited to apply. The successful candidate will be a strong teacher and an outstanding researcher.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Candidates should submit a CV, a statement of research goals and plans, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and arrange for at least three letters of reference. Submissions are made through Academic Jobs Online. web site:

Inquiries may be sent to Professor Peter Grütter, Chair:

Review of applications will begin on November 29th 2017; applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is filled. The successful candidate will be supported by a start-up package and could be nominated for a Canada Research Chair.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.

All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at McGill University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on or or

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Peter Grutter as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Peter Grutter
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