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Faculty Search 2020

The Department of Astronomy at Indiana University invites applications from qualified individuals for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of observational exoplanet research to begin August 2020.  The job announcement can be found here.

Applications submitted to this website by November 15, 2019, will receive full consideration.

We are a small, friendly department offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees in astronomy and astrophysics. The department includes about 18 graduate students and typically 45 undergraduate majors.

Department of Astronomy

The links below provide information about the Astronomy Department and its primary observational research facility, the WIYN Observatory, including both the WIYN 3.5-m telescope and the WIYN 0.9-m telescope. The NEID precision radial velocity spectrometer is just completing commissioning on the 3.5-m telescope and should provide a strong foundation for exoplanet research. The Astronomy Department also maintains strong links to the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences and the Department of Physics.

Indiana University-Bloomington

Indiana University's beautiful campus is set in the rolling hills of south-central Indiana. We enjoy good research and teaching support and a supportive university administration.

Computing Resources
Indiana University offers extensive resources in support of research; these links provide an introduction to IU's computational facilities and programs. The Department receives excellent support from our campus IT friends.

Teaching Resources and Diversity
IU is committed to quality undergraduate and graduate education and research mentoring. We seek candidates who share that commitment.

Bloomington, IN

Bloomington is a progressive, engaging, international, affordable, beautiful city surrounded by state parks and national forests. Enjoy the good life!