Schwinger Fellowship

The Department of Physics & Astronomy at the University of California, Los Angeles, is pleased to announce a solicitation of applications for the Julian Schwinger Fellow. The Schwinger Fellow honors the late Professor Schwinger and recognizes his many contributions to the advancement of physics. This year we are seeking an outstanding young scientist in the area of Origins of Solar Systems (observational or theoretical). The Schwinger Fellow is a three-year, non-renewable appointment at the rank of Adjunct Assistant Professor. The Fellow is expected to teach a reduced load of two courses per academic year (one lecture and one seminar course) and to carry out personal and collaborative research. The appointment can start on or after July 1, 2003.

Facilities available to the Schwinger Fellow include Keck Observatory, Lick Observatory, and the UCLA Infrared Laboratory. UCLA is also a member of NSF's Center of Adaptive Optics in Astronomy & Vision Science, NASA's Astrobiology Institute, and NASA's Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy (SOFIA)

Applications should be sent to:

Selection Committee, Schwinger Fellow,
c/o Andrea Ghez
UCLA Department of Physics and Astronomy
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1562

Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests and the names of at least three people who can be contacted for further information. Deadline is April 15, 2003. The University of California is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
For further information contact Andrea Ghez (ghez@astro.ucla.edu).