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The CWRU Department of Astronomy stands in solidarity with our Black colleagues and fellow citizens across the United States in expressing what should be a clear moral absolute: that people of color should enjoy the same freedoms as other Americans to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. We condemn the de facto system of racial oppression that leads to pervasive police brutality up to and including the extrajudicial murders of Black Americans like George Floyd and far too many others. We strive to build an academic community that welcomes, encourages, and supports students and scientists of color. To achieve...

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Open Faculty Position in Stars and Stellar Populations

The Department of Astronomy at Case Western Reserve University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the fields of stellar physics and/or stellar populations, such as the properties and evolution of individual stars and/or stellar populations in the Milky Way and nearby galaxies, to begin on or about August 17, 2020. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D., an active research program with the promise to build an international reputation and attract external research funding, teach both introductory and advanced courses, and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The...

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