ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF EARTH AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES

Applications are invited for a tenure track position in Regional Climate Modeling as an Assistant Professor.

 

Date posted

Oct. 17, 2019 12:00 am

Application deadline

Nov. 17, 2019 12:00 am

Organization

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Location

  • United States

Job description

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, DEPARTMENT OF EARTH AND ATMOSPHERIC SCIENCES (tenure track, Atmospheric Sciences) 

Applications are invited for a tenure track position in Regional Climate Modeling as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The candidate must hold a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences or a closely related discipline at the time of appointment and should provide evidence of (or demonstrate strong potential for) research in regional climate modeling and teaching excellence in atmospheric science. Preference will be given to applicants with experience using high performance computing and to those with demonstrated leadership in professional activities. Applicants with research strengths in the areas of climate dynamics or regional climate downscaling are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the undergraduate and graduate atmospheric sciences curricula and develop courses in their area of expertise. The successful candidate will also be expected to advise and direct graduate students and to develop a rigorous research program that is supported by external funding. 

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (https://eas.unl.edu) offers a B.S. degree in Meteorology-Climatology (as well as a B.S. degree in geology) and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences with an optional specialization in Meteorology-Climatology. Additional information about atmospheric science research and teaching in the Department can be found at https://weather.unl.edu

To apply, go to http://employment.unl.edu/postings/66132 and complete the faculty/administrative form. Applicants must attach 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of teaching philosophy, 4) a statement of research which specifies the applicant’s future research foci and external funding potential for these foci, and 5) names of at least three references. The teaching statement and the research statement must be in a single document for uploading. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2019; however, the search will continue until the position is filled. The starting date for this position is August 17, 2020. 

The UNL Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

For more details

https://employment.unl.edu/postings/66132