Faculty Position: Open Rank - (19004868)

The Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming (UW) seeks to fill a faculty position in atmospheric science at any level, starting Fall 2020.

 

Date posted

Nov. 11, 2019 12:00 am

Application deadline

Jan. 11, 2020 12:00 am

Organization

The Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming (UW)

Location

  • United States

Job description

Faculty Position: Open Rank - (19004868)
Distinguished scientists who lack previous university experience but possess a commitment to and potential for effective teaching and external funding in a university setting are encouraged to apply.  The successful candidate will have earned a Ph.D. in atmospheric science or a related field, and will be expected to develop an independent and externally funded research program, contribute to innovative teaching, advise graduate students, and collaborate with current faculty.
 
The Department of Atmospheric Science (www.atmos.uwyo.edu) is housed in the College of Engineering and Applied Sciences at UW, and concentrates principally on research and graduate education, with strenghts in the study of precipitation, cloud and aerosol physics, trace gas chemistry, and cloud-scale modeling. The Department operates a King Air atmospheric research aircraft and is preparing a new King Air with state-of-the-art in situ and remote sensors. We have privileged access to the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR)-Wyoming Supercomputing Center through a partnership with NCAR and operates a local high-performing computing cluster, Teton.  We also house the Keck Aerosol Lab, a Mobile Air Chemistry Research Lab, and the Wyoming Air Quality Assessment Monitoring Lab. Our research is enabled by a team of research scientists, engineers and technicans. The University of
Wyoming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and is committed to equality in hiring opportunities, and to diversity of its workforce and students.
 
JOB PURPOSE:  
The Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming (UW) seeks to fill a faculty position in atmospheric science at any level, starting Fall 2020.  We are seeking candidates with expertise in high-performance computing or remote sensing; preference will be given to candidates that can leverage existing airborne observational capabilities, supercomputing facilities, or can combine remote sensing with high-performance computing.  The successful candidate will build upon existing strengths in the Department that aim to promote a deeper understanding of atmospheric processes and phenomena.  Distinguished scientists who lack previous university experience but possess a commitment to and potential for effective teaching and external funding in a university setting are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will have earned Ph.D. in atmospheric science or a related field, and will be expected to develop an independent and externally funded research program, contribute to innovative teaching, advise graduate students, and collaborate with current faculty.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will build upon existing strengths in the Department that aim to promote a deeper understanding of atmospheric processes and phenomena.
 
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:   

Earned Ph.D. in atmospheric science or a closely related field

For more details

https://uwyo.taleo.net/careersection/00_ex/jobdetail.ftl?job=19004868&lang=en