[ES_JOBS_NET] Regional Climate Modeler, San Diego State University

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Fri Sep 19 14:52:11 MDT 2014


      Regional Climate Modeler

*Regional Climate Modeler.*The Department of Geography at San Diego 
State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant 
Professor in climate modeling. Candidates must have a PhD in Geography 
or a related field and demonstrated outstanding research potential in 
climate modeling, with interests that could include land-atmosphere 
interactions, dynamic and statistical downscaling, high-resolution 
modeling, regional drivers of climate variability and change, and/or 
impacts of climate change on water resources, ecosystems, hazards, human 
health or society. Demonstrated excellence in teaching and scholarship 
and commitment to funded research activity is required. The candidate 
will have an interest in teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in 
climatology, climate change, and climate modeling. The successful 
candidate will join and contribute to the interdisciplinary Area of 
Excellence: The SDSU Center for Climate and Sustainability Studies, will 
interact with recent hires in land surface modeling and climate 
mathematics, and will participate in the SDSU Master's programs and 
joint SDSU-UCSB PhD program in Geography. Anticipated start date for the 
position is Fall 2015. Applications should include i) letter of 
application describing research and teaching interests, ii) curriculum 
vitae including publications, presentations, research summary, and past, 
current and pending funding, and iii) three letters of reference sent 
directly to the search committee email. Electronic submission of 
application materials and letters is encouraged and should be sent via 
email toclimate_model_search at mail.sdsu.edu 
<mailto:climate_model_search at mail.sdsu.edu>. Applications received by 
October 1, 2014 will receive full consideration. The position will 
remain open until filled.

SDSU is a large, diverse, urban university and Hispanic-Serving 
Institution with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusive 
excellence. Our campus community is diverse in many ways, including 
race, religion, color, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual 
orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, pregnancy, 
medical condition, and covered veteran status. We strive to build and 
sustain a welcoming environment for all.

SDSU is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience in and/or 
commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from 
diverse backgrounds and members of underrepresented groups.

SDSU is a Title IX, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate 
against individuals on the basis of race, religion, national origin, 
sexual orientation, gender, marital status, age, disability or veteran 
status. The person holding this position is considered a "mandated 
reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and 
is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive 
Order 1083 as a condition of employment. For additional information 
seehttp://geography.sdsu.edu/About/jobs.htmlor contact the Chair of the 
Search Committee,Trent Biggs <mailto:tbiggs at mail.sdsu.edu>.

      About SDSU, Geography, and the Center for Climate and
      Sustainability Studies

SDSU is a large campus that embraces the teacher-scholar model. The 
university offers bachelor's degrees in 84 areas, 76 master's degrees 
and 21 doctorate degrees. Our >30,000 students represent one of the 
mostethnically and socioeconomically diverse 
<http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/bioadvise/degree.html#Diversity>student bodies 
of any major university. SDSU is a Hispanic Serving Institution and is 
ranked 10th in the nation in conferring baccalaureate degrees to 
minorities according to Academic Analytics. Candidates with experience 
in and/or commitment to working in a multicultural environment with 
large numbers of students of diverse backgrounds and learning styles are 
desired. Since 2000, SDSU faculty and staff have attracted more than 
$1.5 billion in grants and contracts.Academic Analytics 
<http://www.academicanalytics.com/>consistently ranked SDSU faculty 
research productivity highly when they performed these analyses in 
2007-2010: #1 out of 92 small research universities in the United 
States, #15 out of/all/155 public research universities, and #35 out 
of/all/222 American research universities.

Within SDSU, the Department of Geography has one of the strongest 
research programs, with strengths in physical geography, remote sensing 
watershed analysis, biogeography, human-environment interactions, 
GIScience, geocomputation, and human and urban geography. Its joint 
doctoral program with the University of California, Santa Barbara is 7th 
ranked nationally according to the most recent report from Academic 
Analytics. Seegeography.sdsu.edu <http://geography.sdsu.edu/>for more 
information. Faculty also have access to theSan Diego Supercomputing 
Center <http://www.sdsc.edu/>.

The Center for Climate and Sustainability Studies (C2S2) was established 
2013 to foster interdisciplinary funded research on climate change and 
its impacts on ecosystems and society. C2S2 has members in Departments 
of Mathematics, Ecology, Geography, and Anthropology, and collaborating 
members across campus. The climate modeler would be a key member of C2S2 
in investigations related to regional climate change and impacts, 
including but not limited to southern California.

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