[ES_JOBS_NET] University of Guelph, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science

TRACEY HOLLOWAY taholloway at wisc.edu
Wed Jul 13 08:36:15 MDT 2016

School of Environmental Sciences

Assistant Professor in Atmospheric Science
The School of Environmental Sciences (SES) at the University of Guelph seeks to hire an Assistant Professor in
the area of Atmospheric Science with a focus on regional climatology and agricultural climate change impacts.
The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Atmospheric Science or a related discipline, and will have
significant potential for research excellence as demonstrated through a strong publication record in
internationally recognized, peer-reviewed journals. Preference will be given to candidates with experience
conducting research in regional climate modeling and climate change, agricultural impacts of climate change,
novel statistical methods for climate analysis, and/or land-atmosphere interactions.

The position will require the development of a strong federally- and provincially-funded research program
involving the mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students. It will involve teaching courses, at the
undergraduate and graduate levels, related to meteorology and climatology. The successful candidate will have
a clear potential for effective teaching, with classroom experience considered an asset. Strong communication
skills are essential. Collaboration in research and graduate training is encouraged with others in SES, the
Ontario Agricultural College and the University, as well as with federal and provincial ministries. Faculty in
SES are expected to provide service to the University, to the scientific community, and to society at large.

The School of Environmental Sciences is a multi-disciplinary academic unit with researchers in a range of fields
including: soil science, geology, agricultural meteorology, forest and ecosystem science, environmental
microbiology, environmental toxicology, entomology and plant pathology. Researchers in the School have
links across campus including Geography, Engineering, the Centre for Applied Groundwater Research, Animal
Biosciences, Ridgetown Campus and Plant Agriculture, as well as with members of the Ontario Ministry of
Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Agriculture and Agri-Food
Canada. SES has a long history of achievements in agricultural meteorology, and is the birthplace of the
Tunable Diode Laser Trace Gas Analyzer. In addition, it has advanced analytical facilities in-house, and access
to research stations across the province, including the nearby Elora and Arkell Research Stations. The School
sits within the Ontario Agriculture College and is located on the main campus in the city of Guelph, 80 km west
of Toronto, Ontario. More information about the school, the college and the university can be found on their
respective websites (www.uoguelph.ca/ses, www.uoguelph.ca/oac, www.uoguelph.ca).

Applicants should submit, by September 1, 2016, their curriculum vitae, statements of their research goals and
teaching philosophy and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of at least three professional
references who can evaluate their candidacy, directly to:

Dr. Jon Warland, Director
c/o Jo-Anne Scarrow
School of Environmental Sciences
University of Guelph
Guelph, Ontario
Canada N1G 2W1
E-mail: sesuog at uoguelph.ca
All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given
The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its
teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented
groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would
contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply
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