[ES_JOBS_NET] Faculty Position in Climate Change and Sustainability, University of California, Riverside
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Tue Nov 8 15:16:09 MST 2016
FACULTY POSITION IN CLIMATE CHANGE AND SUSTAINABILITY
University of California, Riverside
The Department of Earth Sciences at UCR is recruiting a faculty member
in the broadly defined area of Climate Change and Sustainability. This
is an academic year tenure track position at the Assistant Professor
level and will be available July 1, 2017.
We seek to hire a faculty member in Climate Change and Sustainability,
working at broad spatial scales over human-relevant time scales, and
with expertise in one or more of the following fields:
climate dynamics, land and ocean surface processes, and ocean/atmosphere
The candidate is expected to use state-of-the-art models and
observations as the foundation of their research and to work at regional
to global scales. Examples of research foci can include, but are not
i) interactions among climate and atmospheric constituents, such as
gases and aerosols;
ii) the dynamics of extreme weather and climate events;
iii) ocean-atmosphere interactions and feedbacks on global climate; and
iv) climate interactions with, and impacts on, soils and ecosystems.
It is desirable that the candidate’s research generate results that can
be used by policy makers to enhance sustainable development of
resources. The incumbent would be expected to bridge past and future
climate change research being conducted at UCR, participate in both the
undergraduate and graduate programs in Earth Sciences—including the
newly established Environmental Dynamics and Geo-Ecology Institute
(http://edge.ucr.edu/ )— and offer courses on climate change and
sustainability within their field of expertise.
A Ph.D. in atmospheric science, environmental science, oceanography, or
a related science discipline is required. Applications must include a
cover letter, curriculum vita, statements of research and teaching
interests, a statement of contributions to diversity, and three letters
of recommendation. All application materials must be submitted through
AP Recruit at:
Advancement through the faculty ranks at the University of California is
through a series of structured, merit-based evaluations, occurring
every 2-3 years, each of which includes substantial peer input.
For more information about the position, please contact the Search
Committee Chair, Dr. Robert Allen, Department of Earth Sciences, at
robert.allen at ucr.edu. For questions on application procedures and
requirements, please contact Mary Stuart, Academic Personnel
Coordinator, at mary.stuart at ucr.edu. Review of applications will begin
on January 9, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled.
Additional information about the Department of Earth Sciences can
be found at: http://earthsciences.ucr.edu/.
UCR is a world-class research university with an exceptionally diverse
undergraduate student body. Its mission is explicitly linked to
providing routes to educational success for underrepresented and
first-generation college students. A commitment to this mission is a
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative
Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the
achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without
regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender
identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law.
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