[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-track Faculty Position in Atmospheric Remote Sensing, McGill University
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Thu Oct 13 16:46:53 MDT 2016
Tenure-track Faculty Position in Atmospheric
The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at McGill University
is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor
position to strengthen its leadership in remote sensing. The successful
applicant will be expected to develop an active research program,
supervise graduate students, and teach a variety of undergraduate and
graduate courses. A Ph. D. in atmospheric sciences, or a closely related
field is required.
It is expected that the successful candidate will pursue research in
remote sensing with a strong modelling and/or observational component.
The range of possible research areas is broad and includes, but is not
limited to: 1) the development of retrieval methods for studies of the
structure and microphysics of clouds and precipitation, 2) the use of
remote sensing data for the characterization and understanding of
radiative and dynamical processes, trace gas emissions, cloud life
cycles, and their impacts on climate variability, and 3) the development
and validation of remote sensing instruments. The Department of
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences has strong ties with the Departments of
Mathematics and Statistics, Chemistry, and with the Earth System Science
Program. Access to high performance computing is available through
McGill University is an English-speaking university located in Montreal,
one of North America's most cosmopolitan cities. For more information
about McGill University and the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic
Sciences, please seehttp://www.mcgill.ca/meteo
Qualified candidates are invited to submit an application, including a
curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of
teaching interests, and names and contact information for three
references. Following a preliminary screening, we will contact the
references directly. Applications can be sent via email in pdf format
toremotesensing at meteo.mcgill.ca <mailto:remotesensing at meteo.mcgill.ca>or
by post to Dr. John R. Gyakum, Chair, Department of Atmospheric and
Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke Street West,
Montreal, QC H3A 0B9, Canada (Telephone: 1-514-398-3760; fax:
The preferred starting date for this position is September 1, 2017.
Review of the applications will begin on*December 15, 2016*, and
continue until the position is filled.
/McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in employment.
It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal persons, persons with
disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons of minority sexual orientation
or gender identity, visible minorities, and others who may contribute to
diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply;
however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority./
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