[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor of Ecohydrology/Hydrometeorology at UNC Charlotte

Brian Magi Brian.Magi at uncc.edu
Mon Oct 17 12:45:25 MDT 2016

The Department of Geography and Earth Sciences at the University of North
Carolina at Charlotte (UNC Charlotte) is recruiting a tenure-track
Assistant Professor specializing in hydrometeorology or ecohydrology with
expertise broadly related to characterizing water-land-atmosphere
interactions across a range of spatial and/or temporal scales. The position
will begin August 2017.  Required qualifications are: 1) a Ph.D. in
Geography, Atmospheric Sciences, Environmental Sciences, or a related
discipline by the time of appointment; 2) the ability to develop and
maintain an externally-funded research program; 3) the ability to
contribute to undergraduate and graduate curricula consistent with
departmental needs; and 4) the ability to contribute to the Department’s
interdisciplinary research mission. We encourage candidates whose
experience in teaching, research, and community service has prepared them
to contribute to our commitment to an environment of diversity and academic

The successful candidate will play an important role in the atmospheric
sciences and the earth and environmental sciences components of our
graduate and undergraduate programs, will contribute to the department’s
interdisciplinary teaching and research missions in the geographical and
natural sciences, and will maintain an active, scholarly research agenda
that includes advising students in the department’s graduate programs.  The
successful candidate is expected to teach courses that contribute to the
B.S. in Meteorology program and the B.S. in Earth and Environmental
Sciences program, particularly the Atmospheric Sciences and Hydrological
Sciences Concentrations.

The Department offers undergraduate degrees in Geology, Earth and
Environmental Sciences, Meteorology, Environmental Studies, and Geography.
At the graduate level, the Department offers an M.S. in Earth Sciences and
participates in an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Infrastructure and
Environmental Systems. The Department also offers an M.A. in Geography, a
Ph.D. in Geography, and participates in an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program
in Public Policy.

The Department of Geography and Earth Sciences is an interdisciplinary
community of social and physical scientists with over 30 faculty members
and more than 100 graduate students, and is housed within the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences. As the largest college at UNC Charlotte, the
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences comprises 20 departments in the
humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, and military sciences, as
well as 24 applied research centers and interdisciplinary programs. It
offers eight doctoral degrees, 34 master's degrees and graduate
certificates and 34 undergraduate degrees.

UNC Charlotte is a rapidly growing doctoral-granting urban university
located in the state’s largest metropolitan area. The University is a
Carnegie Foundation Community Engagement campus. More than 27,000
culturally diverse students are currently enrolled at the University.

Review of applications will begin October 28, 2016, and continue until the
position is filled. Applications must be submitted electronically at
https://jobs.uncc.edu and include: 1) a letter of application, 2) a
curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research interests, 4) a teaching
statement, 5) a diversity statement and 6) the names and contact
information of three references. All applicants are subject to criminal
background checks.  As a college with diverse faculty, staff, and students,
finalists will be asked during their screening interviews to discuss how
the topics of diversity and inclusion are incorporated into their teaching,
research, and service.

As an EOE/AA employer and an ADVANCE Institution that strives to create an
academic climate in which the dignity of all individuals is respected and
maintained, the University of North Carolina at Charlotte encourages
applications from all underrepresented groups.

We strongly encourage prospective candidates to visit the Department
website (http://geoearth.uncc.edu) prior to applying. For additional
information, contact Dr. Sara Gagné, Search Committee Chair, at
1-704-687-5911 or sgagne at uncc.edu.
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