[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor - Late-Quaternary Climate Science

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Fri Aug 11 13:59:04 MDT 2017

Assistant Professor - Late-Quaternary Climate Science
Syracuse University <http://www.syr.edu/>
Syracuse, NY
Faculty - Science - Geology, Earth Sciences, and Oceanography
Full Time
Job #:

Heroy Geology Laboratory

Pay Range:
Commensurate with experience

FLSA Status: Exempt

As determined by the Department Chair

Job Type:

Syracuse, NY

Unionized Position Code:
Not Applicable

Job Description:
The Syracuse University Department of Earth Sciences seeks applicants for
an Assistant Professor position in climate change science, who will hold
the Thonis Family Endowed Professorship. Scientists with expertise in
observational approaches to late-Quaternary paleoclimatology and with
established links to the climate modeling community are strongly encouraged
to apply. The department welcomes applicants with expertise collecting,
characterizing and calibrating quantitative records of past temperature,
sea level change, glacial dynamics, hydroclimate, and terrestrial responses
to natural and anthropogenic forcing. The ideal candidate will collaborate
across traditional disciplinary boundaries within the Department of Earth
Sciences and the greater SU community, which includes expertise in energy,
sustainability, and water resources.

A Ph.D. in earth sciences, geology, or a related field is expected at the
time of appointment.

The successful applicant will arrive with or establish a strong, externally
funded research program and develop a portfolio of excellence in teaching
at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Active public engagement on
issues of a changing climate is an essential part of the appointment.
Applicants will teach a large, introductory-level class in Earth Science,
contribute to existing courses in paleoclimatology and develop new
undergraduate and graduate courses in the science of climate change.

Physical Requirements:


Application Instructions:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of
research and teaching interests (please attach to other document), copies
of three relevant publications (please attach to writing sample), and the
contact information for three referees by November 15, 2017. The search
committee will be available to meet with candidates at the GSA and
Fall AGU meetings;
the search will remain open until the position is filled.

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000
full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 full¬time graduate students
representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it
is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and
professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education,
Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions,
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medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State
approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area
population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural,
and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony
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recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing,
hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along
the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the
latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10%
of Best Places to Live.


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Message to Applicants:
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of
research and teaching interests, copies of three relevant publications, and
the contact information for three referees by November 15, 2017. The search
committee will be available to meet with candidates at the GSA and
Fall AGU meetings;
the search will remain open until the position is filled.
Syracuse University
Online App. Form:
Syracuse University is interested in candidates who have the communication
skills and cross-cultural abilities to maximize their effectiveness with
diverse groups of colleagues, students and community members. Women,
military veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other
traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. Syracuse
University is an equal opportunity employer, as well as a federal
contractor required to take affirmative action on behalf of protected

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