[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research at the University of Arizona

Christine Wiedinmyer christin at ucar.edu
Thu Jan 26 14:00:36 MST 2017


      Position Information

Title 	Assistant/Associate/Full Professor (TE)
Department 	Tree Ring Laboratory (1204)
Medical Sub-Speciality 	
Location 	Main Campus
Position Summary 	

Tenure-eligible (Open Rank) Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in 
forests, carbon & climate.

The Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research at the University of Arizona seeks 
to fill a faculty position in areas related to processes, interactions 
and feedbacks among tree and forest growth, the carbon cycle and 
climate. We seek promising candidates at any career stage that seek to 
build a successful and vibrant research and teaching program that will 
contribute to vigorous multifaceted interdisciplinary research, teaching 
and service in environmental and earth system sciences on our campus.
We are especially interested in individuals whose research utilizes 
dendrochronology and/or tree-ring data in novel and effective 
combination with other analytical tools, methods and disciplines to 
address basic or applied questions, particularly related to our 
understanding of the processes controlling forest dynamics from the 
cellular to the global scale. Substantive areas of research could 
include linking ecophysiological or genomic processes to long-term tree 
growth; carbon budgets of forest ecosystems on intra-annual to 
centennial time-scales; tree-ring data and vegetation / climate model 
assimilation; carbon-cycle climate interactions; disturbance and 
dynamics in forest ecosystems. The new faculty member will demonstrate 
an exceptional record of research, evidenced by publications, grants, 
and mentorship, that advances UA’s strengths in environmental science 
and its commitment to mentoring and training its diverse student body.

The University of Arizona is located in Tucson, Arizona, a culturally 
diverse, family-friendly city set in the natural beauty of the desert 
southwest. The University of Arizona is home to one of the largest and 
broadest concentrations of earth system research and education in the 
US, with world-class programs in fields including hydrology, atmospheric 
science, paleoclimatology, ecosystem ecology, earth system sciences and 
climate. This position is part of the University of Arizona’sWEES(Water, 
Energy and Environmental Solutions) Climate and Earth System initiative. 
This new faculty member will be based in the Laboratory of Tree-Ring 
Research (http://www.ltrr.arizona.edu/) with potential joint 
appointments in affiliated departments throughout campus.

/Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance 
plans; life insurance and disability programs; UA/ASU/NAUtuition 
reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and 
optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural 
activities; and more!/

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candidates and their families to be able to make informed decisions. 
Candidates who are considering relocation to the Tucson or Phoenix area, 
and have been offered an on-site interview, are encouraged to use the 
free services offered by*Above & Beyond Relocation Services (ABRS)* 
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The University of Arizona has been recognized on Forbes 2015 list of 
America’s Best Employers in the United States and has been awarded the 
2015 Work-Life Seal of Distinction by the Alliance for Work-Life 
Progress! For more information about working at the University of 
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Duties & Responsibilities 	

Duties include research, teaching and service. The successful candidate 
is expected to establish and maintain a highly visible, productive, 
collaborative, and externally funded research program, and disseminate 
research outcomes to the scientific community and the general public. 
The candidate will work with other members of the Laboratory of 
Tree-ring Research, and with collaborating faculty, researchers, and 
students from around UA and other institutions, to advance the UA 
position as an international leader in the Earth and Environmental 
Sciences. The appointee is expected to contribute to the departmental 
and university-wide teaching and mentoring endeavors, enthusiastically 
engage students and the broader communities, and perform university 
service. They will contribute to bolstering an inclusive environment 
that encourages diversity and the integration of members of 
underrepresented groups within the university.

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities 	
Minimum Qualifications 	

PhD in applicable field of research expertise.

Preferred Qualifications 	
Rank 	To be determined.
Tenure Information 	Tenure Track (T/TE)
FLSA 	Exempt
FTE 	1.00
Full Time/Part Time 	Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 	40
Benefits Eligible 	Yes - Full Benefits
Posted Rate of Pay 	DOE
Job Category 	Faculty
Type of criminal background check required: 	Name-based criminal 
background check (non-security sensitive)

      Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 	F20841
Number of Vacancies 	
Desired Start Date 	
Position End Date (if temporary) 	
Limited to Current UA Employees 	No
Contact Information for Candidates 	

Malcolm K Hughes
Regents’ Professor of Dendrochronology
Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ 85721
mkh1 at email.arizona.edu

Open Date 	01/25/2017
Close Date 	
Open Until Filled 	Yes
Review Begins On 	02/06/2017
Special Instructions Summary 	

Please include the following with your application:

  * Cover Letter
  * Curriculum Vitae
  * Statement of Research Interests (three page maximum)
  * Statement of Teaching Philosophy (three page maximum)
  * Contact information for a minimum of three references

Diversity Statement 	

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we 
know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to 
advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and 
creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into 
action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working 
with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a 
workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we 
encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, 
veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National 
Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other 
national service programs and others who will help us advance our 
Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that 
values student, staff, and faculty engagement in addressing issues of 
diversity and inclusiveness.

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