[ES_JOBS_NET] Faculty Position Available in Atmospheric/Climate Dynamics, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University

Christine Wiedinmyer christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Wed Oct 11 10:25:18 MDT 2017

Faculty Position Available in 

Atmospheric/Climate Dynamics 

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University 


Position: Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-track. 


Location: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-5701. The academic home for
this position is the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences in the
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (jointly located in the College of

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) at Cornell University
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in
the subject of atmospheric or climate dynamics. The successful candidate
will develop a high-quality research program investigating atmospheric
systems and processes from weather to seasonal to climate time scales.
Research areas could include, but not be limited to, climate-weather or
ocean-atmosphere interactions. Preferred candidates would use idealized
approaches or a hierarchy of models to better understand atmospheric/
climate dynamics. The position is one of what is expected to be a series of
new appointments as part of a commitment to a major faculty renewal in EAS.
Candidates at the Assistant Professor level are preferred, but exceptional
candidates at other levels will be considered. 


The selected candidate will be a committed educator, enthusiastically
teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising undergraduate and
graduate students, and supervising students at all levels in research. The
ideal candidate will be able to interact in teaching and research with
colleagues having similar interests at Cornell University, particularly in
the Colleges of Agriculture and Life Sciences and of Engineering, in which
the Department of EAS is jointly located. This is a nine-month,
tenure-track, academic year professorial position in the College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences. The responsibilities of the position will be
50% research and 50% teaching. 


A Ph.D. in atmospheric, climate or ocean sciences, or a related science or
engineering discipline is required. 

Please submit applications to Academic Jobs Online at
https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/10085 as a single pdf (15 mb
maximum) that includes (1) a cover letter addressed to the Search Committee
Chair, Professor Natalie Mahowald, and providing the names and contact
information for three individuals who are willing to write letters of
recommendation; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a research plan; and (4) a
statement of teaching interests. Inquiries may be directed to the Search
Committee Chair at mahowald at cornell.edu . Applications will be reviewed
beginning November 15, 2017. The position will remain open until it is
filled, with an anticipated start date of July 2018. 


Cornell University is committed to hiring and promoting a diverse faculty. 


Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a
Dual Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher
Education Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. Visit
http://www.unyherc.org to see positions available in higher education in the
upstate New York area. 


The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a pioneer of purpose-driven
science and Cornell University's second largest college. We work across
disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned
research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we
seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food,
energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic


Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place
to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an
uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further
the university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our
main campus located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence
includes the medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan
and Doha, Qatar, as well as the new Cornell Tech campus opening on Roosevelt
Island in the heart of New York City. 


We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees
advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including
employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental
leave and flexible work options. 


Diversity and inclusion have been and continue to be a part of our heritage.
Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator.

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