[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor of Climate Change Impacts on Weather Extremes, University of California, Davis
christine.wiedinmyer.ucar at gmail.com
Thu Sep 7 09:57:31 MDT 2017
Assistant Professor of Climate Change Impacts on Weather Extremes
Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California, Davis
Title: The Department of Land, Air and Water Resources in the College of
Agricultural and Environmental
Sciences at the University of California, Davis is recruiting an Assistant
Professor of Climate Change
Impacts with a preferred emphasis in new weather extremes and climate
adaptation. This position is part
of a multi-departmental hire of five new faculty to tackle outstanding
problems in climate adaptation.
This is an academic year (9-month), Assistant Professor tenure-track
position with teaching, research,
outreach/engagement and service responsibilities and includes the
expectation that the appointee will
conduct mission-oriented research and outreach/engagement of relevance to
the California Agricultural
Experiment Station (http://caes.ucdavis.edu/research/aes).
Responsibilities: The Department of Land, Air and Water Resources is seeking
applicants that focus on
the impacts of new weather extremes with potential relevance to climate
adaptation. The appointee is
expected to establish a competitively funded research program to address
critical or emerging issues in
climate change and new weather extremes impacts. The appointee will be
responsible for teaching both
undergraduate and graduate classes. These could include severe and unusual
weather (ATM 10), weather
analysis and prediction (ATM111), climate change (ATM5, ATM116, and ATM245),
(ATM241), and/or new courses on topics related to weather extremes and
Participation in departmental and university service is expected.
Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in atmospheric science,
statistics, data science or a field closely
related to climate change impacts on weather extremes. Post-doctoral
experience is preferred. Evidence
of research excellence is expected. The candidate should have the ability to
develop and instruct
undergraduate and graduate courses and the ability to develop and conduct
extramurally funded research
in new weather extremes. A candidate with a willingness to build
relationships with relevant State of
California and federal agencies is desired.
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Applications: Application materials must be submitted via the following
https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01818. Applications received by October
15, 2017 will receive full
consideration. The position is open until filled.
Required application materials include: 1) curriculum vitae including
publication list, 2) up to three
publications, 3) transcripts if the applicant is within five years of Ph.D.
degree, 4) statement of research
accomplishments, 5) statement of teaching accomplishments and philosophy, 6)
statement of future
research plans relevant to the position, 7) Statement of Contributions to
Diversity, and 8) the names,
addresses, including e-mail, of four professional references. Additional
inquiries should be directed to
the search committee chair, Paul Ullrich (paullrich at ucdavis.edu
<mailto:paullrich at ucdavis.edu> ).
UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and
is dedicated to recruiting
a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply,
including women, minorities,
veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
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