[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor Applied Climate Science Weber State University, Utah
cariefrantz at weber.edu
Tue Dec 4 12:50:12 MST 2018
*Assistant Professor Applied Climate ScienceWeber State University, Ogden,
The College of Science at Weber State University invites applications for a
tenure-track position, starting Fall 2019, in the broad area of climate
science. Research interests could include climate modeling,
climate-ecosystem interactions, climate-biogeochemical-cycle
interrelations, and impacts of climate change on water resources,
desertification, air quality and/or wildfires. Approaches using field-based
environmental monitoring and/or analysis, geospatial technologies/remote
sensing, or climate proxy records are all welcome.
The successful candidate will be appointed as an Assistant Professor in one
of seven departments of the College of Science, depending on background and
teaching expertise. Our new colleague will be expected to:
1. Develop and teach upper-division courses in their area(s) of
expertise and lower-division courses as required.
2. Establish an active and sustained research program that includes
mentoring undergraduate students.
3. Seek external funding in support of teaching and/or research.
4. Establish collaborations with colleagues in the College of Science
and across the University (e.g. Department of Geography, Sustainability
Practices and Research Center).
5. Contribute to the development of new interdisciplinary curricula,
including a planned environmental science degree program.
- A Ph.D. in climate science or related field. Candidates who expect to
complete a Ph.D. by July 1, 2019 also will be considered.
- Evidence of teaching excellence and interest in using active-learning
- A demonstrated commitment to conducting high-quality research, to
mentoring undergraduate researchers, and to integrating research into the
- Seeking applicants with excellent communication skills.
- Ability to work with colleagues from across campus on
interdisciplinary projects that address local, regional, and/or global
- Postdoctoral experience.
- Ability to build connections with local industries, government
agencies, and/or community stakeholders.
To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter,
statements of teaching philosophy and research plans, a CV, and unofficial
transcripts. In addition, within the application you will need to identify
three people to write and upload letters of reference for you.
Weber State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity
employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. A criminal
background check is required as a condition of employment.
Weber State University is a primarily undergraduate institution located at
the foot of the Wasatch Mountains in Ogden, Utah. For more than five
decades, the institution has successfully maintained a dual mission by
offering a wide range of baccalaureate programs and also by meeting
regional community college needs. The College of Science embraces both
missions through its programs (see https://www.weber.edu/COS/), and
occupies modern labs and classrooms in the new Tracy Hall Science Center.
Ogden is a beautiful city with a rich culture and history, and is 45
minutes from Salt Lake City and its international airport. An average of
223 sunny days a year and immediate access to skiing, biking, camping,
hiking, and fishing make northern Utah an outdoor paradise. More
information about the Ogden area may be found at www.visitogden.com.
Highest priority will be given to applications received by January 7, 2019,
although screening will continue until the position is filled.
To apply, please visit jobs.weber.edu. The job post is #F00046P.
Carie M. Frantz
Geochemistry & Geobiology
Earth & Environmental Sciences
Weber State University
mail: 1415 Edvalson St., Dept. 2507, Ogden, UT 84408-2507
office: Tracy Hall Science Center, #315
phone: 801.626.6181 / email: cariefrantz at weber.edu
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