Assistant Professor (Probationary Tenure-Track) - Atmospheric Science

Halifax (City), Nova Scotia (CA)
May 25, 2017
Jul 24, 2017
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Assistant Professor (Probationary Tenure-Track) - Atmospheric Science

Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science

Dalhousie University invites applications from outstanding candidates for a faculty position in atmospheric science. This is a probationary tenure track position with the rank of assistant professor. Candidates will have a PhD in a related discipline, proven teaching ability or potential at the university level, and must demonstrate the ability or potential to establish a successful research program. The successful candidate will be expected to enhance and complement the existing activities of the atmospheric science group in both teaching and research. 

The atmospheric science group ( and the broader department have an active research program with connections to many major national and international programs. Dalhousie is one of the top universities in Canada. For example, three of the last four recipients of the NSERC Herzberg Gold Medal, Canada‚Äôs highest prize in science and engineering, have been Dalhousie faculty.  Halifax offers an outstanding quality of life. 

Applications should be submitted by September 4, 2017 and consist of a curriculum vitae, a research proposal (max 3 pages), a statement of teaching interests and experience, contact information for at least three referees, and a completed Self-Identification Questionnaire (available at:  Please send application materials to:

Chair, Atmospheric Science Search

c/o Jennifer.Currie@Dal.Ca

Department of Physics and Atmospheric Science

Dalhousie University

6310 Coburg Street, Room 218

Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3H 4R2


Consideration of candidates will begin in September 2017 and continue until the position is filled. While it is intended for the position to commence on July 1, 2018, the start date can be negotiated at the time of offer.

Dalhousie University is committed to fostering a collegial culture grounded in diversity and inclusiveness. The University encourages applications from Aboriginal people, persons with a disability, racially visible persons, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, and all candidates who would contribute to the diversity of our community. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.