Assistant/Associate Professor in Atmospheric Sciences

University of Massachusetts Lowell
Lowell, Massachusetts
Aug 28, 2017
Sep 27, 2017
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Assistant/Associate Professor in Atmospheric Sciences

University of Massachusetts Lowell

Full-Time, Benefitted


The Department of Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at UMass Lowell seeks a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor in Atmospheric Sciences. The successful candidate will have expertise in atmospheric dynamics as well as modeling or remote sensing, and a demonstrated ability to develop interdisciplinary research that connects atmospheric science to hydrology, environmental pollution, biogeochemical cycles, or geomorphology. We seek promising candidates at the early career stage that seek to build a successful and vibrant research and teaching program and will contribute to vigorous multifaceted research, teaching and service in environmental and earth system sciences on our campus.

Position duties and responsibilities include: lecturing at the undergraduate and graduate level at a nationally ranked research university; mentoring and advising of undergraduate and graduate students as well as of postdoctoral fellows; building of a vigorous, externally funded research program through grant proposal writing and program building; maintaining a publication record and presenting scholarly work at professional conferences or workshops; and performing academic services inside and outside the University.

UMass Lowell is a nationally ranked, high-energy campus dedicated to excellence in teaching and research and an inclusive campus community. UMass Lowell offers affordable, experience-based education provided by internationally recognized faculty in 122 undergraduate and graduate programs in the sciences, health, nursing, business, education, engineering, fine arts and social sciences. With currently 17,500 students, UMass Lowell is one of the ten fastest growing research universities in the nation, and U.S. News and World Report describes it as the second fastest growing university in the country.

The Department of Environmental, Earth and Atmospheric Science (EEAS) offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Environmental Sciences with three program options: Atmospheric Science, Environmental Studies, and Environmental Geoscience. In addition, EEAS offers minors in Geoscience and Climate Change and Sustainability. At the graduate level, EEAS offers Master of Science and Professional Master Science degrees and Graduate Certificates with options in Environmental Geoscience and Atmospheric Sciences. EEAS aims to build a new PhD option starting in 2019.

The University of Massachusetts Lowell is committed to increasing diversity in its faculty, staff, and student populations, as well as curriculum and support programs, while promoting an inclusive environment. We seek candidates who can contribute to that goal and encourage you to apply and to identify your strengths in these areas.


  • PhD in Atmospheric Science or in a closely related field required
  • The ability to work effectively with diverse and interdisciplinary groups required
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching, research, and other scholarly activities at the level appropriate with the academic rank
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Postdoctoral research experience


Special Instructions to Applicants:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications is received.             

To apply, please submit a CV, cover letter, teaching statement/philosophy, and research statement to:


The University of Massachusetts Lowell is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action, Title IX employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, age over 40, protected veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, marital status, or other protected class.