Assistant/Associate Professor

Bloomington, Indiana
Oct 02, 2017
Nov 01, 2017
Faculty Position in Climate Modeling
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Assistant/Associate Professor at Indiana University. The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Indiana University (IU) Bloomington invites applications for a tenure-track position in climate modeling to begin in Fall 2018. Applicants with strengths in earth system modeling, large-scale climate dynamics, land-climate-ocean interactions, or paleoclimate and evolution of Earth’s atmosphere are especially encouraged to apply. Global modeling experience and potential for using IU’s exceptional high performance computing system will be considered strong assets. The successful candidate will establish an internationally recognized, externally funded academic research program, and have a strong interest in graduate and undergraduate instruction including mentoring of M.S. and Ph.D. student research. Service to the department, college, and university is expected.

This hire is part of IU’s Grand Challenge initiative entitled Prepared for Environmental Change (, a multi-million dollar investment in research that seeks to tackle large-scale problems that have an impact on Indiana. The successful candidate will join a growing community of colleagues across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities who are engaged in this collaborative program and will have opportunity for internal funds through the initiative.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences or a related field prior to employment. To ensure full consideration, applications should be submitted by November 1, 2017 but they will continue to be considered until the position is filled. Interested candidates should review the job description and submit application materials online at Questions about the position should be directed to: Dr. P. David Polly, Search Committee Chair ( Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. Enhancing diversity within our faculty and students is an important aspect of department and college strategic planning.