Assistant Professor - Oceanography

Boulder, CO
Oct 05, 2017
Dec 04, 2017
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The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (ATOC) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of oceanography at the assistant professor level.  Our highest priority is for a candidate whose research focuses on satellite remote sensing of the ocean surface and/or autonomous underwater observation.  It is expected that such a candidate will develop technology for and/or heavily utilize data streams from these observational platforms, significantly enhancing and tightly coupling to current research capabilities within the department. These include, but are not limited to, physical and chemical oceanography, remote sensing, climate modeling, polar regions research, air-sea interactions, sea ice variability, and offshore wind energy exploration.  The candidate is expected to have the ability to attract external funding, build a vigorous research group, and teach oceanographic graduate and undergraduate courses. This person must have a PhD in oceanography, atmospheric science, or a related field, with an outstanding record of research that meets the standards expected for appointment as an assistant professor at an R1 doctoral university.  

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Informal inquiries can be made to the chair of the search committee, Weiqing Han, at

Please go to to view posting and submit application. Qualified candidates should submit: cover letter, CV, a research statement, a teaching statement, list of references to submit written letter of reference upon request, and two sample publications. The University of Colorado is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.