The Department of Atmospheric Science at Colorado State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the dynamics and physics of the climate system. We solicit candidates with expertise in geophysical fluid dynamics, coupling between clouds and radiation, climate dynamics, and/or planetary atmospheres across a range of spatial and temporal scales. Candidates will be considered at the assistant or associate professor level.
The new faculty member will be expected to build and maintain a strong, internationally recognized research program supported through external funding, complement and expand upon current research and teaching activities, and provide service to the University and broader community. She/he will contribute to teaching and intellectual leadership in our atmospheric science curriculum at the M.S. and Ph.D. levels by teaching courses in the Department’s core graduate curriculum, advising graduate students, and developing advanced courses in his or her areas of expertise. Further information about the Department can be found at http://www.atmos.colostate.edu.
A Ph.D. in atmospheric science or a related field is required by the position start date. Candidates should have an outstanding research record in the areas of interest commensurate with experience and should demonstrate potential for continued extraordinary scholarship. Candidates must exhibit ability and enthusiasm to teach courses in their respective areas of interest in the department’s graduate curriculum. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
Applications and nominations will be accepted until the positions are filled; however, applications should be received by October 15, 2018 to ensure full consideration. The search will remain open until the position is filled. Application materials of candidates, including letters of recommendation, will only be made available for review by the broader faculty of the Department of Atmospheric Science if the applicant reaches the semifinalist stage. Applicants should submit a cover letter, one to two page statements on research and teaching interests, a diversity statement, a curriculum vitae, and the names of four references (who will not be contacted without prior notification of the candidate) at the following link: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/58106
Please address inquiries about the position to:
Professor David Thompson, Search Chair
Department of Atmospheric Science
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO
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Required Job Qualifications
A Ph.D. in atmospheric science or a related field is required by the position start date.
Preferred Job Qualifications
Candidates should have an outstanding research record in the areas of interest commensurate with experience and should demonstrate potential for continued extraordinary scholarship. Candidates must exhibit ability and enthusiasm to teach courses in their respective areas of interest in the department’s graduate curriculum. Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.