Associate Professor or Professor

Employer
The University of Alabama
Location
Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Posted
Nov 08, 2018
Closes
Dec 08, 2018
Ref
Climate Modeling
Career Level
Faculty
Education Level
PhD
Job Type
Full-time
Relocation Cost
Negotiable
Sector Type
Academia

ALABAMA, TUSCALOOSA 35487-0322. The University of Alabama, Department of Geography seeks a new colleague with research expertise in Climate Modeling, starting August 16, 2019 at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, with tenure. This search is part of an effort to grow our department in support of our new Ph.D. program in Geography (launched in fall 2017) and elevate the University of Alabama’s visibility and impact in water/health-related climate research including the analysis, and interpretation of climate data, particularly concerning hydroclimatology, climate-health relationships, precipitation, flood or drought modeling. The ideal candidate’s professional accomplishments include sustained success securing external funding, a nationally/internationally recognized profile, and a solid track record of successful graduate student recruitment and mentoring. We seek a scholar who can advance the mission of the newly–formed Alabama Water Institute with research aligned with the strategic vision of NOAA’s National Water Center, located on the UA campus. Candidates with research interests that also complement one or more of the department’s broader research foci, including water resources, human-environment systems, environmental management and change, and human impacts on the environment (see http://geography.ua.edu/), are particularly encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in Geography or closely related discipline is required. Formal review of applications will begin December 9th, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at https://facultyjobs.ua.edu/postings/44074. The application should include a cover letter and a C.V., which should list contact information for at least three references. For additional information, please e-mail search committee co-chairs, David Keellings (djkeellings@ua.edu) or Jason Senkbeil (jcsenkbeil@ua.edu).

The University of Alabama is a vibrant, rapidly growing (38,392 students) institution offering excellent faculty support and a wealth of collaborative opportunities at its Tuscaloosa campus, including the NOAA National Water Center (http://www.nws.noaa.gov/oh/nwc/), the Alabama Water Institute (http://www.awi.ua.edu), and the Alabama Water Policy and Law Institute.

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