Atmospheric Science tenure track faculty position/Director of CIRA

Fort Collins, Colorado
commensurate with experience--9 month salary
Nov 23, 2020
Jan 22, 2021
ATS faculty/Director of CIRA
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Colorado State University invites applications for a tenure track faculty position in the Department of Atmospheric Science. This hire will also serve as Director of the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA). The faculty appointment will be made at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. We solicit candidates in CIRA’s core focus area of merging satellite observations and models. This is interpreted as expertise in Satellite Remote Sensing, Regional and Global Model Development, or Data Assimilation, with emphasis on individuals working at the interfaces of these areas.

Applications and nominations will be considered until the positions are filled; however, applications should be received by January 20, 2021 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. Full details of the position can be found at the link below. Applicants should submit a cover letter, one to two page statements on their vision for CIRA leadership (uploaded to the special required documentation slot) and on research and teaching interests, a statement on your commitment to diversity and inclusion (uploaded to the other slot), a curriculum vitae, and the names of four references (who will not be contacted without prior notification of the candidate) at the following link: Applications must be submitted online.

Please address inquiries about the position to:
Professor Peter Jan van Leeuwen, Search Committee Chair
Department of Atmospheric Science
Colorado State University
Fort Collins, CO