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Assistant Professor in Atmospheric Science (tenure-track)

Employer
Tufts University - Department of Earth and Climate Sciences
Location
Medford, Massachusetts (US)
Closing date
Nov 6, 2023

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Discipline
Atmospheric Sciences
Career Level
Faculty
Education Level
PhD
Relocation Cost
Paid
Sector Type
Academia

Job Details

The Department of Earth and Climate Sciences at Tufts University invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Atmospheric Science, beginning September 1st 2024. The successful candidate will: 1) teach three courses per year (a required course in Atmospheric Science for majors and two new elective courses relevant to the Earth Science and Climate Science curriculums); and 2) perform high‑quality, externally‑funded research in their area of expertise.

Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science, Earth Science, or related fields and demonstrate potential for impactful research. Candidates are expected to be inspiring undergraduate educators and to provide opportunities for active undergraduate participation in research. Candidates with computational, theoretical, or field approaches are encouraged to apply.

All application materials should be submitted via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/131562. Please submit the following: 1) cover letter; 2) statement of teaching philosophy and experience; 3) statement of research expertise and experience; 4) curriculum vitae; 5) the names (with contact information) of three references; and 6) diversity statement regarding commitment to values of diversity, equity, inclusiveness, and justice. Questions about the position can be directed to Associate Professor Andrew Kemp, Chair of the search committee at andrew.kemp@tufts.edu. Review of applications will begin November 7th, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Earth and Climate Sciences at Tufts is an undergraduate-only program with six tenure-stream Professors, a full-time lecturer, and small community of post docs. We are in the process of building two parallel and linked majors in Earth Science and Climate Science and adding expertise in Atmospheric Science will expand our faculty’s size and research interests. The faculty member can take advantage of departmental opportunities and resources to facilitate student participation in research on and off campus, including undergraduate theses and extended academic trips over winter and spring breaks. Tufts University is in the Boston area and is near a diverse array of environments, research facilities, and organizations that are conducive to field trips and research collaborations.

Tufts University is dedicated to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for teaching and research. For more information on the university’s efforts see: https://www.tufts.edu/strategic-themes/diversity-and-inclusion & https://diversity.tufts.edu/ 

All offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a background check.

Tufts University, founded in 1852, prioritizes quality teaching, highly competitive basic and applied research, and a commitment to active citizenship locally, regionally, and globally. Tufts University has also committed to becoming an anti-racist institution and prides itself on the continuous improvement of diversity, equity and inclusion work. Current and prospective employees of the university are expected to have and continuously develop skill in, and disposition for, positively engaging with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students.

Tufts University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty and staff and fostering their success when hired. Members of underrepresented groups are welcome and strongly encouraged to apply. See the University’s Non-Discrimination statement and policy here https://oeo.tufts.edu/policies-procedures/non-discrimination/. If you are an applicant with a disability who is unable to use our online tools to search and apply for jobs, please contact us by calling the Office of Equal Opportunity (OEO) at 617-627-3298 or at oeo@tufts.edu. Applicants can learn more about requesting reasonable accommodations at https://oeo.tufts.edu/

 

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