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Assistant Professor Position in Climate Change & Climate Projections

University of Illinois, Atmospheric Sciences
Urbana, Illinois
Starting salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Closing date
Oct 7, 2023

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Atmospheric Sciences
Career Level
Early Career (up to 10 years past degree)
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The Department of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor position with expertise in the science of CLIMATE CHANGE AND CLIMATE PROJECTIONS. The ideal candidate would have a focus in either climate dynamics, climate modeling, statistical and dynamical downscaling, climate risk, or climate impacts, with possible additional expertise in data science and machine learning/artificial intelligence.


This position is part of a hiring cluster on “Climate Impacts, Risk, and Inequality” within the School of Earth, Society and Environment, as well as a campus-wide interdisciplinary supercluster on the theme of “Sustainable, Just, and Resilient Society in the face of Environmental and Societal Change”. For more information, please see:


This position is a nine-month academic appointment with a target start date of August 16, 2024. Successful candidates are expected to effectively teach a diverse student body at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, establish and maintain an active and independent research program, and provide service to the department, the university, and the profession. Candidates with a documented commitment to working with students or faculty from groups historically marginalized or underrepresented in the field through teaching, mentoring, or administration are especially encouraged to apply.

A Ph.D. in atmospheric sciences, meteorology, or a closely related field, is required. Starting salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.


The Illinois College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. Faculty in the College create knowledge, address critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge, and prepare students for lives of impact in the state, nation, and globally. To meet these objectives, the College embraces and values diversity and difference through hiring faculty candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and/or service to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.

To find out more about the resources available at the university and Urbana-Champaign community please visit these sites: 

Dual Career Program  


Living in Champaign-Urbana 


To apply, create your candidate profile through to submit application materials. Applicants must submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, contact information for three professional references, and three statements of no more than two pages each: 1) statement of teaching interest and philosophy, 2) statement of research interests, and 3) statement detailing how their teaching, service and/or scholarship has contributed to the success of all students, including those from racial, ethnic, and gender backgrounds that are underrepresented in their academic field. Applicants who have not yet had the opportunity for such experience should note how their work will further Illinois’ and the College of LAS’ commitment to Inclusive Excellence and the success of all students.

Please upload all documents as a single .pdf file in the “Resume/CV” section. Letters of recommendation may be requested electronically from referees at a later date. Only applications submitted through the University of Illinois Job Board will be considered. To ensure full consideration applications are due by November 15, 2023.


Questions about the position may be directed to the chair of the search committee: Prof. Francina Dominguez  For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-2137. 


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