GRINNELL COLLEGE – [ENVIRONMENTAL STUDIES/CLIMATE SCIENCE] – TENURE-TRACK POSITION (START FALL 2024).
GRINNELL COLLEGE. The Environmental Studies program at Grinnell College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in climate science beginning Fall 2024. Assistant Professor (Ph.D.) preferred; Associate Professor possible. We seek to hire a broadly trained earth scientist who studies climate change. Possible areas of specialization include, but are not limited to: atmospheric science, biogeochemistry, climate modeling, hydrology, glaciology, paleoclimatology, and oceanography. Teaching responsibilities will include an introductory geoscience course, an intermediate-level course in climate science, an upper-level elective in the candidate’s area of specialization, and the Environmental Studies senior seminar. The candidate is expected to develop an active research program involving undergraduate students.
Grinnell College is a highly selective undergraduate liberal arts college with a strong tradition of social responsibility. In letters of application, candidates should discuss their potential to contribute to a college community that maintains a diversity of people and perspectives as one of its core values. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the college’s diversity through their teaching, scholarship, and/or service to the institution. To be assured of full consideration, all application materials should be received by October 1, 2023. Please visit our application website at https://jobs.grinnell.edu to find more details about the job and submit applications online. Candidates will need to upload a letter of application, curriculum vitae, transcripts (copies are acceptable), and statement of teaching philosophy and description of research interests, and provide email addresses for three references. Questions about this search should be directed to the search chair, Professor Andrew Graham, at ClimateSearch@grinnell.edu or 641-269-3169.
Grinnell College is committed to establishing and maintaining a safe and nondiscriminatory educational environment for all College community members. It is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in matters of admission, employment, and housing, and in access to and participation in its education programs, services, and activities. The college does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, religion, disability, creed, or any other protected class.
An offer for this position will be contingent on successful completion of a background check.