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Assistant Professor in Climate Science

Employer
University of Hawaii at Manoa, SOEST, Department of Atmospheric Sciences
Location
University of Hawai'i at Manoa - School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology-Dept of ATMO
Salary
I3M09, salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience
Closing date
Jan 21, 2024

Job Details

The Assistant Professor in Climate Science in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences, S.O.E.S.T., University of Hawaii at Manoa is a tenure track position.  Salary is I3M09.  The salary will be competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.  The application reviews begins January 8, 2024.  The anticipated start date is August 1, 2024, or as mutually agreed. 

Duties and Responsibilities:
1.  Developing and sustaining a vigorous extramurally-supported, collaborative research program that complements existing expertise in the department and school.
2.  Teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in the Department of Atmospheric Sciences and taking a role in developing and instructing core courses for the Applied Climate Science degree pathway
3.  Achieving excellence in both classroom instruction and active participation in graduate and undergraduate advising,mentoring, and teaching.
4.  Promoting diversity and inclusion in the Atmospheric Sciences, especially to Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islanders, in ways that align with the foundational principles of the University of Hawai'i Strategic Plan.
5.  Carrying out professional service activities by providing service to the public, department, school, university, andlarger scientific community.

Minimum Qualifications
1.  A doctorate (at the time of appointment) from a college or university of recognized standing and in a field relevant
to the position.
2. Demonstrated ability as a teacher.
3. Demonstrated scholarly achievement
4. Poise and good address for meeting and conferring with other
5. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively
6. Demonstrated capability for creative, high-quality research;
7. Ability to interact effectively with students and/or assistants when appropriate;
8. Commitment to our shared values of inclusion, mutual respect, collaboration, justice, and equity so that people
from every background feel welcome and can thrive.

Desirable Qualifications:

1. Demonstrated university-level teaching or mentoring experience
2. Demonstrated ability to attract extramural funding
3. Demonstrated ability to work on multi-, inter-, or transdisciplinary research

Link To Apply:
https://www.schooljobs.com/careers/hawaiiedu/jobs/4274967/assistant-professor-in-climate-science-pos84054

The Apply icon will be on the top right corner of the webpage. If this is your first time using NEOGOV you will need to create an account.Applicants must upload the following: (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) statements that explain your (3a) research interests, (3b) teaching interests, and (3c) your commitment to and/or experience in promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace, (4) three representative publications, and (5) the names and contact information of three references.  Statements in (3) should directly address how you meet the minimum and desired qualifications and topics may  include, but are not limited to: scientific leadership, research methodologies, how you will strengthen and  complement the mission of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences and the School of Ocean and Earth Science and  Technology,mentoring, innovative pedagogy, service and outreach, or strategies for engaging a wide variety of learners and stakeholders. Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Giuseppe Torri (gtorri@hawaii.edu).

More information about the Department of Atmospheric Sciences can be found at https://www.soest.hawaii.edu/atmo/.

EEO/AA, Clery Act, ADA

The University of Hawai'i is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination on the basis of race, sex, gender identity and expression, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, genetic information, marital status, breastfeeding, income assignment for child support, arrest and court record (except as permissible under State law), sexual orientation, domestic or sexual violence victim status, national guard absence, or status as a covered veteran.  For more information or inquiries regarding these policies, please refer to the following link: http://www.hawaii.edu/offices/eeo/eeo-coordinators/

Employment is contingent on satisfying employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986; reference checks of previous employers; and for certain positions, criminal history record checks. 

In accordance with the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, annual campus crime statistics for the University of Hawai'i may be viewed at: https://www.hawaii.edu/titleix/help/campus-security/, or a paper copy may be obtained upon request from the respective UH Campus Security or Administrative Services Office.

 

Company

The University of Hawaii at Manoa, SOEST, Department of Atmospheric Sciences (formerly Meteorology) has been an academic discipline at University of Hawai‘i at Manoa for over 50 years. The department has built an enviable national and international reputation for research and education, offering both undergraduate (B.S.) and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) degree programs. Since 1965 the University has been a member of the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. We are fortunate that the National Weather Service Honolulu Forecast Office is located in the same building as the department, providing access to real time weather data and allowing interactions with the operational forecasters. Several of our students have actually worked part-time at the forecast office. Some of the department’s research activities are directly related to improving short-term weather forecasts for the Hawaiian Islands, including specialized forecasts for the use of astronomers operating the world renowned observatories on Mauna Kea on the island of Hawai‘i. Research has been central to the department’s activities since its inception. Despite the department’s modest size, an impressive array of research projects are being pursued. Projects involving experimental work as well as computer modeling and theoretical calculations are being undertaken by our faculty and students. Our students now have thesis topics that involve study of a variety of atmospheric phenomena on a wide range of space and time scales. However, our unique situation as the only world-class university located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean has kept our main focus on issues relating to the weather and climate of the tropical Pacific and the Asian-Pacific regions. The University of Hawai‘i School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology (SOEST). SOEST brings together four academic departments, three research institutes, several federal cooperative programs, and support facilities of the highest quality in the nation to meet challenges in the ocean, earth and planetary sciences and technologies. SOEST has faculty members who study a wide variety of phenomena related to the physics, chemistry and biology of the solid earth, the ocean, and the atmosphere.
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