[ES_JOBS_NET] University of Guelph, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Science


School of Environmental Sciences

Assistant Professor in Atmospheric Science

The School of Environmental Sciences (SES) at the University of Guelph seeks to hire an Assistant Professor in

the area of Atmospheric Science with a focus on regional climatology and agricultural climate change impacts.

The successful candidate must hold a PhD in Atmospheric Science or a related discipline, and will have

significant potential for research excellence as demonstrated through a strong publication record in

internationally recognized, peer-reviewed journals. Preference will be given to candidates with experience

conducting research in regional climate modeling and climate change, agricultural impacts of climate change,

novel statistical methods for climate analysis, and/or land-atmosphere interactions.

The position will require the development of a strong federally- and provincially-funded research program

involving the mentoring of graduate and undergraduate students. It will involve teaching courses, at the

undergraduate and graduate levels, related to meteorology and climatology. The successful candidate will have

a clear potential for effective teaching, with classroom experience considered an asset. Strong communication

skills are essential. Collaboration in research and graduate training is encouraged with others in SES, the

Ontario Agricultural College and the University, as well as with federal and provincial ministries. Faculty in

SES are expected to provide service to the University, to the scientific community, and to society at large.

The School of Environmental Sciences is a multi-disciplinary academic unit with researchers in a range of fields

including: soil science, geology, agricultural meteorology, forest and ecosystem science, environmental

microbiology, environmental toxicology, entomology and plant pathology. Researchers in the School have

links across campus including Geography, Engineering, the Centre for Applied Groundwater Research, Animal

Biosciences, Ridgetown Campus and Plant Agriculture, as well as with members of the Ontario Ministry of

Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Agriculture and Agri-Food

Canada. SES has a long history of achievements in agricultural meteorology, and is the birthplace of the

Tunable Diode Laser Trace Gas Analyzer. In addition, it has advanced analytical facilities in-house, and access

to research stations across the province, including the nearby Elora and Arkell Research Stations. The School

sits within the Ontario Agriculture College and is located on the main campus in the city of Guelph, 80 km west

of Toronto, Ontario. More information about the school, the college and the university can be found on their

respective websites (www.uoguelph.ca/ses, http://www.uoguelph.ca/oac, http://www.uoguelph.ca).

Applicants should submit, by September 1, 2016, their curriculum vitae, statements of their research goals and

teaching philosophy and the names, email addresses and telephone numbers of at least three professional

references who can evaluate their candidacy, directly to:

Dr. Jon Warland, Director

c/o Jo-Anne Scarrow

School of Environmental Sciences

University of Guelph

Guelph, Ontario

Canada N1G 2W1

E-mail: sesuog@uoguelph.ca

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply, however, Canadian and permanent residents will be given


The University of Guelph is committed to equity in its policies, practices, and programs, supports diversity in its

teaching, learning and work environments, and ensures that applications for members of underrepresented

groups are seriously considered under its employment equity policy. All qualified individuals who would

contribute to the further diversification of our University community are encouraged to apply

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