[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-track Faculty Position in Atmospheric Remote Sensing, McGill University

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Atmospheric
Remote Sensing

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at McGill
University is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track
Assistant Professor position to strengthen its leadership in
remote sensing. The successful applicant will be expected to
develop an active research program, supervise graduate students,
and teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses. A Ph.
D. in atmospheric sciences, or a closely related field is

It is expected that the successful candidate will pursue
research in remote sensing with a strong modelling and/or
observational component. The range of possible research areas is
broad and includes, but is not limited to: 1) the development of
retrieval methods for studies of the structure and microphysics
of clouds and precipitation, 2) the use of remote sensing data
for the characterization and understanding of radiative and
dynamical processes, trace gas emissions, cloud life cycles, and
their impacts on climate variability, and 3) the development and
validation of remote sensing instruments. The Department of
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences has strong ties with the
Departments of Mathematics and Statistics, Chemistry, and with
the Earth System Science Program. Access to high performance
computing is available through Compute Canada.

McGill University is an English-speaking university located in
Montreal, one of North America’s most cosmopolitan cities. For
more information about McGill University and the Department of
Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, please see http://ift.tt/2dAl9wo

Qualified candidates are invited to submit an application,
including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests,
a statement of teaching interests, and names and contact
information for three references. Following a preliminary
screening, we will contact the references directly. Applications
can be sent via email in pdf format to remotesensing@meteo.mcgill.ca or by post to Dr. John
R. Gyakum, Chair, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic
Sciences, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke Street West,
Montreal, QC H3A 0B9, Canada (Telephone: 1-514-398-3760; fax:

The preferred starting date for this position is September 1,
2017. Review of the applications will begin on December 15,
2016, and continue until the position is filled.

McGill University is committed to diversity and equity in
employment. It welcomes applications from: women, Aboriginal
persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, persons
of minority sexual orientation or gender identity, visible
minorities, and others who may contribute to diversification.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in
accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, Canadians
and permanent residents will be given priority.

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