[Fluxnet-Community] Tenure-track position in climate science, University of Kansas

The University of Kansas

Assistant Professor in Atmospheric Science,

The Department of Geography and Atmospheric Science at the University of Kansas

(KU) seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in

Atmospheric Science with a research specialty in climate science. This position is

expected to begin as early as August 18, 2018.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science or a related field by the start date

of the appointment. A strong record of research and demonstrated commitment to

excellence in teaching are required. The successful candidate will be expected to develop

an externally funded research program that complements and expands the existing

research strengths of the department. Candidates with expertise in the analysis of large

climatic datasets, climate dynamics, or climate modeling are encouraged to apply.

Teaching expectations include undergraduate and graduate courses in atmospheric

science, and possibly other courses cross-listed with atmospheric science. Student

advising and departmental service is also expected. Refer to
http://www.geog.ku.edu
for

additional information about the department. KU is located in Lawrence, Kansas, about

40 miles west of Kansas City, and has been given a five-star campus rating. Lawrence

has a vibrant downtown and is ranked the second best college town by

CollegeRanker.com.

For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to:

http://ift.tt/2x9nus0. A complete online application includes
the

following materials: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, a teaching

statement, and the names and contact information for three professional references. For

additional information about the position, please contact David Braaten, tele: 1-785-864-

3801, e-mail:
braaten@ku.edu. Initial review of applications will begin December 15,

2017 and will continue as long as needed. The University of Kansas is especially

interested in hiring faculty members who can contribute to the climate of diversity in the

College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and to four key campus-wide strategic initiatives:

(1) Sustaining the Planet, Powering the World; (2) Promoting Well-Being, Finding

Cures; (3) Building Communities, Expanding Opportunities; and (4) Harnessing

Information, Multiplying Knowledge. For more information, see

http://ift.tt/XOkAWC.

The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity,

religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual

orientation, marital status, parental status, retaliation, gender identity, gender expression

and genetic information in the University’s programs and activities. The following person

has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies and is

the University’s Title IX Coordinator: the Executive Director of the Office of

Institutional Opportunity and Access,
IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room

153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785) 864-6414, 711 TTY.

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