FACULTY-STAFF JOB Openings
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA CHAMPAIGN
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
School of Earth, Society, and Environment
—Tenure Track Assistant or Tenure Track/Tenured Associate Professor Search—
The Department of Atmospheric Sciences within the School of Earth, Society, and Environment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track/tenured faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor in climate science. The position is a nine-month academic appointment with a target start date of August 16, 2012.
The area of research, within the context of climate science, is open. Possible areas of emphasis include, but are not limited to, causes of past and future climate change; studies of climate and climate change at regional to global scales using numerical modeling, data analysis, and/or remote sensing techniques; climate change impacts and the mitigation of, and adaptation to future impacts of a changing climate. Candidates with exceptional strengths in other related research areas are also welcome to apply.
The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. degree by the date of appointment. The candidate must show the potential to establish a quality research and teaching program and collaborate effectively with other faculty. For consideration at the Associate level, the candidate must also demonstrate a strong external funding and publication record. A tenured Associate Professor appointment is possible for a candidate with the appropriate research credentials who has demonstrated excellence in teaching at either or both the graduate and undergraduate levels, commensurate with tenure guidelines at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
The Department currently comprises 10 faculty, 5 emeritus faculty, 8 affiliated and adjunct faculty, 1 lecturer, 1 instructor, 9 research scientists, 51 graduate students, and 80 undergraduates. The members of the Department work in a broad range of research areas. Opportunities are available for collaborations with departments across the university, with linkages already existing with the Departments of Geography and Geology within the School of Earth, Society, and Environment, the Illinois State Water Survey, the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA), the Electrical and Civil Engineering Departments and many others. More information about the department can be found at www.atmos.illinois.edu, and about the School of Earth, Society and Environment at www.earth.illinois.edu.
A competitive salary, commensurate with qualifications and experience, and benefits package will be offered. To ensure full consideration applications must be submitted online by December 15, 2011. Create your U of I application through http://jobs.illinois.edu and upload your application materials: cover letter, vita, list of publications, record of research funding, teaching record, description of research and teaching interests, and names and email addresses of at least 3 references. Applicants may be interviewed before the closing date; however, no hiring decision will be made until after that date.
Questions can be addressed to Prof. Atul Jain, Chair of the Search Committee, at Email: email@example.com or Phone: 217-333-2128.
The University of Illinois is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu)