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[Met-jobs] Chair in Climate Physics/EO - Imperial College

From "Toumi, Ralf" <>
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Date Mon, 11 Jul 2011 15:14:15 +0100

Chair in Climate Physics/Director of Earth Observation and Climate Processes
Imperial College London - Space and Atmospheric Physics, Department of Physics 
and Grantham Institute for Climate Change, Faculty of Natural Sciences

Ref NS 2011 115 JH
Minimum starting salary £66,830 per annum
South Kensington Campus

This post forms part of the College Initiative in Environmental Change that 
also includes a second Chair and two Lectureships across the Departments of 
Physics and Life Sciences. The Chair in Climate Physics/Director of Earth 
Observation and Climate Processes in the Department of Physics is initially a 
joint appointment with the Grantham Institute for Climate Change. The 
post-holder will be a leader in physics-based activities in climate across the 
College, establish new initiatives, and be responsible for leading existing 
and/or new Earth Observation programmes. The appointee will also participate in 
the development of a coherent College post-graduate programme in the 
environment and environmental change.

The successful candidate will have an international reputation for research and 
innovation in Earth Observation and/or Climate Physics, underpinned by a record 
of first-class journal publication. You will have also an established track 
record in attracting research funding and proven leadership and management of 
research teams. You will be expected to have extensive experience in 
postgraduate training and undergraduate teaching. You will hold a good honours 
degree and a doctorate (or equivalent) in a relevant subject area.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be directed to Professor Steve 
Schwartz, Head of the Space and Atmospheric Physics Group, (Tel. +44 (0)20 759 
47660, Email or Professor Sir Brian Hoskins, 
Director of the Grantham Institute for Climate Change (Tel. +44 (0)20 759 
49667, Email

Closing date: 19 September 2011 or until the post is filled.

How to apply: Our preferred method of application is online via by entering the Job Reference Number NS 
2011 115 JH as the "keyword" on the Job Search pages. There you will also find 
a full Job Description including details of all the posts in the Environmental 
Change Initiative.

Should you have any queries please contact: Maria Monteiro, Senior Appointments 
Coordinator - email:; Tel: +44 (0)20 759 45498

Committed to equality and valuing diversity. We are also an Athena Silver SWAN 
Award winner and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. The Department of Physics is 
an IoP Juno Champion and Athena Silver Swan Award 

Best wishes,
Professor Ralf Toumi
Department of Physics
Imperial College
London SW7 2AZ
Rm. H713 (Huxley Building)
Telephone: + 44 (0) 207 594 7668
Fax: + 44 (0) 207 594 7772

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