|From||"Roger Brugge" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date||Mon, 14 Nov 2011 09:38:49 +0000|
Forwarded from CLIMLIST... Job Title: Assistant Prof/State Climatologist; Search Number: 16725 Job Description: The Department of Geography seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor to serve as the Nevada State Climatologist and the Director of the Nevada State Climate Office (NSCO) starting July 1, 2012. The successful candidate will serve as a faculty member of the University of Nevada, Department of Geography, with primary service role as the State Climatologist with responsibility to oversee and enhance the operations of the NSCO and teaching and research duties. The State Climatologist maintains information on Nevada climate, publishes a quarterly report, and is expected to provide leadership on climatic hazards and drought planning in the state through work and consultation with the governor's office and state agencies. The University of Nevada, Reno has strong ties with the Western Regional Climate Center and the National Weather Service offices located in Reno. We are looking for an individual with an established track record in climate studies in semiarid/arid regions who is capable of developing the NSCO, as well as pursue an active, externally-funded research program that includes work on climate systems that influence Nevada and western North America. Teaching responsibility will be two courses per year. The office will be expected to meet at least minimum standards for status as an AASC Recognized State Climate Office (ARSCO). Salary is commensurate with experience and education. Candidates will be evaluated on previous experience, communication skills, publication record, grant and contract activities, ability to work both collaboratively and independently, supervisory experience, and personal area of expertise that complements existing faculty. We seek a candidate who will develop their own externally funded research projects as well as be willing to work collaboratively with department faculty and contribute to existing projects. Preferred Qualifications : Experience with the analysis of climate data sets. Familiarity with installation, maintenance, and use of data collection networks. Experience with integration of climate data into publications for the public. Experience with communication on climate issues with government management agencies, research institutions, the media and the public. Experience with monitoring and tracking of climate. Previous interactions with other state and regional climate offices. Previous participation in activities of the American Association of State Climatologists (AASC). Experience managing large research and outreach projects. Previous supervisory experience. Record of research program development or other demonstrated ability to obtain and complete research grants and contracts from governmental or private funding agencies. Publication record of research involving studies relevant to climate related studies. Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in climatology, geography, meteorology, earth science, or other relevant disciplines at time of appointment. Experience in one or more of the following areas: conducting climate related research including diagnosis and projections, performing climate impact assessments and weather event evaluations, demonstrations to the user community the value of climate information in the decision making process. Record of peer-reviewed journal articles and presentations at professional meetings. Job Close Date: 01/31/2012 If you are interested in viewing more details and applying, please login or create an account at <http://jobs.unr.edu/>
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