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[Met-jobs] Asst/Assoc Professor Position Announcement

From Atul Jain <jain@atmos.uiuc.edu>
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Date Mon, 12 Dec 2011 08:17:10 -0600 (CST)

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: jain1@illinois.edu 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)

Atul K. Jain
Professor
Department of Atmospheric Sciences
University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign
105 S. Gregory Street
Urbana, IL 61801

Ph.No: (217) 333-2128
Fax:     (217) 244-4393
Email:   jain1@uiuc.edu
Web: http://climate.atmos.uiuc.edu/atuljain



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