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[Met-jobs] Tenure-Track Faculty Position at the University of Nevada-Reno (USA)

From "Roger Brugge" <>
To "" <>
Date Fri, 28 Sep 2012 18:39:00 +0000

Forwarded from CLIMLIST...

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Climate Science (Search Number 71148)

The Department of Geography at the University of Nevada, Reno, seeks
applications for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the Assistant
Professor level in the area of climate science with an expected start
date of July 1, 2013.

We seek applicants with broad research interests in processes and
mechanisms of climate science, such as interannual to multidecadal
climate variability, interactions between Earth's atmosphere, oceans,
and land surfaces, regional-scale weather and climate processes in
natural and human-modified landscapes, long-term coupling and feedbacks
between climate and landscape evolution; and/or hydroclimatology of arid
and semiarid regions. The successful candidate will have strong
quantitative skills, interest in collaborating with a range of natural
and social scientists on interdisciplinary topics, and a commitment to
quality teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. A
demonstrated track record in research and teaching is preferred.

Candidates will be evaluated on previous experience, communication
skills, publication record, grant and contract activities, ability to
work both collaboratively and independently 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.

Required Qualifications:
. Ph.D. in climatology, geography, meteorology, earth science, or other
relevant disciplines at time of appointment.
. Record of climate related peer-reviewed journal articles and
presentations at professional meetings.

Preferred Qualifications:
. Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses.
. Familiarity with installation, maintenance, and use of data collection
networks for weather and climate studies.
. Record of climate related research program development or other
demonstrated ability to obtain and complete research grants and
contracts from governmental or private funding agencies.
. Experience with the analysis of climate data sets.
. Experience with analysis of climate simulations and/or data to
understand impacts on water resources and fire regimes.
. Ability to use and/or modify regional climate models.

For questions on the position, please contact the Search Chair, Dr. Douglas
Boyle, <>.

Please attach a resume/cv, a cover letter that describes how your
background, experience, and current activities match the position
description, and include contact information for three professional
references. In addition, please include a Statement of Teaching Interests
and a Statement of Research and Plans. For full consideration, apply by
January 2, 2013, using the online system available at

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