October 2016
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[Met-jobs] Cornell faculty position in atmospheric/climate dynamics

From "Natalie M. Mahowald" <>
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Date Mon, 24 Oct 2016 12:07:10 +0000



The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) at Cornell University invites applications for an Assistant Professor in the subject of large-scale atmospheric or climate dynamics. The successful candidate will develop a high quality research program investigating atmospheric systems and processes on large space and time scales, namely from regional to continental spatial scales and on seasonal to inter-annual time scales.  Research areas could include but not be limited to climate-weather or ocean-atmosphere interactions.  Those with research interests that involve extraterrestrial atmospheres or physical oceanography are also encouraged to apply.  The position is one of what is expected to be a series of new appointments as part of a commitment to a major faculty renewal in EAS.

     The selected candidate will be a committed educator, enthusiastically teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, advising undergraduate and graduate students, and supervising students at all levels in research. The ideal candidate will be able to interact in teaching and research with colleagues having similar interests at Cornell University, particularly in the Colleges of Engineering and of Agriculture and Life Sciences, in which the Department of EAS is jointly located.

    This is a nine-month, tenure-track, professorial position.  The responsibilities of the position will be 50% research and 50% teaching.  A Ph.D. in atmospheric science or a related science or engineering discipline is required.

     Please submit applications to Academic Jobs Online at as a single pdf (15 mb maximum) that includes (1) a cover letter addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Professor Stephen Colucci, and providing the names and contact information for three individuals who are willing to write letters of recommendation; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a research plan; and (4) a statement of teaching interests. Inquiries may be directed to the Search Committee Chair at  Applications will be reviewed beginning January 3, 2017. The position will remain open until it is filled, with an anticipated start in Fall 2017.

     Cornell University is located in Ithaca, New York and is an equal opportunity, affirmative action educator and employer. Women and members of underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply.



 Diversity and inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Natalie M. Mahowald, Professor, Atmospheric Sciences Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Faculty Fellow, Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future, Bradfield 1112, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY,

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