October 2017
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[Met-jobs] Cornell faculty position in Atmosphreric/climate dynamics

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:12:57 +0000

Faculty Position Available in

Atmospheric/Climate Dynamics

Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Cornell University

Position:                Assistant/Associate Professor, Tenure-track.

Location:               Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853-5701. The academic 
home for this position is the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences in 
the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences (jointly located in the College of 

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) at Cornell University 
invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor in the 
subject of atmospheric or climate dynamics. The successful candidate will 
develop a high-quality research program investigating atmospheric systems and 
processes from weather to seasonal to climate time scales. Research areas could 
include, but not be limited to, climate-weather or ocean-atmosphere 
interactions. Preferred candidates would use idealized approaches or a 
hierarchy of models to better understand atmospheric/ climate dynamics.  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.  Candidates at the Assistant 
Professor level are preferred, but exceptional candidates at other levels will 
be considered.

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 
Agriculture and Life Sciences and of Engineering, in which the Department of 
EAS is jointly located. This is a nine-month, tenure-track, academic year 
professorial position in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences. The 
responsibilities of the position will be 50% research and 50% teaching.

A Ph.D. in atmospheric, climate or ocean sciences, 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 Natalie Mahowald, 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 November 15, 
2017. The position will remain open until it is filled, with an anticipated 
start date of July 2018.

Cornell University is committed to hiring and promoting a diverse faculty.

Cornell University seeks to meet the needs of dual career couples, has a Dual 
Career program, and is a member of the Upstate New York Higher Education 
Recruitment Consortium to assist with dual career searches. Visit to see positions available in higher education in the 
upstate New York area.

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a pioneer of purpose-driven 
science and Cornell University’s second largest college. We work across 
disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned 
research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we 
seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, 
energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic 

Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to 
work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students and staff impart an 
uncommon sense of larger purpose and contribute creative ideas to further the 
university's mission of teaching, discovery and engagement. With our main 
campus located in Ithaca, NY, Cornell's far-flung global presence includes the 
medical college's campuses on the Upper East Side of Manhattan and Doha, Qatar, 
as well as the new Cornell Tech campus opening on Roosevelt Island in the heart 
of New York City.

We offer a rich array of services, programs and benefits to help employees 
advance in their career and enhance the quality of personal life, including 
employee wellness, workshops, childcare and adoption assistance, parental leave 
and flexible work options.

Diversity and inclusion have been and continue to be a part of our heritage. 
Cornell University is a recognized EEO/AA employer and educator.

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

Attachment: EAS.dynamics.2017.pdf
Description: EAS.dynamics.2017.pdf

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