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[Met-jobs] Tenure track position, Atmospheric Sciences, University of British Columbia

From Phil Austin <>
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Date Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:45:50 -0700

The Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) at the University of British Columbia invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the level of Assistant Professor. Applicants will have a PhD or equivalent experience in a related field and should be investigating processes relating to the field of atmospheric science, with research in the Earth's atmosphere or planetary atmospheres. All aspects of atmospheric science are of interest, including but not limited to, weather patterns and extreme events under climate change, fundamental processes in coupled climate systems, or boundary layer dynamics. The candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded and internationally recognized research program, successfully supervise graduate students, participate in departmental activities and demonstrate the potential to participate and collaborate in the atmospheric sciences programme. EOAS is dedicated to practicing excellence in teaching and evidence demonstrating interest in innovative teaching methods is desirable, along with demonstrated potential for teaching excellence.

Research and teaching interests in EOAS, the top-ranked and largest Earth Sciences department in Canada, span the history of the Earth and the evolution of its structure from core to stratosphere ( We seek candidates who complement existing departmental strengths and have capacity and interest in interacting with other research groups both within and outside the department. Candidates should possess a strong record of research productivity commensurate with their experience.

How to Apply:

1) Visit and select job ID 31310. Use the upload page to upload a single PDF file that includes: i) a cover letter, ii) a detailed curriculum vitae, iii) a one-page summary of research interests and accomplishments, iv) a one-page outline of a potential five-year research program, v) a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, vi) three recent publications

2) Submit the names and contact information of three referees online at We will send an automated email message requesting that they submit reference letter on your behalf before November 1, 2018. We recommend that you follow-up with your letter writers to confirm receipt of the automated message and submission of their letter.

Review of applications will start November 1, 2018 and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. The successful applicant is expected to start in July 2019 or at a date of mutual agreement. This position is subject to final budgetary approval.
Equity and diversity are essential to academic excellence. An open and diverse community fosters the inclusion of voices that have been underrepresented or discouraged. We encourage applications from members of groups that have been marginalized on any grounds enumerated under the B.C. Human Rights Code, including sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, racialization, disability, political belief, religion, marital or family status, age, and/or status as a First Nation, Metis, Inuit, or Indigenous person.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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