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[Met-jobs] Assistant Professor of Climate Science, Northland College

From Roger Brugge <>
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Date Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:29:22 +0000

Assistant Professor of Climate Science

Status: Full Time, Tenure-track


Northland College, is currently inviting applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in Climate Science at the Assistant Professor level to begin in the fall of 2020.

Northland College is a private, liberal arts college with a progressive focus on the environment, sustainability, and social justice. Northland is featured as one 

of Sierra Magazines Cool Schools for its environmental curriculum and sustainability achievements. Founded in 1892, Northland College is located in far northern Wisconsin, on the south shore of Lake Superior. Adjacent to the Apostle Islands and nearly a million acres of national forest, Northland has an unparalleled living laboratory and natural playground just beyond our doors. Due to its proximity to Lake Superior, the region will likely be highly sensitive to future changes in climate, and we seek candidates with a diverse background studying the science of climate change, with a commitment to educating future real-world environmental scientists and leaders. Northland College is committed to creating a diverse environment and is an equal opportunity employer.


· A Ph.D. in climate science, atmospheric science, Earth science, or a closely related field is preferred but A.B.D. candidates will be considered.

· Strong commitment to undergraduate teaching in a liberal arts context


Northland College is primarily a teaching college. The successful candidate’s teaching load will consist of six courses per year in climate science, including introductory courses in weather and climate, oceanography, and climate change as well as upper level courses appropriate to a climate science major. Moreover, faculty are expected to advise student research in support of the candidate’s research interests. The successful applicant must demonstrate a commitment to the liberal arts and the ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds.

To Apply:

Please complete the online application and submit the following materials by December 2nd, 2019. :

1. Cover letter

2. Curriculum vitae with current contact information

3. Statement of teaching philosophy, description of previous teaching experiences, and any evidence of teaching excellence.

4. Three letters of recommendation.

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