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Isotope Geochemist at Boise State University

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Requisition Number: 190572

Position Overview:

  • This is a 12-month, state-funded position salaried at 60%, renewable each year subject to performance. Salary above 60% is available during a one to two year ramp-up period.
  • The start date is flexible but must be between Jan 1, 2020 and Sept 1, 2020
  • Within the role of Assistant Research Professor, the candidate will conduct collaborative research and seek out extramural funding, or otherwise bring in external user support through contracts and collaborations. The area of research is open, although most current stable isotope research at Boise State University focuses on biological and hydrological sciences. The applicant will provide oversight, maintenance, and operation of (a) a 2010 ThermoFisher Delta V Plus continuous flow isotope ratio mass spectrometer coupled with ConFlo IV/EA, TC/EA, and GasBench II; (b) a 2011 Los Gatos Research Liquid Water Isotope Analyzer; and (c) a ThermoFisher Flash EA NC Soil Analyzer. Collector configuration for the Delta V Plus allows analysis of H through S; current research emphasizes C- and N-analysis of organic substrates, C- and O-analysis of carbonates and phosphates, and H- and O-analysis of water. Operational responsibilities include setting up the instruments and monitoring their performance for students, faculty, and other users collecting their own data, and data collection and reduction for some customers. Additional responsibilities include training students in support of research and class projects, consulting on experimental design and sample preparation, and billing customers for service.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Earned Doctorate in Geosciences, Biosciences, or other associated field
  • Experience working with stable isotope mass spectrometers

Salary and benefits: Salary is negotiable depending on level of experience. An excellent benefits package is available for eligible employees, for more information visit: http://hrs.boisestate.edu/careers/benefits/ .

Required Application Materials: Please submit a cover letter indicating your interest and qualifications for this position. Attach a CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment) and the names and contact information of three references.

Closing Date: September 1, 2019 at 11:59pm MST.

About the Boise: https://go.boisestate.edu/join-our-team/

Part-time Faculty for Environmental Management @Columbia.Southern

Columbia Southern University
Job Description

Job Title: Part-time Faculty, Environmental Management
Department: College of Safety & Emergency Services
Reports to: Academic Program Director and Lead Faculty
FLSA: Exempt
Hours: As necessary to meet teaching guidelines
Location: Off-Campus, Remote

Job Summary

Part-time faculty provides teaching and instruction to Columbia Southern University students and collaborates with other faculty to promote an engaging learning environment. In addition to the teaching responsibility, faculty serve as a subject matter expert within their assigned discipline.

Essential Job Tasks

  • Teaches assigned courses within the qualified discipline including curriculum maintenance, innovation of content, curriculum assessment, and documentation
  • Serves as course content expert and reviews individual courses for rigor and currency
  • Resolves academic concerns, including academic integrity, grade inflation, and grade challenges
  • Participates in regular remote meetings and faculty development opportunities
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by the Lead or Academic Program Director

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge

  • English Language – Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar
  • Academic Processes – Knowledge of university guidelines, course descriptions, and academic terminology
  • Clerical – Knowledge of office administrative procedures including word processing, managing files and records, typing, and other office procedures
  • Computer – Knowledge of basic computer processes including word processing, web browsing, and Microsoft Office including Basic Microsoft Excel
  • Mathematics – Knowledge of basic mathematics

Skills

  • Critical Thinking – Uses logic and reasoning to look at different types of information in order to make conclusions and work through problems
  • Reading Comprehension – Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents
  • Research – Locates key facts and information in order to learn more about different types of information
  • Interpersonal Skills – Communicates and interacts with people effectively while being aware of social perceptions
  • Time Management – Manages one’s own time to accomplish assigned tasks
  • Attention to Detail – Thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task ensuring all aspects are reviewed

Abilities

  • Written Comprehension – The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing
  • Written Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand. Oral Comprehension – The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences
  • Oral Expression – The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand
  • Selective Attention (Vigilance) – The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted

Education and/or Experience:

Faculty Teaching Undergraduate and/or Certificate Courses should (Course Numbers 1000 – 4000)

  • Possess a terminal degree or master’s degree in the teaching discipline or in a closely related discipline from an accredited program/college/university or…
  • Possess a terminal degree or master’s degree in any field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credit hours in the teaching discipline or in a closely related discipline from an accredited program/college/university or…
  • Possess the highest degree in the teaching discipline/field with a certification or license and a minimum of two years’ experience in the teaching discipline/field
  • Possess experience teaching at the college/university level (preferred)

Faculty Teaching Graduate Courses (Course Numbers ≥ 5000)

  • Possess a terminal degree in the teaching discipline or in a closely related discipline from an accredited program/college/university or…
  • Possess a terminal degree in any field with a minimum of 18 graduate semester credit hours in the teaching discipline or in a closely related discipline from an accredited program/college/university or…
  • Possess the highest degree in the teaching discipline/field with a certification or license and a minimum of five years’ experience in the teaching discipline/field
  • Possess experience teaching at the college/university level (preferred)

*If a faculty does not meet the above credentialing requirements, an alternative justification requires approval from the College Dean and Provost.

Equipment Required

Full-time instructors are required to provide their own equipment. This includes:

  • Computer, telephone, and a printer with a scanner
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Blackboard, and internal database software
  • Internet access with sufficient speed/bandwidth to perform job responsibilities

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Part Time Lecturer Position in Geography at University of California, Santa Barbara

Part Time Lecturer Position in Geography

Location:
Santa Barbara, CA
Category:
Faculty – Science – Geography
Posted:
06/28/2019
Type:
Adjunct/Part-Time
The Department of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a pool of qualified temporary lecturers to teach course(s) in The Department of Geography for the upcoming openings. Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies from quarter to quarter, depending on the needs of the department.

Positions percentage times may range. The salary is based on UC’s salary scales and dependent upon qualifications. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship.

Main duties include teaching upper-division and lower-division courses. The candidate should be interested and experienced in teaching in lab and lecturer-oriented classes.

Basic qualifications: The minimum qualifications required to be an applicant are 2 years of teaching experience in any area of Geography and a PhD in Geography or related field (required at the time of application).

Preferred qualifications: Experience teaching in one or more areas of physical or human geography, or geographic information science.

The department of Geography is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service. The department strongly supports the University’s commitment to diversity and all applicants are encouraged to submit a statement of their contributions in this area as applicable.

An optional statement of Contributions to Diversity will be used to check applicants contributions to diversity. These statements will be evaluated on experience with the development of effective teaching strategies for the educational advancement of students from under-represented groups, experience teaching at a minority-serving institution, and a record of successfully teaching minority students or students with disabilities.

To apply, please go to the following link: https://recruit.ap.ucsb.edu/JPF01530

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae and teaching evaluations. Applicants should also provide contact information only for three references. The posting will remain open until October 31, 2019 to accommodate department needs. Appointments for fall quarter are usually reviewed in September, winter quarter in November, and for spring quarter in February (if applicable). The pool will close on October 31, 2019; if you would like to continue to be considered after that time, and the pooled position is advertised again, you will need to submit a new application.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact:
University of California, Santa Barbara
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Assistant Professor- Race & Qualitative Methods @MaxwellSU

Job DescriptionThe Department of Sociology in the Maxwell School of Citizenship & Public Affairs invites applications for a tenure-track position at the advanced Assistant Professor level to begin Fall, 2020. We are seeking a scholar of race who has a strong background and research interest in African American/Black American/Black immigrant experiences and issues, and whose work uses ethnographic research methods. Preference will be given to candidates who can contribute to other strengths in the sociology department (please visit https://www.maxwell.syr.edu/soc/Facutly_Research_Areas/) as well as to Maxwell School-wide priorities.

QualificationsCandidates must have a Ph.D. in Sociology or a related discipline and must show success in scholarly achievement and productivity, as well as a commitment to graduate and undergraduate teaching. The department seeks candidates whose research, teaching, or service has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education.

ResponsibilitiesThe successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate and undergraduate courses in qualitative research methods, with an emphasis on interviewing and ethnography, in addition to substantive courses on race and related topics.

Conduct and publish scholarly research

Obtain external grants

Application InstructionsFor consideration, interested candidates must apply by September 3 by completing a brief application. You must attach a letter of interest, vita, teaching statement, and one publication or writing sample. in addition candidates must ask three people to submit letters of reference by September 3. You will be notified if additional letters are needed.

About Syracuse UniversitySyracuse University is a private, international research university with distinctive academics, diversely unique offerings and an undeniable spirit. Located in the geographic heart of New York State, with a global footprint, and nearly 150 years of history, Syracuse University offers a quintessential college experience.

The scope of Syracuse University is a testament to its strengths: a pioneering history dating back to 1870; a choice of more than 200 majors and 100 minors offered through 13 schools and colleges; nearly 15,000 undergraduates and 5,000 graduate students; more than a quarter of a million alumni in 160 countries; and a student population from all 50 U.S. states and 123 countries. For more information, please visit www.syracuse.edu.

About the Syracuse areaSyracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000. The area offers a low cost of living and provides many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, professional regional theater, and premier shopping venues. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites, visiting wineries along the Finger Lakes, and biking on trails along the Erie Canal.

EEOCSyracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring VeteransSyracuse University has a long history of engaging veterans and the military-connected community through its educational programs, community outreach, and employment programs. After World War II, Syracuse University welcomed more than 10,000 returning veterans to our campus, and those veterans literally transformed Syracuse University into the national research institution it is today. The University’s contemporary commitment to veterans builds on this historical legacy, and extends to both class-leading initiatives focused on making an SU degree accessible and affordable to the post-9/11 generation of veterans, and also programs designed to position Syracuse University as the employer of choice for military veterans, members of the Guard and Reserve, and military family members.

Commitment to a Diverse and Inclusive Campus CommunitySyracuse University maintains an inclusive learning environment in which students, faculty, administrators, staff, curriculum, social activities, governance, and all other aspects of campus life reflect a diverse, multi-cultural, and international worldview. The University community recognizes and values the many similarities and differences among individuals and groups. At Syracuse, we are committed to preparing students to understand, live among, appreciate, and work in an inherently diverse country and world made up of people with different ethnic and racial backgrounds, military backgrounds, religious beliefs, socio-economic status, cultural traditions, abilities, sexual orientations and gender identities. To do so, we commit ourselves to promoting a community that celebrates and models the principles of diversity and inclusivity.

Quick Link
http://www.sujobopps.com/postings/80576

Job Posting Date: 07/03/2019

Open Until Filled: No

Priority Consideration: 09/03/2019

Job Category: Faculty

APPLICATION INFORMATION

Contact:
Syracuse University

Coastal Geologist at Illinois State Geological Survey

 

COASTAL GEOLOGIST

ILLINOIS STATE GEOLOGICAL SURVEY, PRAIRIE RESEARCH INSTITUTE

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN

The Illinois State Geological Survey, part of the Prairie Research Institute at the University of Illinois, is seeking an Assistant Research Scientist, Coastal Geologist to conceive, plan, coordinate, and conduct basic research and applied studies related to Illinois Lake Michigan coastal geology. Position will be based in the Chicago, Illinois area.

Qualifications include master’s degree in geology, geological engineering, civil engineering, or related discipline. Three years of coastal geology related industry or research experience with master’s degree. Must understand the need for specific applied science needs to solve fundamental coastal issues along the Illinois shoreline. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by July 19, 2019; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

For additional information, including instructions on how to apply, please visit https://jobs.illinois.edu/academic-job-board or contact Lori Walston-Vonderharr, Human Resources, Prairie Research Institute at lwalston@illinois.edu. The University, which conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer, is an EEO Employer/Vet/Disabled www.inclusiveillinois.illinois.edu

Lecturer – Structural Geology/Tectonics at Auburn University

Job Description Summary

The Department of Geosciences at Auburn University invites applications for a 9-month non-tenure track faculty position in Structural Geology and Tectonics beginning January 1, 2020. The position is a one-year appointment subject to renewal based on performance, need for services and available funding.

The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses including, but not limited to, Dynamic Earth, Structural Geology, Summer Field Camp, as well as one graduate level course (e.g., Tectonics) as determined by the candidate’s expertise, experience and department needs. The teaching load will be three courses each semester.

Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, a letter of application (1-2 pages) describing teaching philosophy and experience, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Applicants are encouraged to visit the AU website to learn more about Auburn University and the Department of Geosciences (http://www.auburn.edu/academic/cosam/geosciences/ ).

Minimum Qualifications

Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Geosciences related fields with demonstrable teaching experience at the time employment begins.

The candidate selected for the position must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time the appointment begins and be able to continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Excellent written and interpersonal communication skills are required.

Desired Qualifications

Desired qualifications include: candidates who are qualified to teach a piggyback Geophysics course; experience with implementing inquiry, project, or technology-based active learning into teaching; and quantitative, analytical, and/or field-based tools that could be incorporated into both undergraduate and graduate courses.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Review of applications will August 15, 2019 and will continue until a candidate accepts appointment.

Open Until Filled: Yes

References required for this position? Yes

If yes, minimum number requested: 3

Agroecology Program Manager at Hocking College

Agroecology Program Manager

Position Information:

  1. Position Purpose

Under the guidance and direction of the Dean, School of Natural Resources, the Agroecology Program Manager is the entrepreneur of the Agroecology program. The Program Manager leads and manages both independent project management and collaborative efforts with the Dean to create, maintain, and process materials associated with the Agroecology program; teaches classes each semester of the year; leads program review and accreditation efforts; and supervises faculty assigned to teach courses within the program. Annual salary for the position: $55,000

  1. Duties and Responsibilities
  • PARTICIPATES IN DEPARTMENT ACTVITIES:
    • Provide effective day-to-day management and administration of the Agroecology program in School of Natural Resources, Department of Conservation, Education, and Recreation
    • Supervises faculty.
    • Plan and oversee professional development for program faculty.
    • In cooperation with the Dean of the School of Natural Resources manage curriculum, create course schedules, assist with faculty and student issues, coordinate professional development for faculty, coordinate assignments, complete faculty evaluations and participate in other special projects.
    • Responsible for assuring that College policies are communicated and followed.
    • Manage aspects of grant funding as needed.
    • Serve on committees as assigned by the Dean.
  • PERFORMS STUDENT ACADEMIC PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT & ADVISING ACTIVITIES
    • Maintain a teaching load per term.
    • Assist with the recruitment and placement of students.
    • Coordinate textbook selection and review process to reduce overall student cost;
    • Work with students and faculty to resolve conflicts and serve as the second step in grade appeals.
    • Encourage students’ involvement in the advising process; Maintains sufficient advising hours compatible with student schedules; meet with advisees at least twice per semester and as often as needed; advise student having difficulty in class / clinical work; maintain appropriate advisee files; direct students to appropriate department and College resources; maintain confidentiality; periodically evaluates graduation progress and completions.
    • Duties also include managing student files, including processing of applications, documenting, using spreadsheets (such as Excel), and databases (such as Colleague/Web Advisor and Moodle). Keep track of student progress in cross disciplines and updating student records. This will involve working closely with many different offices throughout the College, Student Affairs, Financial Aid, etc.
    • Acts as lead contact for international student needs in conjunction with the Office of the Registrar.
    • Reviews graduation applications prior to final approval by the Dean.
    • Coordinate with CCP Liaison for site visits for College Credit Plus
    • Act as the lead liaison for practicum sites for Agroecology Program.
  • Proactively identify and implement methods for publicizing and promoting the activities of the School of Natural Resources
    • Provides leadership and assists in the college marketing department in developing materials about the program (e.g., publications, web page, annual report).
    • Represent the Agroecology program to students, prospective students and other interested parties.
    • Facilitate advisory committee involvement in all programs within the unit.
    • Work with Tech Prep to develop articulation agreements with Career Technical and traditional secondary schools.
    • Represent program(s) at recruiting events, on and off campus.
    • Collaborate and provide programming for career/program exploration camps.
    • Participate in program relevant community & networking events.
    • Attend local county fairs and FFA events as program representative and faculty member.
  • PARTICIPATES IN ACADEMIC AFFAIRS AND INSTITUTIONAL ACTIVITIES:
    • Lives the mission and philosophy of Hocking College;
    • follows Hocking College policies and procedures;
    • promote a positive working relationship across technology, department, and community lines;
    • participate in Academic Affairs and institutional activities and committees;
    • participate in student enrollment activities (recruiting and registration), contribute to the assessment of student academic achievement;

Position Requirements:

  1. Qualifications Education, Experience, and Skills
    • Masters Degree in Environmental Science, Geology, Environmental Studies, Agriculture, Horticulture or a closely related Natural Resources field of study. Graduate-level coursework must be directly related to environmental science, ecology, agriculture, horticulture, or botany.
    • Degree must be from a regionally or nationally accredited institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent as verified by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc.
    • Minimum of 5 years of full-time, professional, field and/or lab experience within the field of agriculture sciences and/or farming.
    • Evidence of professional development in the field of concentration as demonstrated by activity in professional associations, consultative practice; participation in seminars, workshops, and formal coursework, and individual reading and research.
    • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).
    • Strong technology skills including usage of Microsoft Office, email, student information system, and learning management system
    • Organizational, record-keeping, and interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledge of subject area.
    • Knowledge of educational theory and application.
    • Knowledge of learners and individual learning styles.
    • Interest in and commitment to the learner-centered educational process.
    • Educational technology skills.
    • Confidentiality.
    • Caring attitude toward students.
    • Learning and self-motivation skills.
    • Willingness to extend self to help students succeed.
    • Knowledge of College resources available to students.
    • Knowledge of organizational structure.
    • Current knowledge of programs, objectives, and requirements.
    • Openness to suggestions for improvement.
    • Attention to detail.
    • Flexibility in dealing with others.
    • Ability to work as a team member.
    • Ability to prioritize work.
    • Behaves in accordance with Hocking College and Academic Affairs mission, goals, and values.
    • Positive attitude.
    • Knowledge of safe working conditions.

How to Apply:
Apply online at https://hocking.edu/careers/281

Interested applicants should email a resume and cover letter to hockingjobs@hocking.edu.

Position will remain open until filled.

Hocking College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race,color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, relition, age, disability or military status in employment or the provision of services

When contacted for an interview, an applicant who requires special accommodations due to a disability should notify the office at that time so proper arrangements can be made for the interview.

Contact Information:
Human Resources
3301 Hocking Parkway
Nelsonville, OH 45764
hockingjobs@hocking.edu
FAX: 740.753.7039

Director of Langmuir Laboratory in Lightening and Thunderstorms at New Mexico Tech

Conduct scientific research on lightning, and thunderstorms. Aspects of this duty include: writing grant proposals, and journal publications, attending and presenting at professional meetings, designing building and deploying custom instrumentation, and participating in field programs at Langmuir Laboratory and elsewhere. Interfacing with Langmuir Laboratory’s relationships with the FAA, the USDA Forest Service and other governmental agencies. Supervise laboratory staff and graduate students. Manage laboratory finances.

Ph.D. or doctorate level equivalent required area of study, Physics, Electrical Engineering or Atmospheric Science. Experience in proposal/ grant writing required. Experience in designing, constructing, testing, and operation of custom instrumentation required. Experience in dealing with radio communication (FCC) and aviation (FAA) regulations desired. Good interpersonal, communications and leadership skills required. Established record of referred publications in atmospheric electricity required. Must be able to qualify for a security clearance if needed.

Application Information

Postal Address:
Rosa Jaramillo
Human Resources
New Mexico Tech
801 Leroy Place
Brown Hall 118
Socorro, NM 87801
Phone:
575-835-6962
Fax:
575-835-5337
Email Address:

Postdoctoral Research Associate I, Earth System Modeling (Multiple Positions) at University of Arizona

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Department: Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences (0469)

Location: Main Campus

Position Summary

The University of Arizona’s Department of Hydrology and Atmospheric Sciences is seeking two full-time postdoctoral researchers in the field of Earth system modeling. One position will focus on global atmospheric processes, and the other will focus on land processes. Both positions are in the Land-Atmosphere-Ocean Interactions group, led by Prof. Xubin Zeng (https://xzeng.faculty.arizona.edu/). Over three decades, this group has addressed many aspects of surface interface processes and has developed widely-adopted parameterizations and global observational datasets. To build on this experience, therefore, the ideal candidates will be passionate, flexible, and curious. The selected candidates will have exciting opportunities to interact with scientists in various institutions through our existing projects. Besides contributing to existing projects, candidates are also encouraged to pursue curiosity-driven research that is loosely related to existing diverse projects.

Initial appointment is for 12 months, with possibility of extension for a further 2 years, depending on performance and funding.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, vision, and life insurance; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

The University of Arizona has been recognized for our innovative work-life programs. For more information about working at the University of Arizona and relocations services, please click here.

Duties & Responsibilities

The successful candidates will use one or more of the following approaches:

  • Analyze Earth system model output to aid in model development and improve process understanding;
  • Run model simulation experiments to test model sensitivity;
  • Develop physical parameterizations for weather and climate models;
  • Use and create (where needed) value-added observational datasets to assess Earth system models;
  • Improve subseasonal-to-seasonal prediction through model improvement and post-processing (including using physics in combination with artificial intelligence).

In addition, they are expected to:

  • Publish research findings in peer-reviewed journals;
  • Present research at national and international conferences and project meetings;
  • Assist in writing research proposals and progress reports;
  • Train and mentor graduate and undergraduate students.

Examples of research areas for the atmosphere processes position:

  • Aerosol-cloud-meteorology interactions;
  • Dynamics-physics (cloud microphysics, shallow convection, and atmospheric boundary layer) coupling;
  • Subseasonal-to-seasonal forecasting improvement

Examples of research areas for the land processes position:

  • Hybrid 3-D hydrological modeling for Earth system models;
  • Role of soil moisture and temperature as well as vegetation in land-atmosphere interaction;
  • Land model improvement (including snowpack modeling).

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Ability in analyzing output from Earth system models, including comparison with multiple observational datasets
  • Coding skills for model analysis (e.g., Python, R, NCL) and/or development (e.g., Fortran, C++)
  • Organization and project management skills
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills, for collaboration with colleagues in the department and elsewhere
  • Effective presentation skills, in both written and spoken forms
  • Ability to work independently and efficiently

Minimum Qualifications

  • PhD in Atmospheric Sciences or a related discipline
  • Ability to perform high quality work both individually and with the project team

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in running state-of-the-art Earth system models on leadership class supercomputer facilities at NCAR, DOE, and NASA
  • Experience in modifying, developing and testing new routines in complex multi-component Earth system models
  • Good knowledge of satellite measurements
    Strong publication record
  • Passionate, flexible, and curious

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job Category: Postdoctoral Research

Benefits Eligible: Yes – Full Benefits

Posted Rate of Pay: $48,500+ Annually

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Number: P20819

Desired Start Date: 06/17/2019

Contact Information for Candidates

Xubin Zeng
xubin@email.arizona.edu

Open Until Filled: Yes

Review Begins On: 06/03/2019

Special Instructions to Applicant

Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, for your convenience, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation. These letters of recommendation must be uploaded directly via the UACareers.com website by your reference provider. UACareers.com is not compatible with any “dossier aggregate” system (e.g., Interfolio, Intellimedia).

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.