Faculty and Administrator Openings
|Position: School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability, Assistant Professor, Climate Science and Global Environmental Change|
|Vacancy Number: 600513|
|Department: Schl of Earth Sci & Env Sust|
|Status: Full-Time, Regular|
- This is a tenure-track, full-time (9 month appointment) position.
- Applicants must send a letter of application describing their professional goals and how they meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, including evidence for preparedness to teach a graduate-level course in climatology. Include a curriculum vita, and contact information for three references. Electronic (pdf) applications are preferred. Send to SESES_Admin_Support@nau.edu. For questions regarding the position, contact the Chair of the search committee Scott.Anderson@nau.edu.
- We invite applications from individuals with interest and expertise in climate science and its relation to global environmental change. This is a teaching, advising, research and service faculty position and is integral to continued development of the interdisciplinary PhD in Earth Sciences & Environmental Sustainability. We seek applicants who complement NAU's interdisciplinary programs in climate change and who will (1) advance new understandings of natural climate variability, (2) improve projections of climate change through increased understanding of connections between the atmosphere and hydrosphere, climate modeling, paleoclimate analysis, or related interdisciplinary fields, and (3) apply this knowledge to planning and coping with changing climate and related environmental stresses, including its impacts on ecosystems and landscapes. The successful applicant will have demonstrated success in extramurally funded research in climate science and global environmental change.
- A doctorate conferred by August 18, 2014 in a field related to climate science; teaching experience at the college level; and demonstrated research experience in climate science that bridges from the past (paleo) to present (instrumental) or future (model projections) time periods.
- Experience in interdisciplinary research in climate science and environmental change, including experience and interest in using large and diverse datasets (i.e., informatics) to address research questions in climate science, and an ability to grow an externally funded research program with a high potential to attract graduate students.
- Ability to teach in the interdisciplinary PhD program including a graduate course on the physical processes of and controls on Earth's climate system.
- Ability to connect and build upon on-going research within SESES and other College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Science and NAU programs, and governmental or non-governmental organizations.
- Ability to teach and advise in other SESES degree programs.
- The ability to work effectively with students, colleagues, and community members from diverse cultures.
- Faculty in the School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability are committed to teaching and research excellence, and to providing the highest quality educational experiences in the classroom, field, and laboratory. The school offers degrees of Bachelor of Science and Arts, Master of Science, and a new interdisciplinary PhD.
- Northern Arizona University has a student population of about 26,000 at its main campus in Flagstaff and at over 30 sites across the state. Committed to a diverse and civil working and learning environment, NAU has earned a solid reputation as a university with all the features of a large institution but with a personal touch, with a faculty and staff dedicated to each student's success. All faculty members are expected to promote student learning and help students achieve academic outcomes. While our emphasis is undergraduate education, we offer a wide range of graduate programs and research. Our institution has carefully integrated on-campus education with distance learning, forming seamless avenues for students to earn degrees.
- Flagstaff has a population of about 67,000, rich in cultural diversity. Located at the base of the majestic San Francisco Peaks, Flagstaff is 140 miles north of Phoenix at intersection of Interstate 17 and Interstate 40.
- Northern Arizona University requires satisfactory results for the following: a criminal background investigation, an employment history verification and a degree verification (in some cases) prior to employment. You may also be required to complete a fingerprint background check. Additionally, NAU is required to participate in the federal E-Verify program that assists employers with verifying new employees' right to work in the United States.
- $58,000 to $64,000 depending on qualifications (9 month appointment)
- The position will be open until filled. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2013.
Northern Arizona University is a committed Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution. Women, minorities, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. NAU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples.