The Atmospheric Sciences department at the University of Washington (http://www.atmos.uw.edu) invites applications for a full-time, nine-month, Professor (without tenure due to funding) position (Job Class Code #0111), beginning with a three-year term. Three months of support will be provided by the department. The successful candidate will be expected to provide the remainder through funded research. Candidates should have a proven record of successful research in tropical meteorology, numerical modeling, and atmosphere-ocean interaction. Specifically, the candidate is expected to have substantial experience in hurricane modeling, atmosphere-ocean interactions, and surface wave modeling, as well as a proven record of research regarding propagating convective disturbances, such as MJO. The candidate should also have experience in teaching classes in tropical and mesoscale meteorology.
The successful candidate will be expected to possess a record of excellence in teaching, research, and service. A Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in Atmospheric Sciences, or related field, and at least ten years of research and teaching experience are required at the time of appointment.
The University of Washington (UW) is located in the greater Seattle metropolitan area, with a dynamic, multicultural community of 3.7 million people and a range of ecosystems from mountains to ocean. The UW serves a diverse population of 80,000 students, faculty, and staff, including 25% first generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant students, and faculty from over 70 countries.
The University of Washington promotes diversity and inclusivity among our students, faculty, and staff and the public and seeks applicants who are committed to these principles. The University of Washington offers a wide range of professional development and networking opportunities for faculty and a comprehensive benefits package, including access to campus childcare and health/vision/dental plans for spouse, qualified domestic partner, and/or dependents. Details can be found at http://www.washington.edu/admin/hr/benefits/forms/bensummaries/faculty.pdf
To apply, send curriculum vitae with publication list, statement of research interest, and the names and contact information of three professional references. Electronic materials are preferred send to email@example.com. Hard copies can be sent to Wanjiku Gitahi, Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, Box 351640, Seattle, WA 98195-1640. Applications should be submitted prior to March 15th to ensure full consideration. Questions pertaining to this search, or questions regarding potential disability accommodations in the application process, can be addressed to Professor Clifford Mass, search committee chair (firstname.lastname@example.org).
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.