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Assistant Professor, Regional to Global-Scale Earth System Dynamics (002794-2012)


In support of its unique program in climate and extreme weather, Purdue University’s Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS) invites applications for a tenure track faculty position, at the rank of Assistant Professor, in large-scale, Earth-systems dynamics. 

Requirements: We are particularly interested in candidates who investigate the spatial and/or temporal links between large-scale atmospheric processes and phenomena occurring at local scales.  The expectation is that the successful candidate will work across scales, using novel integrative approaches that range from theoretical to statistical to numerical modeling.

Qualifications: The appointee must have completed a Ph.D., in, or a field related to, the Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences at the time of employment. The appointee is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, externally funded, internationally recognized research program and to teach and mentor students at the undergraduate and graduate levels.   

Applications: Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2013, with applicant screening beginning on January 1, 2013. Additional information on EAPS can be found at http://www.eaps.purdue.edu. To apply: Submit (1) a cover letter, including names of three people who may be asked to send letters of reference; (2) a curriculum vita; and (3) statements of research and teaching experience and interests. Application materials can be emailed in PDF format to thompsow@purdue.edu with the subject line “Regional to Global-Scale Earth System Dynamics”. A background check is required for employment in this position. 

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