Tenure Track Position in Climate Science

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

The Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo invites applications for a tenure track position in Climate Science at the assistant or associate professor level.


Candidates must have a Ph.D., broad scientific experience in climate change science and knowledge of its impacts on specific environments. The candidate should have an outstanding research record in one or more of the following areas: biogeochemistry and climate variability; climate and landscape change at short or long time scales; climate variability and the water cycle. Candidates who can demonstrate the impact of their research within contemporary climate change knowledge will be welcome.

The successful candidate will be expected to teach graduate courses in the new Masters in Climate Change program, as well as physical geography-related undergraduate courses in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management in the Faculty of Environment.

The Department of Geography and Environmental Management has a strong reputation for teaching and research in both the human and physical dimensions of climate change. It is part of the Faculty of Environment, which also includes the Department of Environment and Resource Studies, the School of Planning, the School for Environment Enterprise and Development, and the Centre for Knowledge Integration. The Faculty is also home to the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change. For additional information see: http://www.environment.uwaterloo.ca/

The anticipated starting date is July 1st, 2013 or before. Applications must include statements of career objectives, research interests, and the applicant’s approach to teaching and learning. Applicants must also include with the letter of application a C.V. and the names (with contact information) of four referees. Referees will be contacted for those included in the short list after an initial review of applications that will commence on March 15th, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. The appointment is subject to budgetary approval.

Applications should be sent to:

Chair, Climate Science Search Committee
Department of Geography & Environmental Management
Faculty of Environment
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON, N2L 3G1

The University of Waterloo encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native persons, and individuals with disabilities. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.

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