University of Colorado Assistant Professor-Oceanography in Boulder, Colorado

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Description of Department:

//ATOC is a world ////leader in investigations of climate science and weather phenomena, from the ////depths of the ocean to the outer reaches of the atmosphere. Our highly ////recognized research and education programs include theory, modeling, and ////measurements. ATOC faculty and graduate students address fundamental questions ////of societal relevance in the areas of climate processes and weather, ////aerosol and cloud physics, atmospheric chemistry and transport, radiative ////transfer, fluid dynamics, and oceanography. ATOC undergraduates delve into ////a breadth of applied science topics, acquiring the quantitative skills ////necessary for today's high-tech careers.//



Overview of Job Duties:

/The Department of Atmospheric and //Oceanic Sciences (ATOC) at the University of Colorado Boulder invites //applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the field of/oceanography at the assistant professor level. Our highest priority is for a candidate whose research focuses on satellite remote sensing of the ocean surface and/or autonomous underwater observation. It is expected that such a candidate will develop technology for and/or heavily utilize data streams from these observational platforms, significantly enhancing and tightly coupling to current research capabilities within the department. These include, but are not limited to, physical and chemical oceanography, remote sensing, climate modeling, polar regions research, air-sea interactions, sea ice variability, and offshore wind energy exploration. The candidate is expected to have the ability to attract external funding, build a vigorous research group, and teach oceanographic graduate and undergraduate courses. This person must have a PhD in oceanography, atmospheric science, or a related field, with an outstanding record of research that meets the standards expected for appointment as an assistant professor at an R1 doctoral university.

Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Informal inquiries can be made to the chair of the search committee, Weiqing Han, at

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Minimum Qualifications:

A PhD in Oceanography, Atmospheric Science, or a related field, with a record of research that meets the standards expected for appointment as an assistant professor at an R1 doctoral university.

Preferred Qualifications:

A candidate who develop technology for and/or heavily uses data streams from satellite remote sensing and autonomous platforms is preferred.

Job: *Faculty

Organization: *B0001 -- Boulder Campus

Title: Assistant Professor-Oceanography

Location: Boulder

Requisition ID: 10141