Tenure-Track Professor in Climate Science

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
14 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
14 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Position Description

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences (EPS) and the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) plan to make a series of hires in the area of climate, beginning with two positions at the assistant, associate (untenured) or full professor (tenured) level with an expected start date of July 1, 2017. We invite applications in the broad area of climate science, including the oceans, cryosphere, land, and atmosphere, as well as their interactions. Approaches involving observations, theory, experiments, and modeling using biology, chemistry, or physics are all welcome. We are especially interested in candidates that will expand and complement existing strengths in climate science within EPS and SEAS.

Required application documents include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three representative publications, a statement of research and teaching interests, and contact information for 3-5 potential references. We will evaluate applications beginning November 15th, and will conclude when the positions are filled. EPS and SEAS value diversity among their faculty, and we are committed to building a culturally diverse intellectual community. We particularly encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, including women and minorities.

Basic Qualifications

A doctorate or terminal degree in the broad area of climate science is required by the expected start date.

Additional Qualifications

We also seek candidates who have a commitment to teaching.

Special Instructions

Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/7170

Contact Information

Further information about EPS and SEAS is available at http://www.eps.harvard.edu/ and

Contact Email Address

questions about the position to Professor Peter Huybers (phuybers@fas.harvard.edu) or Professor Frank Keutsch (keutsch@seas.harvard.edu) and about the application process to Kathleen McCloskey (kmccloskey@fas.harvard.edu)

Equal Opportunity Employer

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Minimum Number of References Required 3 Maximum Number of References Allowed 5 Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you find out about this position? Please specify which journal, web site, listserv, etc.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents Required Documents

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Statement of Research
  5. Publication
  6. Publication 2
  7. Publication 3

Optional Documents