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Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Earth System Science

Tenure-track Assistant Professor in Earth System Science


University at Albany, State University of New York

Established in 1844 and designated a University Center of the State University of New York in 1962, the University at Albany’s broad mission of excellence in undergraduate and graduate education, research and public service engages a diverse student body of more than 17,900 students in nine schools and colleges across three campuses.

Located in Albany, New York, New York State’s capital, the University is convenient to Boston, New York City and the Adirondacks.


Albany, NY, United States of America


Full time


Salary is commensurate with experience

Required education

Application deadline
1 November 2019

21 September 2019

Job description

The Department of Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences (DAES) of the University at Albany, State University of New York, invites applicants at the Assistant (tenure track) Professor level, effective Fall 2020. We are seeking individuals with expertise in Earth System Science, broadly defined as those working on the understanding of fundamental processes and dynamics within individual components of the earth system or the coupling between different components, such as the ocean, water cycle, land surface, cryosphere or biosphere. Such processes could reflect physical aspects or biogeochemical cycles, which are fundamental to understanding how substances cycle through our environment. Areas of research could be related to cycling of carbon, nitrogen, water, or other key substances; stable isotope geochemistry; toxic substances in the air, soil or water; or intersections of any of these areas with climate change on a range of spatial and temporal scales. However, candidates whose research specialization complements existing research programs in the department are also encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be expected to carry out the responsibilities of a full-time faculty member in the DAES, which includes: Teaching at the graduate and/or undergraduate level; Maintaining a strong externally funded research program; Mentoring and supervising graduate students; Participating as necessary in all programmatic activities of the Department, College and University

Requirements: A Ph.D. or equivalent in Atmospheric, Environmental or Earth Science, or a closely related field from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or internationally recognized accrediting organization; Ability to teach with distinction at the undergraduate and/or graduate levels; Ability to mentor graduate students; Demonstrated ability to build and maintain a strong, externally funded research program; Applicants must address in their applications their ability to work with a culturally diverse population;

More information about this job can be found at

How to apply

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, a statement of research, a statement of teaching goals, a statement on diversity, and the names and contact information of three references through Interview Exchange at

For more information about this announcement, including deadlines and required documents, please refer to the Interview Exchange weblink above, or contact Mathias Vuille (, 518-442-4472).