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Faculty/Permanent

Tenure Track Position - Geological Oceanography, Concepción - Chile

Concepcion, Chile
Logistics
Closing date for applications: 30 October 2022.
Starting date: 1 March 2023.

Annual stipend is in the range of USD$ 30,000 -- 40,000, depending on qualifications and exchange rate.
Description
The Department of Oceanography at the University of Concepción, Chile, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Geological Oceanography at the Assistant/Associate Professor level (based on candidate´s experience). Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in Oceanography or a related field with a focus on geological oceanography and a strong background in the field of Paleoceanography. At least 2 years of postdoctoral experience is required.

We seek an individual who combines expertise in the field and laboratory experience on paleoenvironmental proxy records (geochemical, sedimentological and/or micropaleontological) from ocean archives to study past ocean/climate variability, and who is committed to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level.
Tasks
Research duties include to i) develop, establish, and maintain an active, national/international funded program of scholarly research in the area of his/her specialty; ii) publish scholarly work in peer-reviewed, top-ranked journals; and iii) disseminate research results at national and international congresses/symposia as well as to the general public.

Teaching and Advising: The successful candidate will teach courses in Geological Oceanography at the graduate and undergraduate level (in Spanish) and advise undergraduate and graduate students. The expected teaching load is at least 1 course per semester.

University services include: i) to participate in departmental/university committees, reviews, and research planning/leadership activities; and ii) to make research results available and accessible to the public.
Requirements
Required qualifications:

Ph.D. in Oceanography or related field with a focus on geological oceanography/paleoceanography
Postdoctoral experience (minimum 2 years) is required
A proven research record, demonstrated by publications in international peer-reviewed journals.
A proven record in teaching and mentoring, demonstrated by past and present teaching experience and mentorship, and courses designed and/or taught.
A record of student evaluations of your Teaching, if available.
Good knowledge of data processing and statistics.
Previous sea-going experience is welcome.
Excellent organization and communication skills are required.
Proficiency in English as well as knowledge of the Spanish language (intermediate level) are a requirement.
Applications
Application Process:

Your application should be sent electronically to concursos@udec.cl referencing “Cód. DOCE-02, Académico (44 Hrs), Geological Oceanography”.

Applicants are required to submit the following electronic documents:

1) A resume/CV that includes a list of publications, funding, teaching and mentoring history, and community services; 2) A cover letter indicating your qualifications and experience for this position; 3) A statement of current and proposed research interests; 4) A statement of teaching experience and interest; 5) The names of at least three professional references, their e-mail addresses and telephone numbers.

Human Resources of the department or center where you work may be contacted, if needed.
Application deadline
Further information
Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Marcus Sobarzo, Director Department of Oceanography (msobarz@udec.cl).

The University of Concepción was founded in 1919, it is the third oldest university in Chile. It belongs to the Council of Rectors of Chilean Universities (https://www.consejoderectores.cl/en). The University of Concepción provides equal opportunity for all qualified persons.

The Department of Oceanography at the University of Concepción belongs to the Faculty of Natural and Oceanographic Sciences and is dedicated to the study of the ocean in most scientific and technological aspects, including disciplines such as Aquaculture, Marine Biology, Marine Biotechnology, Oceanography, and Fisheries. In 2021, our Department celebrated 50 years of existence.
Contact email
msobarz@udec.cl

Tenure-track Assistant Professor, Rice University - Houston, USA

Houston, Texas, United States
Logistics
Faculty Position in Environmental Science and Natural Resources
Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences, Rice University
Description
The Department of Earth, Environmental and Planetary Sciences at Rice University is seeking applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position. We encourage applicants from across the fields of environmental science, with particular interest in areas related to the hydrosphere, including surface and subsurface fluids, (e.g. hydrology, hydrogeology, hydroclimatology, hydrogeophysics, ecohydrology), water resources, and surface processes. We also encourage candidates pursuing research in natural resources relevant to the energy transition to apply, with particular interest in the subfields of geothermal energy, geologic carbon sequestration, subsurface energy storage (e.g.. CAES, thermal, H2), and critical minerals. Applicants using laboratory, field, observational, or computational methods are welcome.
Tasks
Successful candidates are expected to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program, teach core courses and develop undergraduate and graduate courses within their area of expertise, and be involved in service to the department, university, and the broader scientific community. We particularly welcome applications from individuals with a demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Requirements
All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. degree in Earth, Environmental, or Planetary Science or a related field by the time of the appointment. Applicants will be required to submit the following:
(1) cover letter;
(2) curriculum vitae;
(3) statement of research;
(4) statement on teaching;
(5) statement on diversity, mentoring, and outreach (see guidelines here: https://eeps.rice.edu/diversity-mentoring-and-outreach-statement-guidelines); and (6) the names, affiliations, and email addresses of at least three professional references.

Details about the department and its facilities can be found at http://eeps.rice.edu.

All required application materials submitted by November 1, 2022 are ensured full consideration.
Applications
Applications for this position must be submitted electronically at http://apply.interfolio.com/112705.
Application deadline
Further information
For questions please contact eeps-search@rice.edu.
Contact email
eeps-search@rice.edu

Associate/full professor - Ohio, USA

Ohio, United States
Logistics
Position ID: OSU-School of Earth Sciences-TTAP [#22396]
Position Title: Faculty position in Climate and Ice Core Science
Position Type: Tenured/Tenure-track faculty
Position Location: Columbus, Ohio 43210, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Geology / Palaeoclimatological, Geobiology, Geochemistry, Biochemistry, climatology, microbiology
Appl Deadline: 2023/02/18 11:59PM (posted 2022/08/18, listed until 2023/02/18)
Description
The School of Earth Sciences (SES) and Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center at the Ohio State University maintain the world’s largest and most comprehensive collection of tropical and mid-latitude ice cores, collected over several decades, many from glaciers where a viable record is no longer obtainable due to melting. These records provide the only direct pre-historic measurements of atmospheric composition outside the poles, enabling deep insights into changes in atmospheric circulation, chemistry, biochemistry, and local and global ecological changes since the last ice age through the current anthropogenic warming.
Tasks
We seek a scientist who is accomplished in advanced data analytical approaches to integrate ice core records with palaeoclimatological, historical and/or modern, interdisciplinary observations, such as satellite data. Desirable new research foci include: atmospheric dynamics and modeling with an emphasis on polar-tropical teleconnections over multi-decadal time scales; glacier dynamics to constrain ice core time scales and better understand ice-related geohazards; atmospheric chemistry with an emphasis on the impacts of natural and anthropogenic air pollution on Earth’s ecosystems; and reconstruction of the evolutionary history of Earth’s microbial populations as preserved over thousands of years in glacier ice. In addition, the successful hire will be expected to assist and, in time, potentially lead in long-term stewardship of the ice core collection. As a faculty member in SES, the candidate will also be expected to teach undergraduate and/or graduate courses related to their field of expertise. Remote field experience and demonstrated ability to collaborate nationally and internationally are desirable.
Requirements
The successful candidate will be a well-established researcher with a consistent track record of scholarship and external funding, as well as experience leading large and complex laboratory operations. Demonstrated interest in interdisciplinary research and collaboration is desirable. A commitment to teaching is required. Demonstrated experience in inclusive pedagogy and in mentoring members of underrepresented groups is desirable. As a campus with a continuously growing diverse student body, we encourage applications from women and underrepresented minorities. Appointment is contingent on the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by law and/or university policies, including but not limited to a criminal background check.
Applications
Application Instructions: A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research, teaching and diversity statements, and three letters of reference. The diversity statement should articulate your demonstrated commitments and capacities to contribute to diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, mentoring, and/or outreach and engagement. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
Cover letter
Curriculum Vitae
Research statement
Teaching statement
Publication list
Diversity Statement
Three references (no actual letters, just names and email addresses help popup)
And anything else requested in the position description.
Application deadline
Further information
Inquiries may be directed to Professor Ian Howat at howat.4@osu.edu.
View full job ad and apply online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/22396
Contact email
howat.4@osu.edu

Full/ Assoc Professor, Climate and Environmental Physics - Bern, Switzerland

Bern, Switzerland
Logistics
The Division for Climate and Environmental Physics (CEP) of the Physics Institute, University of Bern invites applications for the position of Full or Associate Professor in Climate and Environmental Physics in the field of Global Climate System Dynamics (100%)
(Successor Prof. Dr. Stocker, starting date 01.08.2024)
Description
CEP and the OCCR offer a vibrant and interdisciplinary research environment covering all aspects of climate research, committed to excellence in science with excellent working conditions. The University of Bern is one of the largest universities in Switzerland, with a special focus on research on all aspects of sustainability. The University of Bern aims to increase the number of women in academic leadership positions and strongly encourages women to apply for the position.
Tasks
Candidates will develop an internationally recognized research program to study past and future global climate system changes using coupled climate models to gain an improved process understanding of the Earth system and are expected to represent the field of climate science nationally and internationally. Potential topics include the physical understanding of Earth system processes, potential tipping points and extreme events in the climate system, and the coupling of different climate system components (for example ocean/ice/atmosphere).
Requirements
Applicants will have an outstanding track record in the field of Earth system modeling/climate dynamics, in attracting external funding and strong leadership skills. Future close collaboration is expected with the other groups at CEP working on atmospheric and biogeochemical modeling as well as ice core and atmospheric trace gas and climate observations. Active collaboration with other research groups at the Oeschger Centre for Climate Change Research (OCCR) is also expected.

Candidates are expected to hold a PhD in physics or a related field. Candidates are committed to excellence in teaching and are expected to represent the entire field of physics at the undergraduate level and the specific field of climate and environmental physics at the graduate level. Courses at the undergraduate level are taught in German and sufficient proficiency is expected within two years of the appointment.
Applications
The application should include a letter of motivation and a research plan, a CV including track record of previous funding and publications, academic services and outreach activities, and a description of previous teaching experience and teaching philosophy. The online questionnaire (www.climate.unibe.ch/jobquest) must also be completed for the application. The documents must be sent electronically in a single pdf file to: applications@natdek.unibe.ch (addressed to: Dean, Prof. Marco Herwegh, University of Bern, Faculty of Science, Sidlerstrasse 5, 3012 Bern).

Deadline for applications is 14.10.2022
Application deadline
Further information
For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Hubertus Fischer (hubertus.fischer@unibe.ch)

Visit the website: https://www.climate.unibe.ch/about_us/open_positions/full_or_associate_professor_in_climate_and_environmental_physics/index_eng.html
Contact email
chene.vanrensburg@pages.unibe.ch