Department: IU Bloomington Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Indiana University (IU) Bloomington invites applications for a tenure-track position in climate modeling to begin in Fall 2019. Applicants with strengths in a general area of earth system modeling, climate dynamics, or land-atmospheric coupled models are encouraged to apply. Experience with regional climate downscaling and high-performance computing will be considered strong assets. The successful candidate will establish an internationally recognized, externally funded academic research program, and have a strong interest in graduate and undergraduate instruction including mentoring of M.S. and Ph.D. student research. Service to the department, college, and university is expected. This hire is part of a series of hires under IU's Grand Challenge initiative entitled Prepared for Environmental Change (https://grandchallenges.iu.edu/environmental-change/), a multi-million dollar investment by the university in research administered by the Environmental Resilience Institute (https://eri.iu.edu), which seeks to develop the accurate predictions, feasible solutions, and effective communication necessary to enhance resiliency to environmental change. The successful candidate will join a growing community of colleagues across the sciences, social sciences, and humanities who are engaged in this collaborative program and will have opportunity for internal funds through the initiative. The successful candidate will have free access to IU's exceptional high performance computing system (Big Red II), which is among the world's fastest research supercomputers.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences or a related field prior to employment.
Applicants with strengths in a broad range of earth system modeling, climate dynamics, or land-atmospheric coupled models are encouraged to apply. Experience with regional climate downscaling and high-performance computing will be considered strong assets.
Department Contact for Questions:
Chanh Kieu, Search Committee Chair, (email@example.com) Kaj Johnson (firstname.lastname@example.org) Paul Staten (email@example.com) Ben Kravitz (firstname.lastname@example.org) Cody Kirkpatrick (email@example.com) Prospective candidates are welcome to contact any member of the search committee.
OAA #: 21808-24
Appointment Status: Tenure Track
Internal Number: 6515
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