Atmospheric Science

Atmospheric Science position

The Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering, Lassonde School of Engineering, York University, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of Atmospheric Science, to commence July 1, 2014.  

We are seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position in the area of atmospheric science and we will consider applicants who specialize in experiment, theory or modeling.  Research areas that would complement current activity in the department are planetary atmospheres, climate feedback processes, atmosphere-surface interaction, air quality, and atmospheric dynamics.  The successful candidate will have a PhD in Atmospheric Science or a related field and must have a strong commitment to research and teaching.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, and to contribute to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, and must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Individuals interested in applying for the position should complete an online application at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/new-faculty/.  A complete on-line application shall include a cover letter, a detailed CV, statements of teaching and research contributions, and at least three reference letters.  Complete applications must be received by Thursday, October 31, 2013.  Informal enquiries about the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering may be made to Professor Regina Lee, Ph.D, P.Eng. (reginal@yorku.ca), Chair, Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering.

About the Lassonde School of Engineering

The Lassonde School of Engineering is one of the most ambitious projects in Canadian academia.  This $250 million initiative is implementing the new Renaissance EngineeringTM program, hiring 100 new faculty and staff, and expanding the student body by 1500.

The Lassonde School of Engineering is empowering creative minds to become entrepreneurial engineers with a social conscience and a sense of global citizenship.  We build on York University’s existing fully accredited and innovative programs in Computer Engineering, Geomatics Engineering and Space Engineering, as well as new programs in Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Civil Engineering, and will soon include Chemical Engineering.  Further information is available at http://lassonde.yorku.ca/

All York University positions are subject to budgetary approval.  York University is an Affirmative Action Employer. The Affirmative Action Program can be found on York’s website at www.yorku.ca/acadjobs or a copy can be obtained by calling the affirmative action office at 416-736-5713. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority.