Earth Atmospheric Science - Assistant Professor

Established in 2012, the Lassonde School of Engineering, York University offers a broad range of undergraduate and graduate programs in engineering, computer science and earth and atmospheric science. This $250 million initiative includes hiring 100 new faculty and staff, expanding the student body by 1500, and fostering an inclusive and diverse culture committed to advancing gender parity. We have created a culture where tomorrow’s professionals are becoming Renaissance Engineers™ – multidisciplinary problem solvers, critical thinkers, leaders and entrepreneurs who understand creativity, communications, social responsibility, and cultural diversity.  We seek committed faculty who can contribute to our innovative approaches to incorporating research in the curriculum, experiential education, technology enhanced learning and other pedagogical innovations. Further information is available at

The Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering (ESSE) invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor, to commence July 1, 2017. We are seeking outstanding candidates with a particular research focus and ability to teach in the areas of Earth or Atmospheric Science and will consider candidates who specialize in experimental, theoretical or modelling aspects. Research areas that would compliment current activity in the department are glaciology, sea ice, climate feedback processes, and atmosphere-surface interaction, air quality, and atmospheric dynamics. Candidates must demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence, in teaching and scholarly research and have a Ph.D. in Earth or Atmospheric Science or a related field. The successful candidate 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

A complete on-line application shall include a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research contributions, and the names and contact information of at least three persons who are willing to provide reference letters. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by November 30, 2016. Informal enquiries about the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering may be made to Professor Regina Lee, Ph.D, P.Eng. (, Chair, Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering.

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