ESSE - Assistant Professor, Atmospheric Science


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. 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 position at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Atmospheric Science to commence July 1, 2018. We are seeking outstanding candidates with a strong research focus and the ability to teach Atmospheric Science and will consider candidates who specialize in experimental, theoretical or modelling aspects. Research areas that would complement current activity in the department are climate feedback processes, atmosphere-surface interaction, air quality, atmospheric dynamics and planetary atmospheres. Candidates must demonstrate excellence, or promise of excellence, in teaching and scholarly research and have a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Science or a related field. The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, supervise graduate students, and must be eligible for prompt appointment to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

The Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering at the Lassonde School of Engineering offers undergraduate (BEng and BSc) and graduate (MSc and PhD) programs in Space Science and Engineering, Geomatics Science and Engineering, and Atmospheric Science that develop students’ critical thinking and problem-solving abilities needed for current and future technical leadership roles in industry, government and academia.

Further information about the Lassonde School of Engineering, with a link for the Department of Earth and Space Science and Engineering can be found at

Applicants should complete the online application process at A complete on-line application shall include a cover letter , a detailed curriculum vitae, statement of contributions to research and teaching, three sample research publications, and names and contact information (full mailing address, phone number, e-mail address) of three people who have agreed to provide reference letters. Complete applications must be received by March 15, 2018.

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