Assistant Professor position – McGill University

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Climate Dynamics

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at McGill University is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Climate Dynamics. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an active research program, supervise graduate students, and teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses.

The preferred areas of research should address one or more of a range of topics. These areas include, but are not limited to, climate variability, general circulation dynamics, and atmosphere-ocean general circulation modeling and/or diagnostics. A Ph. D. in atmospheric or oceanic sciences or a closely related field is required.

McGill University is an English-speaking university located in Montreal, one of North America’s most cosmopolitan cities. For more information about McGill University and the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences please see

Qualified candidates are invited to submit an application, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, and a teaching statement to:

Dr. Parisa Ariya, Professor and Chair
Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
McGill University
805 Sherbrooke Street West
Montreal, QC H3A 0B9
(Telephone: 514-398-3760; fax: 514-398-6115).

Or by email with pdf format application to:

The candidate should also provide three names, with contact information, of referees with their application. After preliminary screening, the search committee will request reference letters from the list of names that candidates have provided.

The preferred starting date for this position is September 1, 2013.

Review of the applications will begin on December 1, 2012, and continue until the position is filled.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and
others who may contribute to further diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.

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