Assistant Professor position – McGill University

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 Clouds, Aerosols, and Climate. 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 are rather broad, addressing one or more of a range of topics. These include, but are not limited to, atmospheric radiation, thermodynamics, aerosol physics, cloud and precipitation processes, or aerosol‐cloud‐radiation interactions, with a goal to improving climate prediction.

A Ph. D. in atmospheric science or a closely related field is required. Candidates with expertise in theory, observation, or modeling will be considered.

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 2K6, Canada

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 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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