Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Position in Climate and Earth Systems Modeling

Vanderbilt University

Nashville, TN, USA 🇺🇸


Vanderbilt University and the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences has a strong institutional commitment to recruiting and retaining an academically and culturally diverse community of faculty. Members of traditionally underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged to apply. Vanderbilt is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action employer.

We seek an individual aimed at the highest standards of scholarship in teaching and research at both the undergraduate and graduate (PhD) levels, and who would be drawn to interact with a diverse, interdisciplinary faculty and student body in the Earth and Environmental Sciences and related fields. The position is effective for the Fall 2022 semester at the Assistant Professor level.  The successful candidate will have completed the PhD by August 16, 2022.

The desired concentration of study centers on climate change and/or internal modes of climate variability that operate at inter-annual to millennial time scales and at synoptic to planetary spatial scales. Study areas could also involve related biogeochemical cycles and/or the water cycle. A strong foundation in climate modeling or earth system modeling is preferred, as well as interest or experience with both modern and ancient systems. The College of Arts and Science intends to launch a new interdisciplinary major in Climate Studies, and we seek applicants who are enthusiastic about contributing to this program through their teaching and research.

Applications should include a vita, statements of research and teaching interests specific to our program, a separate statement that discusses efforts and plans to enhance diversity, equity, and inclusion and how these are integrated into research and teaching, teaching evaluations (if available), and names of at least three references (including mail and e-mail addresses and phone numbers). 

Applications should be submitted online via Interfolio. The review of files will begin on November 1, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Application Process

This institution is using Interfolio’s Faculty Search to conduct this search. Applicants to this position receive a free Dossier account and can send all application materials, including confidential letters of recommendation, free of charge.

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