Professor Position Available: Arctic System Science - University of Manitoba

Date: 
10 January 2019

Professor Position Available
Arctic System Science
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Application deadline: Open until filled
Application review begins: 21 January 2019

For more information, go to:
https://viprecprod.ad.umanitoba.ca/DEFAULT.ASPX?REQ_ID=05385

For questions, contact:
Sharon Kirsch
Email: sharon.kirsch [at] umanitoba.ca


The Centre for Earth Observation Science (CEOS) at the University of Manitoba invites applications for an assistant professor position in Arctic system science and climate change. This full-time, tenure-track position will be located in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Candidates with expertise in the areas of glaciology; glacier-marine coupling; Arctic climate teleconnections; ice sheet modelling; climate modeling; climatology; meteorology; physical, chemical, or biological oceanography; remote sensing; or related Arctic field are encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be expected to play a major role in the various Arctic system science and climate change projects led by CEOS, including major new projects focused on freshwater-marine coupling with freshwater sources from glaciers and continental runoff, ocean acidification, and carbon exchange processes, physical, biological or chemical oceanography, Arctic-midlatitude teleconnections, and climate change. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels in their area of research.

Applicants must have a PhD and the ability to lead an independently organized and externally funded program in Arctic system science and climate change. Experience in teaching and mentoring graduate students, research associates, and undergraduate students would be an asset.

Applications must include:

  • A cover letter outlining the candidate's qualifications and how they fulfill the position’s criteria;
  • A curriculum vitae, including examples of significant research contributions;
  • A research statement that documents the candidate's plans to develop an internationally competitive collaborative research program in collaboration with other academics in CEOS and elsewhere;
  • A teaching statement that documents the candidate's experience in and approach to training and mentoring diverse students and the candidate's teaching philosophy; and
  • Names and contact information of three references.

Applications should be submitted via email to David Barber and Mark Hanson, in care of Sharon Kirsch, at Sharon.Kirsch [at] umanitoba.ca. Reference position number 25517 in the subject heading.

Application deadline: Open until filled
Application review begins: 21 January 2019

For more information, go to:
https://viprecprod.ad.umanitoba.ca/DEFAULT.ASPX?REQ_ID=05385

For questions, contact:
Sharon Kirsch
Email: sharon.kirsch [at] umanitoba.ca