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Assistant Professor in Data Assimilation

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Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Number: 105228
Title: Assistant Professor
Functional Title: Assistant Professor in Data Assimilation
Category Status: 02-Faculty Non-Tenured, On Track
Applicant Search Category: Faculty
University Authorized FTE: 1.000
Unit: CMNS-Atmospheric & Oceanic Science
Campus/College Information:

Founded in 1856, University of Maryland, College Park is the flagship institution in the University System of Maryland. Our 1,250-acre College Park campus is just minutes away from Washington, D.C., and the nexus of the nation’s legislative, executive, and judicial centers of power. This unique proximity to business and technology leaders, federal departments and agencies, and a myriad of research entities, embassies, think tanks, cultural centers, and non-profit organizations is simply unparalleled. Synergistic opportunities for our faculty and students abound and are virtually limitless in the nation’s capital and surrounding areas. The University is committed to attracting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff that will enhance our stature of preeminence in our three missions of teaching, scholarship, and full engagement in our community, the state of Maryland, and in the world.

Position Summary/Purpose of Position:

The Department of Atmospheric & Oceanic Science (AOSC) at the University of Maryland, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in data assimilation. The successful candidate is expected to be a leader in the development of advanced methodologies in atmospheric, ocean, land surface, cryospheric and biogeochemical data assimilation, and to develop an independently funded program building on the activities of the thriving interdisciplinary weather and chaos group. Preference will be given to candidates who will further strengthen the collaboration between the University and nearby national laboratories including: NOAA’s National Weather Service and its National Centers for Environmental Prediction, NOAA’s National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service and its Center for Satellite Applications and Research, the Joint Center for Satellite Data Assimilation, NASA’s Global Modeling and Assimilation Office, and the Naval Research Laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications:

Ph.D. in a related field.

The candidate should demonstrate research accomplishments of originality and depth with the potential to be an international scientific leader in data assimilation.

The candidate should also have a strong commitment to the educational mission of the Department, including graduate student mentoring.

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Additional Information:

In order to ensure full consideration, curriculum vitae, statement of professional goals, and the names of three references by September 30, 2017

Posting Date: 07/14/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes
Best Consideration Date 09/30/2017
Physical Demands

N/A

Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. Supplemental Document 1
  3. List of References (no emails sent from system)
Optional Documents

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