The Department of Land, Air and Water Resources in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis is recruiting an Assistant Professor of Climate Change Impacts with a preferred emphasis on the nexus between new weather extremes and its application to climate adaptation. This position release is associated with the College Integrated Research and Education (CIRE-6) proposal entitled “Climate Adaptation”. This is an academic year (9-month), tenure track, Assistant Professor position that includes the expectation of mission-oriented research in the California Agricultural Experiment Station.
The appointee is expected to establish a competitively funded research program in atmospheric science to address critical or emerging scientific questions and/or societal issues on the impact of new weather extremes due to climate change. The appointee will be responsible for teaching both undergraduate and graduate classes. These could include severe and unusual weather (ATM10), weather analysis and prediction (ATM111), climate change (ATM5, ATM116, and ATM245), climate dynamics (ATM241), and/or new courses on topics related to weather extremes and climate adaptation. The typical teaching expectation is 2.5 courses per year. Participation in departmental and university service is expected.
The successful candidate is expected to coordinate with existing departmental colleagues who have expertise in air quality forecasting and analysis, atmospheric chemistry, atmospheric dynamics, biometeorology and micrometeorology, mesoscale and boundary-layer meteorology, cloud physics, large-scale/climate dynamics, and computational geosciences and with other colleagues on campus working on climate adaptation, including five who are being hired as part of this climate adaptation cluster hire.
This position will be recruited at the Assistant Professor rank into a tenure-track academic year (9-month) position.
Applicants should submit materials via the following website: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01818. Additional inquiries can be directed to Paul Ullrich (firstname.lastname@example.org). Applications received by October 15th, 2017 will receive full consideration. The position is open until filled.
UC Davis is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and is dedicated to recruiting a diverse faculty community. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply, including women, minorities, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V. including Publication List
Most Significant Pub #1
Most Significant Pub #2 (Optional)
Most Significant Pub #3 (Optional)
Transcripts (if within 5 years of Ph.D.) - IF you are within 5 years of your Ph.D., you must arrange for undergraduate and graduate program transcripts to be uploaded as an entire PFD document here. (Optional)
Statement of Research Accomplishments
Statement of Teaching Accomplishments and Philosophy
Statement of Future Research Plans relevant to the position
UC Davis is the home of the Aggies — go-getters, change makers and problem solvers who make their mark at one of the top public universities in the United States.
Since we first opened in 1908, we’ve been known for standout academics, sustainability and Aggie Pride as well as valuing the Northern California lifestyle. These themes are woven into our 100-plus-year history and our reputation for... solving problems related to food, health, the environment and society.
Our 5,300-acre campus is in the city of Davis, a vibrant college town of about 68,000 located in Yolo County. The state capital is 20 minutes away, and world-class destinations such as the San Francisco Bay Area, Lake Tahoe and the Napa Valley are within a two-hour drive.
Our university excels in education, global research and helping students succeed. Check out how we are known for being affordable and a good investment.
104 undergraduate majors
99 graduate programs, with more than half interdisciplinary
38 percent of undergraduates conduct research, typically working directly with faculty, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students
19:1 undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio
Our University Honors Program offers the experience of a selective liberal arts college with the resources and opportunities of a world-class research university
Our world-renowned faculty care about their students’ success and are focused on educating them for a competitive world
You’ll have access to 10 million items in the university's library, including books, journals, music and maps, in print and digital formats
We welcome international students, offering many services to help students achieve, including language programs for undergraduate and graduate students, and classes that connect you to UC Davis’ culture.
1,300 UC Davis students study abroad each year attending 50-plus programs led by our own instructors in 30-plus countries, and many other programs through the University of California Education Abroad Program and independent providers.
Friends, fun and community
Make your choice from more than 800 student clubs including academic groups, 70 fraternities and sororities, student government, and ethnic and cultural organizations.
Into athletics? We’ve got 23 intercollegiate athletics teams (14 for women, 9 for men); 27 intramural teams and 39 sport club teams
We own sustainable
29 percent of food bought for the dining commons is sustainably grown
Our biodigester, invented here, has a daily capacity to turn 50 tons of waste into energy for the campus
The Tercero Phase 3 student housing project received the highest possible rating of platinum from the U.S. Green Building Council
Our West Village community is designed to generate all the energy the community needs, mostly through solar
We help you afford college
More than half of California-resident undergraduates have their systemwide tuition and fees covered by gift aid
47 percent of our students awarded baccalaureate degrees graduated debt free in 2015-2016
About 75 percent of aid to undergraduates comes in the form of grants, scholarships and work-study
It’s a great return on your investment
Alumni excel: We’re 31st among the top 50 U.S. universities and colleges for amount of money made over 20 years after earning a degree.
UC Davis graduates make $98,400 in mid-career earnings, ranking us 21st of 25 national universities for the highest-earning graduates.
We’re a public college “best value”: In the U.S., UC Davis is 39th for in-state tuition and 64th for those paying out-of-state tuition.
Find more statistics about UC Davis Budget & Institutional Analysis' campus data site.