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Tenure-track Faculty Position in Physical Oceanography - McGill University

Tenure-track Faculty Position in Physical Oceanography

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at McGill University is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position, with an accompanying Canada Research Chair Tier 2, to strengthen its component in physical oceanography. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an active research program, supervise graduate students, and teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses. A Ph. D. in physical oceanography is required.

It is expected that the successful candidate will pursue research in physical oceanography with a strong modelling component. A focus on polar regions, including the Southern Ocean, and on changes in the cryosphere and biogeochemical cycles driven by ocean mesoscale and submesoscale is strongly desired. The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences has strong ties with Mathematics and Statistics, Chemistry, and Earth System Science. Access to high performance computing is available through Compute Canada.

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 http://www.mcgill.ca/meteo

Qualified candidates are invited to submit an application, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and names and contact information for three references. Following a preliminary screening, we will contact the references directly. Applications can be sent via email in pdf format to ocean.aos@mcgill.ca or by post to Dr. John R. Gyakum, Chair, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC H3A 0B9, Canada (Telephone: 514-398-3760; fax: 514-398-6115).

The preferred starting date for this position is August 1, 2018. Review of the applications will begin on February 23, 2018, 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.