Assistant Professor of Earth System Science (Tenure-Track)
Open date: October 8th, 2018
Next review date:December 21st, 2018 Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.
Final date: February 4th, 2019 Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.
Assistant Professor of Earth System Science (tenure track): Global change impacts on terrestrial ecosystems
The Department of Earth System Science (ESS) at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position focused on the effects of global environmental change on natural or managed terrestrial ecosystems. We are particularly interested in applicants who are working to quantify, understand and predict the impacts on land surface structure and function, including vegetation dynamics, hydrology or biogeochemistry. We welcome applications from researchers who are using a range of approaches, such as manipulations, in-situ or remotely-sensed observations, or process modeling. The successful applicant will have a strong research agenda, a commitment to excellence in teaching, and enthusiasm for joining a collegial, cross-disciplinary department.
UC Irvine's ESS department was founded to explore the global environmental changes that occur on human time scales. The department has 24 full time faculty from diverse backgrounds and a goal of understanding how human society is changing the land, atmosphere, oceans and cryosphere (http://www.ess.uci.edu/). UCI is a Minority Serving Institution (MSI), a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution (AANAPISI). These federal designations align with UCI's aspiration to be a national leader and global model of inclusive excellence.
The University of California, Irvine is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy. A recipient of an NSF ADVANCE award for gender equity, UCI is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, supports work-life balance through an array of family-friendly policies, and is dedicated to broadening participation in higher education.
Since 1965, the University of California, Irvine has combined the strengths of a major research university with the bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. UCI's unyielding commitment to rigorous academics, cutting-edge research, and leadership and character development makes the campus a driving force for innovation and discovery that serves our local, national and global communities.