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Assistant Professor in Climate Dynamics

Apply now Work type: University Tenure Line
Location: Stanford University
Categories: Doerr School of Sustainability

The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Climate Dynamics. The Stanford Doerr School encompasses a broad range of expertise in sustainability, including departments of Civil & Environmental Engineering, Earth & Planetary Science, Earth System Science, Environmental Social Sciences, Geophysics, and Oceans. This is a school-wide search intended to build expertise in the processes governing Earth’s climate system through a variety of methodologies and approaches, including theory, modeling, instrumental observations, and data analysis. There is particular interest in broadening the school’s research in atmospheric dynamics and its interactions with other components of the climate system, though all interested candidates are encouraged to apply.

Application materials need to be submitted online at this link. The deadline to submit your application is August 31, 2024, at 11:00pm PST. Late applications will not be accepted.

Applications must include:

1. Cover letter

2. Curriculum vitae

3. Contact information for three reference letter writers 

4. Research statement (maximum 2 pages)

5. Teaching statement (maximum 1 page)

The Stanford Doerr School of Sustainability, and Stanford University value faculty who will help foster an inclusive academic environment for colleagues, students, and staff with a wide range of backgrounds, identities, and outlooks. Candidates may choose to include as part of their research and teaching statements a brief discussion about how their work and experience will further these ideals.  Additional information about Stanford's IDEAL initiative may be found here:

Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Stanford welcomes applications from all who would bring additional dimensions to the University’s research, teaching and clinical missions.

The expected base pay range for this position is $138,000 - $158,000. Stanford University has provided a base pay range representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for the position. The pay offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors including (but not limited to) the experience and qualifications of the selected candidate including years since terminal degree, training, and field or discipline; departmental budget availability; internal equity; and external market pay for comparable jobs.

For general questions regarding this position, please contact Haley Mees at

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