Ladder Faculty Search in Atmospheric Dynamics


The UCLA Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) seeks candidates for up to two ladder faculty positions in the broad area of Atmospheric Dynamics. The successful candidate(s) will demonstrate the potential to conduct exceptional research and an excellence in teaching. In addition, s/he will show a clear commitment to enhancing the diversity of the department’s faculty members, graduate student population, and majors within the field. The appointments can be made at any level of seniority. 
Candidates with research interests within atmospheric dynamics at any scale, including observational methods and analysis, modeling and theory, are invited to apply. The UCLA Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences is a vibrant and collaborative department whose faculty in atmospheric and ocean dynamics have long-standing strengths in the theory and modeling of large-scale circulations, moist convective processes, the general circulation, climate dynamics and the application of modern applied mathematics to problems in atmospheric and oceanic sciences. 
The successful applicant must hold a Ph.D (or equivalent) degree at the time of appointment and will be expected to lead or develop a first rate program of research in Atmospheric Dynamics. He or she will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the AOS department, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The target start date is on or after July 1, 2015. 
Please submit your online application to the Search Committee for faculty positions in Atmospheric Dynamics at Please include: ; (1) curriculum vitae; (2) Cover letter; (3) a statement of teaching; (4) Statement of Research (5) a list of 3-5 individuals who are familiar with your work and can serve as a reference. Applications are due by January 15, 2015, but the position will remain open until filled. 
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