Department of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan


University of Michigan Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Global Change: Cryosphere and Sea-Level Impacts

Posted: October 30, 2008

The University of Michigan’s departments of Geological Sciences (GS) and Atmospheric, Oceanic and Space Sciences (AOSS) announce five tenure-track positions in the field of Global Change: Cryosphere and Sea-Level Impacts. Pending final approval, the objective of this cluster hire is to advance cross-disciplinary research in Global Change research as part of the University of Michigan’s interdisciplinary junior faculty initiative. Candidates are sought in the fields of: (1) Glaciology, (2) Climate and Ice Sheet Modeling, (3) Coastal Processes, (4) Physical Oceanography, and (5) Regional Climate Modeling. Candidates will be appointed at the assistant professor level with a university year appointment in either GS or AOSS, but will be expected to interact with the cluster cohorts in both departments, as well as existing faculty.
Successful candidates are expected to establish independent research programs and contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching. A complete application will include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of present and future research plans, statement of teaching experience and interests, and names of at least five persons who can provide letters of recommendation. The applicant should identify in the cover letter the position being applied for. Additional information about the departments can be found at: and Applications should be sent to:

Global Change Search Committee (Re: Position 1, 2, 3, 4, or 5)
Department of Geological Sciences, University of Michigan
1100 N. University Avenue
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1005

For full consideration applications should be received before November 1, 2008. Questions concerning these positions should be directed to The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. The University is supportive of the needs of dual career couples.

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