Assistant Professor of Climate Change Impacts on Weather Extremes, University of California – Davis

Davis, CA

Organization: Department of Land, Air and Water Resources, University of California – Davis

Duties: The appointee is expected to establish a competitively funded research program to address critical or emerging issues in climate change and new weather extremes impacts. The appointee will be responsible for teaching both undergraduate and graduate classes. These could include severe and unusual weather (ATM 10), weather analysis and prediction (ATM111), climate change (ATM5, ATM116, and ATM245), climate dynamics (ATM241), and/or new courses on topics related to weather extremes and climate adaptation. Participation in departmental and university service is expected.

Desired qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in atmospheric science, statistics, data science or a field closely related to climate change impacts on weather extremes. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. Evidence of research excellence is expected. The candidate should have the ability to develop and instruct undergraduate and graduate courses and the ability to develop and conduct extramurally funded research in new weather extremes. A candidate with a willingness to build relationships with relevant State of California and federal agencies is desired.

How to apply: Application materials must be submitted via the following website: Required application materials include: 1) curriculum vitae including publication list, 2) up to three publications, 3) transcripts if the applicant is within five years of Ph.D. degree, 4) statement of research accomplishments, 5) statement of teaching accomplishments and philosophy, 6) statement of future research plans relevant to the position, 7) Statement of Contributions to Diversity, and 8) the names,  addresses, including e-mail, of four professional references. Additional inquiries should be directed to the search committee chair, Paul Ullrich (

Application deadline: October 15, 2017