Faculty position available in Physical Oceanography


Published: 1Sep2015

Tenure-track Faculty Available Position in Physical Oceanography

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences at McGill University is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position to strengthen its component in physical oceanography. The successful applicant will be expected to develop an active research program, supervise graduate students, and teach a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses. A Ph. D. in physical oceanography or a closely related field is required. It is expected that the successful candidate will pursue research in physical oceanography with a strong modelling and/or observational component. The range of possible research areas is broad and includes large-scale ocean circulation, coastal processes, the ocean mesoscale and submesoscale, ocean-climate interaction, and high-latitude oceanography. The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences has strong ties with Mathematics and Statistics, Chemistry, and Earth System Science. Access to high performance computing is available through Compute Canada.

McGill University is an English-speaking university located in Montreal, one of North America’s most cosmopolitan cities. For more information about McGill University and the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, please see https://www.mcgill.ca/meteo Qualified candidates are invited to submit an application, including a curriculum vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and names and contact information for three references. Following a preliminary screening, we will contact the references directly. Applications can be sent via email in pdf format to ocean [at] meteo.mcgill.ca or by post to Dr. John R. Gyakum, Chair, Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, QC H3A 0B9, Canada (Telephone: 514-398-3760; fax: 514-398-6115).

The preferred starting date for this position is September 1, 2016. Review of the applications will begin on December 15, 2015, and continue until the position is filled.

McGill University is committed to equity in employment and diversity. It welcomes applications from indigenous peoples, visible minorities, ethnic minorities, persons with disabilities, women, persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities and others who may contribute to further diversification. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply; however, in accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, priority will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada

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