Faculty Position in Oceanic Processes

The UCLA Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-track position in physical oceanography and/or marine biogeochemistry. An appointment may be made at any level of seniority. All applicants with research interests in oceanic processes are invited to apply. AOS is a vibrant and collaborative department whose faculty have long-standing strengths in the theory, modeling, data analysis, and measurements of weather, large-scale circulations, climate, mesoscale and microscale turbulence, atmospheric physics and chemistry, marine biogeochemistry, ecosystems, and space physics. AOS operates an instrumented 27-ft Zodiac for coastal ocean measurements.

The successful applicant must hold a Ph.D (or equivalent) degree at the time of appointment and will be expected to contribute to the teaching mission of the department at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. He or she will also be expected to lead or develop a first-rate research program, where graduate and post-graduate scholars are actively recruited, supported, and mentored. An interest in mentoring or outreach to underrepresented groups is also desirable. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The target starting date is Fall 2013 but is negotiable. Please direct all applications and inquiries to

Professor James McWilliams Chair, Oceanic Search Committee UCLA Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Los Angeles, CA 90095-1565 ocean_search@atmos.ucla.edu In the electronic and/or paper application package, please include: (i) a statement of teaching and research interests; (ii) curriculum vitae; (iii) a list of 3-5 individuals who are familiar with your work and can serve as a reference; (iv) up to five publications. Applications postmarked prior to December 15, 2012 will receive full consideration. Please reference job #0965-1112-01.

UCLA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and is committed to building a more diverse faculty, staff, and student body as it responds to the changing population and educational needs of California.