Assistant Professor, Earth data science, UBC

Plese see for more information about the position and application procedure. The application deadline is November 17, 2019.

Assistant Professor (tenure-track) - Earth Data Science

The Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (EOAS) at the University of British Columbia invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Earth Data Science. We seek applicants whose research addresses fundamental or applied questions in one or more of the Earth, ocean, or atmospheric sciences, using novel data-driven computational techniques such as machine learning and inversion methods to advance knowledge of the Earth system and/or solve geoscience problems of societal relevance. The ideal candidate is methods-oriented, has a track record of collaborative, cross-disciplinary work, and holds a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field.

The successful candidate will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded and internationally-recognized research program, effectively manage and mentor a diverse research group, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and participate in departmental activities. In addition, the successful candidate will be expected to play an important role in EOAS and Faculty of Science efforts to incorporate data science computation throughout the undergraduate curriculum.