G. Unger Vetlesen Professorship, Director Aircraft Center for Earth Studies

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Job location: Miami, FL


Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-12-07
Req: R100038702
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G. Unger Vetlesen Professorship, Director Aircraft Center for Earth Studies

The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science of the University of Miami is a world leader in Earth sciences. Fundamental research is combined with an emphasis on interdisciplinary science, natural resource management, and understanding of the impacts of natural disasters and global environmental change. The Rosenstiel School seeks to expand its vibrant intellectual community through inviting applications for the G. Unger Vetlesen Professorship of Earth

Studies. This endowed chair position pertains to any RSMAS discipline relevant to scientific applications of remotely piloted aircraft systems. This includes research in support of policy relevant climate change adaptation and conservation-related decision-making. The successful candidate will direct the newly created Aircraft Center for Earth Studies (ACES). The Vetlesen Professorship is anticipated to be at the tenured Associate or Full Professor rank, but an exceptional applicant at the Assistant Professor rank will be considered. The position also includes recruitment of a research faculty person to advance ACES goals.

The successful candidate will have an excellent research record, a demonstrated ability to secure extramural funds, and strong teaching and communication skills. She/he/they will lead the ACES effort to expand and develop the use of new airborne-based technologies to further research of terrestrial, oceanic and atmospheric environments and/or develop and engineer new airborne systems and sensors. The faculty member will be expected to develop an active, externally funded research program; develop collaborations both internal and external

to the University; teach undergraduate and graduate courses; recruit, mentor and advise graduate students; and engage in service within and beyond the institution. A Ph.D. is required.

To apply, please submit a letter of interest including a statement of research goals and teaching vision, CV, and names and addresses of five (5) references, electronically to www.miami.edu/careers requisition #R100038702. Questions can be addressed to Dr. Paquita Zuidema, Search Committee Chair, at pzuidema@miami.edu. The position will remain open until filled with deliberations beginning in mid-December, 2020.

The Rosenstiel School inhabits one of three main campuses of the University of Miami, a private, independent, comprehensive university. The annual research expenditure of the Rosenstiel School is approximately $80-100M, obtained mostly through competitive grants from federal agencies. RSMAS scientists work closely with NOAA through a joint collaborative institute (CIMAS). RSMAS facilities include the Center for Southeastern Tropical Advanced Remote Sensing (CSTARS), a state-of-the-art satellite downlink and processing facility. Interested candidates are strongly encouraged to browse our website (rsmas.miami.edu) to learn about our faculty, programs, campus.

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The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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