Position Openings

Open faculty positions in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Cornell University

EAS is accepting applications for the following faculty positions. Please access details of each position and requirements needed for submitting an application. All applicants must apply online using the links provided for each position.

Current Job Openings

Faculty Position in Geochemistry

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) at Cornell University invites Early Career Scientists to apply for an open faculty appointment in geochemistry. We seek candidates who will complement the existing strengths of the department. We encourage candidates who combine field, analytical, experimental, and/or modeling approaches to solve geologic problems.  The position is one of a series of new appointments as part of a commitment to an exciting renewal in EAS. For a comprehensive job description and list of requirements, please go to: Inquiries only should be sent to Review of applications will begin November 15, 2018.

Assistant Professor, Extreme Precipitation

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences (EAS) at Cornell University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of extreme precipitation. The successful candidate will develop a high-quality research program investigating atmospheric systems associated with extreme precipitation on planetary, mesoscale and/or cloud scales. Preferred candidates will have research interests that encompass a cross-scale approach using one or more set of tools including satellite or ground-based remote sensing techniques, in situ data collection, numeric models and other innovative techniques to understand, inform, and predict real-world problems in extreme precipitation Research areas could include, but not be limited to, land -hydrology-climate interactions, predictability of hydrometeorological and hydroclimate extremes, and/or extreme event attribution. For complete job description, required application materials, and to apply, please go to: Applications will be reviewed beginning November 15, 2018. The position will remain open until it is filled, with an anticipated start date of July 2019.