Department of Geography and Anthropology

Assistant Professor-Climatology (Tenure-Track)

This is a position in the Department of Geography and Anthropology for a Climatologist. Candidates for this position will be expected to establish a rigorous extramurally-funded research program and teach courses in the Department of Geography and Anthropology. Research and teaching areas could include but are not limited to coastal climatology, tropical systems, regional climate modeling/downscaling, natural hazards and/or climate-society interactions that will develop as synergies in the department and LSU in coastal processes and air-sea interfaces. Candidates will be expected to interact with faculty in Southern Regional Climate Center (SRCC), Southern Climate Impacts Planning Program (SCIPP), South Central Climate Science Center (SC CSC), and Disaster Science Management (DSM) programs and other faculty in the Department of Geography and Anthropology. There are opportunities to work with other departments and programs at LSU such as College of the Coast and the Environment, School of Renewal Natural Resources, Center of Computation and Technology, and Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Job Responsibilities: Develop and maintain a rigorous, externally funded research and publication program (50%). Teach courses applicable to the expertise of the applicant in climatology and physical geography within the needs of the Departments of Geography and Anthropology (50%).

Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Geography and/or related Earth Sciences

Special Qualifications: Skills in data processing and spatial statistical analysis are essential with skills in GIS and computer programming as a plus.

Job Competencies: Demonstrated potential to sustain an active research, both individually and collaboratively, program, strong publication record, and ability to provide quality mentoring and teaching to undergraduate and graduate students.

HCM Contact Information:

Questions or concerns can be directed to the LSU Human Resources Management Office at 225-578-8200 or emailed

published: 22 January 2018     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.