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Assistant Professor Climate Control and Watershed Science

University Wisconsin Milwaukee
Shorewood, Wisconsin, US
Closing date
Oct 18, 2021

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The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is a premier research university serving approximately 28,000 students.University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Freshwater Sciences is an academic division of the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee focusing on freshwater research and graduate education. Located at the edge of the Great Lakes, SFS is the only graduate school of freshwater science in the U.S. and the third in the world. It offers Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Science of Freshwater Sciences in Freshwater System Dynamics, Human and Ecosystem Health, Freshwater Technology and Freshwater Economics, Policy and Management.
The campus and greater Milwaukee communities offer strong opportunities for research collaboration and professional development. For more information on Milwaukee please visit,

Assistant Professor, tenure track, nine-month (academic year) appointment, with expertise in climate and watershed sciences, in the School of Freshwater Sciences (SFS) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM).

SFS seeks a scientist who will join a highly interdisciplinary program at the School of Freshwater Sciences and combine the strengths of freshwater sciences and atmospheric sciences at UWM to address the challenges of integrating climate and watershed science at scales relevant to local landscapes (urban and rural), regional hydrology (Great Lakes), and ecosystem services. The successful candidate will be prepared to:
  • Develop a high-quality Research portfolio employing modeling, environmental observations, and data synthesis techniques in climate and water science that involves independent and collaborative sponsored research, and obtain extramural funding for such programs from federal, state, and private sources;
  • Develop and Teach climate and water science courses. Options for teaching include undergraduate courses contributing to a new major in Freshwater Sciences and an existing major in Atmospheric Science, as well as graduate level courses supporting PhD, Master of Science, and Professional Science Masters degrees. The candidate will also be prepared to mentor students, including those from underrepresented backgrounds; and
  • Work with community partners (government, sewerage districts, not-for-profits, community groups, educational groups, etc.) interested in mitigating and adapting to climate change on local and regional watershed scale environments, as well as perform administrative duties, as part of Service duties commensurate with a tenure-track appointment in the School.
YourMembership. Keywords: Assistant Professor, Location: Milwaukee, WI - 53211
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