University of Alabama Associate or Full Professor in Climate Modeling / Climate and Human Health


ALABAMA, TUSCALOOSA 35487-0322. The University of Alabama, Department of Geography seeks a new colleague with research expertise in Climate Modeling or Climate and Human Health, starting August 16, 2020 at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor, with tenure. This search is part of an effort to elevate the University of Alabama’s visibility and impact in climate research including the analysis and interpretation of climate data, particularly concerning hydroclimatology, climate-health relationships, environmental health sciences, environmental epidemiology, climate-related food security, or climate modeling more broadly. The ideal candidate’s professional accomplishments include sustained success securing external funding, a nationally/internationally recognized profile, and a solid track record of successful graduate student recruitment and mentoring. We seek a scholar who can take advantage of the collaborative opportunities on the Tuscaloosa campus, including those at the newly–formed Alabama Water Institute ( and Alabama Life Research Institute (, and the NOAA National Water Center ( Candidates with research interests that also complement one or more of the department’s broader research foci, including water resources, human-environment systems, environmental management and change, or geographic information analysis (see, are particularly encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. in Geography or closely related discipline is required. It is expected that the successful candidate will transfer an active research program to the University of Alabama.

Formal review of applications will begin November 30th, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled. Apply online at . The application should include a cover letter and a C.V., which should list contact information for at least three references. For additional information, please e-mail search committee chair, Kevin M. Curtin (

Kevin M. Curtin, PhD | Professor / Director – Laboratory for Location Science

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Department of Geography 
The University of Alabama
Shelby Hall 2019D; Box 870322 
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 | |