Madison, WI
Feb 28, 2018
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92167-FA

Work Type: Faculty-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Faculty

Position Vacancy ID: 92167-FA

Working Title: Assistant Professor in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 20, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

ACADEMIC (9 months)

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences or closely related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Post-doctoral research experience preferred, but not required. The primary selection criteria will be individual excellence in research suggestive of future leadership potential in the field, the ability to contribute to the teaching of our core courses, and a strong commitment to the intellectual and academic vitality of the department and university as a whole.

Position Summary:

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) invites applications for an assistant professor (tenure-track) position beginning August 2018.

Additional Information:

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) invites applications for an assistant professor (tenure-track) position beginning August 2018.The department seeks energetic and creative individuals to develop vigorous research and teaching programs focused on the earth's atmosphere and oceans. Applications are encouraged from scientists representing the full spectrum of the atmospheric and oceanic sciences, especially those having expertise in one or more of the following areas (in alphabetical order): climate science; cloud and aerosol microphysics; data and observational science including data assimilation and instrumentation; oceanography; synoptic, mesoscale, and tropical meteorology. We especially encourage applications from individuals whose research complements the traditional strengths of our department (atmosphere and ocean dynamics, climate/Earth system science, and satellite meteorology).

The department continues to sustain and enhance its historical strength in the areas of climate, remote sensing, and weather systems. Professors in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences have excellent opportunities to engage in synergistic collaborations with scientists in the Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC), Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS), the Center for Climate Research (CCR) and the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE).

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas.


Chelsea Dahmen
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Instructions to applicants:

Interested applicants should visit to view posting and select "Apply Now" to begin application process. Application materials including letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, research statement, and a teaching statement will be required for all applicants. All applicants will be required to provide the names and contact information for three professional references. References of finalists will be contacted and asked to provide a letter of recommendation.

For full consideration, please submit your application by November 1 2017, 11:55pm CST. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

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Advertised: Sep 28 2017 Central Daylight Time