Assistant Professor of Meteorology
Category:: Academic / Faculty
Department:: Atmospheric and Geological Sciences
Locations:: Oswego, NY
Posted:: Oct 10, 2019
Closes:: Open Until Filled
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Description of Department: The Meteorology program at SUNY-Oswego is part of the multidisciplinary Department of Atmospheric and Geological Sciences including major programs in Geology (and minor), Geochemistry, and Earth Science Education. The department affirms and promotes the university's commitment to expanding our diversity. Click here for additional information about the Department of Atmospheric and Geological Sciences.
The Department of Atmospheric and Geological Sciences at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position.
Date Posted: October 10, 2019
Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. Click here for more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty or click here for a benefits summary.
Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
Date of Appointment: August 2020
Description of Responsibilities:
The Assistant Professor of Meteorology, a meteorologist with expertise, will develop basic and advanced courses in dynamic climatology, numerical modeling, and computer programming in the atmospheric sciences. In addition, will develop elective courses in field of expertise to support the meteorology program and general education, instruct introductory meteorology courses, and assist in advising senior seminar theses. The development of an active research program that includes mentoring diverse undergraduate students in their capstone or independent research is fundamental to the position.
SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan (https://www.oswego.edu/diversity/). As such, the Assistant Professor of Meteorology will be expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.
- Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences with specialization in dynamic climatology and numerical modeling at the time of appointment
- The ability to teach and mentor diverse undergraduate students who are interested in atmospheric sciences.
- Prior university-level teaching experience
- Active research in the area of climate dynamics.
- Proficient computer programming in the Atmospheric Sciences.
- Experience with or commitment to inclusive pedagogy
If you have any questions about the position, please call or e-mail:
Search Committee Chair David Valentino
(E-mail) [email protected]
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