Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Meteorology

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, Michigan (US)
Jul 19, 2017
Sep 17, 2017
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The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Central Michigan University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Meteorology at the Assistant Professor level, beginning Fall 2018. We seek candidates with research interests in boundary layer meteorology and teaching interests in dynamic and physical meteorology. The selected candidate will teach courses in meteorology, develop an externally-funded research program that involves students, and actively contribute to service initiatives that advance the department, college, and university.

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, housed in the College of Science and Engineering, offers B.S. degrees in Meteorology, Geology, and Environmental Science, and participates in an interdisciplinary Ph.D. program in Earth and Ecosystems Science. The meteorology program includes a 24-workstation instructional lab, three multicore servers ingesting and serving meteorological data and running WRF forecasts, a digital map wall, a radiosonde system, a Campbell weather station, and a Micro Rain Radar. Further information about the Department can be found at http://www.eas.cmich.edu.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in atmospheric science or a related field. In addition, candidates must demonstrate (1) potential for outstanding teaching, (2) potential to develop a vigorous research program that involves students and attracts external funding, (3) strong verbal and written communication skills and (4) the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations. Preference will be given to candidates who have postdoctoral experience, a demonstrated record of receiving external funding, and teaching experience.

Review of applications will begin October 1st, and continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a CV, cover letter, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, transcripts, and the names and contact information for three references through an online process at http://www.jobs.cmich.edu. Requests for further information may be sent to Dr. Lawrence Lemke at L.D.Lemke@cmich.edu.

Classified by the Carnegie Foundation as a doctoral research university, CMU is recognized for strong undergraduate education and a range of focused graduate and research programs. CMU is a student¬≠focused university with opportunities for leadership, internships, and off-campus volunteer programs. CMU is an AA/EO institution, providing equal opportunity to all persons, including minorities, females, veterans, and individuals with disabilities (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).


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