Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

San Jose, Santa Clara County
Aug 29, 2018
Sep 28, 2018
JOID 24693
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The Department of Meteorology and Climate Science at SJSU invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level, to begin August 2019. We seek applicants with specialization in Western US Weather and extreme events including precipitation, drought, impacts of climate change, and other meteorological processes. The successful candidate must be able to teach our core senior class on Synoptic Meteorology, as well as classes in synoptic and mesoscale meteorology as they relate to the western US, as well as classes on the broad area of impacts of climate change on western US weather. Teaching responsibilities may over time include General Education, majors (BS) and graduate (MS) courses. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop an active research program involving both graduate (MS) and undergraduate students, and develop a record of peer-reviewed publications and external grant applications. The successful candidate will also participate in advising, committee, and departmental outreach activities. SJSU is ranked 4th in the US in increasing upward student mobility, and we seek candidates who are passionate about helping these students!

Applicants must have a completed PhD in Atmospheric Science or a closely related field by the start of the appointment. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. Applications will only be accepted online via  For full consideration, upload: (i) a letter of application; (ii) CV; (iii) undergraduate and graduate transcripts (copies now, originals later); (iv) a statement of teaching interests/philosophy; (v) a statement of research plans; and (vi) contact information for three references (we will contact them after the initial screening of applicants). All materials must be submitted by October 16, 2018. This is JOID# 24693.

Dr. Alison Bridger

Chair, Department of Meteorology & Climate Science

San Jose State University

One Washington Square

San Jose CA 95192-0104

Tel: (408) 924-5200


A complete announcement is posted on our web page. SJSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the diversity of our faculty.