Assistant/Associate Professor AD-1701-03/05 Department of Meteorology Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA
The Department of Meteorology, at the U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) is accepting applications from candidates for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level. Qualified candidates with a Ph.D. in Meteorology/Atmospheric Science or related discipline are encouraged to apply. Specific research and teaching interests in numerical weather prediction, ensemble forecasting, data assimilation, model physics development, forecasting, and statistical/dynamical post-processing or synoptic-scale weather systems are preferred, but highly qualified candidates in any area of atmospheric science will be considered. The candidate is expected to work collaboratively with existing department faculty and staff members as well as independently as an instructor and principal investigator in research programs. The successful candidate’s research areas will complement and expand the department’s existing research programs. Salary and academic level will be commensurate with experience.
Primary duties include: • Teaching approximately 4 quarterly course sections per year. • Advising student M.S. theses and Ph. D. dissertations. • Establishing and maintaining a reimbursable-funded research program. • Writing scholarly papers, making presentations on scientific research results. • Serving on various Department and School-wide committees.
Minimum Qualifications include: • A Doctoral degree in a Meteorology or closely related field. • An interest and aptitude for academic teaching (Assistant Prof. level) or at least 5 years of teaching experience (Associate Prof. level). • Demonstrated ability to write scientific research papers. • An ability to obtain extramural research funding.
NPS is a fully accredited graduate school with students from all U.S. services, as well as foreign military officers. U.S. citizenship is required. Salary is highly competitive and includes a generous locality allowance. Monterey is a short drive south from the San Francisco Bay area and is ideally situated along the spectacular central California coast.
Applications should be received by 30 December 2018 and include a resume, statement of teaching and research interests, and the names/contact information for three letters of recommendation. Please address the application to:
Prof. Wendell A. Nuss Chair, Department of Meteorology 589 Dyer Road, Root Hall 254 Naval Postgraduate School Monterey, CA 93943-5114
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 831-656-2308
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants with foreign education will be required to select from a list of private organizations that are members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES), which provide foreign education evaluations acceptable to NPS.
Relocation expenses are authorized for this position.
The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at http://www.nps.edu. NOTE: IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, you are strongly encouraged to: Identify your Veterans’ Preference on your resume or elsewhere in your application package (type of preference, dates of service, date of VA letter, character of service, etc.)
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