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 and with an interest in teaching and research in remote-sensing applications to the study of meteorology are encouraged to apply. The department is particularly interested in candidates with experience in utilizing satellite, ground-based or airborne remote sensing systems to understand and predict a variety of weather phenomena. 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 course sections per year in Remote Sensing, as well as mesoscale/coastal, mid-latitude or tropical weather systems.
Advising student M.S. theses and Ph. D. dissertations.
Establishing and maintaining a reimbursably funded research program.
Writing 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 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 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 15 February 2018 and include a resume, statement of teaching and research interests, and the names/contact information for three letters of recommendation. Please address the applications to:
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 may be authorized for this position.
Full Time Telework will not be authorized.
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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