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. Highly qualified candidates in any area of atmospheric science will be considered, although the department has specific teaching needs in numerical weather prediction, synoptic-scale weather systems, and forecasting. 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
Advising student M.S. theses and Ph. D. dissertations.
Establishing and maintaining an externally-funded research program.
Successfully publishing papers and 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
Demonstrated ability to successfully publish scientific research papers.
An ability to obtain research funding.
Evidence of potential to advise student theses and dissertations
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 January 24, 2020 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:
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.
This position may or may not be eligible for telework.
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, Veteran’s preference is treated as a positive merit factor for NPS faculty positions. We strongly encourage you to indicate if you are a veteran in your application when applying to NPS positions and you must provide a copy of your signed DD-214 (member 4 copy), Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, or other acceptable documentation.
Are you a current active duty service member? If yes, you are required to submit a statement of service printed on command letterhead and signed by the command. The statement of service must provide the branch of service, rate/rank, all dates of service, the expected date of discharge and anticipated character of service (Honorable, General, etc.). Please note: you will be ineligible if your statement of service is not submitted with your application or it shows an expected discharge or release date greater than 120 days from the date of application.
Internal Number: 740-2663494
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The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States. In support of the foregoing, and to sustain academic excellence, NPS and the DON foster and encourage a program of relevant and meritorious research which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.