Assistant/Associate Professor

Department of Meteorology, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, is accepting applications from candidates for a tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level.

 

Date posted

Sep. 9, 2019 12:00 am

Application deadline

Oct. 22, 2019 12:00 am

Organization

Department of Meteorology, Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA

Location

  • United States

Job description

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. 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 (Assistant Prof. level) or at least 5 years of teaching experience (Associate Prof. level).
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully publish 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 22 November 2019 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: nuss@nps.edu

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...) 

Additional Veterans’ information:  If you are not sure of your preference eligibility, visit the Department of Labor's website: http://www.dol.gov/elaws/vets/vetpref/mservice.htm.  For more veterans’ preference information, visit: http://www.fedshirevets.gov/job/vetpref/index.aspx.