Assistant Professor of Meteorology

The Department of Earth Sciences at The College at Brockport, State University of New York invites applications for a full-time, 10 month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Meteorology.


Date posted

Oct. 3, 2019 12:00 am

Application deadline

Dec. 3, 2019 12:00 am


The Department of Earth Sciences at The College at Brockport, State University of New York


  • United States

Job description

Assistant Professor of Meteorology 

The College at Brockport 

The Department of Earth Sciences at The College at Brockport, State University of New York invites applications for a full-time, 10 month, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Meteorology to begin August 2020. 

Major Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be required to teach upper- and lower-division meteorology courses, and other supporting courses in the earth sciences as needed (specialization is open, but the candidate will be expected to teach upper-level courses in radar and satellite meteorology and physical meteorology); maintain a program of active research; supervise undergraduate capstone projects; engage in service to the department and College in terms of committee work, curriculum development, and assessment and evaluation; and, engage in scholarly activities, as well as attending college functions. 

Required Qualifications

  • PhD in Atmospheric Science, Meteorology or a closely related field by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university. 
  • Ability to support and contribute to an environment of diversity and inclusion.
  • Ability to effectively engage faculty, staff and students in a collegial and collaborative manner.
  • Demonstrated research experience in meteorology or atmospheric science.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience teaching at the undergraduate level.
  • Experience in mentoring undergraduate research projects.

Department Description

The Department of the Earth Sciences offers degrees in meteorology, geology, water resources, and earth science. The Earth Sciences’ faculty are dedicated to teaching using engaged learning methods through laboratory and field experience. 

The College and Region

The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters’ programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation.  

The College is located along the famous Erie Canal, in the village of Brockport in western New York State, a region known for its low cost of living and stable housing market. The College benefits from a small-town atmosphere, even while located near major metropolitan cities. Brockport is:

  • 16 miles west of the city of Rochester, which is the home of the Rochester Institute of Technology, the University of Rochester, the Eastman School of Music, the Strong National Museum of Play, and the Rochester Red Wings AAA baseball franchise;
  • 45 miles east of Buffalo, which is the home of the University of Buffalo, the Bills NFL franchise, and the Sabres NHL franchise;
  • 75 miles from Niagara Falls USA, which features the American, Horseshoe and Bridal Veil Falls;
  • 140 miles from Toronto, the largest city in Canada and the home of the University of Toronto; and
  • 350 miles from the many attractions of New York City.

The area features a number of technology companies, including Paychex, Xerox, and Kodak, and other large companies such as Wegmans and Excellus. Rochester and its suburbs feature some of the highest-quality public, private, parochial, and charter schools in New York State. The region is known for its natural beauty, including Lake Ontario, the Genesee River (with three major waterfalls in Letchworth State Park), and the Finger Lakes region with its notable vineyards and wineries.

Salary and Benefits

Competitive salary commensurate with experience.  We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurances, healthcare and dependent care savings accounts.

Application Instructions

Review of application materials will begin immediately and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.   Interested candidates should apply online at 

For consideration, please submit 1.) Letter of Application; 2.) CV; 3.) List of three professional references.  Letter of application should specifically address the required and preferred qualifications. 

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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement

We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice.  We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College’s commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.

The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.