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Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Meteorology (Daytona Beach Campus)

at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Posted: 1/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 180525

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Embry-Riddle AeronauticalUniversity (ERAU) is accepting applications for a Tenure Track AssistantProfessor to teach introductory and higher-level undergraduate meteorology,climatology and geoscience courses in our Bachelor of Science (B.S.)Meteorology degree program. The Daytona Beach ERAU B.S. Meteorology (MET)program is a traditional, calculus-based meteorology program meeting all AMSguidelines for a degree in meteorology and all OPM GS-1340 series requirements.


The position includes a mix ofteaching, research, and service obligations. The candidate must possessdemonstrated, effective teaching skills at the undergraduate level, includingthe ability to relate theory to application through experiential learning.Basic teaching requirements are 12 undergraduate credit hours (four courses)per semester with the possibility of replacing some teaching credit hours withequivalent funded research. The position would include teaching assignmentsprimarily in geoscience and geographical informationsystems for meteorology majors and other departments as well asteaching university-wide service courses, which include a survey meteorologycourse, an applied climatology course, an aviation weather course, andpotentially other non-calculus-based meteorology courses supporting the AppliedMeteorology minor (e.g., Thunderstorms, Satellite and Radar Interpretation,Climate Change, etc.). The candidate is expected to develop new coursematerials as well as teach previously developed courses.


The candidate is expected to pursuescholarly research activities with the possibility of workload reassignment forfunded research, and to participate in individual and group research projectsinvolving students.


Service duties may include: studentadvisement, curriculum evaluation and assessment, committee participation, andproject leadership.


This is a nine-month position,renewed annually, with the possibility of summer teaching and/or researchassignments.


A doctorate in meteorology, atmospheric science,geoscience, physical geography, or closely related field is required. Specialization in geoscienceand experience in geographic information systems (GIS) is highly desired. Experience in aviation meteorology desired.  The teaching position andcontract is expected to begin in August 2019.