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Academic Professional Track (Non-Tenure): Instructional Assistant Professor


Atmospheric Sciences

Location
College Station, TX
Open Date
11/21/2019
Position ID
71776
Description

The Department of Atmospheric Sciences in the College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University is seeking applications for a non-tenure track Instructional Assistant Professor to enhance our existing Baccalaureate and nascent Professional Master’s degree programs.  The successful candidate will join the Atmospheric Sciences faculty within Texas A&M’s Academic Professional Track. This position is a full-time, 9-month annual appointment. Instructional faculty are eligible for renewable annual employment contracts. The new faculty member will be expected to contribute to the success of our degree programs by teaching courses at the introductory undergraduate, advanced undergraduate, and graduate levels and by participating in such activities as recruiting, study abroad programs, undergraduate research projects, field work and instrumentation training, and career placement. We seek a colleague with a track record that will complement our education mission to train a diverse pool of students for future success in applied, academic, and government positions as geoscientists.  

Information about the Department of Atmospheric Sciences can be found at: https://atmo.tamu.edu/ . Teaching facilities in the department include two undergraduate computer laboratories, the Aggie Doppler Radar (ADRAD), an aerosol lidar, the Weather Center, and an automated agricultural weather station. The department is part of the College of Geosciences, which includes the Departments of Geology and Geophysics, Geography, and Oceanography, and the interdisciplinary Environmental Programs and Water Management and Hydrologic Sciences degree programs. Texas A&M University is a land‐, sea‐, and space‐grant university, within a dynamic and international community of over 250,000 people. 

Texas A&M University and the College of Geosciences are committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Texas A&M University and the College of Geosciences are also highly responsive to the needs of dual‐career partners.

Qualifications

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in meteorology, atmospheric science, or a closely-related discipline.  Demonstrated experience in teaching classes is desired and/or extensive experience with applications of meteorology in a non-university setting.

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit: 1) CV, 2) statement of up to three pages summarizing your qualifications and experience, 3) diversity statement that explains your commitment to diversity and inclusion, 4) examples demonstrating your actual or potential teaching/mentoring abilities and your goals for this position, and 5) names and contact information for at least three references.

Initial review of applications will begin on January 22, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. It is anticipated the appointment will begin fall 2020. Informal inquiries or requests for more information may be sent via email directly to the Search Committee Chair:

Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. John Nielsen-Gammon, Department of Atmospheric Sciences at n-g@tamu.edu.

Texas A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability employer committed to building a culturally diverse educational environment. Applications from veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, minorities, and members of other underrepresented groups are strongly encouraged.

The University is aware that attracting and retaining exceptional faculty often depends on meeting the needs of two careers and therefore has a Dual Career Program and implements policies that contribute to work-life balance.