Professor of Practice - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

published Mar 2, 2016 8:52am
Applications are invited for a non-tenure track position as Assistant Professor of Practice in the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The successful candidate will be expected to teach multiple courses in atmospheric sciences, take a lead role in academic advising, participate in curricular development, and support recruiting and outreach activities within the department. In addition, a fraction of the appointment will be devoted to research and service (details subject to negotiation). The candidate should demonstrate strong potential for excellence in teaching and pedagogy and must hold a Ph.D. in meteorology, atmospheric sciences, or a related field at the time of appointment.

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences offers B.S. degrees in Meteorology-Climatology and Geology, as well as M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences. Research in atmospheric sciences focuses on meteorological hazards, climate change, and remote sensing. Additional information about the Department can be found at

To apply, go to and complete the "faculty/administrative form". Applicants must attach a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and names of at least three references via the above website. Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2016, however, the search will continue until the position is filled. The starting date for this position is August 15, 2016.

The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. For further information, contact Dr. Adam Houston, Search Committee Chair by email, phone, or mail at:, 1-402-472-2416; Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 214 Bessey Hall, Lincoln NE 68588-0340.