Assistant Professor of Practice - University of Nebraska Lincoln

published Jul 29, 2016 9:30am

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. In addition, a fraction of the appointment will be devoted to research and service (details subject to negotiation). Demonstrated excellence in teaching courses in atmospheric science is required. Preference will be given to candidates who show evidence of the skills required for advising/mentoring undergraduate students and the engagement skills required to recruit majors. Applicants 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 http://eas.unl.edu. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.

To apply, go to http://employment.unl.edu/postings/50670 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 Sept. 30, 2016. The preferred starting date for this position is January 2, 2017.

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