Assistant Professor of Instruction, University of Texas, Arlington

published Feb 9, 2022 3:26pm

Feb 9, 2022 - May 31, 2022


The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at The University of Texas Arlington invites applications for a full-time non-tenure track assistant professor of instruction in broadly construed areas related to meteorology and environmental science. We seek a broadly trained meteorologist who complements the interdisciplinary nature of our geology and environmental science programs. While candidates from all sub-disciplines of earth and environmental sciences are encouraged to apply, we are particularly interested in candidates with expertise to teach courses in weather and climate, introduction to oceanography, environmental sciences, and climate change. Opportunities for collaboration exist with departmental research groups in paleoclimate and climate change, hydrogeology, sedimentary geology, geochronology, environmental health and toxicology, and data science, and with other research groups in the College of Science, the College of Architecture, Planning, and Public Affairs, and the College of Engineering.

Situated within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex area, UT Arlington is a diverse academic community of students working together with faculty committed to outstanding teaching, research, and scholarship. With a global enrollment of approximately 60,000 students, The University of Texas at Arlington is the largest institution in North Texas. It is one of 131 universities nationwide to receive the R-1: Doctoral Universities—Very High Research Activity designation by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, the definitive list for the top doctoral research universities in the United States. In 2021, UTA received the Texas Tier One designation reserved for the state's top institutions for academic and research excellence and the Higher Education Excellence in Diversity Award (HEED) award for outstanding commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion in higher education. The University ranks No. 1 nationally in the Military Times' annual "Best for Vets: Colleges" list, is designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution and an Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-Serving Institution and has approximately 240,000 alumni making an impact across Texas and beyond.

UTA currently requires periodic COVID-19 testing for all employees.


Applicants should have a doctoral degree in meteorology or a related field. Successful candidates are expected to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and equity in education through their teaching, and/or service. Candidates are expected to have demonstrated a solid commitment to excellence in teaching and service. Full consideration will be given to applicants whose teaching experience align with the meteorology, oceanography, and climate and environmental Science.


Duties include but are not limited to: teaching undergraduate courses in introductory meteorology, introduction in environmental sciences, introductory oceanography, and other courses to meet department needs.


To learn more and apply, visit UTA's online career portal.