The United States Naval Academy (USNA) is looking to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the field of Atmospheric Science or Meteorology, with teaching duties to begin the fall 2022 semester.
USNA is a unique institution of higher learning located in Annapolis, Maryland. As an historic officer accession program and premier undergraduate college, the Academy has its own distinctive niche amongst American educational institutions. The Oceanography Department offers a B.S. in Oceanography, and graduates approximately forty students per year. Our curriculum is academically diverse with an emphasis on atmosphere-ocean dynamics, and coursework that spans the range of meteorological and oceanographic disciplines.
The Academy is seeking an early-career scholar with a proven peer-reviewed publication and research record in atmospheric science, meteorology, or a closely related discipline, and who engages in cross-disciplinary collaborative research. Special consideration will be given to candidates whose research utilizes large gridded datasets and/or model output, however all strong applicants will be considered. The successful candidate will be expected to establish and maintain an active research agenda, ideally complementing and extending existing areas of departmental expertise, and engaging Midshipmen through mentorship and scholarship.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Teach introductory, upper level, and elective meteorology and atmosphere-ocean dynamics courses.
- Carry out an active research agenda resulting in quality peer-reviewed publications.
- Willingly include and engage Midshipmen in research, scholarship, and mentorship.
- Collaborate with other faculty in support of the departmental and institutional mission.
For complete information and application details, see the USNA position description:
Application review will begin on November 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.