[Met-jobs] Tenure-track Faculty Position at the University of Tennessee-Martin (USA)

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POSITION:
Assistant Professor of Meteorology, nine-month, tenure-track

EFFECTIVE DATE:
August 1, 2017 or until filled.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Primary responsibilities include the teaching of introductory geography
courses and upper-division undergraduate courses in geography,
meteorology, climatology, and remote sensing. The candidate will also be
expected to develop a research program involving undergraduates and to
direct the meteorology concentration in the Geosciences major.
Additional responsibilities include undergraduate advising, committee
service, and public service.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Ph.D. in meteorology, geography, or related discipline is required at
the time of appointment. The successful candidate must demonstrate an
exceptional ability to teach undergraduate courses in meteorology,
including thermodynamics, dynamics boundary layer, mesoscale,
forecasting, remote sensing, and instrumentation. The successful
candidate must also be able to teach climatology, physical geography,
GIS, and world-regional geography. Additional preferred qualifications
include experience or background in programming in IDL, MatLab, Fortran,
C++, or Python; development of web applications, and/or experience in
working with meteorological instrumentation. Opportunities also exist to
teach special topics courses related to the candidate’s strengths.
Evidence of effective teaching in English is required.

SALARY:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

THE DEPARTMENT:
The Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources at UT
Martin offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in Agriculture,
Geosciences, and Natural Resources Management. Concentrations in
Agriculture include: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Education,
Agricultural Science, Animal Science, Plant and Soil Science, and
Agricultural Engineering Technology. Concentrations in Natural Resources
Management include: Wildlife Biology, Park and Recreation
Administration, Environmental Management, and Soil and Water
Conservation. Pre-professional programs are offered in Forestry,
Agricultural Engineering, and Veterinary Medicine. Current enrollment is
985 students with 28 full-time faculty and staff members. The Department
operates a 650 acre teaching complex to support faculty class and
laboratory needs.

THE UNIVERSITY:
UT Martin is one of four primary campuses of The University of Tennessee
System. Located in northwest Tennessee, the campus has an enrollment of
approximately 7,400 and a faculty of about 250. UTM has an established
reputation as a superior quality undergraduate institution with programs
of study leading to degrees in more than 65 specialized fields.

TO APPLY:
Qualified candidates must apply online at
and click on
faculty vacancies. Candidates will also need to attach a letter of
interest, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy, copies of transcripts,
and the names of three references. In addition, and separately, letters
of recommendation from three references should be sent to

Dr. Robert Mark Simpson

Chair, Meteorology Search Committee

Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources

The University of Tennessee at Martin

256 Brehm Hall

Martin, TN 38238

e-mail:

CLOSING DATE: Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016 and
continue until a suitable candidate is identified.

UTM is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer. The
University seeks to diversify its work force. Therefore, all qualified
applicants, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion,
gender, age, disability or Vietnam veteran status, are strongly
encouraged to apply.

Robert Mark Simpson, Ph. D.

Professor of Geography

Dept. of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources

201-D Johnson EPS Building

University of Tennessee at Martin

Martin, TN 38238

Department Address: 256 Brehm Hall

Email: msimpson@utm.edu

The University of Tennessee is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section
504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and
employment programs and services. All qualified applicants will receive
equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual
orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or
covered veteran status.

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