Assistant Teaching Professor


The position requires a candidate with knowledge in the field of meteorology. Areas of expertise may include, but are not limited to, dynamic meteorology, satellite and radar meteorology, numerical weather prediction, and tropical meteorology. The successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses for the distance learning program that supports the Broadcast and Operational Meteorology Program (BOMP), Applied Meteorology Program (AMP), and the Environmental Geosciences Programs (ENGS). Depending on course demand and enrollment, there is potential for summer teaching. However, summer funding is optional and not guaranteed.

The faculty of the Department of Geosciences recognize that research and educational outcomes are stronger when academic communities are diverse, equitable, and inclusive. Because we are committed to creating an institution that reflects these ideals, we welcome all applicants for this position and specifically encourage applications from scientists who identify as members of groups that are underrepresented in our department, institution, and discipline.

Minimum Qualifications:

PhD in Geosciences, Atmospheric Science, Meteorology, or a closely related field.

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to teach quantitative meteorology courses through distance learning.

Instructions for Applying:

Candidates may apply on-line by submitting a cover letter; curriculum vitae; research statement; teaching statement; statement of commitment to institutional diversity, equity, and inclusion; and a list of three references with contact information through the Mississippi State University HRM website: The position will remain open until filled; however, applications must be received by December 1, 2023 for full consideration. For questions about the position or the application process, please contact Barrett Gutter (Search Committee Chair) at

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