Full-time, Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Meteorology/Climatology Department of Geography, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

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Full-time, Tenure-track Assistant Professor Position in Meteorology/Climatology Department of Geography, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia

The Department of Geography (<https://geography.vt.edu>) at Virginia Tech (<https://vt.edu>) is seeking applicants for a faculty position in meteorology/climatology at the level of Assistant Professor. This is a full-time, tenure-track position available August 2019.

We seek a geographically trained meteorologist or climatologist who has demonstrated excellent teaching, is able to teach courses in dynamic and either physical or synoptic meteorology, and who will develop additional courses in support of our BS degree program in Meteorology. Supervision of graduate students in our geography MS degree program and in our College of Natural Resources and Environment’s (<https://cnre.vt.edu>) interdisciplinary Geospatial and Environmental Analysis PhD program is also expected.

An ability to develop a strong, externally funded research program and publication record is essential for success at Virginia Tech. Applicants must provide evidence of the skills necessary to secure external funding and evidence of a research track focused on atmospheric science with a strong foundation in data analytics. The specific research specialty is open, but preference will be given to candidates who can strengthen research collaborations at Virginia Tech through research involving data-driven modeling and/or analysis of large/complex data sets.

In the spirit of Virginia Tech’s strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion, the Department of Geography seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities. Individuals with disabilities desiring adjustments in the application process should notify the search committee chair by the application deadline. To evaluate the requirements and apply, candidates should review posting TR0180193 in its entirety at <https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/search>.

Review of applications will begin on January 18, 2019. For full consideration, applicants MUST apply on-line.

Applications should include the following information: (1) curriculum vitae, (2) a cover letter expressing a statement of interest in the position, (3) separate statements of research and teaching interests in a single statement document, and (4) the names, titles, and complete contact information for three references. An official transcript for highest degree earned is required prior to the start of employment for the selected candidate.

Inquiries can be made to Dr. Drew Ellis, Search Committee Chair;
e-mail: awellis@vt.edu

Virginia Tech is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution.