Meteorology Instructor

University of South Alabama

The Department of Earth Sciences at the University of South Alabama invites applications for a nine-month, non-tenure track meteorology Instructor position, starting August 15, 2022. We seek a broadly trained meteorologist/atmospheric scientist to teach Introduction to Meteorology and its lab, General Meteorology and its lab, other lower- and upper-level electives and required courses as needed, and to assist with the capstone sequence in Synoptic Meteorology. Additional duties include academic advising of undergraduate students, and faculty advising of student activities such as American Meteorological Society/National Weather Association student chapters. Minimum qualifications: M.S. degree in Meteorology or Atmospheric Science at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to candidates with demonstrated success in the classroom, coursework in synoptic/mesoscale meteorology, weather analysis and forecasting, and severe storms meteorology, and potential to recruit undergraduate meteorology majors and contribute to the growth of the department, college, and university.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
To apply, please send a single pdf file containing (1) a cover letter of interest, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and (4) a one-page statement that outlines strategies for recruitment of students to include those from historically underrepresented groups to the Search Committee Chairperson, Dr. John Lanicci, at the following email address: Please arrange to have three signed, original or pdf letters of reference sent to Dr. John Lanicci at his email address above or at the following University mailing address below.

Also arrange to have your official transcripts sent from all colleges/universities attended to the following mailing address:
Meteorology Search Committee Chair
Department of Earth Sciences
LSCB 136
5871 USA Drive North
University of South Alabama
Mobile AL 36688-0002

The Department of Earth Sciences consists of 17 full-time faculty and staff members and approximately 150 undergraduate majors in the disciplines of Geology (B.S.), Geography (B.S.), and Meteorology (B.S.). The department also offers a certificate/minor in Geographic Information Systems. More information about the department can be found on our website:

The University of South Alabama is a comprehensive, public institution of approximately 15,000 students and more than 100 academic programs located on the Gulf Coast in Mobile, Alabama. Founded in 1963, the University of South Alabama offers an engaging environment combining real-world learning experiences with high-level research, enabling our faculty and students to be leaders in their fields. The university’s 1,200-acre campus is rapidly developing with new facilities and resources for housing and recreation, health sciences, the arts, engineering, sciences, and athletics.

Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. John Lanicci, Search Committee Chair.

The University of South Alabama is an EO/AA employer and does not discriminate on the
basis of race, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender
identity and gender expression), religion, age, genetic information, disability, or protected
veteran status.

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