Teaching/administration position in Weather and Forecasting


The UCLA Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) seeks a Ph.D. level Atmospheric Scientist to lead weather-related educational activities, engage with the broader weather forecasting community, provide weather-related expertise in the department, and contribute to the teaching and practical training of the next generation of Atmospheric Science professionals. Individuals with a history of and commitment to mentoring students from underrepresented minorities are especially encouraged to apply.

The successful candidate will be responsible for building and maintaining strong connections to the meteorological forecasting community, building relationships with organizations that can offer internships to undergraduate and graduate students, teaching in the areas of weather forecasting and other areas of atmospheric science as appropriate, advising students in career development for weather forecasting and related fields, and related activities. It is hoped that these activities will contribute to the growth of the undergraduate majors in AOS.

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences, Meteorology, or related fields as well as industrial experience. A consideration in the evaluation includes knowledge of and experience with or evidence of commitment and willingness to learn evidence-based teaching techniques and best practices for integrating equity, diversity, and inclusion in the classroom. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience. The target start date is on February 1, 2022.

Please submit your online application to the Search Committee for Academic Administrator IV Position at https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07032. Please include (1) curriculum vitae; (2) cover letter; (3) a statement of teaching and mentoring (4) a statement of contributions to diversity, and (5) a list of 3-5 individuals who are familiar with your work and can serve as references.

Applications are due by November 25, 2021, but the position will remain open until filled.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct.

To apply for this job please visit recruit.apo.ucla.edu.