The Department of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Meteorology at the rank of either assistant or associate professor. Appointment rank commensurate with qualifications.
The successful candidate will be expected to build a nationally recognized, externally funded research program; mentor graduate and undergraduate students; and teach undergraduate and graduate courses (particularly in atmospheric dynamics). Possible research areas include, but are not limited to, boundary layer meteorology, data assimilation, dynamics of high impact weather and climate events, land-surface interaction, or predictability across scales.
Required Education and Experience:
- PhD in atmospheric sciences or closely related field. - Evidence of research and expertise studying atmospheric phenomena.
Appointment as Associate Professor: In addition to the above, the candidate must have an outstanding research record as demonstrated by peer-reviewed publications and funded external grants.
Preferred Education and Experience:
- Record of publication/creative activity. - Demonstrated potential to establish a successful, externally funded research program that complements existing strengths in the department. - Demonstrates the potential for collaboration with other faculty and units on campus. - Demonstrated potential to attain excellence in teaching at the graduate and undergraduate levels. - Demonstrated potential to teach undergraduate and graduate level courses in atmospheric dynamics. - Postdoctoral experience.
PhD must be conferred by the start date of the appointment.
Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. Over 36,000 students are enrolled and served by over 6,200 faculty and staff (see www.iastate.edu). Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,0...00, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted the best college town in the nation (see www.visitames.com). Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented minorities, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.