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[Met-jobs] Tenure-track faculty position in Synoptic Meteorology

From Craig Clements <>
Date Sun, 13 Feb 2011 14:11:47 -0800

The Department of Meteorology and Climate Science at San Jose State University has an open faculty position in synoptic meteorology as shown below.

San José State University
San José, California

Subject to Budgetary Approval

Job Opening ID (JOID): 13934

Rank: Assistant Professor of Meteorology (tenure-track)

Qualifications: The Department of Meteorology and Climate Science at SJSU is seeking applicants with a specialization
in Synoptic Meteorology & Forecasting. Applicants MUST have completed a PhD in Atmospheric Science or a closelyrelated
field by the start of the appointment. Applicants should have a demonstrated awareness of and sensitivity to the
educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other
comparable experience. Applicants should also have a demonstrated record of research and publication in their field of study.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses that will over time include General
Education, undergraduate (BS) and graduate (MS) courses in Meteorology and Climate Science. In particular, the successful
candidate will teach the senior-level Synoptic Analysis and Forecasting courses, and will also work with students
participating in the national forecasting contest. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop courses in
his/her area of expertise. Innovation in teaching is strongly encouraged at SJSU. The successful candidate will be expected to
develop a research program involving both graduate and undergraduate students, and also participate in advising, committee,
and outreach activities. The candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural
background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: August 22, 2011

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedures: For full consideration, send a letter of application, CV, undergraduate & graduate transcripts
(copies OK), statement of teaching interests/philosophy, and statement of research plans by April 2, 2011. Applicants should
also arrange to have at least three original letters of reference sent to the address below by the deadline (applicants should
also provide a list of names and address). Please include the Job Opening ID (JOID) number on all correspondence.

Dr. Alison F.C. Bridger, Chair
Department of Meteorology & Climate Science
San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0104

San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public higher learning. The campus is located on the southern
end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Pop. 1,023,083), hub of the world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology
research and development center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and cultural attractions are
conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus CSU system, San José State University enrolls approximately 29,000
students, a significant percentage of whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing the
diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender

Craig B. Clements, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Meteorology and Climate Science
San José State University
One Washington Square
San José, CA 95192-0104

Phone: 408-924-5275

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