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[Met-jobs] Assistant Professor in Synoptic / Mesoscale Meteorology at Ohio University

From "Fogt, Ryan" <>
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Date Wed, 19 Sep 2012 12:08:26 -0400


Please see below details about a faculty position in synoptic and mesoscale meteorology at Ohio University, a growing meteorology program in the Department of Geography with undergraduate and MS degrees.  For full consideration, please apply by December 15, 2012.  

Kind regards

Ryan Fogt

OHIO, ATHENS  45701-2979.

Ohio University. The Department of Geography invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position in Synoptic and Mesoscale Meteorology at the rank of Assistant Professor effective August 2013. The candidate should be an individual committed to excellent teaching, developing an externally funded research program supporting undergraduate and graduate students, and contributing to the strengths within the Department of Geography. We are seeking a meteorologist with a solid research and teaching agenda in synoptic and mesoscale meteorology and other courses according to the candidate’s specialty and departmental needs.  The finalist should also posses a commitment to take a leadership role in mentoring undergraduate students majoring in geography-meteorology and advising geography master’s students focusing on atmospheric science. A Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences, Geography, or an allied field at the time of appointment is required.

Ohio University is a four-year Research-Extensive public institution of approximately 20,000 students located in Athens, a progressive community situated in the rolling hills of southeastern Ohio.  The Department of Geography currently has 13 full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty members, 176 undergraduate majors and 17 master’s students, and offers a range of degree programs including environmental geography, GISc, urban planning, environmental pre-law, and meteorology.  The meteorology program currently has 66 undergraduate majors. The department enjoys excellent teaching, research, IT, and administrative support for its activities. The Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis supports teaching and research in meteorology, climatology, and forecasting.

The completed online application must include a letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of research and teaching experience, and the names and contact information for three professional references. For more information please visit us online at Ohio University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and we seek a candidate with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds. Applications from women and persons from traditionally underrepresented groups are encouraged.  For full consideration please apply by December 15, 2012.

To apply: apply online at
Questions may be directed to: Dr. James Dyer, Chair, Department of Geography, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701-2979. Voice: 740-593-1138. Fax: 740-593-1139. E-mail:  


Dr. Ryan Fogt
Assistant Professor
Director, Scalia Laboratory for Atmospheric Analysis
Ohio University
Department of Geography
122 Clippinger Laboratories
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 593-1151

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