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[Met-jobs] Vacancy: Lecturer of Meteorology

From Christopher Karmosky <>
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Date Fri, 6 May 2016 20:44:52 +0000

Dear all,


The University of Tennessee at Martin is looking for a Lecturer of Meteorology. More information can be found below:



The University of Tennessee at Martin

Department of Agriculture, Geosciences and Natural Resources



POSITION:                          Lecturer of Meteorology (academic year appointment)


EFFECTIVE DATE:         August 1, 2016, or until filled.


RESPONSIBILITIES:      Primary responsibilities include the teaching of introductory geography courses and upper-division undergraduate courses in geography, meteorology, climatology, and remote sensing.  Additional responsibilities can include undergraduate advising, committee service, and public service.


QUALIFICATIONS:         Ph.D. in meteorology, geography, or related discipline is preferred.  Individuals who are All But Dissertation (ABD) will be considered for this position.  The successful candidate must demonstrate an exceptional ability to teach undergraduate courses in meteorology, including thermodynamics, dynamics boundary layer, and instrumentation.  The successful candidate must also be able to teach climatology, remote sensing, introductory physical geography, and world-regional geography.  Opportunities also exist to teach special topics courses related to the candidate’s strengths.  Evidence of effective oral and written communication in English is required.  Background or experience in programming, developing web-based applications, and in GIS or related mapping software is preferred.  All applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S. on a long-term basis.


SALARY:                             Commensurate with qualifications and experience.


THE DEPARTMENT:      The Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources at UT Martin offers Bachelor of Science degree programs in Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources Management.  Concentrations in Agriculture include: Agricultural Business, Agricultural Education, Agricultural Science, Animal Science, Plant and Soil Science, and Agricultural Engineering Technology.  Concentrations in Natural Resources Management include:  Wildlife Biology, Park and Recreation Administration, Environmental Management, and Soil and Water Conservation.  Concentrations in Geosciences include: Geology, Geography, and Meteorology.  Pre-professional programs are offered in Forestry, Agricultural Engineering, and Veterinary Medicine.  Current enrollment is 985 students with 28 full-time faculty and staff members.  The Department operates a 650-acre teaching complex to support faculty class and laboratory needs.


THE UNIVERSITY:          UT Martin is one of four primary campuses of The University of Tennessee System.  Located in northwest Tennessee, the campus has an enrollment of approximately 7,000 and a faculty of about 250.  UTM has an established reputation as a superior quality undergraduate institution with programs of study leading to degrees in more than 65 specialized fields.


TO APPLY:                         Qualified candidates must apply online at and click on faculty vacancies.  Candidates will also need to attach a cover letter that addresses the requirements of the position; current curriculum vita; official transcripts of all college work; and names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of three references.  Additionally, letters of reference are not required but may be sent to:


Dr. Mark Simpson, Chair

                                                                                Meteorology Search Committee

                                                                                256 Brehm Hall

                                                                                Department of Agriculture, Geosciences, and Natural Resources

                                                                                The University of Tennessee at Martin

                                                                                Martin, TN 38238

                                                                                Phone: 731-881-7439


CLOSING DATE:              Review of applications will begin June 15, 2016 and continue until a suitable candidate is identified.               



UTM is an EEO/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA employer. The University seeks to diversify its work force. Therefore, all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability or Vietnam veteran status, are strongly encouraged to apply.



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