Clinical Assistant Professor

  • The University of Alabama in Huntsville
  • Huntsville, AL
  • Apr 02, 2021
Full time Geology/Earth & Ocean Sciences

Job Description

The Department of Atmospheric and Earth Science (AES) at The University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) is seeking an outstanding teacher and scientist to fill a long-term non-tenure track Clinical Assistant Professor position in the fields of atmospheric and earth systems science.

The main duties of this position will be undergraduate teaching, undergraduate and graduate academic advising and mentoring, and serving as a liaison between the AES department and the on-site NASA Marshall Space Flight Center Short-term Prediction Research Transition Center (SPoRT) research group.

The ideal candidate will have educational, professional and research backgrounds in the atmospheric sciences, with a strong understanding of satellite remote sensing and related geospatial/earth systems science experience. The successful candidate will teach two undergraduate courses per semester in atmospheric sciences/meteorology, with the potential to teach courses in other areas depending on experience. They will specifically assist with undergraduate academic advising and serve as an advisor for graduate students. SPoRT is a NASA project that focuses on the transition of unique observations and research capabilities to the operational weather community to improve short-term forecasts on a regional scale. In a SPoRT liaison role, the candidate will manage undergraduate and graduate students as they interact with NASA scientists and engage with SPoRT missions. The successful candidate may serve as a Masters student's main thesis advisor, or serve on thesis and dissertation committees for Masters and PhD students.

This is a 9-month funded position, while the successful candidate will have the ability to pursue independent research funding for the summer, and/or supplement summer funding by working with NASA SPoRT. It is expected that the successful candidate will have a PhD or equivalent degree in a field appropriate to the job description above, or will be able to obtain a PhD degree within 1 year of being hired.

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