Assistant Professor - Climate Change and Sustainability

We are looking for a meteorologist (tropical meteorologist with expertise in coupled ocean-atmosphere modeling, large-scale, tropical cyclones, etc.) who has an interest in sustainability and can teach undergraduate-level courses in sustainability (apart from meteorology courses).


Date posted

Jan. 3, 2023 4:15 pm

Application deadline

Feb. 3, 2023 5:00 pm


Florida Institute of Technology - Department of Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences


  • United States

Job description

The Department of Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences at the Florida Institute of Technology invites applications for a 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in the area of Climate Change and Sustainability. The position is posted at the assistant-professor level, but exceptional candidates with appropriate levels of experience may be considered for appointment at the associate level. 

The successful candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate courses in meteorology and sustainability; conduct and maintain an active, extramurally funded research program; publish scholarly work; mentor graduate students; and engage in service activities. Applicants must have an earned doctorate in a relevant field and demonstrate a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching, as well as an interest in interdisciplinary and collaborative research. Postdoctoral experience will be considered an asset. Salary will be commensurate with experience. 

To apply, please click here. Upload a single pdf document that contains the following items in the order listed: a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, contact information for three (3) professional references, a statement of research interests, and a statement of teaching interests and teaching philosophy. Consideration of applications will begin on January 31, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. Questions should be addressed to Dr. Steven Lazarus, Department of Ocean Engineering and Marine Sciences, Florida Tech, Melbourne, FL, 32901;

Florida Tech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to increasing the cultural and intellectual diversity of its faculty