Lecturer of Climate Science

The Department of Plants, Soils and Climate and its Climate Science Program invite applications for a full-time, academic year, term appointment position at the level of Lecturer to begin in January 2022.

 

Date posted

Aug. 31, 2021 8:30 pm

Application deadline

Sep. 30, 2021 5:00 pm

Organization

Utah State University, Department of Plants, Soils and Climate

Location

  • United States

Job description

Overview

The Department of Plants, Soils and Climate and its Climate Science Program invite applications for a full-time, academic year, term appointment position at the level of Lecturer to begin in January 2022. We seek candidates with expertise in areas such as meteorology, weather/climate prediction, extreme events, climate change physics, etc. that complement existing strengths in the climate program. (https://catalog.usu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=12&poid=15583)

Responsibilities

Primary responsibilities include (1) the development of a high-quality teaching portfolio employing hands-on, data-driven learning techniques in Atmospheric and Climate Science, (2) teaching three courses per semester to contribute to the department’s bachelor’s degree program in Climate Science, and (3) performance of student mentoring duties commensurate with a full-time teaching appointment in the department. Evidence of excellent verbal, written, and social media skills is required.

The successful candidate will teach a variety of classes at the freshmen to senior levels and co-advise students in preparation for professional conferences. The successful candidate’s course responsibilities comprise – Climate and Climate Change (PSC 4820/6820, 3 credits), The Atmosphere and Weather (PSC 2000, 3 credits), Synoptic Meteorology (PSC 4870, 3 credits), and a Climate Science Practicum (PSC 4xxx, 2-4 credits); these 4 core courses will be supplemented with 2 other courses elective or otherwise. Role statement consists of 90% teaching and 10% service. The initial term is for three years with the possibility of renewal.

For the full position announcement, qualifications, and information on how to apply, please visit the University of Utah Careers Page