Lecturer - Synoptic Meteorology
About SUNY Oneonta:
SUNY Oneonta is a public college in Central New York, enrolling about 6,500 students in bachelor's, master's and graduate certificate programs. Most of SUNY Oneonta's main campus lies within the City of Oneonta, which is located in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, the City of Oneonta is the largest municipality in a rural region dominated by agriculture and tourism.
Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance and culture. The college's indeed.com and glassdoor.com ratings are 4.5 and 4.1, respectively.
Beyond campus, many residents enjoy the natural beauty of the Catskills. Outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and running are among the most popular. Several ski areas nearby typically operate for seasons lasting over 100 days beginning in late November or early December. During the summer, boating, swimming and other water sports are popular on lakes throughout the region.
The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for a full-time Lecturer of Synoptic Meteorology beginning Fall 2021. This is a non-tenure track position with an appointment of one year. Expectations include, but are not limited to, teaching and continuing professional development.
The eight-member Department is multi-disciplinary with undergraduate programs in meteorology, earth science, earth science education, and geology. The Department strongly encourages its faculty to conduct/supervise research projects that involve undergraduates. We have a strong history of excellence in teaching, faculty-student mentoring, and continued contact with alumni. The Department is part of the School of Sciences, which consists of 10 academic departments and 2,400 students majoring in 22 programs. To learn more about the College or the Department, please visit https://suny.oneonta.edu/ or https://suny.oneonta.edu/earth-and-atmospheric-sciences .
Duties include but not limited to: teaching undergraduate courses in weather analysis and forecasting, introductory meteorology, introductory oceanography; and other courses to meet department needs; collecting weather data from rooftop instrumentation.
Required Qualifications: master's degree in an atmospheric science field with a strong background in synoptic meteorology.
Preferred: weather instrumentation; prior teaching experience in meteorology as either instructor of record or teaching assistant; and experience working with diverse populations and/or teaching pedagogies and/or multicultural teaching experience.
For other employment and regional opportunities, please visit our website at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/about-oneonta/employment .
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SUNY Oneonta values a diverse college community. Please visit our website on diversity at: https://suny.oneonta.edu/diversity . Moreover, the College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Women, persons of color, persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
To apply online go to: http://oneonta.interviewexchange.com/candapply.jsp?JOBID=128786 Please upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and copies of transcripts (official required at time of appointment). Contact information for three professional references is required.
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