Assistant Professor of Meteorology

SUNY Oswego
New York, United States
Salary Not specified
Jun 04, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

State University of New York at Oswego
Assistant Professor of Meteorology


The Department of Atmospheric and Geological Sciences at the State University of New York at Oswego invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Meteorology.


Posting Date: June 1, 2021


Review Date: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Benefit Information: The State University of New York provides an excellent benefit package. For more information on benefits for full-time United University Professions (UUP) faculty, visit:   or


Date of Appointment: August 2021 or January 2022


Description of Responsibilities:

The Assistant Professor of Meteorology will teach meteorological experimentation/instrumentation and remote sensing, computer programming, introductory meteorology, and elective courses in meteorology that complement existing offerings. In addition, the Assistant Professor will develop elective courses in field of expertise to support the meteorology program and general education, instruct introductory meteorology courses, and assist in advising senior seminar theses. Development of an active research program that includes mentoring diverse undergraduate students in their capstone or independent research is fundamental to the position.


SUNY Oswego works continuously to create an inclusive environment which respects, embraces, and promotes cultural safety, belonging, civil discourse, cultural humility, and other values and goals outlined in SUNY Oswego's Strategic Diversity and Inclusion Plan ( As such, the Assistant Professor of Meteorology will be expected to contribute to these efforts and possess communication and interpersonal skills necessary to engage effectively with an increasingly diverse community of students and colleagues.


Required Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences or a related field by time of appointment
  • The ability to teach and mentor diverse undergraduate students who are interested in atmospheric sciences.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior university-level teaching experience
  • Active research in meteorological instrumentation and remote sensing
  • Proficient computer programmer (especially in Python)
  • Experience with or commitment to inclusive pedagogy


To Apply Submit:

  • Cover letter addressing qualifications including professional development, teaching, mentoring, or service
  • CV/Resume
  • A statement of research interests that specifically addresses involvement with undergraduate students
  • A separate statement on your experience with or commitment to inclusive pedagogy including how you will incorporate Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) goals into your work at SUNY Oswego
  • Copy of unofficial transcript for required degree showing degree awarded and date conferred OR program in progress
  • Contact information for three professional references (please note, only the three references listed in your Interview Exchange application can be considered and contacted)


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If you have questions about the position, please contact:

Steve Skubis, Search Committee Chair at


Files must be complete (all documents in the application instructions submitted) to be considered. Official transcripts and are required at time of appointment.


Description of Department: The Meteorology program at SUNY-Oswego is part of the multidisciplinary Department of Atmospheric and Geological Sciences including major programs in Geology (and minor), Geochemistry, and Earth Science Education. The department affirms and promotes the university's commitment to expanding our diversity. Additional information about the Department of Atmospheric and Geological Sciences can be found at


Description of SUNY Oswego: Founded in 1861, SUNY Oswego is a public comprehensive college located in Central New York on the beautiful shores of Lake Ontario, 45 minutes from Syracuse. Named one of "Top Up-and-Coming Schools" in U.S. News “America’s Best Colleges” in 2010, a Kiplinger's “Best College Value” for 2015, and a "Best Northeastern College" by Princeton Review every year since the first edition in 2003, Oswego offers its 8000 undergraduate and graduate students preeminent academic programs in the arts and sciences, business, communications, and teacher education. The College’s success is built on providing students outstanding educational experiences with attention to a liberal arts and sciences foundation, practical applications, interdisciplinary approaches, independent scholarly and creative work, and skills for living in multicultural and global communities. The emphasis on faculty-mentored student research and creative projects is evidenced by Quest, a daylong symposium spotlighting original student research; a stipend program for students engaged in research and creative work; and the Global Laboratory, a STEM-based research abroad program at top-ranked universities around the world. SUNY Oswego is an unusually collegial and vibrant community and is in a time of wonderful opportunities with extensive facilities construction and renovation, a forward-looking strategic plan, and expanded outreach to regional, national, and international communities.


Additional information about SUNY Oswego can be found at


Oswego is committed to enhancing its diversity. SUNY Oswego is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is actively engaged in recruiting, supporting, and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students.  We encourage applications from qualified applicants regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim SUNY status, or criminal conviction. Please see our full non-discrimination policy


In accordance with USCIS regulations, successful applicants must be legally able to work in the United States per the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.


Requests for reasonable accommodations of a disability during the application and/or interview process should be made to the Human Resources Office by calling 315-312-2230 or emailing  


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