Assistant or Associate Professor in Atmospheric & Oceanic Sciences – University of Wisconsin


The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) invites applications for an assistant or associate professor (tenure-track) position beginning August 2019.

Duties: This position will develop a nationally and internationally recognized program of scholarly research. The successful candidate will teach courses in atmospheric or oceanic sciences at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Mentoring of undergraduate and graduate students also is required. Individual, independent instruction will be expected for undergraduate degree-seeking students. The individual selected will contribute to the intellectual and academic life through service duties at the department, university and professional levels as appropriate for career stage.


The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences (AOS) invites applications for an assistant or associate professor (tenure-track) position that will begin in August 2019. The department seeks energetic and creative individuals to develop vigorous research and teaching programs focused on the earth’s atmosphere and oceans. Applications are encouraged from scientists representing the full spectrum of the atmospheric and oceanic sciences, especially those having expertise in cloud physics with connections to remote sensing or synoptic to mesoscale dynamics.

The department continues to sustain and enhance its historical strength in the areas of climate, remote sensing, and weather systems. Professors in the Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences have excellent opportunities to engage in synergistic collaborations with scientists in the Space Science and Engineering Center (SSEC), Cooperative Institute for Meteorological Satellite Studies (CIMSS), the Center for Climate Research (CCR) and the Center for Sustainability and the Global Environment (SAGE).

The Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community and curriculum. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas through the required diversity statement.


Interested applicants should visit (PVL # 96356) to view posting and select “Apply Now” to begin application process. Application materials including letter of intent, current curriculum vitae, research statement, teaching statement, and a diversity statement will be required for all applicants. All applicants will be required to provide the names and contact information for three professional references. References of finalists will be contacted and asked to provide a letter of recommendation.

For full consideration, please submit your application by December 1, 2018. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

Chelsea Dahmen
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