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Department: 178601 - Marine, Earth And Atmospheric
Location: Raleigh, NC
Essential Job Duties:
The Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) at North Carolina State University (NC State) intends to hire a tenure-track faculty member with specialization in the atmospheric boundary layer and/or the near-surface environment. Desirable expertise includes research via measurements, theory, modeling, or applications in the areas of turbulence, air pollution, surface interactions/exchanges, or other aspects of the near-surface environment that are linked to societal well-being. The anticipated start date is August 16, 2021. Hiring will be at the Assistant Professor rank.
The position will provide core teaching in NC State's undergraduate Atmospheric Science program. Course offerings may include undergraduate and graduate classes in micrometeorology as well as other applied or theoretical classes commensurate with the candidate's interests and expertise. The College of Sciences and MEAS place a high value on excellent instruction and the use of research-validated teaching methods.
Applicants are expected to develop a cutting edge and rigorous research program in MEAS. Opportunities exist for disciplinary and interdisciplinary interactions with a wide range of scientists at NC State. MEAS faculty also participate in the recently established Center for Geospatial Analytics (http://geospatial.ncsu.edu). Although our faculty are heavily involved in research, all courses in our major are normally taught by regular faculty and all faculty are involved in teaching. Involvement of undergraduates and graduate students in research is a major emphasis. Typical class size for major courses is 20 students or less. Inclusiveness and diversity are critical to the success of the College of Sciences and the University. The selected candidate will be expected to foster an environment that is supportive and welcoming of all groups.
Perform other duties as assigned by the department head.
Requires doctor’s degree, an equivalent degree, or equivalent professional experience.
The successful candidate must demonstrate strong potential for outstanding accomplishments in research, research supervision, and teaching.
Strong focus on students and commitment to student success.
Understanding of and experience working with diverse students.
Excellent verbal and interpersonal skills.
Knowledge of practices and procedures that impact student success.
Desirable expertise includes research via measurements, theory, modeling, or applications in the areas of turbulence, air pollution, surface interactions/exchanges, or other aspects of the near-surface environment that are linked to societal well-being.
Enthusiastic engagement in NC State's undergraduate degree programs in Earth, marine and atmospheric sciences is expected. MEAS places a high value on excellent instruction and the use of innovative teaching methods.
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Position Number: 00061711
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