The University of Wyoming invites diverse applicants to consider our employment opportunities. We are also especially interested in candidates who have experience working with diverse populations and/or diverse initiatives.

The Department of Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming invites applications for an academic year (9-month) tenure-track faculty position that focuses on airborne atmospheric research. The Department operates a King Air research aircraft, which is supported by the National Science Foundation as a national lower atmospheric observing facility.

The successful candidate will join the Department in its endeavor to understand atmospheric processes through airborne observations and modeling, and will demonstrate ability to develop and fund an active research program, building on the infrastructure and the expertise in engineering and airborne science available within the Department.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Lead publications in atmospheric science, or a closely related field
  • Ph.D. in atmospheric science, or a closely related field
  • Stated desire, or ability, to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels
  • Stated desire, or ability, to mentor graduate students or early career scientists
  • Demonstrated commitment to and understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the academy

Desired Qualifications

  • Post-doctoral experience
  • Experience teaching effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels as demonstrated through peer and student evaluation
  • Experience in an academic, national laboratory, or similar setting
  • Compelling statement of how the candidate would enhance the airborne atmospheric research capabilities of the Department

Required MaterialsComplete the online application including uploading as one document: a curriculum vitae, narrative, and contact information for three references.

Questions can be addressed to the search committee chair, Jefferson R. Snider ( jsnider@uwyo.edu).

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