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To apply for this position, please upload a) a cover letter; b) a curriculum vitae; c) a research statement; d) a teaching statement; and e) names and contact information for three references.

Position Information

Posting Details

Working Title: Atmospheric Science Visiting Assistant Professor
Position Number 02180982
Division B48 College of Letters and Science
Position Type Teaching Academic Staff
Appointment Type Fixed Renewable
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100
Posting Type Academic Staff
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The Atmospheric Science program ( offers Bachelor’s (B.S.), Master’s (M.S.), and Doctoral (Ph.D.) degrees in atmospheric science. Our graduates have a strong track record of finding gainful employment in academia, government, and the private sector. Our research specializations include air pollution and microscale meteorology, climate dynamics, cloud physics and numerical modeling, data analytics, and mesoscale and synoptic meteorology. We offer the Innovative Weather ( program, a unique university partnership with community and corporate clients across the Midwest that provides atmospheric science students with experiential learning opportunities in risk assessment, weather forecasting, and communication.

Job Summary

The Department of Mathematical Sciences at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee invites applications to fill a Visiting Assistant Professor position in Atmospheric Science. The initial appointment is for one year, beginning August 20, 2018, and may be renewed by the program for up to an additional two years. The area of research expertise is open. Responsibilities include teaching three courses per academic year. The successful applicant will have the opportunity to advise or co-advise graduate students and to contribute to undergraduate student advising and recruitment. A competitive compensation and research start-up package will be provided depending on qualifications and experience.

Minimum Qualifications

i) An earned Ph.D. in atmospheric science, meteorology, or related field prior to August 2018; ii) a research specialization in atmospheric science, meteorology, or related field; and iii) ability to teach atmospheric science courses.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated or realized potential for i) effectively teaching atmospheric science courses; ii) high scholarly productivity (e.g., publications, external funding); and iii) collaborative research

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please upload a) a cover letter; b) a curriculum vitae; c) a research statement; d) a teaching statement; and e) names and contact information for three references.

Application Deadline 11/24/2017
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No
If Continuous, Initial Review Date
Position Contact Name Clark Evans
Contact Phone (414) 229-4469
Contact Email
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
  4. Research Interest
  5. Teaching Philosophy
Optional Documents

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