Assistant Professor

University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Lincoln, NE, USA 🇺🇸

Position Information

Working TitleAssistant Professor
DepartmentEarth and Atmospheric Sciences-1086
Requisition NumberF_210127
Posting Open Date09/15/2021
Application Review Date: (To ensure consideration, please submit all application materials before review date)11/01/2021
Posting Close Date
Open Until FilledYes
Description of WorkThe successful candidate will be expected to advise and direct graduate students and to develop a rigorous research program that is supported by external funding. The successful candidate will also be expected to teach courses in the undergraduate and graduate atmospheric sciences curricula and develop courses in their area of expertise.

The Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences ( offers a B.S. degree in Meteorology-Climatology (as well as a B.S. degree in geology) and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences with an optional specialization in Meteorology-Climatology. Additional information about atmospheric science research and teaching in the Department can be found at

The UNL Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See
Minimum Required QualificationsCandidates must: 1) hold a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences or a closely related discipline at the time of appointment and 2) provide evidence of (or demonstrate strong potential for) research in hydrometeorology/hydroclimatology at weather or climate timescales and teaching excellence in atmospheric science.
Preferred QualificationsPreference will be given to applicants who have successfully integrated research on processes and phenomena within the atmospheric and terrestrial portions of the hydrologic cycle, and to those with involvement in related professional activities.  Applicants with research strengths in the areas of hydrologic hazards, hydrologic impacts of climate change, water security, or related societal topics are especially encouraged to apply.
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Criminal History Background Check Required
Posted Salary
How to ApplyClick “Apply for this job” and complete the information form. Attach the following documents: A cover letter.A curriculum vitae.A single document which includes:A statement of teaching philosophy.A statement of research specifying the applicant’s future research foci and external funding potential for these foci.A diversity statement.names of at least three references. The teaching statement, research statement, and diversity statement must be a single document and attached as “Other Document.”
For questions or accommodations related to this position contactMatthew Van Den Broeke
[email protected]
Job Category
Job Category (old)Faculty Tenure/Tenure Leading
Job Type9 Month
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding?No
If Temporary, indicate end date
Planned Hire DateAugust 15, 2022
Appointment End Date12/31/9999

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Required Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
  4. List of References

Optional Documents





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