Meteorology Faculty Position at AEFF/UAA Available

Date: 
6 October 2000

Faculty Position/Meteorology

The Alaska Experimental Forecast Facility (AEFF), at the University of
Alaska Anchorage (UAA) seeks to fill a full-time, tenure-track faculty
position at the assistant professor level within the Aviation Technology
Division. The successful candidate will serve as the Associate Chief
Scientist (ACS) for the AEFF and teach an undergraduate course in
weather and aviation meteorology.

It is desirable that the ACS have research experience in several of the
areas encompassing mesoscale modeling, cloud physics, remote sensing,
and boundary layer dynamics in the high-latitude/arctic setting. Of
particular interest is knowledge of the unique geophysical environments
and hazards faced by pilots in Alaska and a desire to use his/her
expertise to provide innovative solutions to Alaskan forecast issues.
Familiarity with the use of mesoscale models, in particular RAMS, in an
operational forecasting environment is considered an asset.

Qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in Atmospheric
Science/meteorology, applied physics or a closely related discipline,
and demonstrated experience/interest in teaching at primarily the
undergraduate level. More detailed information regarding this position
is available at:
http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/humanres/f730874AsstProfAviationTech.html or http://aeff.uaa.alaska.edu/jobs/ACS.html.

To apply, please send paper copies of an application letter, academic
transcripts, curriculum vitae, and statement of research interests to:

University of Alaska Anchorage
Human Resource Services, Admin. 245
3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508

Applicants should also arrange to have 3 letters of reference sent to
this address.

Application processing will begin 10 November 2000 and the position will
remain open until filled.

For specific questions, send e-mail to:

Dr. Peter Q. Olsson
Chief Scientist, Alaska Experimental Forecast Facility
E-mail: olsson@aeff.uaa.alaska.edu
Phone: 907/264-7449

UAA is an AA/EO Employer and Educational Institution.