Hampton University Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Science Faculty Position
The Hampton University (HU) Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (APS) invites nominations and applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Planetary Science, at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor to begin August 2023.
Founded in 1868, Hampton University is a leading historically black university (HBCU) located on the Virginia Peninsula in the City of Hampton. It is a privately endowed, co-educational, nonsectarian institution. HU established the Center for Atmospheric Science (CAS) in 1996, which led to creation of the Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences in 2007. APS offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in the fields of Atmospheric Science and Planetary Science. This program has established a reputation of excellence in education, outreach and research, with particular emphasis on satellite applications for atmospheric studies.
Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will continue and advance the groundbreaking work of CAS and APS. This work includes building a portfolio of externally funded, high-profile research in the field of atmospheric science and recruiting, supporting, and advising masters and doctoral students. The successful candidates will also teach courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels. Objectives of the APS department include continuation of research excellence at HU in atmospheric and planetary science, expanded capacity for research, and growth in enrollment in the graduate program.
A Ph.D. in Planetary Science or a related field is required. The successful applicant will sustain existing programs and enable future strategic growth of the department in the following area:
Satellite-based remote sensing of planetary atmospheres and/or surfaces (including Earth), with demonstrated capability and commitment to developing new satellite instruments, planetary missions, and data analysis techniques.
Salary will be commensurate with experience, qualifications, and accomplishments in the field.
How to Apply
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a Hampton University Application for Employment for faculty, a letter outlining the candidate’s commitment to teaching, professional and scholarly work; a curriculum vitae, and three letters of recommendation on company letterhead. Applications may be submitted electronically to [email protected] (with “APS faculty search” in the subject line), or mailed to:
Department of Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences Search Committee
Attn: Dr. Robert Loughman
Center for Atmospheric Sciences
154 William R. Harvey Way
Hampton VA 23668.
Monday, May 15, 2023
Friday, June 30, 2023