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Academic Administrator IV Position in AOS

Position overview

Position title: Academic Administrator IV

Application Window

Open date: October 26th, 2021

Last review date: Thursday, Nov 25, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Monday, Dec 20, 2021 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

UCLA Department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences
Academic Administrator IV

SUMMARY:

The department of Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences seeks (AOS) a Ph.D. level Atmospheric Scientist to lead weather-related educational activities, engage with the broader weather forecasting community, provide weather-related expertise in the department and contribute to the teaching and practical training of the next generation of Atmospheric Science professionals. The successful candidate will be responsible for building and maintaining strong connections to the meteorological forecasting community, building relationships with organizations that can offer internships to undergraduate and graduate students, teaching in the areas of weather forecasting and other areas of atmospheric science as appropriate, advising students in career development for weather forecasting and related fields, and related activities. It is hoped that these activities will contribute to the growth of the undergraduate majors in AOS.

DUTIES:

  1. Coordinate the professional/career development portion of the undergraduate and master's programs in the department, including professional internships, external contacts with partners in the private sector, government agencies, alumni relations, etc., especially related to weather.
  2. Contribute to ensuring AOS majors have the option of a track that leads them to be well prepared and qualified for work in the National Weather Service.
  3. Serve as the main point of contact for meteorology and weather information in the department, including management of campus weather station data and weather forecasting for field campaigns and if desired, the campus. Occasionally engage in weather-related outreach.
  4. Contribute to undergraduate, and masters-level teaching in the Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences Department, including introductory and advanced courses in the broad area of meteorology and atmospheric sciences.
  5. Teaching responsibilities will include developing and delivering weather forecast modules for existing classes, classroom teaching, and associated class management, and organizing guest speakers. The schedule will be determined by the AOS Department Chair.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences, Meteorology, or related fields as well as industrial experience. Knowledge of and experience with or evidence of commitment and willingness to learn evidence-based teaching techniques and best practices for integrating equity, diversity, and inclusion in the classroom.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in Atmospheric Sciences, Meteorology, or related fields as well as industrial experience. Knowledge of and experience with or evidence of commitment and willingness to learn evidence-based teaching techniques and best practices for integrating equity, diversity, and inclusion in the classroom.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter

  • Statement of Teaching

  • Statement on Contributions to Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion - An EDI Statement describes a faculty candidate‚Äôs past, present, and future (planned) contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion. To learn more about how UCLA thinks about contributions to equity, diversity, and inclusion, please review our Sample Guidance for Candidates and related EDI Statement FAQ document.

  • Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements
  • 3-5 required (contact information only)

Please provide contact information for your references. Your references may or may not be contacted for letters of recommendation.

Apply link: https://recruit.apo.ucla.edu/JPF07032

Help contact: esir@atmos.ucla.edu

Campus Information

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. New University of California employees must (a) provide proof of receiving at least one dose of a COVID-19 Vaccine no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment and provide proof of Full Vaccination no later than eight weeks after their first date of employment; or (b) if applicable, submit a request for Exception or Deferral no later than 14 calendar days after their first date of employment. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy, see: UC Nondiscrimination & Affirmative Action Policy.