Director of the Oklahoma Climate Survey & Professor of Meteorology

University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, USA
Closing date: 15 March 2024

The University of Oklahoma invites applications for appointment as Director, Oklahoma Climatological Survey, a state agency located within the University of Oklahoma. The Director or their designee serves as the State Climatologist for Oklahoma. This position includes appointment to a 1.0 FTE (12-mo.) Renewable Term Professor of Meteorology in the College of Atmospheric and Geographic Sciences, with an appropriate distribution of effort between administrative and academic duties. The desired start date is 1 July 2024. The position is for an initial 5-year term, with the possibility of renewal.

The Oklahoma Climatological Survey seeks a Director who brings innovative perspectives and a forward-thinking vision for the future of climate services, research, and outreach. The Director will strengthen and enhance the Survey’s leadership position in surface observations, prepare the State for future climate extremes and hazards, anticipate and react positively to the on-going rapid economic and societal changes in the State, engage with all stakeholders and tribal rightsholders to forge and bring to reality a shared vision for the future based on the Survey’s enabling legislation and other governing agreements, and work effectively to augment the Survey’s funding base from industry, government sources, and non-profit organizations.

Screening of applications will begin on 15 March 2024, and will continue until the position is filled. Please submit your application to the link here: https://apply.interfolio.com/140800. Please direct any inquiries about this position to the search committee chair Dr. Cameron Homeyer (chomeyer@ou.edu).


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