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Requisition ID:  19873

EAPS Visiting Assistant Professor

EAPS - Visiting Assistant Professor

The Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences (EAPS), within the College of Science, at Purdue University invites applications for a visiting assistant professor. This position is full-time, academic year (9 month), beginning August 15, 2022.

The successful candidate will teach up to three courses (9 hours) per semester. These courses will be within the Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences Department with a focus on atmospheric science and great issues courses. A reduced course load is negotiable, depending on the size of each class. The requirements are subject to change from time to time at the discretion of the Head and in the best interests of the Department/School, College, and University

Initial responsibilities include teaching courses such as:

  • EAPS 117 Introduction to Atmospheric Science
  • EAPS 138 Thunderstorms and Tornadoes
  • EAPS 225 Science of the Atmosphere
  • EAPS 230 Laboratory in Atmospheric Science
  • EAPS 327 Climate Science and Society


M.S or Ph.D. in atmospheric sciences or a similar relevant field.

The College

Within EAPS and Purdue, candidates will find supportive colleagues and a diverse, vibrant, rapidly growing academic community, with ample opportunities for professional and personal growth. EAPS is part of the College of Science, which comprises the physical, computing, and life sciences at Purdue.  It is the second-largest college at Purdue with over 350 faculty and more than 6000 students.  With multiple commitments of significant investment and strong alignment with Purdue leadership, the College is committed to supporting existing strengths and enhancing the scope and impact of EAPS.  These positions are a central component of a large-scale interdisciplinary hiring effort across key strategic areas in the College, including mathematical and computational foundations, quantum computation, and data science, and aligns with the new campus-wide key strategic priority declared by Purdue’s Board of Trustees including the Integrative Data Science Initiative (see Purdue itself is one of the nation's leading land-ground universities, with an enrollment of over 41,000 students primarily focusted on STEM subjects. For more information, see

Application Procedure

Submit applications online by visiting  Interested applicants need to submit:  1) a curriculum vitae, 2) a research statement, 3) a teaching statement, and 4) complete contact information for at least 3 references.

Screening of applicants will begin on immediately and will continue until the position is filled. A background check is required for employment in this position.

Purdue University Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences is committed to advancing diversity in all areas of faculty effort, including scholarship, instruction, and engagement. Candidates should address at least one of these three areas in their diversity and inclusion statement, indicating their past experiences, current interests or activities, and/or future goals to promote a climate that values diversity and inclusion.

Candidates must have the ability to work in the US without immigration sponsorship from Purdue University.

Employee Class

Visiting Faculty

Benefits Eligibility


FLSA Status



Greater Lafayette, Indiana is home to Purdue University and is one of the fastest growing communities in the Midwest. Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Caterpillar, Corteva Agriscience, Rolls-Royce, GE Aviation, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories, Wabash National, Saab Global Defense and Security Company, high tech firms and small businesses all call Greater Lafayette their home. Conveniently located between Chicago and Indianapolis. Greater Lafayette is also near several other major metropolitan cities. Visit Lafayette-West Lafayette and Greater Lafayette Commerce are resources that highlight our great communiity.

Equal Opportunity

Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer.  All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

Nearest Major Market: Lafayette

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