Teach courses in the physical sciences, except chemistry and physics. Includes both teachers primarily engaged in teaching, and those who do a combination of teaching and research.
Adjunct Instructor, Adjunct Professor, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Astronomy Professor, Atmospheric Sciences Professor, College Professor, Earth Science Professor, Geology Professor, Geophysics Professor, Geoscience Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, Meteorology Professor, Oceanic Sciences Professor, Oceanography Professor, Physical Sciences Instructor, Professor, Research Professor
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