[Coral-List] JOB OPENING - Tenure track position - UPRM

EWeil eweil at caribe.net
Wed Jan 24 03:28:01 EST 2007

The Department of Marine Sciences of the University of Puerto Rico seeks applicants for a tenure track position in Molecular Marine Physiology available in August 2007.  The Department is particularly interested in candidates whose research focuses on tropical marine organisms, animals, plants or microorganisms, and uses the tools of molecular biology and biotechnology.  
The Department of Marine Sciences is a graduate department of 22 faculty members.  It has 80-95 students and offers M.S. and Ph.D. degrees.  There are excellent facilities at the Marine laboratory on Magueyes Island, near La Parguera and on the UPR Mayaguez Campus.  Proximity to deep-water environments and the availability of an oceanographic fleet offer unique opportunities for both coastal and deep-water research.
The successful candidate is expected to have a record of significant molecular research and publication, excellent communication skills and is expected to develop an active, extramurally funded research program, and to supervise Masters and Ph.D. students. Teaching requirements include graduate level courses in General Marine Physiology, and in the candidate’s specific area of expertise.  The research and teaching should compliment the existing areas of expertise within the Department of Marine Sciences and the Marine Biotechnology concentration of the proposed Ph.D. Program being established on the UPR Mayaguez campus.  Refer to the websites, http://cima.uprm.edu  and http://www.uprm.edu/biotech/ .
Base salary of $52,000 to $59,000, based on rank, can be supplemented with external funds.  Ph.D. required; knowledge of English and Spanish desirable.
Send Application Materials including a statement of research and teaching interests and plans, curriculum vitae, representative reprints and three letters of recommendation to:  Director, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR 00681-9013 by March 15, 2007
 UPR-Mayaguez is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer

Dr. Ernesto Weil
Department of Marine Sciences
University of Puerto Rico
PO BOX 3208
Lajas PR 00667
Pho: (787) 899-2048 x. 241
Fax: (787) 899-5500 - 2630 

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