[Coral-List] Coastal Oceanography Faculty Position at the University of the Virgin Islands

Marilyn Brandt mbrandt at uvi.edu
Thu Feb 5 10:19:52 EST 2015

The University of the Virgin Islands is seeking a Research Assistant Professor of Oceanography

The successful candidate will develop and maintain an active extramural-funded research program in coastal oceanography and will be part of a research group studying Caribbean Coastal Ecosystems, an NSF-EPSCoR funded initiative; The successful candidate will teach graduate and undergraduate courses within the College of Science and Mathematics and the Masters of Marine and Environmental Science Program. Other duties include institutional, departmental and community service and student mentoring and advising. Primary responsibilities include seeking and securing outside research funding, producing high quality peer-reviewed research publications, supervising and working with research staff, teaching graduate and undergraduate courses, serving as chair or member of graduate student committees and mentoring undergraduate students. The candidate will also be responsible for serving on University committees and participating in occasional outreach activities and perform all other related duties as assigned.

A Ph.D. in physical or coastal oceanography or related field. Two years of postdoctoral experience, experience in Caribbean or tropical systems preferred. Training and expertise in physical or coastal oceanography with research areas of interest to include modelling of coastal current patterns and or identification and distribution patterns of larval marine invertebrates and fishes.

The position is open until filled, however applications will be reviewed starting February 15, 2015.

Please go to careers.uvi.edu for more information and to apply.
Please note: The position is listed under Staff, Position title: Research Assistant Professor/Oceanography, Department CMES: Control Number: 329021

Please contact Dr. Paul Jobsis (pjobsis at uvi.edu) with any questions.

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