[Coral-List] Position Announcement

Terry Donaldson terryjdonaldson at gmail.com
Tue Jan 13 01:45:18 EST 2015

 *                                        A**N**NOUNCEMENT*

*Faculty Position in Coastal Oceanography*

The University of Guam Marine Laboratory (UOGML) was founded in 1970 and ser
ves as a major institution for marine science research in the Western Pacific
including the Micronesian Region. While its current focus is largely directe
d towards basic and applied research in coral reef and associated ecosystem
s, new initiatives are driving an expansion in research effort towards exami
ning interactions between oceanic processes and coastal environments.

The UOGML is seeking highly qualified applications with research expertise
in the following area: Coastal Oceanography. This nine-month tenure track ap
pointment will be made at the Assistant Professor level.

We are interested in candidates able to address interdisciplinary and large-

questions. Emphasis is given to research on climate change effects on coral
reef systems, and the interface of estuaries and coral reef systems influenc
ed by environmental and anthropogenic effects.

The successful candidate will develop a viable and energetic externally-fund
ed research program, is expected to make major contributions to the Univer
sity’s EPSCoR research program, and may also contribute to the U54 NIH-Nati
onal Cancer Institute program in a support capacity.  The candidate is expe
cted to develop and teach a graduate level course in oceanography and will a
lso teach a second graduate course, with a total of two

semester-long courses being taught every four semesters. The candidate may a
lso teach a seminar course when required. A Ph.D in Oceanography or another
appropriate discipline, plus at least one year of post-doctoral experience,
are required.

This position will become available in during Spring Semester, 2015. The Oce
anography Search Committee will begin review of applications on 7 January, 2
015 and will continue until the position is filled.

Applications should consist of a PDF file and contain the following materia

•    Letter of application, including a statement of research interests and
teaching philosophy, an explanation of qualifications relative to either bio
logical or coastal oceanography

•    Curriculum vitae

•    Examples of current published research and writing

The names and contact information for three professional

references who will be contacted by the Oceanography

Search Committee.

Materials may be submitted online or sent directly to: Chair, Oceanography
Search Committee, c/o Human Resources Office, University of Guam, UOG
Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923 USA (email: lgamboa at uguamlive.uog.edu)

Questions about the position should be directed to either Dr. Jason Biggs (
biggs.js at gmail.com) or myself (see below).

The University of Guam is a U.S.-accredited, regional Land Grant and Sea Gr
ant institution of higher learning that is located strategically in Microne
sia at the crossroads of Asia and the Pacific. The University hosts 3,950 un
dergraduate and graduate students and 291 faculty members, and offers 15 Mas
ters and 35 undergraduate programs in a variety of disciplines. The Univer
sity is also partnered with a number of international, national and regional
institutions of higher learning and scientific research. The University of G
uam is fully-accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

*The University of Guam is an equal opportunity employer and provider.*

Terry J. Donaldson, Ph.D
Professor of Ichthyology
University of Guam Marine Laboratory
UOG Station, Mangilao, Guam 96923 USA
tel: 671-735-2187
fax: 671-734-6767
email: terryjdonaldson at gmail.com
           donaldsn at uguam.uog.edu
GMT +10 hours
Section Editor, Ichthyological Research
Chair, Pacific Science Association Coral Reef Working Group
The University of Guam is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Provider

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