[Coral-List] Marine Science Instructor Position with Sea|mester Programs

Kris Stevenson kris.s at gxg.org
Tue Mar 13 11:07:18 EDT 2018

Dear All,

Sea|mester Programs (www.seamester.com <http://t.sidekickopen08.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XZs3LjhBWW1p8bd62z8P2YW2BW4zb56dQxcf5W2qhT02?si=5604548572086272&pi=434663BD-437E-4DE1-A3B8-BCDE86FCAB53&t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eseamester%2Ecom>) is looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated marine science instructor to work with their study abroad program aboard the school ship S/Y Ocean Star or S/Y Argo starting in September 2018. Descriptions of the marine science courses taught onboard can be found at: http://www.seamester.com/academics/courses/ <http://t.sidekickopen08.com/e1t/c/5/f18dQhb0S7lC8dDMPbW2n0x6l2B9nMJW7t5XZs3LjhBWW1p8bd62z8P2YW2BW4zb56dQxcf5W2qhT02?si=5604548572086272&pi=434663BD-437E-4DE1-A3B8-BCDE86FCAB53&t=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eseamester%2Ecom%2Facademics%2Fcourses%2F>.

The successful candidate will play an active role in the day-to-day operation of our program and lead the instruction for either the Introductory Marine Biology or Introductory Oceanography course.  He/she is expected to foster an exciting experiential learning environment for the students on board, with appropriate field sampling and experiments.  The instructor should be creative and flexible in his/her approach to teaching and incorporate program activities and experiences into the course structure. 

The successful candidate will be adaptable and willing to work in the ever-changing conditions—with sometimes difficult weather conditions—that are characteristic of life at sea.  He/she should be enthusiastic about traveling to various locales and working with different cultures and languages.


·       Master’s degree in marine biology, oceanography or related field.

·       Ability to teach a university-level introductory course in marine biology or oceanography



·       PhD in marine biology, oceanography or related field.

·       Prior experience teaching, preferably in field sciences.

·       Scientific diving experience and PADI Divemaster or Dive Instructor certification.

·       Boating experience, especially on large vessels or sailing vessels

Compensation is dependent on experience.  Room and board, travel expenses and health insurance are provided.  We are looking for somebody who can commit for the Fall 2018 semester, from early September initially to late December with a strong possibility of extending employment beyond.  Review of applications will begin immediately. 

To apply, send a cover letter and CV to Kris Stevenson (kris at gxg.org <mailto:kris at gxg.org>).


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