Duties: The College of Marine Science at the University of South Florida invites applications for a tenure-track, nine-month academic faculty position at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are seeking a Paleoceanographer who will contribute to an understanding of the ocean/climate system, past, present, and future. Qualified candidates will employ modern tools of multi-disciplinary science to understand global issues critical to the ocean system.
Candidates will be selected on the basis of their potential to conduct transformative research within their discipline, their productivity with respect to acquisition of external research funding and peer reviewed publications, and a potential for outstanding mentoring and teaching. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to core courses in oceanography and teach specialty courses at the graduate level.
Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience): Must have a PhD in a relevant scientific discipline at the time of hire, with an emphasis in paleoceanography.
Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience): Should be capable of interacting with colleagues in multi-disciplinary oceanographic research.
Additional Information for Applicants: For the Assistant Professor rank, candidates should have a strong potential for scholarly publication and obtaining extramural research funding, and be committed to quality instruction and mentoring of graduate students. For the Associate Professor rank, candidates should have an outstanding record in research, including a substantive publication record, evidence of success in attracting extramural research funding and be committed to quality instruction and mentoring of graduate students.
Please submit a cover letter stating qualifications. Please append research and teaching statements, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three referees.
This position is open until filled, however, priority review of applications will begin by January 7, 2013. Appointment is expected to commence Fall 2013.
To apply, please go to: https://employment.usf.edu