Department: School of Earth, Ocean and, Environment
Advertised Job Summary:
The School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in chemical oceanography.
We seek an individual with outstanding research and teaching capabilities and broad interests related to the ways in which marine geochemical and biogeochemical processes mediate chemical exchange between the hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere.
Areas of interest of the successful candidate are likely to include — but are not limited to — one or more of the following areas: trace element geochemistry, biogeochemical cycling, air-sea fluxes, land-sea fluxes, and ocean acidification.
The SEOE houses excellent analytical facilities and is committed to enhancing the research infrastructure available to faculty, staff, and students. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the SEOE and to direct an active, externally funded research program. Teaching responsibilities will include an undergraduate core course in chemical oceanography as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate level courses related to the candidate's specialty.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
A Ph.D. in Marine Science, Chemistry or other related area is required at the time of appointment.
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