Assistant Professor of Marine Science (Marine Biologist)
Assistant Professor of Marine Science (Marine Biologist) The School of the Coastal Environment at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a nine month tenure track assistant professor position in the Marine Science department to begin August 2018. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in marine science or related field. Applicants with expertise in any sub-discipline of marine biology are encouraged to apply, although specializations in marine ecology with particular emphasis in marine microbial or benthic ecology are encouraged. This position will be expected to teach introductory and upper level marine science courses within the undergraduate marine biology area of emphasis. The applicant is expected to develop a viable externally funded research program in their specialty actively involving graduate and undergraduate students. Coastal Carolina University is rapidly expanding and building upon a historic emphasis on the marine sciences. Located in the lower coastal plain of northern South Carolina, CCU is surrounded by large areas of natural and anthropogenically impacted wetlands and marine environments. Marine Science is one of the largest undergraduate departments within CCU and is committed to collaborative, interdisciplinary research and education. We seek a highly motivated individual with a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education that embraces the teacher scholar model and provides active learning experiences in the classroom as well as in field and research opportunities. Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located just nine miles from the Atlantic coast resort of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Coastal enrolls more than 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master's degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and a Ph.D. degree in Marine Science. Candidates should submit a letter of application, a current CV, copies of all transcripts, and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests electronically at: http://jobs.coastal.edu. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.