Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Chemical Oceanography

University of South Florida - USF
Tampa, Florida
June 12 2018
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Chemical Oceanography

The College of Marine Science at the University of South Florida invites applications for a tenure-track, nine-month academic appointment in Chemical Oceanography at the Assistant, Associate, or Professor level. Rank is dependent on qualifications and experience.

We seek a Chemical Oceanographer who will contribute to an understanding of the ocean/climate system, from basic disciplinary topics to ecosystems analyses. Qualified candidates will employ modern tools of multi-disciplinary science to understand regional and 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 peer reviewed publications, acquisition of external research funding, 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 Requirements: Must have a PhD in a relevant scientific discipline at the time of hire with research experience in the field of Chemical Oceanography.

Preferred qualifications: Applicants should be capable of interacting with colleagues in multi-disciplinary oceanographic research

For the Assistant Professor rank, candidates should have a record of scholarly products and demonstrate potential for a career of creative work and scholarly publications, demonstrate potential for acquisition of extramural research funding, exhibit a commitment to exemplary instruction and mentoring of graduate students, and demonstrate a culture of high ethics and service to their professional community and to the public.

For the Associate Professor/Professor rank, candidates should have an outstanding record in research including a substantive publication and other scholarly product record, evidence of success in attracting extramural research funding, a commitment to exemplary instruction and mentoring of graduate students, and demonstrate a culture of high ethics and service to their professional community and to the public.

Contact: For information regarding the available position, please contact Dr. Kristen Buck, kristenbuck@usf.edu or Tim Trowbridge, ttrowbridge@usf.edu (727-553-3375).

Application procedures: Apply online at Careers@USF. Please submit a cover letter stating qualifications. Please append research and teaching statements, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three referees. Position is open until filled, however, priority review of applications will begin by August 1, 2018. Appointment is anticipated to commence August 1, 2019.

The College of Marine Science (CMS) has 23 ranked faculty covering biological, chemical, geological, and physical oceanography and marine resource assessment, ~110 graduate students, ~$15 million in annual research, a total endowment of ~$18 million, and ~80 full-time support personnel. CMS hosts a range of state-of-the-art instrumentation and facilities, including the new Tampa Bay Plasma Facility, the Center for Ocean Technology, and two research vessels. St. Petersburg is home to many Federal and State environmental research and operational agencies in close proximity, including NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service SE, Florida Fish and Wildlife and the Florida Institute for Oceanography, that together comprise one of the largest marine-science research complexes in the US. Additional information is available at http://www.marine.usf.edu/ and http://www.usf.edu.

The University of South Florida is a high-impact, global research university located adjacent to beautiful Tampa Bay on Florida's spectacular west coast. It is one of the largest public universities in the nation, and ranked 28th in the nation among public universities for total research expenditures by the National Science Foundation. The university is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in the Doctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity category, a distinction attained by only 2.5 percent of all universities. At the heart of USF is a vibrant, diverse and engaged student body. More than 50,000 students are enrolled in the USF System, which includes three distinct campuses – USF Tampa, USF St. Petersburg and USF Sarasota-Manatee – with an annual budget of $1.7 billion and an annual economic impact of $3.7 billion.

The University of South Florida is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Institution. To request disability accommodations in the application and interview process call (813) 974-2970. According to Florida law, applications, and meetings regarding them, are open to the public.

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