Research Faculty Positions at Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory

The Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory (FSUCML, invites applications for a research faculty position (12-month renewable appointment) in Marine Science.

The FSUCML is situated in a pristine site on the northeast Gulf Coast of Florida known as the Big Bend Region. We seek a highly motivated individual with notable research achievements, the ability to develop a well-funded independent research program, and a commitment to excellence in outreach. Salary is provided at 100% for the first two years, 75% in the 3rd year, and 50% from the 4th year forward, with the expectation that the remaining salary component is met through external funding. Applicants must have a Ph. D.

The Coastal and Marine Laboratory is committed to research focused on coastal and marine issues of ecological importance that provides the scientific basis for policy decisions. The candidate’s expertise may be in any area, but it is expected that successful candidates would emphasize ecological processes related to the local environments. Areas of interest include, but are not restricted to fisheries, quantitative field ecology, ecosystem ecology, land-sea interfaces, and climate change. The research program is interdisciplinary in nature, based on an ecosystem level approach, and thus requires the interactions of scientists from a number of different fields. In addition to this position, FSUCML will be hiring an additional research faculty member in the near future. Collaboration with faculty on the FSU main campus in Tallahassee and their respective units is strongly encouraged.

To apply, go to: Florida State University at

Submit electronic copies (PDF files preferred) of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research, and the names and e-mail addresses of three references.

Please also notify: Dr. Felicia Coleman, Chair, FSUCML Search Committee, email Review of applicants will begin in February and will continue until a successful candidate is identified.

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