Assistant Professor – University of Rhode Island

The Graduate School of Oceanography seeks a tenure-­‐track Assistant Professor in physical oceanography with an interest in studying submeso-­‐and smaller-­‐ scale processes. Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in adapting and/or developing in situ instrumentation to observe these processes. The anticipated start date is September 2014. The successful applicant is expected to develop an externally funded research program and to contribute to GSO’s graduate and undergraduate teaching missions.

Required Qualifications:

  1.  A Ph.D. or equivalent in oceanography or related field, such as engineering, or physics (By December 31, 2013).
  2. Demonstrated potential for, or record of, independently funded research as shown by publications, presentations at scientific meetings and GSO, external funding, honors, and awards.
  3. Demonstrated effective communication skills.
  4. Demonstrated research and teaching strengths that complement existing programs and foci at GSO and in affiliated departments.

Preference may be given to applicants that meet one or more of the following criteria.

  1. Use and development of innovative in situ instrumentation.
  2. Focus on interdisciplinary processes.
  3. Demonstrated successful record of publications and/or funded research.
  4. Demonstrated teaching or mentoring experience.
  5. Post-­‐doctoral research experience.

Closing Date: Open until filled; Applications will be reviewed beginning January 7, 2014, and continue until the positions are filled. (This date includes grace period if applicable.) All requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

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