Faculty Position in Physical Oceanography – Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

San José State University
Faculty Position in Physical Oceanography
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
Job Opening ID (JOID): 22945
Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML) is seeking well-qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position to provide quality undergraduate and graduate instruction and to pursue a vigorous research program in the general area of Physical Oceanography. We are seeking a field-oriented scientist with broad interests in physical oceanography, including coastal processes and biological/chemical/physical interactions.

The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to quality instruction and a record of a vigorous research program that can involve graduate students. A Ph.D. is required. Applicants should have awareness of, and sensitivity to, the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.

Teaching responsibilities include courses in physical oceanography; in quantitative methods such as time series analysis, statistical models, programming; and in specific areas of expertise. The candidate is expected to establish and maintain a vigorous extramurally funded research program involving MS students.

Due to the remote location of MLML, the candidate will not ordinarily serve on College or University level committees at SJSU, yet will be expected contribute to faculty meetings that serve as the main MLML institutional decision-making body; to serve on departmental committees that make and administer policy for space, curriculum, and RTP, among others; and contribute service to the MLML Board of Governors.

Candidates are expected to attend and assist with laboratory-sponsored events, and to lend support during promotional events (Open House, fundraising, etc.). Faculty members represent the institution and are expected to conduct themselves professionally in all external interactions and be collegial and supportive of other faculty members, staff, and students. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity, in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation, through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 18, 2015
Application Procedures:
For full consideration send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/philosophy and research interests, and the names and contact information of at least three references by August 15, 2014.

Send to:
Kenneth Coale, Chair Search Committee
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
8272 Moss Landing Road
Moss Landing, CA 95039
Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence. (22945)

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