Lecturer – U.S. Coast Guard Academy

Marine Science Lecturer at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy, located in New London, Connecticut, invites applications for two (2) part time (32 hours per week) temporary Lecturer of Marine Science positions in the Department of Science. These positions are expected to begin on or about August 11, 2014 and end on or before May 23, 2015.

The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is a highly selective federal military college providing a rigorous undergraduate program. In addition, the Coast Guard Academy provides the professional education and training required to prepare young women and men for careers as commissioned officers in the U. S. Coast Guard, the nation’s oldest continuous sea‐going service, which is well‐known for its humanitarian missions. The Academy offers B.S. degrees in eight academic majors: Naval Architecture/Marine Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Marine/Environmental Sciences, Operations Research/Computer Analysis, Management, and Government; the Academy is staffed with over 110 full‐time civilian and military faculty. The attractive riverside campus is home to a nationally representative and diverse student body of about 1,000. The Academy is located near the shoreline of southeastern Connecticut, midway between New York and Boston, and is within commuting range of regional as well as other national colleges and universities in the CT/RI/MA tri‐state area. The U.S. Coast Guard Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit www.cga.edu for more information.

The successful candidate will teach Atmospheric and Marine Science, Meteorology, and/or Physical Oceanography courses and perform other collateral duties as assigned. Teaching load will be 9‐12 contact hours per semester.

Candidates must possess a Masters degree in a discipline related to the field of Oceanography, Marine Science, or Meteorology. A Ph.D. is preferred. Candidates should have undergraduate teaching experience, preferably full time. Professional experience will also be considered. Excellent interpersonal, teaching, and communications skills are essential. Classroom experience teaching and mentoring diverse student populations, and/or experience promoting diversity initiatives ‐ including efforts at creating communities of inclusion ‐ is highly desirable.

Opening date: April 11, 2014 Closing date: May 1, 2014

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