Tenure-track assistant professor – Coastal Carolina University

This position is for a 9 month tenure-track assistant professor in the Marine Science department. Applicants with expertise in physical oceanography are invited to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to teach introductory level marine science courses, an upper division course in physical oceanography, and elective courses within the applicant’s area of expertise. The applicant is expected to have field experience in the coastal environment. The new faculty member will have the opportunity to be involved in the Coastal Marine and Wetland Studies Master of Science program. The applicant is expected to develop a viable externally funded research program in their specialty actively involving undergraduate and graduate students. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in marine science or related field and post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 45 states and 58 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a current CV, copies of all transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests electronically at: http://jobs.coastal.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

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