Coastal Physical Oceanographer
Title: Assistant Professor
Department: Marine Sciences/MSTC
Search #: 2011083
Campus/Location: Avery Point Campus
The Department of Marine Sciences in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Connecticut is seeking an innovative investigator and dedicated teacher with interests focusing on regional scale dynamics and their effect on biogeochemical and ecological processes in the coastal ocean for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor rank to begin August 23, 2011. The successful candidate will be expected to enthusiastically engage in teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and develop programs fostering interdisciplinary research with faculty and students.
Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in Oceanography, or closely related physical science; and experience in conducting and reporting significant research in coastal physical oceanography. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience using measurements and models to investigate interdisciplinary processes; and the ability to contribute through research, teaching, and/or public engagement to the diversity and excellence of the learning experience.
This is a nine-month, tenure track position.
Applicants should apply online at http://jobs.uconn.edu/. Documents required include: curriculum vitae, a letter of application, statement of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin November 30, 2010. Applications will be reviewed until the position is filled. The University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.