Tenured Associate Professor in Coastal Physical Oceanography – University of Texas

The University of Texas at Austin: College of Natural Sciences: Department of Marine Science

Location: Port Aransas, Texas

Deadline: Dec 31, 2018 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The University of Texas Marine Science Institute invites applications for a tenured faculty position in the Department of Marine Science.  We seek an innovative and eminent physical oceanographer at the Associate Professor rank who will use field, remote sensing, and/or computational methods to study estuaries and coastal oceans.  Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:  circulation and connectivity to watersheds and the open ocean, ocean-atmosphere interactions, mixing processes, sediment transport including quantitative geomorphology, and interdisciplinary studies that couple physical, biogeochemical and biotic processes in estuarine and coastal environments. The successful applicant will be expected to establish an internationally recognized research program at the Institute, mentor graduate students and postdoctoral scientists, and teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels. We are interested in individuals who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching, research, and service.


Ph.D. in physical oceanography or related field. Excellence in research and teaching required.

Application Instructions:

Applications should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, a research statement, and a list of three potential references. Review of applications will begin January 2019.

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