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Biological Oceanography (Position #1518) - printable pdf
EPA Faculty Position in Biological Oceanography
The Department of Marine, Earth, and Atmospheric Sciences (MEAS) at North Carolina
State University is seeking to fill a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor
level in biological oceanography in the areas of microbial and/or plankton ecology.
Possible research areas include, but are not limited to: microbial/plankton activity in
marine productivity, food webs, or other ecosystem functions; the microbial/plankton role
in marine biogeochemical cycling within the context of global climate change; or
microbial/plankton evolution, diversity, biochemistry, genetics, and physiology in the
context of marine ecology. Skill in the application of developing technologies, including
visualization, biochemical or molecular biological approaches and proven experience in
interdisciplinary research, are preferred, as is a strong interest in interdisciplinary
collaborations across and beyond the geosciences. The position is available 1 August
Applicants must hold a Ph.D. degree in the oceanographic or related sciences. The
successful candidate must demonstrate strong potential for outstanding accomplishments
in research, research supervision, and teaching. Specific course offerings should include
undergraduate or graduate general marine biology or biological oceanography, and other
classes commensurate with the candidate's interest and expertise.
Opportunities exist for disciplinary and interdisciplinary interactions with more than 30
marine, earth, and atmospheric scientists in the MEAS department on problems relating
to global and regional environmental change, environmental processes and prediction,
and the interactions among components of the Earth system. Additional information
about the department and its facilities can be found on our web page:
http://www.meas.ncsu.edu Marine research facilities and opportunities for collaboration
in the marine sciences are available at the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology
(CMAST) in Morehead City, NC: http://www.cmast.ncsu.edu.
Review of applications will begin 15 October 2011; the position will remain open until
filled. Applications, including cover letters, curriculum vitae, teaching and research
statements (1 page each), and contact information for three references must be submitted
online at https://jobs.ncsu.edu/. Please search for position number 1518.
NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race,
color, national origin, religion, sex, age, veteran status, or disability. NC State University
welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation. Applications from women,
minorities, and persons with disabilities are encouraged. The College of Physical and
Mathematical Sciences welcomes the opportunity to work with candidates to identify
suitable employment opportunities for spouses or partners.