Please see the information below regarding an Assistant/Associate
Professor position in Global Change Oceanography. The posting may
also be viewed at http://www.msci.sc.edu/node/68.
Assistant/Associate Professor in Global Change Oceanography
The Marine Science Program (www.msci.sc.edu) and the Department
of Earth and Ocean Sciences (www.geol.sc.edu) at the University
of South Carolina invite applications for a jointly appointed,
tenure-track, assistant or associate professor position in
Global Change Oceanography. The position is a 9-month academic
year appointment. A Ph.D. is required at the time of
appointment. Post-Doctoral experience is required.
We are looking for an individual with outstanding research and
teaching capabilities to complement existing programs in
physical, chemical, biological and geological oceanography.
Specifically, we seek a marine scientist with interests in
examining oceanic responses to changes in climate on modern or
geologic timescales. The ideal candidate will have already
established themselves as a versatile and "broad thinking"
marine scientist whose research has impacts on a global scale.
The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and
graduate courses in marine science, and to direct an active
externally funded research program.
The University of South Carolina has been designated as one of
only 73 public and 32 private academic institutions with "very
high research activity" by the Carnegie Foundation for the
Advancement of Teaching. The Carnegie Foundation also lists USC
as having strong community engagement. The University has over
30,000 students on the main campus (and over 43,000 students
system-wide), 350 degree programs, and a nationally-ranked
library system. Columbia, the capital of South Carolina, has a
population of over 750,000 in the greater metropolitan area. The
Marine Science Program at USC is a multidisciplinary unit of
approximately 30 Faculty from various departments including
Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Earth and Ocean
Sciences, and Geography. The program is associated with the
Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences at
USC, which has a field laboratory near Georgetown, SC. For more
information about the Marine Science Program and the Department
of Earth and Ocean Sciences visit our Web sites at
http://www.msci.sc.edu and http://www.geol.sc.edu.
Applicants should include with their application their
curriculum vita, a statement of research and teaching interests,
and the names, addresses, emails, and phone numbers of at least
three references. A pdf file containing this information should
be sent electronically to:email@example.com. For
more information, please contact: Dr. Tammi Richardson, Chair,
Global Change Oceanography Search Committee by email
(firstname.lastname@example.org), or Kelly Hamilton, Administrative
Assistant, Marine Science Program, University of South Carolina,
701 Sumter Street, EWS 617, Columbia, SC 29208
(email@example.com). To ensure full consideration,
applications should be submitted by October 1st, 2012.
The University of South Carolina is responsive to the needs of
dual-career couples and is an affirmative action, equal
opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to
apply. The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in
educational or employment opportunities or decisions for
qualified persons on the basis of race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or veteran