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[Met-jobs] Assistant Professor opening at Old Dominion University Virginia USA

From John Klinck <>
Date Fri, 01 Nov 2013 15:01:36 -0400

Tenure Track Faculty Position in Physical Oceanography

The Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Old
Dominion University ( invites
applications for a tenure track position as Assistant or Associate
Professor in Physical Oceanography. We seek a broad-minded scholar
with an interest in the physical processes in the ocean on times
scales of inter-annual to centuries and their role in the Earth
System. Preference will be given to scientists who employ quantitative
analytical methods and/or models and focus their research on
societally relevant issues, such as global and climate change, the
role of the ocean in the global water cycle, and development of
predictive capabilities on decadal time scales. The successful
candidate should have excellent communication skills and a
demonstrated strong potential to establish a vigorous, well-funded
research program. She/he is also expected to teach graduate and
undergraduate classes, mentor graduate students, and work within a
multi-disciplinary department.

Qualifications for appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor
include a PhD in oceanography or related science with postdoctoral
experience and a demonstrated ability to publish in peer-reviewed
journals. Appointment at the rank of Associate Professor will be
considered for candidates demonstrating of an exceptional track record
of scholarly independence, an active research program and commensurate
teaching experience.

Many opportunities exist for disciplinary and interdisciplinary
interactions with more than 25 other faculty in OEAS, its Centers for
Coastal Physical Oceanography ( and
Quantitative Fisheries Ecology and other departments within the
university. Information about the department and its facilities can be
found at: Research funding by OEAS
faculty totaled over $6.2 M in FY11. An endowment of approximately $16
million provides additional support for departmental programs.

Applications, including a cover letter, CV, teaching (1 page) and
research statements (1 page), and contact information for three
references must be submitted electronically to: Review of applications will begin 1 December 2013
and will continue until the position is filled. The College of
Sciences welcomes the opportunity to work with candidates to identify
suitable employment opportunities for spouses. Old Dominion University
is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution and requires
compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control act of 1986.

John M. Klinck
Center for Coastal Physical Oceanography
Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
4111 Monarch Way, Suite 301
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, Virginia 23529
phone: 757 683-6005, fax: 757 683-5550 email:

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