December 2019
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[Met-jobs] Asst. or Assoc. Professor of Ocean Engineering

From Anand Devappa Hiroji <>
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Cc Maarten Buijsman <>
Date Mon, 9 Dec 2019 16:20:14 +0000

Asst. or Assoc. Professor of Ocean Engineering

The Division of Marine Science in the School of Ocean Science and Engineering (SOSE) at The University of Southern Mississippi, invites qualified applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Ocean Engineering at the assistant or associate professor level to begin in Fall 2020. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the continued development of the undergraduate Ocean Engineering program, which started in 2017, and lead its ABET accreditation. Moreover, the candidate is expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, publish in peer-reviewed literature, mentor students, participate in undergraduate instruction and develop courses in their area of study. The candidate should demonstrate the potential to contribute across disciplines and promote the continued interdisciplinary growth of the academic and research programs within the SOSE. 

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in engineering or a related field and have demonstrated research experience related to the ocean. The successful candidate will be required to pass a NASA background security check to work at Stennis, and a USM employment background check. The preferred candidate has participated in an ABET accreditation process. Preference will be given to candidates with experience in managing an established research group. The candidate should have post-doctoral research experience, a demonstrated record of scholarship, service, grant development, communication, and commitment to diversity. The successful candidate should have a national or international reputation for excellence in their discipline.

Applications must be submitted through the candidate portal: (req1247). For full consideration, send by 1/15/2020: 1) letter of interest, 2) vitae, 3) statement of research interests and plans, 4) statement of teaching accomplishments, plans and philosophy, 5) names and contact information of three references.  All attachments must be uploaded at the time of submission. For questions regarding this position, please contact the chair of the search committee Dr. Maarten Buijsman by email:

Full job advert can be found here

Thank you

Anand D Hiroji

Assistant Professor of Hydrography

Division of Marine Science

School of Ocean Science and Engineering

University of Southern Mississippi

1020 Balch Boulevard│Stennis Space Center, MS 39529

Office: 228 688 1510 Fax 228 688 1121

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