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Assistant Professor of Physical Oceanography

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants should submit a single PDF file containing 1) a cover letter including the names and contact information of three references, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a 3-page vision statement for their future research program in this position, and 4) a statement of teaching experience, philosophy and interests. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Position Details

Position Information

Recruitment/Posting Title Assistant Professor of Physical Oceanography
Department SEBS-Dept Marine & Coastal Science
Salary Commensurate With Experience
Posting Summary

The Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences (DMCS) at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, is seeking a tenure-track faculty position in coastal physical oceanography at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are searching for a creative, productive and collaborative scientist whose work addresses fundamental topics in the area of the physical oceanography of estuaries and coastal seas. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, ocean-atmosphere interactions, ocean mixing processes, sediment transport processes including quantitative geomorphology, land-ocean interaction, polar/fjord dynamics and interdisciplinary studies that couple physical and biogeochemical processes in estuarine and coastal environments.

DMCS is part of the Institute of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences (https://eoas.rutgers.edu/) that unites more than 100 faculty, researchers, and graduate students across 9 academic departments studying Earth’s interior, continents, oceans, atmosphere, and biosphere, their interactions through Earth history, and their effects on human civilization today. For more information on the department and programs please go to https://marine.rutgers.edu/. An equal opportunity employer, Rutgers University is committed to building a diverse community and encourages applications from women and minority candidates.

Qualifications

Minimum Education and Experience

A PhD in Physical Oceanography or a closely related field is required with preference to candidates with relevant post-doctoral experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Expected to mentor Graduate and Undergraduate Education through teaching and mentoring.

Equipment Utilized
Physical Demands and Work Environment
Overview

DMCS is affiliated with Rutgers School of Environmental and Biological Sciences and located on the George H. Cook campus in New Brunswick. Rutgers is a leading national research university and the State of New Jersey’s preeminent, comprehensive public institution of higher education. The University offers collaborative opportunities with multiple centers and institutes of excellence, access to interdisciplinary PhD-level graduate training programs, modern research and core facilities. New Brunswick is situated in central New Jersey with easy access to the New York City and Philadelphia metropolitan centers. The region is home to world-class universities and corporate headquarters. Central New Jersey offers vibrant and diverse cultural activities, excellent public and private schools, and opportunities to live in urban, suburban or small town settings within a short distance of campus.

Statement

Posting Details

Posting Number 17FA1453
Posting Open Date 12/18/2017
Posting Close Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants should submit a single PDF file containing 1) a cover letter including the names and contact information of three references, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a 3-page vision statement for their future research program in this position, and 4) a statement of teaching experience, philosophy and interests.

Review of applications will begin February 1, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.

Quick Link to Posting http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/56571
Campus Rutgers University-New Brunswick
Home Location Campus Cook (RU-New Brunswick)

Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

It is university policy to provide equal employment opportunity to all its employees and applicants for employment regardless of their race, creed, color, national origin, age, ancestry, nationality, marital or domestic partnership or civil union status, sex, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, disability status, liability for military service, protected veteran status, affectional or sexual orientation, atypical cellular or blood trait, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), or any other category protected by law. As an institution, we value diversity of background and opinion, and prohibit discrimination or harassment on the basis of any legally protected class in the areas of hiring, recruitment, promotion, transfer, demotion, training, compensation, pay, fringe benefits, layoff, termination or any other terms and conditions of employment. For additional information please see the Non-Discrimination Statement at the following web address: http://uhr.rutgers.edu/non-discrimination-statement

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Do you have a Ph.D?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Other Document
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Reference Letters
Optional Documents