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Full-time, Tenure Track Marine Science, Safety and Environmental Protection

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

Job Title: Full-time, Tenure Track Marine Science, Safety and Environmental Protection
Reference Code: FY18-13
Job Location: Buzzards Bay , MA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Engineering & applied sciences
Sciences and technology: other
Biology/biotechnology/life sciences
Application Closing Date: 6/01/2018
Date Posted: 2018-04-24
Industry: Academic/Education

Job Description

Full-time, Tenure Track Marine Science,
Safety and Environmental Protection
Massachusetts Maritime Academy

A special mission college within the Massachusetts state university system

Position: Full-time, Tenure Track Marine Science, Safety and Environmental Protection (MSSEP) Faculty
Posting: April 2018
Start Date: September 2018
Position Number: FY18-13
Division: Academic; MSSEP Department
Union Affiliation: Massachusetts State College Association (MSCA)
Application Deadline: 01 June 2018
Supervision Received: Reports to the Chair of the Department MSSEP and to the Vice President of Academic Affairs
Supervision Exercised: Supervises student personnel in areas of responsibility

General Responsibilities:

  • The instruction of college-level courses within the Marine Science, Safety and Environmental Protection (MSSEP) Department, including General Biology, Environmental Monitoring, Ecological Sustainability, Conservation Biology, and a range of Marine Biology courses such as Marine Botany, Marine Invertebrate Zoology, and Tropical Marine Ecology
  • Teaching first-year through senior level courses
  • Teaching and advising in a four-year college setting
  • Active participation in university committees and programs

Job Requirements

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Demonstrated potential to fulfill evaluation criteria of teaching and advising at the university level
  • An earned doctorate in Marine Biology or a related field is required for the tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor
  • Tenure-track appointment at a higher rank requires an earned doctorate in Marine Biology or a related field and significant teaching experience at the post-secondary level
  • A strong commitment to undergraduate education
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience of at least three years at post-secondary level
  • Experience in Marine Biological fieldwork and laboratory studies
  • Experience with curriculum development
  • Experience with assessment of student learning
  • Understanding of and dedication to the Academy’s unique mission

Desired Assets:

  • Varsity athletic coaching experience at the college level.

Salary: Commensurate with experience and subject to the MSCA collective bargaining agreement plan.
The Academy is not sponsoring immigration visas at this time.

Information and Application Process Instructions

Application Deadline: 01 June 2018.

To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form and the contact information of five (5) professional references. These forms are located on the employment opportunities link under Human Resources on the MMA website Applications may be attached and sent electronically to

Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to: Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.

Applicants selected for interview must submit original transcripts and be prepared to deliver a fifteen minute presentation on a relevant topic. Finalist must complete a drug screening and background check.

MMA is an AA/EEO/Veteran/Disabled employer. Members of under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.

When inquiring or applying for this position, please also reference

Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at the Massachusetts Maritime Academy and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

To obtain more information or to submit your resume you can contact Human Resources Department as shown below. If you apply for this position, please say you saw it first on Thank you.

Human Resources Department
101 Academy Drive
Buzzards Bay , MA 02532
United States
Phone: (508)830-5000

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