Assistant Professor Marine Science, Physical Oceanography Tenure Track

  • Jacksonville University
  • Jacksonville, FL
  • Jul 18, 2022
Full time Geology/Earth & Ocean Sciences

Job Description

  Summary Position Title

Assistant Professor Marine Science, Tenure Track


College of Arts & Sciences


Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

Jacksonville University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Marine Science, tenure-track beginning August 2023. Seeking a physical oceanographer with an emphasis on estuarine, coastal, and/or open ocean processes. Must be qualified to teach Physical Oceanography and related courses at both undergraduate and master's degree levels. Knowledge and interest in GIS, modeling, coding language, and/or remote sensing techniques, a plus. Ph.D. required by time of appointment. Successful candidates are expected to develop an active grant-funded research involving undergraduates and master's students. A strong commitment to providing high-quality education with significant teacher/student interaction is required.

Essential Job Duties
  • Expected area of emphasis on one of the following: estuarine, coastal, and/or open ocean processes
  • Must be able to teach Physical Oceanography, and related courses at both undergraduate and master's degree levels
  • Must be able to teach online courses at the master's degree level to support the MA in Marine Studies program
  • Must participate in college and university service
  • Develop research portfolio related to physical oceanography
Work Conditions
  • Combination of work indoors and outdoors
  • Some off-campus travel may be required
  • Work is performed under minimum supervision and requires incumbent to exercise independence and discretion
Physical Requirements
  • Manual dexterity to efficiently operate a computer keyboard and scientific equipment
  • Near vision sufficient to read written communications and computer display screens
  • Adequate hearing to communicate effectively in person and by phone
Prerequisites Required for Position Minimum Education Requirement
  • A PhD in physical oceanography, marine science, or other related discipline by time of appointment in August 2023.
Minimum Work Experience
  • Academic teaching experience in marine science or physical oceanography and GIS
Preferred Qualifications
  • Interest in applying modeling, coding language, and/or remote sensing techniques
Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Please submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, transcripts, JU faculty application, and three letters of recommendation to:

Chair, Marine Science Search Committee Dept. Biology and Marine Science2800 University Blvd. N. Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL, 32211

Email address: 

Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled

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