Florida softshell turtle, Apalone ferox, photo by J.D. Willson

Assistant Professor of Marine Biology

Institution
College of Charleston
Location
Charleston, South Carolina
Closing Date
Review of applications will begin February 4 and will continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Biology at the College of Charleston invites applications for a tenure-track position in Marine Biology at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2018. This is a nine-month appointment; salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

We seek a marine organismal biologist who will complement strengths of existing faculty. The area of research is open but taxonomic groups of particular interest include marine tetrapods and marine phycology/botany. Primary teaching responsibilities could include courses in the marine biology core, graduate and/or undergraduate specialty courses in an area of expertise, and introductory biology and/or human A&P.

Qualifications:

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in biology, marine biology, marine science or a related field and a strong commitment to teaching and maintaining an active research program involving undergraduate and graduate students.

To Apply:

Applicants should submit electronic (pdf) copies of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, up to three relevant publications, unofficial graduate transcript(s) (with official copies required upon hire), and names and contact information for three colleagues capable of providing a recommendation. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Gorka Sancho, search committee chair, at sanchog@cofc.edu.

Review of applications will begin February 4 and will continue until the position is filled.

The College of Charleston, located in Charleston, SC, is a public liberal arts and sciences institution of 12,000 students, with MS programs in Marine Biology and Environmental Studies, the Grice Marine Laboratory close to the downtown campus, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. 

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