Assistant Professor of Marine Science

Castine, Maine
Sep 27, 2017
Oct 27, 2017
Ocean Science
Career Level
Education Level
Relocation Cost
No Relocation
Sector Type

The Ocean Studies Department at Maine Maritime Academy invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Marine Science. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in oceanography or other marine related field by August 2018. The area of expertise is open, but an emphasis in chemical oceanography, marine environmental chemistry, marine geochemistry, or biogeochemical cycling is desired.  The successful candidate will enthusiastically embrace working with undergraduates in classroom, laboratory and field settings. Teaching expectations may include undergraduate courses in introductory chemistry for science and non-science majors, marine geochemistry, organic chemistry and additional courses and electives dependent on the successful candidate‚Äôs area of expertise. Engaging, advising, and mentoring undergraduates in research is essential, as is full participation in, and service contribution to, a small collegial department. Candidates with demonstrated teaching excellence, commitment to undergraduate education, and research cruise experience are particularly encouraged to apply. 

Interested applicants should visit for a full description and detailed instructions on how to apply.  Applicants must submit (1) an application, (2) a cover letter that highlights their qualifications for the position, teaching interests and experience, and scholarly interests and experience; (3) a current curriculum vitae; (4) names and contact information (mailing address, phone number and email address) for three professional references; and (5) copies of transcripts.  Screening of applicants will begin November 16, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. This is a full-time permanent position beginning August 2018 at the Assistant Professor rank. MMA values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

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