Ocean Color/Remote Sensing - Tenure-Track Faculty Position

Norfolk, Virginia
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Oct 25, 2018
Nov 24, 2018
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The Department of Ocean, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at Old Dominion University seeks candidates for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position with research interests in remote sensing and ocean color, who use field observations and numerical models to explore the impacts of climate change on coastal ocean environments.  We particularly seek an individual with specific research interests in the Arctic and/or estuarine/coastal ecosystems.  Applicants must have a PhD in oceanography or a related discipline, post-doctoral experience, and a demonstrated record of extramural funding from appropriate local, state, and/or federal agencies, or a strong potential for success in obtaining extramural funding.  Excellence in oral and written communication is required.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop and maintain an independent and externally funded research program, contribute to teaching in our department at the graduate and undergraduate level, and mentor graduate students.


The Department (https://www.odu.edu/oeas) has 25 faculty members with strengths in physical, geological, chemical, and biological oceanography, as well as terrestrial geosciences.    Old Dominion University is a metropolitan, research-intensive public institution with an enrollment of 24,000+ students, including approximately 6,000 graduate students, and a full-time equivalent faculty of over 850 of which 40% are women.  The University’s primary campus is located in Norfolk, VA, one of seven cities that make up the historic Hampton Roads region of


Virginia.  Additional information may be found at: https://www.odu.edu/about/facts-and-figures


ODU and the College of Sciences are committed to inclusive excellence, recognizing that diversity enhances and enriches our educational mission, employment experience, and community engagement.  We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. 




Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.odu.edu/ and include: a cover letter describing the individual’s qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, unofficial graduate transcripts, names and contact information for at least three references.  When called for, the system will solicit letters from your references.    Review of applications will begin on 1 December 2018 and continue until the position is filled.  Our intent is to hire the successful candidate before Fall 2019.  All materials will be held in confidence.


Old Dominion University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.