Two Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Positions in Ocean/Climate Physics

Wilmington, NC
Nov 14, 2018
Dec 14, 2018
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The Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is looking to fill up to two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level.

The search is in the broad area of physics related to the oceans and Earth’s climate. We seek candidates who will complement the department’s existing research strengths in physical oceanography, cryospheric physics, climate physics, and complex systems. We seek candidates who use theory, computer modeling, observation, and/or experimentation. Candidates should have a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and the potential for innovation and leadership in research.

Review of applications will begin on January 2, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Please contact Till Wagner ( if you have questions about the search. 

Application materials should be submitted online through the UNCW website at A complete application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one- to two-page descriptions each of research and teaching plans, and names and contact information for three references.

UNC Wilmington actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified persons from all racial, ethnic or other minority groups, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

About the College of Arts and Sciences:

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

About the University of North Carolina Wilmington:

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.