Assistant Professor, Marine Chemist (GSO)

Kingston, Rhode Island
Dec 11, 2018
Jan 10, 2019
Ocean Science
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The Graduate School of Oceanography (GSO) at the University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor within the broad specialization of marine chemistry. The position will be an academic year appointment with an expected start date of September 1, 2019. We seek applications from researchers who specialize in any aspect of marine chemistry or chemical oceanography. The new hire will enter the vibrant research community at URI and the many neighboring academic institutions within New England. Opportunities exist to participate in the active sea-going community of GSO, the East Coast Oceanographic Consortium, and the Ocean Exploration Trust, to utilize platforms such as R/V Endeavor, E/V Nautilus and the newly awarded Regional-Class Research Vessel. Physical facilities include the Marine Science Research Facility, Brown Center for Computation and Visualization, Rhode Island Genomics & Sequencing Center, and the NSF Coastal Ecology Assessment Innovation and Modeling Program for Narragansett Bay. In general, we invite individuals with a strong commitment to research, to excellent teaching and mentorship at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally funded research program. The candidate will contribute to teaching at the graduate and undergraduate level, and to graduate student advising and research committee participation.

Visit the URI jobs website at to apply and view complete details for posting (F00121).   Please attach the following 5 (PDF) documents to your online Faculty Employment Application:  (#1) Letter of application, (#2) Curriculum vitae to include the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references (as one complete PDF document), (#3) Statement of research interests and future plans (as one complete PDF document), (#4) Statement of teaching experiences and future plans (as one complete PDF document), and (#5) PDF reprints of up to 3 publications or technical reports (as one complete PDF document).

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This is an open until filled search. First consideration will be given to applications received by January 31, 2019. Second consideration may be given to applications received by February 28, 2019. Applications received subsequent to the second consideration date (February 28, 2019) may not be given full consideration.


The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.  Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.

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