Marine Geology / Seafloor Mapping, Assistant Professor, Research

Newport, Oregon
Salary is commensurate with experience
Jun 28, 2019
Jul 25, 2019
Oregon State University/CIMRS, Newport, Oregon
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We seek a Marine Geology/Seafloor Mapping specialist for an Assistant Professor, Senior Research position with the Oregon State University Cooperative Institute for Marine Resources Studies (CIMRS). The position will be at the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Newport, Oregon, and will conduct research that compliments the goals of the NOAA/PMEL Earth-Ocean Interactions (EOI) Program.  EOI is a multidisciplinary research group that studies the impacts of hydrothermal venting, submarine volcanism, and methane seeps on the oceans.  The incumbent must be able to: (1) collect and interpret seafloor mapping data at sea from multibeam sonar systems on ships and autonomous underwater vehicles; (2) effectively utilize deep-sea camera systems, submersibles, remotely operated vehicles, and autonomous underwater vehicles for geologic mapping of the seafloor and for interpreting seafloor structures and geologic processes; (3) successfully conceive, propose, and secure funding from outside sources for independent research projects; (4) present results at scientific conferences and publish results in peer-reviewed scientific journals.  Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in Marine Geology or Marine Geophysics or equivalent, and experience collecting and analyzing seafloor mapping data for geologic interpretation.  This is a 12-month position with renewal dependent on availability of funding.  Deadline for applications is July 25, 2019.  More information available at