Assistant or Associate Professor of Oceanography @ MMA

Deadline November 16, 2017
Date Posted September 20, 2017
Type Non tenure track
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The Ocean Studies Department at Maine Maritime Academy (MMA) invites applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Oceanography. 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 biological oceanography, marine environmental science, marine zoology, or marine systems ecology 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 oceanography for science and non-science majors, biological oceanography, marine zoology, introductory statistics, and additional courses and electives dependent on the successful candidate’s 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 regular position beginning August 2018 at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank, dependent upon qualifications and professional experience. MMA is a tobacco-free campus.  MMA values diversity and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.