Opportunity: Asst. or Assoc. Professor of Ocean Engineering University of Southern Mississippi

Position Details
Location: John C. Stennis Space Center
Division: Marine Science
Position Type: Faculty
Employment Status: Full Time
Grant Funded: No
Posting Close Date: Open until filled

The Division of Marine Science in the School of Ocean Science and Engineering (SOSE) at The University of Southern Mississippi invites qualified applicants for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Ocean Engineering at the assistant or associate professor level to begin in Fall 2021. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to contribute to the continued development of the undergraduate Ocean Engineering program, which started in 2017, and lead its ABET accreditation. Moreover, the candidate is expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, publish peer-reviewed literature, mentor students, participate in undergraduate instruction and develop courses in their area of study. The candidate should demonstrate the potential to contribute across disciplines and promote the continued interdisciplinary growth of the academic and research programs within the SOSE.

Applications must be submitted through the jobs.usm.edu candidate portal. For full consideration, submit 1) letter of interest, 2) curriculum vitae, 3) statement of research interests and plans, 4) statement of teaching accomplishments, plans and philosophy, 5) names and contact information of three references. All attachments must be uploaded at the time of submission. Review of applications begins 15 March 2021 and continues until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of August 2021.

For questions regarding this position, please contact the chair of the search committee, Dr. Maarten Buijsman, by email: maarten.buijsman@usm.edu

For full details, please see the job posting on the USM website.