Opportunity: University of Southern Mississippi, Assistant Professor of Biological Oceanography

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Biological Oceanography.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications must be submitted through the jobs.usm.edu candidate portal. For full consideration, send 1) letter of interest, 2) vitae, 3) statement of research interests and plans, 4) statement of teaching accomplishments, plans and philosophy, 5) names of four references. All attachments must be uploaded at the time of submission. Review of applications begins 1 February 2020 and continues until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date of August 2020. For further inquiry regarding the position, please contact Dr. Xiaodong Zhang, Xiaodong.zhang@usm.edu.

Job Summary
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 Biological Oceanography at the Assistant Professor level to begin in Fall 2020. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
We seek qualified applicants for a full-time, nine-month, tenure-track position as an assistant professor in Biological Oceanography to join the Marine Science faculty in the Division of Marine Science.

The successful candidates are expected to develop a vigorous externally funded research program, maintain a strong publication record, advise students, and provide outstanding teaching in their field of specialization. The successful candidate should also demonstrate the potential to contribute across disciplines and promote the continued interdisciplinary growth of the academic and research programs within SOSE.

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