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

The University of Southern Mississippi is currently accepting applications for the position of Asst. or Assoc. Professor of Ocean Engineering.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applications must be submitted through the jobs.usm.edu candidate portal. For full consideration, send by 1/15/2020: 1) letter of interest, 2) 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. For questions regarding this position, please contact the chair of the search committee Dr. Maarten Buijsman by email: maarten.buijsman@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 Ocean Engineering at the assistant or associate professor level to begin in Fall 2020. Rank and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The successful candidate will be expected 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 in 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.

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