Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Marine Ecology

Los Angeles, California
Oct 11, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Marine Ecology

University of Southern California

The Marine & Environmental Biology (MEB) section of the Department of Biological Sciences in the Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences at the University of Southern California invites applications for a tenure-track faculty member (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor) with research interests in marine ecology. Preference will be given to those who help build on our existing strengths in microbial ecology, biogeochemistry, geobiology, plankton physiology and genomics, and to junior candidates, but applicants at any level will be considered. The anticipated start date would be in the 2018-2019 academic year. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in a field related to Biology, Oceanography, or Microbiology. The appointee would be expected to establish a vigorous, extramurally funded research program and to contribute to MEB’s overall research and teaching efforts at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae including a publication list, statement of teaching and research interests, and three or more names and email addresses of individuals familiar with the applicant's work who could be contacted by USC for letters of reference. In order to be considered for this position, all candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page.  Review of complete applications will begin November 15, 2017. Inquiries can be directed to: Chair, Search Committee, c/o Helga Schwarz (helgasch@dornsife.usc.edu). Further information about the MEB program and faculty can be found at https://dornsife.usc.edu/bisc/meb/

USC is a park-like campus located near downtown Los Angeles, with easy access to multiple neighborhoods by public transportation, and is affiliated with the USC Wrigley Institute for Environmental Studies and its marine station on Santa Catalina Island. USC is an equal-opportunity educator and employer, proudly pluralistic and firmly committed to providing equal opportunity for outstanding persons of every race, gender, creed and background. We support our incoming faculty with generous faculty benefits and startup packages. We particularly encourage women, members of underrepresented groups, veterans and individuals with disabilities to apply and consider joining us in one of the most multicultural cities in the country. USC will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship. Further information is available by contacting uschr@usc.edu .

Apply at https://facultypositions.usc.edu/FAS/application/position?postingId=REQ20051853