Assistant Professor of Women's Studies and Musicology or Ethnomusicology, tenure track
This is a full time, non-tenured, benefits eligible Public Service Faculty position to be assigned to the Marine Education Center and Aquarium. Primary responsibility of the position is to lead, instruct, and insure the safety of student participants in marine science and coastal ecology educational programs. These education programs include over forty (40) field explorations, laboratory studies, discussion sessions and boat-based classes. The latter are conducted aboard 24-foot open boats (Carolina Skiffs) and the 43-foot trawler R/V Sea Dawg. Secondary responsibility of this position is the development and management of the unit’s internship program. This includes the daily leadership and management of Sea Grant marine education interns, described above, and who serve as teaching staff for a year as well as and academic interns working on projects or program areas related to education, research, and outreach activities and grant funded projects. Additional responsibilities include grant writing to secure external funding for the center’s activities and development of new education programs related to current coastal research topics.
Additional Responsibilities and Duties may also include:
Leading and instructing marine science classes and 5-day summer camps for PK-12 students, teachers, undergraduates and the general public,
Development of new curriculum and supplemental material and publishing of education based articles in professional journals
Serving as USCG boat captain or crew aboard University passenger vessels
Insuring the safety of student / participant groups while on University led programs and boat trips
Developing, managing, and coordinating intern programs across all units and within education to include: recruitment, training, evaluation, data management and reporting of intern activities, projects, and impacts and grant writing to support the effort.
Mentoring, leading and supervising daily work of Sea Grant marine education interns.
Serving as the point of contact for all internship opportunities for the entire organization.
Developing collaborative funding proposals to support education efforts, particularly those involving interns.
Representing Marine Extension and Georgia Sea Grant at public festivals, school outreach events, professional meetings, collaborative working groups and partnerships with other organizations in the field of marine science/ environmental education