Assistant Professor - Physics & Physical Oceanography (2 positions)

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Position TitleAssistant Professor - Physics & Physical Oceanography (2 positions)External Link to Posting Physical Oceanography - 32371Vacancy Number16F-198Position Number474Location of WorkplaceCMS Myrtle GroveBrief Summary of Work for this Position

The Department of Physics and Physical Oceanography at the University of North Carolina Wilmington is looking to fill up to two tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level.

The search is in the broad area of physics related to the oceans and Earth’s climate. We seek candidates who will complement the department’s existing research strengths in physical oceanography, cryospheric physics, climate physics, and complex systems. We seek candidates who use theory, computer modeling, observation, and/or experimentation. Candidates should have a commitment to teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels and the potential for innovation and leadership in research.

Detailed Job DescriptionMinimum Requirements

Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in physics, physical oceanography, or a related field by the start of employment.

Preferred QualificationsPrimary Function of Organizational UnitCollege/School Information

At UNCW, the College of Arts and Sciences provides the vital foundation for the university’s pursuit of excellence. Through our teaching, we educate students for lives of fulfillment in the twenty-first century. Through our research, we advance the state of knowledge and creativity in the arts and sciences. And through our outreach, we improve the quality of life in Southeastern North Carolina and beyond.

University Information

The University of North Carolina Wilmington, the state’s coastal university, is dedicated to learning through the integration of teaching and mentoring with research and service. Guided by our Strategic Plan, the university is committed to nurturing a campus culture that reflects its values of diversity and globalization, ethics and integrity, and excellence and innovation. A public institution with nearly 17,000 students, the university is focused on supporting and enhancing the student-centered learning experience that has been a hallmark since its founding in 1947. UNCW offers an array of programs at the baccalaureate and master’s levels, and doctoral programs in marine biology, educational leadership, psychology and nursing practice. UNCW is one of the 17 institutions that make up the UNC System.

EEO Statement

The University of North Carolina at Wilmington is committed to and will provide equality of educational and employment opportunity for all persons regardless of race, sex (such as gender, gender identity, marital status, childbirth, and pregnancy), age, color, national origin (including ethnicity), religion, disability, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, military service member status, genetic information, or relationship to other university constituents – except where sex, age, or ability represent bona fide educational or occupational qualifications or where marital status is a statutorily established eligibility criterion for State funded employee benefit programs.

Applicant Instructions

A complete application must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one- to two-page descriptions each of research and teaching plans, and names and contact information for three references.

Position TypePermanentAnticipated Ending Date if Time-Limited PositionsJob Posting Date10/15/2018Priority Consideration Date01/02/2019Priority Consideration Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by the Priority Date; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Address application documents toApplicant DocumentsRequired Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vita
  3. Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research Summary
  5. List of 3 Professional References
Optional Documents
    Posting Specific Questions

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    1. * How did you learn about this opportunity?
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    2. * Do you currently hold a PhD?
      • Yes
      • No




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    Posted: 5/14/2019
    Application Due: 7/13/2019
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