Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Physical Oceanography)

Employer
Florida State University
Location
Tallahassee, FL

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Science & Technology, Physical Sciences
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Tenured & Tenure-Track
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Job Title: Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Physical Oceanography)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 56268
Department

Department of Earth, Ocean & Atmospheric Science | College of Arts and Sciences

Responsibilities

The Department of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Science (EOAS) at the Florida State University (FSU) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in the area of Large-Scale Physical Oceanography. Appointees are expected to develop and maintain a vigorous externally funded research program in their specialty area of interest and to teach courses and contribute to both the undergraduate and graduate degree programs in the department.

Qualifications

Candidates must hold a Doctoral degree or the highest degree appropriate in Geosciences or a related field from an accredited institution with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research and service. The ideal candidate should have a solid background in addressing fundamental research questions about the functioning of the ocean from regional to global scales. Applications from those skilled in observational analyses, measurements, modeling, theory and/or interdisciplinary investigations will be particularly welcomed.

Other Information

EOAS is housed in a recent building (2020) with state-of-the-art facilities and laboratories, has 39 academic faculty members and approximately 135 graduate students, and offers undergraduate and/or graduate degrees in Geology, Meteorology, Oceanography, and Environmental Sciences. FSU also hosts a local High Performance Computing Center. Aside from the faculty within EOAS, the successful candidate can expect collaborations with the Center for Ocean-Atmosphere Prediction Studies, the Geophysical Fluid Dynamics Institute, the Marine Lab, and the departments of Mathematics and Scientific Computing. For additional information on EOAS and FSU’s resources, please see https://www.eoas.fsu.edu/ and https://www.eoas.fsu.edu/research/#Research%20Facilities.

Contact Info

Inquiries may be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Professor Eric Chassignet (echassignet@fsu.edu).

University Information

One of the nation's elite research universities, Florida State University preserves, expands, and disseminates knowledge in the sciences, technology, arts, humanities, and professions, while embracing a philosophy of learning strongly rooted in the traditions of the liberal arts and critical thinking. Founded in 1851, Florida State University is the oldest continuous site of higher education in Florida. FSU is a community steeped in tradition that fosters research, encourages creativity, and embraces diversity. At FSU, there’s the excitement of being part of a vibrant academic and professional community, surrounded by people whose ideas are shaping tomorrow’s news!

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How To Apply

If qualified and interested in a specific Faculty job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://hr.fsu.edu/facultyjobs. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.

Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.

Applications must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three references.

Considerations

This is a Faculty position.

This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.

This position is being advertised as open until filled.

Review of applications commences November 15, 2023 and will continue until the position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity

An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.

FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.

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Working at Florida State University

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