[ES_JOBS_NET] Faculty Position in Physical Oceanography

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Tue Jul 1 17:43:12 MDT 2014

San José State University

San José, California


Subject to Budgetary Approval



Job Opening ID (JOID): 22945

Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)


Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML) is seeking well-qualified
applicants for a full-time, tenure-track

position to provide quality undergraduate and graduate instruction and to
pursue a vigorous research program in

the general area of Physical Oceanography. We are seeking a field-oriented
scientist with broad interests in

physical oceanography, including coastal processes and
biological/chemical/physical interactions.

The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to quality
instruction and a record of a vigorous

research program that can involve graduate students. A Ph.D. is required.
Applicants should have awareness of,

and sensitivity to, the educational goals of a multicultural population as
might have been gained in crosscultural

study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.


Teaching responsibilities include courses in physical oceanography; in
quantitative methods such as time series

analysis, statistical models, programming; and in specific areas of
expertise. The candidate is expected to

establish and maintain a vigorous extramurally funded research program
involving MS students.

Due to the remote location of MLML, the candidate will not ordinarily serve
on College or University level

committees at SJSU, yet will be expected contribute to faculty meetings
that serve as the main MLML

institutional decision-making body; to serve on departmental committees
that make and administer policy for

space, curriculum, and RTP, among others; and contribute service to the
MLML Board of

Governors. Candidates are expected to attend and assist with
laboratory-sponsored events, and to lend support

during promotional events (Open House, fundraising, etc.). Faculty members
represent the institution and are

expected to conduct themselves professionally in all external interactions
and be collegial and supportive of

other faculty members, staff, and students. Candidate must address the
needs of a student population of great

diversity, in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and
academic preparation, through course

materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: August 18, 2015

Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in
the United States.

Application Procedures:

For full consideration send a letter of application, curriculum vitae,
statement of teaching interests/philosophy

and research interests, and the names and contact information of at least
three references by August 15, 2014 to:

Kenneth Coale, Chair Search Committee

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

8272 Moss Landing Road

Moss Landing, CA 95039

coale at mlml.calstate.edu

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

Moss Landing Marine Labs, a consortium of seven California State University
Campuses and administered by

San José State University, is located on Monterey Bay. MLML, a fully
equipped marine operations department,

is one of the most active in the nation. The faculty emphasis is on
integration of mentoring, teaching, and

research; and the excellent facilities and staff contribute to

in marine science in the United States. Since its establishment in 1966,
MLML and its leading scientists have

contributed significantly to the advancement of the field of marine
science, both in Monterey Bay and

worldwide. MLML offers undergraduate courses but is primarily a graduate
institution for Consortia students

seeking a Master of Science degree in marine science.


The campus is located on

the southern end of San Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Population
1,000,000), hub of the world-famous

Silicon Valley high-technology research and development center.

recreational, and cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of
the 23-campus California State

University system, San José State University enrolls approximately 30,000
students, a significant percentage of

whom are members of minority groups. The University is committed to
increasing the diversity of its faculty so

our disciplines, students and the community can benefit from multiple
ethnic and gender perspectives.

San José State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity
Employer. We consider qualified applicants for

employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age,
gender, gender identity/expression, sexual

orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status,
veteran status, or disability. This policy applies to all

San José State University students, faculty, and staff as well as
University programs and activities. Reasonable

accommodations are made for applicants with disabilities who
self-ˇdisclose. Note that all San José State University

employees are considered mandated reporters under the California Child
Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are

required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order
1083 as a condition of employment.

The latest San José State University Safety 101 Uniform Campus Crime and
Security Report is available. You may

924-2222 or by visiting the University Police Department website at (

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