Assistant Professor of Oceanography

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The Department of Sciences and Mathematics of the California Maritime Academy invites applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor of Oceanography. Applicants expecting to be considered at this time must have all materials arrive in the Human Resources Office by close of business day on January 11, 2013 to receive priority consideration for the position. A review of applications will begin January 14, 2013 and the review period may end at any time thereafter. This position will remain open until filled.

About the California maritime academy (CMA): The California Maritime Academy is a specialized campus of the California State University (CSU) system offering six baccalaureate degrees in, Business Administration, Global Studies and Maritime Affairs (GSMA), Facilities Engineering Technology, Marine Engineering Technology, Mechanical Engineering, and Marine Transportation. The Academy also offers a Master of Science in Transportation and Engineering Management degree. The curriculum includes licensing programs for future merchant marine, coast guard and naval reserve officers. The California Maritime Academy, serves a population of approximately 950 students. The campus is situated in Vallejo on the shore of the Carquinez Strait and 30 miles northeast of San Francisco. For more information about the California Maritime Academy, please visit our web page at

Cal Maritime is committed to being a leading educational institution recognized for excellence in the business, engineering, operations, and policy of the transportation industries of the Pacific Rim and beyond. One of the ways we make good on this commitment is by hiring and retaining diverse and dedicated faculty and staff who lead the way in helping our students expand their knowledge and potential.

Major duties and responsibilities: The Department of Sciences and Mathematics provides general education courses in sciences, mathematics, computer sciences, and marine sciences for students majoring in the fields of business, engineering, engineering technology, global studies and maritime affairs, and marine transportation.


Teach undergraduate courses in oceanography and marine biology Supervise students in the Marine Science Minor program Expand the existing marine science program Explore the potential of developing a new degree in marine or environmental sciences Engage in marine science or environmental science research Serve on department and Academy committees

Desirable qualificaions:

Ph.D. in Oceanography or a related field Extensive teaching experience in marine and environmental sciences Demonstrated excellence in field-oriented research Working knowledge or interest in Geographic Information Systems as related to marine pollution studies Strong communication, leadership, and team-work skills Ability to work collegially and collaboratively as a member of the faculty

Salary compensation: Salary is commensurate with the education, qualifications and experience of the individual.

Benefits: An excellent comprehensive benefits package is available for qualifying positions which includes medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurances, retirement plans, fee waiver, vacation and sick leave.

Physical and enviromental conditions: Typical classroom environment; office in two-story building with elevator access.

Eligibilit to work: Applicants must provide proof of US citizenship or authorization to work in the United States within three days from the date of hire. Background investigation required prior to employment. Applicants must submit on hire official documentation as proof of degree, license, or certificates required.

Application process: Applicants for the position must submit the following documents:

An application packet (Application and Applicant Voluntary Self-ID form may be obtained online at: Letter of interest Curriculum vitae Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references Send your completed application and appropriate contact information (i.e. address, phone and fax number) to (reference FAC15 in the subject line) or mail to:

The California maritime academy human resources, job bulletin No.: FAC15-12/13 200 Maritime academy drive Vallejo, CA 94590-8181 Notification: Applicants selected for an interview will be notified by mail or telephone of the interview schedule. Those persons not selected for an interview will be notified only after the position closes and the successful candidate has been selected. Additional information may be obtained by calling the Academy’s job line (707) 654-1140.

Disclaimer: The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract and any provisions contained in this bulletin may be modified or changed.

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