The School of Oceanography at the University of Washington announces two full-time tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level with an anticipated start date of Fall 2012. The areas of interest are:
Ocean Acidification: Applicants should have demonstrated expertise in ocean acidification and its consequences to marine organisms, ecosystems and/or biogeochemical cycles.
Climate-Related Ocean Modeling: Applicants should have demonstrated expertise in quantitative modeling of the interactions between climate and ocean circulation, biogeochemical cycles and/or marine ecosystems.
The successful candidates will join an Oceanography faculty of 43 leading state-of-the-art research programs and nationally renowned graduate and undergraduate educational programs in the ocean sciences. They will be expected to teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels in the core curriculum and in their focal areas. The candidates’ research is expected to integrate across oceanography and related fields within the College of the Environment and complement relevant programs on campus and at regional facilities (e.g., the Ocean Observatories Initiative, Applied Physics Laboratory, Friday Harbor Laboratories, NOAA’s Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory and National Marine Fisheries Services).
A Ph.D. is required on the date of appointment. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statements, along with contact information for three references to:
Dr. E. Virginia Armbrust
School of Oceanography
University of Washington
Seattle, WA 98195-7940
Applications received by February 1, 2012, will be given full consideration, although the search will continue until the position is filled.