Department: CAS School of Earth, Ocean and, Environment
Advertised Job Summary:
The School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment at the University of South Carolina seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Marine Population Dynamics in a Changing Climate. The nine-month academic appointment will commence on August 16, 2020. We invite candidates who will apply observational and/or quantitative modeling approaches to study the responses of marine populations to changes in ecosystem conditions at a regional scale. Topics could include, but are not limited to, research that considers relationships among marine ecosystems (including their productivity, resilience, distribution, and composition), physical climate stressors, effects of coastal development, or living marine resource availability. The new faculty member will complement existing expertise in the SEOE addressing adjustment of marine biological resources to various future climate scenarios. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate and graduate courses and direct a vigorous, externally funded research program. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses in the areas of marine science and/or fisheries, as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate-level courses in the candidate's area of specialization.
The position will remain open until filled, and the search committee will begin reviewing applications on November 6, 2019.
Advertised Minimum Qualifications :
A Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment.
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Internal Number: 68126
About The University of South Carolina
The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state’s flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 “Best Colleges” according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state’s educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.