Benthic Marine Ecology Faculty Position - Open Rank
Benthic Marine Ecology Faculty Position – Open Rank, UCSB
The Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Marine Science (IGPMS: www.igpms.ucsb.edu) at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Benthic Marine Ecology at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor. We are searching for a highly creative and interactive scholar of marine science who addresses fundamental ecological issues in benthic marine habitats. The ideal candidate will have a quantitative field research program, a record of interdisciplinary research, demonstrable leadership skills and will participate actively in one or both of the NSF-funded Long Term Ecological Research (LTER) sites administered by UCSB (Santa Barbara Coastal LTER; Moorea Coral Reef LTER). The successful candidate will hold an appointment in an academic department that participates in the IGPMS, and is expected to have or develop an internationally recognized research program, mentor graduate and undergraduate students in the candidate’s area of expertise, and teach both graduate and undergraduate courses.
Applicants should submit: 1) an application letter 2) a curriculum vitae 3) a statement of research accomplishments and future plans 4) a statement of teaching experience and interests, 5) up to three selected publications and 6) names and contact information of three persons willing to provide letters of reference (the committee will solicit letters for a short list of candidates).
Submit applications electronically, and address questions to:
Review of applicants will begin January 22, 2013 and will continue until the position has been filled.
The IGPMS is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching and service.
UCSB is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.