Two Job Announcements for the University of Southern Mississippi

Climate Change Oceanographer

The University of Southern Mississippi 

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Marine Science at the Stennis Space Center is offering a tenure-track position in interdisciplinary climate change oceanography at the assistant professor level. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in oceanography or a related field and have demonstrated research experience. Postdoctoral experience is desirable. The successful candidate is expected to conduct an active research program and develop courses for an interdisciplinary academic program for graduate and undergraduate students. The successful candidate must also demonstrate a commitment to teaching and collaborative research. The position offers opportunities to collaborate with biological, chemical, physical and geological oceanographers and hydrographers to address complex oceanographic problems. We seek candidates whose research is relevant to understanding the fundamental processes and challenges associated with climate change and whose research is complementary with the diverse community of oceanographers in the department and the other governmental agencies that are also located at the NASA Stennis Space Center on the Mississippi Gulf Coast. Information is available online about the department at http://www.usm.edu/marine/.

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Marine Science is home to an interdisciplinary program of graduate and undergraduate study and research in marine environments.  Faculty conduct active research in the northern Gulf of Mexico and worldwide. The department offers a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science and Ph.D. in marine science and a Master of Science in hydrographic science. The Department of Marine Science, located at the NASA Stennis Space Center, is strategically situated at the single-largest concentration of oceanographers and hydrographers in the world. Fifteen on-site faculty conduct a wide variety of oceanographic research and teach courses in biological oceanography, chemical oceanography, geological oceanography, physical oceanography, remote sensing, numerical modeling and hydrography to approximately 45 full-time graduate students at SSC and approximately 24 undergraduates at The University of Southern Mississippi Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. Faculty also interact with research scientists at government agencies located on-site including the Naval Research Laboratory, the Naval Oceanographic Office, EPA, NOAA, USGS and NASA.

Applicants must submit a letter of interest outlining their qualifications for the position, including a research plan, teaching philosophy with a curricular plan, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of at least four references. All application materials must be submitted online at https://jobs.usm.edu. For inquiries about the position, contact Dr. Donald Redalje, chair of the search committee, at Donald.Redalje@usm.edu or 228.688.1174. Applicant review will begin December 8, 2014, and continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date in August 2015.    

Marine Chemistry
The University of Southern Mississippi  

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Marine Science at the Stennis Space Center is offering a tenure-track position in marine chemistry at the assistant professor level. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in oceanography or a related field and have demonstrated field and laboratory research experience. Post-doctoral experience is desirable. The successful candidate is expected to conduct an active research program and develop courses for an interdisciplinary academic program for graduate and undergraduate students. The successful candidate must also demonstrate a commitment to collaborative research and teaching. The position offers opportunities to collaborate with biological, physical and geological oceanographers, modelers, paleoceanographers and hydrographers to address complex oceanographic problems. Information is available online about the department at http://www.usm.edu/marine/

The University of Southern Mississippi Department of Marine Science is home to an interdisciplinary program of graduate and undergraduate study and research in marine environments.  The department offers a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Science and Ph.D. in marine science and a Master of Science in hydrographic science. Located at the Stennis Space Center (SSC), the Department of Marine Science is strategically situated at the single-largest concentration of oceanographers and hydrographers in the world. Fifteen on site faculty conduct research and teach courses in biological oceanography, marine chemistry, geological oceanography, physical oceanography, remote sensing, numerical modeling and hydrography to approximately 45 full-time graduate students at SSC and 20 undergraduates at the Gulf Park campus in Long Beach. Faculty also interact with research scientists at government agencies located on-site including the Naval Research Laboratory and the Naval Oceanographic Office, EPA, NOAA, USGS and NASA.  

Applicants must submit a letter of interest outlining their qualifications for the position, including a research plan, teaching philosophy with a curricular plan, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information of at least four references. Applications must be submitted online at https://jobs.usm.edu (Job Posting #0003282). For inquiries about the position, contact Dr. Alan Shiller, chair of the search committee, at alan.shiller@usm.edu or 228.688.1178. Applicant review will begin December 8, 2014, and continue until the position is filled, with an anticipated start date in August 2015.