Sea Education Association (SEA), www.sea.edu invites applications for a
full-time 9-month faculty position at the assistant or associate
professor level in Marine Ecology/Biological Oceanography. We are a
non-profit educational institution located in Woods Hole,
Massachusetts, teaching innovative, rigorous, environmental science
programs for high school, gap year, and undergraduate students on
our campus in Woods Hole, and aboard our purpose designed sailing
research vessels, SSV Corwith Cramer and SSV Robert C.
Seamans in the Atlantic, Caribbean, and Pacific. These
undergraduate semester courses consist of intensive classroom
instruction complemented by a 4- to 7-week research cruise to
execute independent student research. Teaching responsibilities
include two semester programs and selected seminars or academic
support projects each year. The position is a renewable appointment
for nine months of work paid over a twelve-month period, involving
up to 14 weeks per year at sea in the role of Chief Scientist with
the remaining 25 weeks of work based in Woods Hole (Falmouth),
SEA is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to the
development of a multicultural environment. We value input of
multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the organization; our
goal is to create an academic and working community that is rich
with cultural, social, and intellectual diversity.
The successful candidate will pursue a professional agenda of
innovative interdisciplinary teaching and excellent scholarship and
possess the desire to join and contribute to a deeply committed
educational community. Successful applicants will have a strong
background in marine molecular ecology and oceanography and will be
expected to teach courses that cover a variety of topics including
marine ecology, marine biology, oceanography, and oceanographic
field methods. Experience with eDNA techniques is desirable as is
the ability to work in collaboration with marine policy and
conservation faculty. It is anticipated that the successful
candidate will join the faculty of SEA Semester
Marine Biodiversity and Conservation in the spring of
2022. The successful candidate will also supervise independent
student research projects carried out at sea.
A Ph.D. in biological oceanography or marine biology is required
with field and teaching experience desired.
SEA offers a full benefits package which includes health,
dental, vision and life insurances; retirement plans; Aflac;
flexible spending accounts.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae,
one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and
contact information for three professional references. E-mail
materials to email@example.com.
Questions about this position may also be sent to this email
address. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2021.