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 Oceanography.
SEA is 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), MA.
We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to the
development of a multicultural environment. We strongly
encourage applications from people of color, persons with
disabilities, women, and LGBTQ+ candidates. 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 oceanography and will be expected to teach courses
that cover a variety of topics including oceanography and
oceanographic field methods. It is anticipated that the successful
candidate will join the faculty of SEA Semester programs starting
in January 2022. The successful candidate will also supervise
independent student research projects carried out at sea. A Ph.D.
in physical, chemical, biological, or geological oceanography, (or
a closely related field) is required with field and teaching
SEA offers a full benefits package which includes health,
dental, vision and life insurances, retirement plans, Aflac, and
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 November 12, 2021.