Coastal Carolina University — Visiting Assistant Professor of Marine Science

The School of the Coastal Environment at Coastal Carolina University invites applications for a temporary visiting faculty position in the Department of Marine Science for the 2020-2021 academic year.  Teaching responsibilities will include an upper level undergraduate marine mammal’s course as well as quantitative introductory interdisciplinary marine science/oceanography and sophomore level quantitative marine biology courses for undergraduate majors. Candidates that could also teach a quantitative upper level undergraduate fisheries science course are especially encouraged to apply. 

Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in marine science or related field by August 2020. Previous teaching and post-doctoral experience are preferred.

Coastal Carolina University (CCU) is rapidly expanding and building upon a historic emphasis in interdisciplinary marine science (marine biology, marine geology, marine chemistry, and physical oceanography). The University is located 9 miles from the Atlantic shoreline and within the northeastern South Carolina coastal plain. The coastline in this region contains extensive areas of beach shoreline, landward marshes, and wetland systems. The Department of Marine Science is committed to collaborative, interdisciplinary research and education as one of CCU’s largest undergraduate departments. We seek highly motivated individuals with a commitment to undergraduate and graduate education who will embrace the CCU teacher-scholar model and provide active learning experiences in traditional lecture, laboratory, and field settings. 

Candidates should submit a letter of application, a current CV, copies of all transcripts, contact information for at least 3 references, 3 letters of recommendation, and a statement of teaching philosophy and research interests electronically at: Review of applications will begin March 16, 2020 with an anticipated start date of August 16, 2020. Position will remain open until filled.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from underrepresented groups to apply.

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

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