Faculty Position: Chemical Oceanography

Faculty Position in Chemical Oceanography

Specialization: Faculty Position in Chemical Oceanography

Job Opening ID (JOID): 24164

Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

Qualifications:

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML) and San José State University (SJSU) are seeking well-qualified applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position to provide quality undergraduate and graduate instruction, and to pursue a vigorous research program in the general area of Chemical Oceanography. We are seeking a field-oriented scientist with broad interests in Chemical Oceanography, possibly including environmental chemistry, analytical chemistry, and biological/chemical/physical interactions. The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to quality instruction and a record of a vigorous research program that can involve graduate students.  A Ph.D. is required. Applicant materials should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained through cross-cultural study, teaching, training and other comparable experiences.

Responsibilities:

Teaching responsibilities include courses in chemical oceanography, biogeochemical processes, and other classes in specific areas of expertise. The candidate is expected to establish and maintain a vigorous extramurally funded research program involving MS students. The successful candidate will be a SJSU faculty member but will be located at the MLML facility, with all or most of their teaching/research conducted at MLML. Due to the remote location of MLML, the candidate will not ordinarily serve on College or University level committees at SJSU, yet will be expected contribute to MLML faculty meetings that serve as the main MLML institutional decision-making body. Candidates are expected to attend and assist with laboratory-sponsored events, and lend support during promotional events (Open House, fundraising, etc.). Faculty members represent the institution and are expected to conduct themselves professionally in all external interactions and be collegial and supportive of other faculty members, staff, and students. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity, in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation, through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 Starting Date: 1 August 2018

 Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedure:

For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by 8 September 2017 to apply.interfolio.com/42876 or by email to:

Dr. Ivano Aiello

Chair of Chemical Oceanographer Search Committee

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

8272 Moss Landing Road

Moss Landing, CA 95039

iaiello@mlml.calstate.edu

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

 

 
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Faculty Position: Marine Invertebrate Zoology

Faculty Position in Marine Invertebrate Zoology 

Job Opening ID (JOID): 24165

Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)

 

Qualifications:

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML) and San José State University (SJSU) are seeking a marine scientist with broad interests in marine invertebrate zoology, ideally with a strong field component to their research, and possible expertise in molecular techniques, bioinformatics, and quantitative analyses. The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to quality instruction and pursue a vigorous research program involving MS students. A Ph.D. is required.  Applicant materials should demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained through cross-cultural study, teaching, training and other comparable experiences.

Responsibilities:

Instructional duties will include teaching Marine Invertebrate Biology, possibly Marine Ecology (team taught) and/or Population Biology, and other courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. The successful candidate will be a SJSU faculty member but will located at the MLML facility, with all or most of their teaching/research conducted at MLML. Due to the remote location of MLML from the consortium campuses, the candidate will serve on a limited number of College or University level committees.  We expect the candidate to attend and contribute to MLML faculty meetings that serve as the main institutional-decision making body. These include MLML committees (e.g. space committee, curriculum committee, and the RTP committee) and MLML Board of Governors meetings.  Additionally, candidates are expected to attend and assist with laboratory-sponsored events, and lend support during promotional events (Open House, fundraising, etc.). Faculty members represent the institution and are expected to conduct themselves professionally in all external interactions and be collegial and supportive of other faculty members, staff, and students. The candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation, through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement.

Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Starting Date: 1 August 2018

Eligibility:  Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.

Application Procedure:

For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by 8 September 2017 to apply.interfolio.com/42879 or submit via email to:

Dr. Scott Hamilton

Chair of Invertebrate Ecology Search Committee

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

8272 Moss Landing Road

Moss Landing, CA 95039

shamilton@mlml.calstate.edu

Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.

Full or Part-time Temporary Academic Year Visiting Position in Marine Science

Qualifications: A Ph.D. is required. Experience at one of the consortium campuses preferred. Applicants should be scientists in good standing and have research interests (to be pursued independently or in cooperation with specific faculty member) that are of overall interest to the MLML faculty and student body. In lieu of research, the applicant may propose teaching courses generally not offered at MLML but that would be of value to the MLML student body. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to the educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience.
Responsibilities: Responsibilities include ability to teach effectively and perform research in the applicant’s area of expertise. Candidate will be expected to coordinate the weekly seminar series with assistance from the faculty and students. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies and advisement. Candidates should have proven record of peer-reviewed research publications.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: Beginning of Fall 2018 semester. Appointment may be for one semester or for one academic year.
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States.
Application Procedures:  Applicants are encouraged to contact appropriate MLML faculty members to discuss possible participation at the Labs. For full consideration send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests / philosophy and research plans, professional goals and accomplishments, and contact information for at least three references to the address below:

Assistant to the Director
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
8272 Moss Landing Road
Moss Landing, CA 95039

Deadline to apply is July 1, 2017.

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Office of Sponsored Programs Analyst

OSP Analyst, Pre- and Post-Award, Moss Landing Marine Labs

Job Posting:  http://www.sjsu.edu/researchfoundation/open/index.html

General Nature of Position:  As a member of the Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP) team, will be a liaison for the Pre-Award and Post-Award teams by assisting the Sponsored Programs Managers and Analysts responsible for requesting external funding and contracts and grants administration for Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML). This position is responsible for ensuring efficient and accurate communication between SJSURF administration and MLML staff, faculty, and researchers.

This position is scheduled to work on site at the MLML campus in Moss Landing, California, 2-3 days per week and at the SJSURF Central Office, located in downtown San Jose, California,2-3 days per week, depending on the demand for services.

The position will work directly with SJSURF staff and with the respective MLML’s administrators, faculty, researchers, and staff, the SJSU Office of Research, and may work with MLML’s Sponsor administrators and staff. The Sponsored Program Analyst (SPA) may assist with all activity phases throughout the life cycle of external funding, including proposal and budget development and submittal, award processing, and fiscal administration of external funding.

Please click on the link above for more details and how to apply.

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MBARI Communications Director

MBARI Communications Director

NOTE: This position is located at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute (MBARI).  This position will supervise the library services to MBARI that are provided by the joint MLML/MBARI Research Library.

Job Posting:  http://www.mbari.org/communications-director/ (link is external)

Qualifications: PhD degree in a scientific or technical field, or the equivalent, plus a minimum ten years experience in professional communications and digital media management (preferably working in scientific or technology development-based organizations).  Must possess extensive background working with copyright, licenses, and permissions necessary for the legal use, reuse, and re-purpose of informational resources. Must have experience with print and electronic publications, audio and video productions and equipment, as well as demonstrated experience in educational activities. Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills are required, as well as a strong capacity to recognize and respond with discretion and diplomacy to sensitive situations. The successful candidate must be able to develop, plan, and execute divisional programs efficiently, including developing and managing program budgets appropriately. Experience in managing resources, such as staffing and scheduling needs, is required. The Director serves as mentor for DMCS staff and supervisors and must be comfortable and effective working collaboratively with diverse groups in a high-paced, multi-activity environment.
Responsibilities: This position reports to the President/CEO and directs the activities, personnel, and products of the Digital Media and Communication Strategies (DMCS) Division. The incumbent is responsible for strategic planning related to MBARI communications and digital media management, and works with the MBARI Management Team to review policies and procedures in support of MBARI’s mission and non-profit status. The Communications Director works closely with researchers and engineers to produce and disseminate information on MBARI research and technology development, and oversees the annotation and curation of digital and video media and related data. In addition, the Director works with MBARI’s President/CEO, Chief Financial Officer, Science Chair, Director of Engineering, and Director of Marine Operations to communicate information about major institutional events, such as high profile research findings, upgrades to MBARI’s facilities, research vessels, etc. to the MBARI Board of Directors, Packard Foundation representatives, and the public.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Application Procedures:  Prospective applicants should send a cover letter, resume, names and contact information of four professional references, and a work sample to:
 
MBARI, Human Resources, Job Code C-DIR
7700 Sandholdt Road
Moss Landing, CA  95039
or email to jobs@mbari.org (link sends e-mail).  MBARI offers a competitive compensation and benefits package.