The UGA Department of Marine Sciences in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences seeks to hire a coastal scientist who conducts research on population, community or ecosystem ecology. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level that will start in August 2018. The candidate is expected to have a research focus on the ecology of coastal systems and to actively participate in the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems Long-Term Ecological Research (GCE-LTER) Project, which is based at the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island. We wish to hire an outstanding scientist with the potential to take a leadership role in coastal research and the GCE-LTER program, who can work collaboratively with ecologists, oceanographers, biogeochemists, modelers and natural resource managers. Candidates should also be able to teach courses such as Marine Biology or Marine Ecology, as well as advanced courses in their area of specialization.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to Dr. Merryl Alber, Chair of the Search Committee (malber@uga.edu). All application materials must be submitted via the university’s faculty job portal located at https://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/2963. This position is available August 2018. Applications received by 1 January 2018 are assured full consideration; however, applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.

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