Fwd: [ocean-color] Position open - phytoplankton physiologist/ecologist - USF

Dear colleagues:
 This position is still open and we welcome applications from top-notch young scientists who can address marine phytoplankton physiology/ecology (in a broad sense of the oceanographic discipline).

Posting Title:

Phytoplankton Physiologist/Ecologist  

Department Number/Name:

0-2500-000 College of Marine Science  


College of Marine Science  

Location of Position/Campus:

USF St. Petersburg  


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Hiring Salary/Salary Range:

Salary is negotiable and competitive.  


 The College of Marine Science at the University of South Florida invites applications for a tenure-track, nine-month academic faculty position. Appointment can be at the Assistant, Associate or Professor rank. Salary is negotiable and competitive.
 We seek a Phytoplankton Physiologist/Ecologist who will employ modern tools of multi-disciplinary science to understand phytoplankton-mediated processes at the base of the marine food web, ranging from measurements of photosynthetic and nutrient uptake rates to predator-prey interactions, both within laboratory cultures and at sea.  


Minimum Qualifications (Education & Experience):

Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Normally will have produced creative work, professional writing or research in referred and other professional journals. Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant/Associate/Professor.  


Preferred Qualifications (Education & Experience):

This position requires a broadly based investigator with knowledge of phytoplankton species and ecology involving a primary research interest in phytoplankton physiology. Applicants should be capable of interacting with ongoing multi-disciplinary oceanographic programs. The successful candidate would be expected to contribute to core courses in oceanography and teach specialty courses in phytoplankton biology.
Additional Information for Applicants:

For the Assistant Professor rank, candidates must have a strong potential for scholarly publication and obtaining extramural research funding, and be committed to quality instruction and mentoring of graduate students.
 For the Associate Professor rank, candidates must also have an outstanding record in research, including a substantive publication record, evidence of success in attracting extramural research funding and a strong record in graduate education as evidenced by successful direction of master's and/or doctoral candidates.
 For the Professor rank, candidates must also have a record of high productivity in research throughout their careers, substantive contributions in professional service, and significant recognition by peers at the national and international levels.
 Please submit a cover letter stating qualifications. Please append research and teaching statements, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three referees. Position is open until filled, however, review of applications will begin immediately with preference given to those received by November 15, 2011. Appointment is expected to commence August 7, 2012.  [NOTE - THESE DATES REMAIN OPEN AND FLEXIBLE!! IGNORE THE DATES.]


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