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Assistant Professor

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

For full consideration application materials (full vita, statement of teaching interests, statement of research interests, and the names, affiliations, phone numbers, and emails of at least three references) should be submitted by December 1, 2017.

Posting Details

Posting Summary

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Posting Number FAC00131PO17
Classification Title Assistant Professor
Internal Title Assistant Professor
Campus Columbia 01
College/Division College of Arts and Sciences
Department School of Earth, Ocean and, Environment
Advertised Salary Range We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.
Location of Vacancy
Part/Full Time Full Time
Hours per week 40
Hours per year 1560
Position Category Full-time Equivalent (FTE)
Basis 9 months
Work County Richland 40
Tenure Information Tenure-Track/Tenured
Job Search Category Faculty

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE Positions

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers state employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the benefits section on the Applicant Portal.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in chemical oceanography.

We seek an individual with outstanding research and teaching capabilities and broad interests related to the ways in which marine geochemical and biogeochemical processes mediate chemical exchange between the hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere.

Areas of interest of the successful candidate are likely to include — but are not limited to — one or more of the following areas: trace element geochemistry, biogeochemical cycling, air-sea fluxes, land-sea fluxes, and ocean acidification.

The SEOE houses excellent analytical facilities and is committed to enhancing the research infrastructure available to faculty, staff, and students. The successful candidate is expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in the SEOE and to direct an active, externally funded research program. Teaching responsibilities will include an undergraduate core course in chemical oceanography as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate level courses related to the candidate’s specialty.

Required Education and Experience

A Ph.D. in Marine Science, Chemistry or other related area is required at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications

Post-doctoral experience is preferred.

Posting Detail Information

Desired Start Date 08/16/2018
Job Open Date 10/24/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

For full consideration application materials (full vita, statement of teaching interests, statement of research interests, and the names, affiliations, phone numbers, and emails of at least three references) should be submitted by December 1, 2017.

Quicklink for Posting http://uscjobs.sc.edu/postings/20449
EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Funding Information

Position Attributes

Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. List of References and Contact Information
  4. Teaching Statement
  5. Research Statement
Optional Documents