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The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Alabama (UA), Tuscaloosa invites applications for a full-time (9 month) tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Marine Biology to begin Fall 2019. This position will be based at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL) on the Alabama Coast near Mobile. DISL offers excellent research facilities and support.

They are seeking a highly innovative and collaborative scientist with a strong academic background in Marine Biology. The successful candidate is expected to establish an active, independent research program and attract extramural funding while also mentoring and teaching undergraduate and graduate students. Candidates whose research addresses problems facing marine systems such as coral bleaching and disease, ocean acidification, eutrophication, and other anthropogenic impacts are especially encouraged to apply. Applicants should have demonstrated experience using modern analytical techniques to address fundamental questions in their area of research. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated individual with the ability to interact with other faculty members in the Department of Biological Sciences and at the DISL.

Minimum qualifications include:

  • A PhD in biology or relevant discipline.
  • Post-doctoral experience.
  • A strong record of publishing in peer-reviewed journals.

Teaching responsibilities include:

  • An undergraduate course in Marine Biology
  • Specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in the successful candidate’s area of expertise.

Questions about the position should be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Julie Olson.

To apply, visit UA’s faculty and jobs page, complete the online application (Job #0811719), and upload: (1) a cover letter; (2) CV; (3) statement describing past research achievements and future goals; (4) statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and (5) a list of three to five references (including contact information). The search committee will request letters of reference as needed.

Consideration of applications will begin December 15, 2018, and will continue until the position is filled.