Resident lecturer in Tropical Marine Ecology

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Instructor teaching students in the forrest.
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The School for Field Studies is inviting applicants to join their program as a resident lecturer. Located on South Caicos Island in TCI, their educational programs explore the human and ecological dimensions of the complex environmental problems.

The Center research activities are carried out in three areas: the ecology and assessment of marine environments and species, conservation and management of marine resources, and socio-economic conditions of development.

Courses in the program: Topical Marine Ecology, Fundamentals of Marine Conservation, and Marine Megafauna

Start Date: January 6, 2020

The successful candidate will provide high quality, modern and experiential teaching in critical environmental issues in an interdisciplinary curriculum and participate fully in the implementation of the Center’s strategic research plan that addresses these issues. The publication of research results is necessary.

Applicants are encouraged to review the course syllabi and programs descriptions on the SFS website.


  • Ph.D. and university-level teaching and field experience in Tropical Marine / Coastal Ecology, or related field
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of an interdisciplinary teaching and research team
  • Track record of research publications
  • Certified SCUBA diver, Rescue or Divemaster preferred
  • Small boat handling experience
  • Demonstrated commitment to environmental issues

To Apply: Submit a cover letter outlining relevant experiences and addressing the qualifications and expectations stated above and curriculum vitae online.  Recommendation letters will be required upon request.
Inquiries about the position may be directed to SFS Dean at