Marine Ecosystems and Society

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Department Chair – Marine Ecosystems and Society

The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami is one of the world’s premier marine and atmospheric research institutions. Offering a dynamic interdisciplinary environment, we seek to improve understanding and prediction of Earth’s systems and to provide a scientific basis for natural resource management and for adaptation to extreme events and global environmental change. Come join our team!

The newly created Department of Marine Ecosystems and Society (MES) at the Rosenstiel School seeks a dynamic and enthusiastic leader to chair the Department and lead the recruitment of 2-5 tenure-track faculty members in the next few years. The Chair will enhance the scholarly productivity of the Department and its undergraduate, masters and Ph.D. programs; and, play a key role in developing and implementing the School’s strategic plan. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. While all candidates with expertise relevant to marine and/or coastal resource management will be considered, we particularly seek a quantitative social scientist who can integrate natural science data with social science theories and methods. His/her work will inform both theoretical and policy-oriented ecosystem-based research.

The successful candidate will have an outstanding record of scholarship, a proven ability to secure extramural funds, and strong leadership, teaching, and communication skills. Please submit your CV, a research paper, the names and contact information for five references, and a statement of interest via email to: This position will remain open until filled.  We anticipate conducting interviews for the position in January-February 2016.

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer. Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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