Marine Ecosystems and Society

Faculty Employment Opportunities

Assistant Professor – 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. We seek to improve understanding and prediction of Earth’s systems and to provide the scientific basis for management of Earth’s natural resources and for adaptation to extreme events and global climate change. Offering a dynamic interdisciplinary environment, the Rosenstiel School is dedicated to helping communities better understand our planet and to the establishment of sustainable environmental policies which will improve society and quality of life. Come join our team!

The Department of Marine Ecosystems and Society at the Rosenstiel School seeks individuals with a PhD in a discipline relevant to marine and/or coastal resource management. We are committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. We seek a quantitative social scientist who can integrate physical and natural science data with theories and methods from the social sciences. This work will inform both theoretical and policy-oriented environmental research. We seek applicants from diverse social science fields, including but not limited to, economics, decision sciences, and the broadly defined policy sciences.

The successful candidate will have an excellent research record related to the study of human-environment relations, an ability to secure extramural funds, and strong teaching and communication skills. They will be expected to develop an active interdisciplinary research program, in collaboration with researchers from the University’s Abess Center for Ecosystem Science and Policy and elsewhere across the University; to teach both undergraduate and graduate courses; and to advise masters and PhD students. We are seeking a hire at the rank of Assistant Professor. Exceptional applicants at other ranks may also be considered. Our strategic plan includes 16 faculty hires in the next few years, across all departments.

Please submit your CV, the names and contact information for three references, a sample of scholarly writing, and a concise statement of research interests via email to: This position will remain open until filled, but the Search Committee will begin selecting candidates for interview on January 5, 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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