August 2017: Sea Education Association (SEA), a non-profit educational institution located in Woods Hole, Massachusetts, invites applications for a full-time 9-month faculty position at the assistant or associate professor level in Marine Policy. SEA offers innovative undergraduate programs (SEA Semester®) which combine marine sciences, leadership training, history and policy in an interdisciplinary study of the ocean and its relation to society. We are seeking candidates who possess strong training in marine and environmental policy, law and conservation with significant experience or training in the Atlantic, Caribbean, or Pacific.
The successful candidate will have the desire to join and contribute to a deeply committed educational community and to pursue a professional agenda of innovative interdisciplinary teaching and excellent scholarship, working in a team with a marine scientist/oceanographer and nautical science instructor/licensed captain for 12-week programs on shore and at sea. A PhD or JD in a relevant field is required.
The position is a renewable appointment for nine months of work over a twelve-month period, involving approximately 14 weeks per year sea service with the remaining 25 weeks of work based in Woods Hole (Falmouth), MA. Teaching schedule will begin approximately January 2018.
A review of applications will begin on September 1, 2017, and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Email materials to MarinePolicySearch [at] sea.edu. Questions about this position may also be sent to this email address.
SEA is committed to the development of a multicultural environment. We value input of multiple viewpoints and perspectives across the organization; our goal is to create an academic and working community that is rich with cultural, social and intellectual diversity.