Assistant/Associate Professor in Marine Chemistry: We invite applications for two tenure-eligible Assistant/Associate Professor positions in the School of Marine Science, VIMS. The positions are anticipated to begin in the fall of 2019.
The School of Marine Science at VIMS is the graduate school in marine science for William & Mary. Chartered in 1940, VIMS is currently among the largest marine research and education centers in the United States. VIMS employs 52 full-time faculty members, 256 staff, and has 80 graduate students in master’s and doctoral programs. There are four academic departments at VIMS: Biological Sciences, Environmental and Aquatic Health Sciences, Fisheries Science, and Physical Sciences. Further information on the Virginia Institute of Marine Science and the School of Marine Science may be accessed through the web at: www.vims.edu.
The successful candidate will develop and maintain an active research program that is externally well-funded, teach core and advanced courses, advise students (primarily at the graduate level), participate in university and VIMS/SMS governance, and provide advisory service on related resource management issues to the Commonwealth of Virginia. Candidates who are prepared to engage in cross-disciplinary research consistent with the VIMS mission will be especially welcome.
We anticipate hires in both organic and inorganic chemistry. Departmental affiliation will be determined based on the interests and expertise of the successful applicants. Potential areas of interest include: inorganic and organic geochemistry, biochemistry, molecular and physical exchange processes, and effects of climate change and human activities in coastal and estuarine waters.
We are seeking candidates who share VIMS’ commitment to the principle that diversity and inclusion are critical to maintaining excellence.