Lecturer - Marine Ecosystem and Society Department; University of Miami

Job Title: 
Lecturer - Marine Ecosystem and Society Department
Job Location: 
Miami, Florida
Duration: 
Full-Time
Description: 

Transforming Lives

 

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

 

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence, and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

 

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

 

The Marine Ecosystem and Society Department at the University of Miami Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science is seeking a Lecturer to teach and develop courses in marine conservation, marine ecology and/or marine biology. The successful candidate will also serve as academic coordinator for the marine conservation track in the Masters of Professional science Program. Additional duties mentoring graduate students in the field of marine conservation by serving on or chairing committees, assisting with internship placement, and assisting with post-graduation job placement.; serve as academic coordinator for the Marine Conservation track in MPS program; and will provide updates and re-organization of the Marine Conservation MPS curriculum, in collaboration with the associate dean and director, to keep the track relevant to industry needs.

 

Ph.D. in marine science, marine conservation or closely related field and previous research and graduate level teaching experience in marine science or marine conservation is required. The applicant must have well-established professional connections with local, regional, and national marine-related businesses, NGOs, and government entities. Applicants must have experience teaching at the University level, providing public presentations and communicating their work to the public through various media. Applicants should have strong communication skills and be familiar with using social media as outreach tools. The Applicant should demonstrate that they have previously created and successfully implemented outreach activities based on their own research. Knowledge of key concepts in the field of marine conservation is required.

 

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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