Lecturer, Tropical Marine Ecology - MBE RSMAS

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Doral, Florida, US
Jul 21, 2021
Jul 23, 2021
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The Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science at the University of Miami is seeking to hire a Lecturer and academic coordinator for the Tropical Marine Ecology Track in the RSMAS Master of Professional Science (MPS) program. This MPS track provides students with advanced training in the theoretical aspects of tropical marine ecology, conservation, restoration, and management, as well as the practical aspects needed to begin a career in these fields. The successful candidate will mentor graduate students by serving on or chairing committees, and assisting with internship and post-graduation job placement. The candidate is expected to teach existing graduate courses as well as develop and teach new graduate courses in tropical marine ecology, conservation, restoration, and management, with a strong emphasis in coastal ecosystems (coral reefs, mangroves, seagrasses, marshes). In collaboration with the associate dean and director, the candidate will be expected to keep the track relevant to industry needs and serve as academic coordinator for the Tropical Marine Ecology Track in the MPS program.

A Ph.D.in marine ecology, marine biology, conservation or closely-related fieldand previous research and graduate-level teaching experience in tropical marine biology and ecology are required.

The successful candidate must have well-established professional connections with local, regional, and national academic institutions, 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. They 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 tropical marine ecology is required.

Good science and innovation need different approaches and points of view that can only be achieved through diversity. We encourage diverse applicants to apply and we are continuously striving to create an environment where everyone feels empowered to be their full, authentic selves. The successful candidate must have a clearly articulated vision of how their work at RSMAS will contribute to the Universitys continuing mission of serving the needs of historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities in higher education.

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