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Assistant/Associate Professor - Marine Biology & Ecology

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center
Miami-Dade County, Florida, US
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Nov 30, 2021

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Academic / Research
Conservation science
Marine, Biology
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Associate/Assistant Professor in Marine Biology & Ecology, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami

The Department of Marine Biology and Ecology at the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (RSMAS) is seeking candidates for an Assistant Professorship in Marine Quantitative Ecology, Spatial Ecology, or Ecological Modeling. Candidates should have research and teaching experience in ecosystem modeling, population dynamics modeling, species movements, habitat utilization, habitat fragmentation, spatial/spatiotemporal modeling of ecological data, statistical methods to address current and future impacts of climate change and other human impacts on marine ecosystems and species, or related subject areas. The successful candidate must have strong statistical data analysis, geospatial and/or predictive modeling and computer programming skills. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Marine Quantitative Ecology, Spatial Ecology, or Ecological Modeling or a related field. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to collaborate with the newly established Institute for Data Science and Computing at UM which includes one of the top academic supercomputing facilities in the US. 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.

The Department of Marine Biology and Ecology consists of 27 faculty working on the ecology of coral reefs and other marine and estuarine systems, and on the population dynamics, ecology, genomics, physiology, toxicology, neurophysiology, immunology and diseases of marine fish and invertebrates ( Our research spans from the theoretical to the applied and is particularly relevant to human health, marine resource management and human impacts on marine ecosystems. The Department has an active PhD, MS and MPS program and a large undergraduate program.

The Department of Marine Biology and Ecology recognizes that 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.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research and teaching interests which must also describe a vision towards facilitating diversity, equity and inclusion, as well as the names and contact information of at least three references to [workday] . The position will remain opened until filled, but to receive full consideration, applications should be received by January 15, 2022. We anticipate conducting interviews for the position in February and March, 2022 with an anticipated start date of August 2022. Questions may be directed to

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