Assistant/Associate Professor of Biology and Marine Science


Position Title

Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology and Marine Science


Biology and Marine Sciences


Full Time/Exempt

Position Summary

Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology and Marine Science, tenure-track beginning August 2018, with an emphasis in physical oceanography. Must be qualified to teach introductory and advanced oceanography classes, with interest in working with sharks and other migratory animals, remote sensing, modeling, and/or GIS at both undergraduate and master’s degree level. The position will begin August 2018 and some relocation funds will be available. Active grant-funded research involving undergraduates and masters students is expected, including collaboration with OCEARCH Global Shark Tracker.

Position is contingent upon funding source and budget approval.   Screening will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A PhD (completed by August 15, 2018) with relevant coursework is required and previous teaching experience is preferred. 

Important Note

This is not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and/or skills required for this position. The University reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs.

To Apply

Applicants should send completed Jacksonville University faculty application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research with undergraduates, transcripts, and three letters of recommendation to:  Chair, Marine Science Search Committee, Dept. Biology and Marine Science, 2800 University Blvd. N., Jacksonville University, Jacksonville, FL, 32211, or submit via email to: