University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Assitant Professor - Coastal and Estuarine Science

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science - Chesapeake Biological Laboratory (UMCES-CBL) seeks to recruit an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) whose research focus is the sustainability of coastal or estuarine ecosystems. The successful candidate will complement our existing strengths in environmental research and contribute to our graduate education program. Individuals applying novel, quantitative field-based approaches to questions of relevance to policy are encouraged to apply. Those who can contribute to our commitment to engagement of diverse audiences in higher education, advisory services and the community are especially encouraged.

UMCES-CBL scientists work from a foundation of disciplinary depth and enjoy interdisciplinary interactions among research groups (CBL Annual Report  Our work includes efforts oriented towards developing solutions to the challenges of coastal / estuarine science and management. We recognize that discovery and problem-solving are inspired by the productive dialogue between applied and basic research. 

To apply, please submit a CV, a statement of research interests that demonstrates potential to integrate with or expand upon our existing programs, a statement of teaching and mentoring experience and goals, and copies of up to five publications or research products. Please include contact information for three colleagues who have agreed to submit a letter of reference. All these required elements should be combined into a single PDF readable file.

CBL is committed to providing a wide range of networking, sponsoring and mentoring opportunities for junior faculty.  CBL offers a competitive package of salary and benefits.

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The deadline for application is December 15, 2019

The University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science is an equal opportunity employer. The Center’s policies, programs, and activities are in conformance with pertinent Federal and State laws and regulations on nondiscrimination regarding race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, and disability. Inquiries regarding compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended; Title IX of the Educational Amendments; Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990; or related legal requirements should be directed to the Director of Human Relations, Center Administration, P.O. Box 775, Cambridge, MD 21613.

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Last updated: 2019-12-03