[MARMAM] Post of a Faculty position at Moss Landing Marine Laboratories

Jim Harvey jharvey at mlml.calstate.edu
Wed Jun 26 18:06:46 PDT 2013

Marmam: I am not a member of the listserv but would like to post this  
job announcement for a tenure-track faculty position at Moss Landing  
Marine Laboratories in the discipline of Marine Vertebrate Ecology.

Thank you for your help, Jim

San José State University
San José, California
Subject to Budgetary Approval
Job Opening ID (JOID): 22652
Rank: Assistant Professor (Tenure-Track)
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML) is seeking well-qualified  
applicants for a tenure-track position to provide quality  
undergraduate and graduate instruction, and to pursue a vigorous  
research program in the general area of Marine Vertebrate Ecology.  
Specific disciplinary focus areas may include, but are not limited to,  
the ecology of sea birds, marine reptiles, marine mammals,  
quantitative methods, physiology, and toxicology.
The successful applicant must have a strong commitment to quality  
instruction and record of a vigorous research program that can involve  
graduate students. A Ph.D. is required. Applicants should have  
awareness of, and sensitivity to, the educational goals of a  
multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural  
study, training, teaching, and other comparable experience.
Teaching responsibilities include courses in marine turtles, birds,  
and mammals; statistics/quantitative methods; and specific areas of  
expertise. Due to the remote location of MLML, the candidate will not  
ordinarily serve on College or University level committees at SJSU,  
yet will be expected contribute to faculty meetings that serve as the  
main MLML institutional-decision making body; to serve on departmental  
committees that make and administer policy for space, curriculum, and  
RTP, among others; and contribute service to the MLML Board of  
Governors. Candidates are expected to attend and assist with  
laboratory-sponsored events, and lend support during promotional  
events (Open House, fundraising, etc.). Faculty members represent the  
institution and are expected to conduct themselves professionally in  
all external interactions and be collegial and supportive of other  
faculty members, staff, and students. Candidate must address the needs  
of a student population of great diversity, in age, cultural  
background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation,  
through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement. The  
candidate is expected to establish and maintain a vigorous  
extramurally funded research program involving MS students.
Salary Range: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Starting Date: August 19, 2014
Eligibility: Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to  
work in the United States.
Application Procedures:
For full consideration send a letter of application, curriculum vitae,  
statement of teaching interests/philosophy and research interests, and  
at least three references by August 23, 2013 to:
Dr. Michael Graham
Chair of Faculty Search Committee
Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
8272 Moss Landing Road
Moss Landing, CA 95039
Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence.
Moss Landing Marine Labs, a consortium of seven California State  
University campuses and administered by San José State University, is  
located on Monterey Bay. MLML, a fully equipped marine operations  
department, is one of the most active in the nation. The faculty  
emphasis is on integration of mentoring, teaching, and research, and  
the excellent facilities and staff combine to make this one of the  
best programs for a Master’s degree in marine science in the United  
States. Since its establishment in 1966, MLML and its leading  
scientists have contributed significantly to the advancement of the  
field of marine science, both in Monterey Bay and worldwide. MLML  
offers undergraduate courses but is primarily a graduate institution  
for Consortia students seeking a Master of Science degree in marine  
science. Visit MLML’s website for further information: www.mlml.calstate.edu
San José State University is California’s oldest institution of public  
higher learning. The campus is located on the southern end of San  
Francisco Bay in downtown San José (Population 945,000), hub of the  
world-famous Silicon Valley high-technology research and development  
center. Many of California’s most popular national, recreational, and  
cultural attractions are conveniently close. A member of the 23-campus  
California State University system, San José State University enrolls  
approximately 30,000 students, a significant percentage of whom are  
members of minority groups. The University is committed to increasing  
the diversity of its faculty so our disciplines, students and the  
community can benefit from multiple ethnic and gender perspectives.
SJSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to  
nondiscrimination on the bases of race, color, religion, national  
origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender status, marital status,  
pregnancy, age, disability, or covered veteran status consistent with  
applicable federal and state laws. This policy applies to all SJSU  
students, faculty, and staff as well as University programs and  
activities. Reasonable accommodations are made for applicants with  
disabilities who self-disclose. Note that all San José State  
University employees are considered mandated reporters under the  
California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and are required to  
comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as  
a condition of employment.

Jim Harvey
jharvey at mlml.calstate.edu

Moss Landing Marine Laboratories
8272 Moss Landing Rd.
Moss Landing, CA 95039

(831) 771-4402 (Director's Office
(831) 632-4403 FAX
(831) 771-4400 Main Office

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