[MARMAM] Assistant Professor of Marine Physiology | University of Maine

Kristina Cammen kristina.cammen at maine.edu
Mon Feb 28 05:53:25 PST 2022

The School of Marine Sciences at the University of Maine invites
applications for a full-time, academic-year, tenure-track Assistant
Professor position in any area of animal physiology, including marine
mammal physiology, to join an interdisciplinary and dynamic group of marine
scientists and educators. Areas of research may include, but are not
limited to: organismal adaptations to a changing climate; physiological
consequences of pollutant exposure; and related studies of ecological
resilience at the sub-organism, whole-organism, and population scales. The
successful candidate will address questions that bridge the lab and field,
and they are encouraged to use a diversity of tools (e.g. omics) while also
having strong expertise in whole-organism physiology. Teaching expectations
include advising Ph.D., M.S., and undergraduate research students, annual
participation in core courses for undergraduates in comparative physiology,
cellular & molecular biology, and other courses in the candidate’s area of

The successful candidate will have a workload split of 50% teaching and 50%
research, as well as advise and mentor undergraduate, graduate, and
possibly post-doctoral associates. The successful candidate will engage in
institutional and professional service and will promote diversity, equity,
and inclusion within the University and the discipline. Applications from
members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply. This position
is part of a cluster titled Coastal Community Resilience that includes
positions in Marine Biology and other related disciplines. This group will
be interdisciplinary in nature, with biological, physical, and social
science dimensions, enhancing beneficial collaboration, partnership, and

The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,700 undergraduate
and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus, the
regional campus in Machias, and throughout the state. UMaine is the state
Land and Sea Grant University and maintains a leadership role as the
System’s flagship university.

A Ph.D. in an area of physiology of marine organisms or an equivalent
terminal degree is required. Candidates should have postdoctoral experience
and a strong record of publication. Establishment of an extramurally-funded
research program is expected. Interested applicants should submit their
applications electronically to
include: 1) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and
suitability for the position, 2) a statement of teaching experience and
philosophy (max 2 pages), 3) a statement of current and future plans for
research (2 pages max), 4) a one-page statement of the applicant’s approach
to diversity, equity and inclusion in academia, 5) a resume/curriculum
vitae, 6) contact information for three professional references.
Appropriate background checks are required. Review of applications will
begin March 15, 2022 and continue till position filled and the tentative
start date for the position is August 29, 2022. For questions about the
search, please contact committee chair Dr. Paul Rawson, prawson at maine.edu.

The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on
the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender
status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age,
disability, genetic information or veteran’s status in employment,
education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has
been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:
Amie Parker, Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall,
University of Maine, Orono, ME  04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine
Relay System).
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