Coastal Physical Oceanographer, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

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Coastal Physical Oceanographer, Cal Poly San Luis Obispo

#1 Post by choboter » Fri Nov 15, 2013 7:58 pm

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COASTAL PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHER TENURE TRACK POSITION. Full-time, academic year, tenure track in the Physics Department at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, beginning 9/15/14. Primary duties and responsibilities are to teach undergraduate physics and physical oceanography, and to maintain an active professional development program that provides research experiences for undergraduate students.


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COASTAL PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHER, TENURE TRACK FACULTY POSITION. The Physics Department at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA, invites applications for a full-time, academic year, tenure-track position beginning 9/15/2014. Primary duties and responsibilities are to teach undergraduate physics and physical oceanography, and to maintain an active professional development program that provides research experiences for undergraduate students. Research expertise in nearshore coastal circulation and hydrodynamics of bays and estuaries is desirable as is experience with fieldwork and research cruises. In addition to being a member of the Physics Department, the successful candidate will also be a member of a multidisciplinary team of faculty comprising Cal Poly's Center for Coastal Marine Sciences (http://www.marine.calpoly.edu), which is a member of the Central and Northern California Coastal Ocean Observing System and the Southern California Coastal Ocean Observing System consortia. These consortia offer extensive oceanographic data sets and provide opportunities for collaboration to enhance student-centered research. A Ph.D. in physics, oceanography, or related field is required and must be completed prior to start of appointment. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. Must provide evidence of (or potential for) high quality teaching. To apply, go to http://WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG, complete a required online faculty application, and apply to requisition #103035. Attach a cover letter, CV, a statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and a statement of professional goals. Please be prepared to provide the names and email addresses of three references when completing your application. Successful applicants will be required to have official transcripts of highest degree sent by degree granting institution. Review of applications will begin Dec. 2, 2013. Applications received after that date may be considered. On-campus interviews with finalists are expected to commence in mid-January 2014. For more information about the Physics Department please visit http://physics.calpoly.edu/. Cal Poly is strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and nominations of all qualified individuals. EEO.

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