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Research Assistant Professor, Naval Postgraduate School

#1 Post by pcchu » Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:29 pm

Research Assistant Professor
Department of Oceanography
Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA

The Oceanography Department at the Naval Postgraduate School invites applications for the positions of research professor and postdoctoral researcher from individuals who have demonstrated an exceptional record of scholarship in any aspect of physical oceanography. The research professoriate appointment could be at the level of research assistant, associate, or full professor.

The Oceanography (OC) Department is part of the Graduate School of Engineering and Applied Sciences. We are seeking a colleague to join our vibrant OC Department, which has a long history of excellence in physical oceanography, ocean acoustics, high latitude and global ocean dynamics, ocean / sea ice analysis and prediction, ocean waves and turbulence, and nearshore processes. The OC Department has strong research infrastructure, such as facilities and vessels located in close proximity to the Monterey Bay, an experienced group of technical staff, access to on-campus and DOD high performance computational (HPC) resources, and a motivated student body. The OC department promotes basic and applied research as well as interdisciplinary activities, and encourages research collaborations with industry, academia, and ocean science institutions located around the bay, and around the world.

Research professor position currently assumes that the salary of the candidate will be generated from reimbursable research. However, opportunities exist within the department to join in the ongoing research projects. In future we anticipate department to grow and tenure-track teaching appointments will also become available. Research faculty are encouraged and eligible to apply for such teaching positons. Successful performance at the post-doctoral level may provide grounds for the promotion to the research professor level.

NPS is a federal institution within the U.S. Department of Defense that awards MS and PhD degrees. The student body is composed of U.S. and international military officers from all services, as well as federal employees.
Minimum qualifications:
  • A doctorate degree in an oceanography, engineering or related field;
  • Demonstrated publication record, commensurable to the applied position;
  • Evidence of potential to advise student theses and dissertations
  • Evidence of research aptitude
The application should include a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, and names of three references and should be sent to:

Dr. John Colosi
Department of Oceanography
Naval Postgraduate School
Monterey, CA 93943

Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience based on federal government Administrative Determined (AD) pay scale including locality adjustments. The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Relocation package, including recruitment/relocation incentives will not be authorized.

U.S. citizenship is required to apply for this position.

The Naval Postgraduate School is an equal opportunity employer. For additional information about NPS, please refer to the website at

NOTE: IF YOU ARE A VETERAN, you are strongly encouraged to identify your Veterans’ Preference on your resume or elsewhere in your application package (type of preference, dates of service, date of VA letter, character of service, etc.). Veteran’s preference is treated as a positive merit factor for NPS faculty positions.

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