Job Opening: Adjunct Professor in Environmental Science at the rank of Associate or Full Professor

UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability (IoES) seeks an Adjunct Professor in Environmental Science at the rank of Associate or Full Professor.

The successful applicant will contribute to the research, educational, and outreach activities of the IoES. Areas of possible research activities include in the field of ecology and physiology of marine phytoplankton, with an emphasis on coastal ocean biogeochemistry. Research focus of the ideal candidate will include multidisciplinary research collaborations and a research emphasis within the Southern California Bight. Specific research interests may include harmful algal bloom ecology, anthropogenic influences on coastal oceanography, and the contributions of phytoplankton to global carbon and nitrogen budgets. Emphasis of species-specific processes and knowledge of the individual players in natural communities of plankton is considered an asset. Teaching assignments will be in the Environmental Science (B.S.) degree program. The candidate will have experience in teaching a range of courses, including large introductory courses, upper-division specialty science courses, graduate and undergraduate seminars and organizing lecture series. Must have earned a PhD in biological oceanography or closely related field and documented record of research, scholarly publication and external grant success. The candidate must have advanced skills and documented experience in leading mooring, ship-based and very near coastal field expeditions as well as laboratory research programs to monitor and study open ocean and coastal phytoplankton ecological processes. The successful candidate will become a member of the Coastal Center at the UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability. Review of the applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Applicants should email their curriculum vitae, a letter with a statement of research interests and career goals, and the names of three references to Eileen Sir at esir@ioe.ucla.edu. UCLA is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

March 20, 2014