Marine Biologist - Full Time, Tenure Track Faculty at MA Maritime Academy

Job Announcement: Marine Biologist - Full Time, Tenure Track Faculty for the Marine Science, Safety and Environmental Protection Department at Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA)

Start Date: September 2018
Application Deadline:  01 June 2018
General Responsibilities:

  • The instruction of college-level courses within the Marine Science, Safety and Environmental Protection (MSSEP) Department, including General Biology, Environmental Monitoring, Ecological Sustainability, Conservation Biology, and a range of Marine Biology courses such as Marine Botany, Marine Invertebrate Zoology, and Tropical Marine Ecology
  • Teaching first-year through senior level courses
  • Teaching and advising in a four-year college setting
  • Active participation in university committees and programs

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • Demonstrated potential to fulfill evaluation criteria of teaching and advising at the university level
  • An earned doctorate in Marine Biology or a related field is required for the tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor
  • Tenure-track appointment at a higher rank requires an earned doctorate in Marine Biology or a related field and significant teaching experience at the post-secondary level
  • A strong commitment to undergraduate education
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience of at least three years at post-secondary level
  • Experience in Marine Biological fieldwork and laboratory studies
  • Experience with curriculum development
  • Experience with assessment of student learning
  • Understanding of and dedication to the Academy’s unique mission

Application Deadline: 01 June 2018. To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume/CV, an MMA application, Affirmative Action form and the contact information of five (5) professional references.  These forms are located on the employment opportunities link under Human Resources on the MMA website Applications may be attached and sent electronically to Alternatively, you may send your application materials by USPS to: Human Resources, Massachusetts Maritime Academy, 101 Academy Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532.  Applicants selected for interview must submit original transcripts and be prepared to deliver a fifteen-minute presentation on a relevant topic. Finalist must complete a drug screening and background check.