The Biological Sciences Department in the College of Science and Mathematics at California Polytechnic State University, San
Luis Obispo is seeking a full-time, academic year, tenure track Biological Oceanographer beginning September 2016.
The successful candidate will collaborate with members of Cal Poly's multidisciplinary Center for Coastal Marine Sciences
(CCMS). Preferred candidate will have research expertise in nearshore biological oceanography and possible sub-discipline
interests in: plankton biology,
microbial biology, biological applications of remote sensing, or ecological and biogeochemical modeling. Candidates must have
a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching across the curriculum and must implement a student-centered research program.
Teaching responsibilities will include Biological Oceanography, Ocean Sampling Methods and upper or lower-division courses as
appropriate to training. The ability to seek external funding to enhance the use of the CCMS Pier facility and vessels is
highly desirable. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. A Ph.D. in a relevant field and evidence of excellent teaching is
required at time of hiring. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.
To apply, visit WWW.CALPOLYJOBS.ORG, complete a required online faculty application and apply to Requisition #103769. Attach
(1) a Cover Letter, (2) your Curriculum Vitae, (3) your Statement of Teaching Philosophy, (4) your Statement of
Professional/Research Goals, (5) a PDF file of a recent Publication or Submitted Manuscript, and (6) unofficial transcripts.
(Official graduate transcripts will be required prior to appointment.) Please be prepared to provide the name and email
address of three professional references when completing the application. For additional information, contact the hiring
committee chair, Dr. Nikki Adams at 805-756-2943 or email@example.com. Review begins: 09-16-2015. Applications received
after this date may be considered.
The Biological Sciences Department offers programs leading to three Bachelor of Sciences degrees (Biological Sciences,
Microbiology, and Marine Sciences starting Fall 2016), a Master of Arts in Biological Sciences, a Master of Science in
Biological Sciences including a specialization in Regenerative Medicine, and minors in Biology, Biotechnology, and
Microbiology. The department also offers courses to satisfy general education and breadth requirements.