Assistant Professor in Marine Mammal Biology

Assistant Professor in Marine Mammal Biology

The Department of Marine Biology at Texas A&M University at Galveston invites applications for a full time, tenure-track position with a 9-month academic appointment beginning August 1, 2023. Applicants will be considered for the faculty title of Assistant Professor in marine mammal biology, with an emphasis on their ecology, physiology, behavior, and/or evolution.

We encourage candidates from all backgrounds to apply. We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

We are particularly interested in recruiting someone who has developed innovative research and will develop multidisciplinary partnerships across the University, including projects within the Blue Economy framework ( (as stated in TAMUGs 2020-2025 Strategic Plan). Individuals with strong quantitative skills and experience in acoustics and telemetry are encouraged to apply. Teaching responsibilities will include an existing undergraduate course on the biology of marine mammals and contributing to advanced classes offered at the graduate level. The successful applicant will establish and sustain a vigorous externally funded research program and mentor undergraduate and graduate students. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Department of Marine Biology occupies space in the Ocean and Coastal Studies Building, a LEED-certified facility home to over 20 research laboratories, two teaching laboratories, and a Sea Life Center with running seawater systems. More information on the Department and the campus can be found at The Department members participate in their PhD and MS program, but can also consider graduate appointments in other departments on the Galveston and College Station campuses.

Texas A&M University at Galveston is the ocean-oriented branch campus of Texas A&M University which educates more than 2,300 undergraduate and graduate students in a unique blend of marine and maritime programs, including majors in science, business, engineering, liberal arts, and transportation. It is driving the development of the blue economy in the Gulf Coast Region and is a critical contributor to Texas A&M's sea-grant portion of Texas A&M's land-, sea-, space-grant mission with more than $20 million in research expenditures.

Texas A&M University Galveston is also home to the Texas A&M Maritime Academy, one of seven in the U.S. and the only academy integrated into a Tier 1 academic institution, which trains over 400 cadets annually for maritime service and employment around the world. Texas A&M University Galveston is ideally located in Galveston, Texas, on the Gulf Coast, surrounded by the industrial, environmental, and other programs essential to fulfilling its special-purpose mission. Aggies are known for their deep commitment to the success of each other and their strong desire to serve.

We seek an individual with a Ph.D. whose research complements and enhances that of faculty in the Department of Marine Biology ( and other departments of the University. The Ph.D. should be in biology, marine biology, marine science, biological oceanography or related fields.
Preferred qualifications: postdoctoral or other related job experience; and a strong publication record.

Application Instructions

Applicants must submit electronic PDF copies of 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) statement on research experience, 4) statement on teaching philosophy and interests, 5) a diversity statement detailing professional skills, experience, and/or willingness to support campus inclusion, diversity, and equity efforts and 6) a list of three references with contact information by applying online at:

For more information on the position, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Antonietta Quigg, at The review of applications will begin on January 15, 2023. While preference will be given to applications received by this date, the position will remain open until filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environment for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that embraces inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Diverse perspectives, talents, and identities are vital to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

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Marine Animal Physiology – Assistant Professor

Marine Animal Physiology – Assistant Professor

Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego

Application Window

Open date: October 10, 2022

Next review date: Monday, Nov 21, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Apply by this date to ensure full consideration by the committee.

Final date: Friday, Jun 30, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

Assistant Professor in Marine Animal Physiology

The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California, San Diego invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Marine Animal Physiology. We seek candidates who take innovative approaches to address fundamental physiological questions regarding invertebrate or vertebrate marine animals. Example areas of research include (but are not limited to) neurophysiology, diving physiology, cardiac and respiratory physiology, osmotic and acid-base regulation, energy metabolism, biomineralization, biomechanics, symbiosis, immunology, and reproduction. A successful candidate would integrate physiology at the organismal level with molecular, biochemical and cellular biology, and/or environmental physiology. A comparative and evolutionary approach, as well as links to climate change biology, aquaculture, ecotoxicology or conservation are encouraged. We seek applicants with the expertise and desire to teach lecture- and laboratory-based physiology courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to interact with multidisciplinary colleagues at SIO, with other departments within the large and dynamic UC San Diego campus, and with the vibrant scientific and industry community of Southern California. Candidates will be evaluated on their potential to establish a vigorous research program, provide intellectual leadership in their field, acquire extramural funds, train and mentor students, teach in the marine biology undergraduate major, and contribute to building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. Salary is commensurate with qualifications and based on University of California pay scales.

We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage candidates to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.

SIO is a world-renowned center of solid Earth, planetary, oceanographic, biological, and atmospheric research with over 200 principal investigators leading research programs. SIO is part of the University of California, San Diego, which is one of the top research universities in the world. We are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student community.


Basic qualifications (required at time of application)
A Ph.D. in Biology (or equivalent degree in a relevant field) and postdoctoral experience are required at the time of application.

Application Requirements

Document requirements

• Cover Letter

• Curriculum Vitae – Your most recently updated C.V.

• Statement of Research – Up to three (3) pages describing past research and future plans.

• Publications – Please upload one PDF that includes up to three (3) of your most significant peer-reviewed publications.

• Statement of Teaching – One (1) page describing experience, philosophy and plans.

• Statement of Contributions to Diversity – In up to two (2) pages, describe your past and planned contributions to diversity in research, teaching and service. See our site for more information.

• Optional Covid-19 pandemic statement – We understand that the COVID-19 pandemic may have had a substantial impact on academic productivity. In our academic hiring processes, we will be keeping this in mind as we consider achievement relative to opportunity. We encourage you to reflect on constraints on opportunity in your field that were caused by the events of the pandemic and where applicable, to discuss your achievements in this light.

• Misc / Additional (Optional)

Reference requirements

• 3 required (contact information only)

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Campus Information

The University of California, San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, covered veteran status, or other protected categories covered by the UC nondiscrimination policy.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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Assistant Professor of Marine Megafauna Biology (Tenure Track, F0323A1)

The Department of Biological Sciences at Old Dominion University invites applications for a full-time, ten-month tenure-track, Assistant Professor with expertise in Marine Megafauna.

We seek candidates working on the biology, physiology, behavior, ecology, and/or evolution of megafauna inhabiting the world’s oceans, including large fishes, marine mammals, sea turtles, and seabirds. The successful candidate is expected to have strong quantitative skills and play a key role in the very popular Marine Biology Concentration Program for undergraduates. ODU borders the largest estuary in North America and is near oceanic migratory routes of many marine megafauna, with numerous research opportunities within close proximity, including the Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center and Virginia Sea Grant.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain active research programs that are externally funded, teach undergraduate and graduate courses, and contribute to service in the department. Candidates who are prepared to engage in interdisciplinary research will be especially welcome. Potential teaching responsibilities include vertebrate zoology; marine vertebrate ecology, management, and conservation; and/or graduate-level courses related to the candidate’s research discipline.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a doctorate (Ph.D. or equivalent) in biology or related discipline. Candidates must have a strong scholarship record commensurate with experience, demonstrated potential to establish an externally funded active research program, evidence of excellence in teaching, and strong communication skills. Postdoctoral or equivalent experience is required. We are seeking candidates who share ODU’s commitment to the principle that diversity and inclusion are critical to maintaining excellence.

ODU and the College of Sciences are committed to inclusive excellence, recognizing that diversity enhances and enriches our educational mission, employment experience, and community engagement. We seek candidates whose research, teaching, and/or service experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

ODU ( is a minority-serving, state-supported, Carnegie classified R1 institution enrolling approximately 25,000 students, including 6,000 graduate students. It is located in Norfolk, a historic waterfront city in southeastern Virginia offering outstanding quality of life ( The department has strong graduate programs, including a M.S. in Biology and Ph.D. in Ecological Sciences, and we are in the process of adding a broader Ph.D. in Biological Sciences ( The department is also a main participant in the interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences program.

Interested individuals should submit: a cover letter describing their qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, a statement of research achievements and research plans (2 page max), a teaching statement (1 page max), a diversity statement explaining your experience with and commitment to fostering diversity and inclusion (1 page max), unofficial graduate transcripts, and names and contact information for at least three references electronically through the job title posting at Incomplete applications will not be considered. For full consideration, please apply by November 15, 2022, however the position will be open until filled. Questions about the position can be directed to Dr. Ian Bartol, Search Committee Chair (

It is the policy of Old Dominion University to provide equal employment, educational and social opportunities for all persons, without regard to race (or traits historically associated with race including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), national origin, gender identity or expression, age, veteran status, disability, political affiliation, sexual orientation or genetic information. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Tenure Track Evolutionary Biologist

The University of Texas at El Paso
College of Science
Department of Biological Sciences
Assistant Professor – Evolutionary Biologist

POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Department of Biological Sciences at The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position for an Evolutionary Biologist. We are seeking highly collaborative candidates with expertise in the evolution of any non-model multi-cellular organism; however, we encourage applicants with expertise in mammalogy and ichthyology and an interest in serving in a curatorial role.
The anticipated appointment date is Fall 2023. The successful candidate is expected to (1) establish an extramurally funded research program; (2) teach and mentor undergraduate, masters, and doctoral students; and (3) have strong potential for collaboration across ecology and evolutionary biology (EEB).
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Biological Sciences, with doctoral programs in EEB ( and Bioscience, is among the most productive departments at UTEP and contributes to interdisciplinary programs in Environmental Science and Engineering, Bioinformatics, Data Science, and Computational Science. Core facilities in the NIH-sponsored Border Biomedical Research Center include capacities for genomic sequencing, proteomics, bioinformatics, imaging, and statistics. The UTEP Biodiversity Collections, multiple vivaria, and the Indio Mountains Research Station provide additional research opportunities. A new state-of-the-art interdisciplinary research building provides space and resources for collaborative projects. More information is available at the Department of Biological Sciences website.
ABOUT UTEP: The University of Texas at El Paso is America’s leading Hispanic-serving university. Located at the westernmost tip of Texas, where three states and two countries converge along the Rio Grande, UTEP is a public research university that transforms lives. More than half of our undergraduate students are the first in their families to go to college. At UTEP, our more than 24,000 students have access to 168 bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degree programs in nine colleges and schools. Located in the second-most educated city in Texas, UTEP is recognized as one of the best research universities in the country for connecting students with the community around them.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree, postdoctoral research experience, and a strong record of research accomplishments.
APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, a brief description of teaching philosophy, a statement of contributions to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility, and complete contact information for at least three references.
To apply, please visit

Hiring decisions are contingent on budget approval.

In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, The University of Texas at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences, and nurtures the growth and development of all. We seek to attract faculty and staff who share our commitment.

The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in employment or the provision of services in accordance with state and federal law. Discrimination on the basis of sex includes an employee's or prospective employee's right to be free from sexual harassment under Title IX of the Higher Education Amendments of 1972.

Assistant Professor of Biology and Marine Science, Marine Vertebrate Biology

Jacksonville University invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Marine Science, tenure-track beginning January (preferred) or August 2023. Seeking a marine vertebrate biologist. Must be qualified to teach Marine Mammal Biology and related courses at both undergraduate and master’s degree levels. Ph.D. or DVM required by time of appointment. Successful candidates are expected to develop an active grant-funded research involving undergraduates and master's students and a strong commitment to providing high-quality education with significant teacher/student interaction is required.

Please visit for more information and instructions on how to apply.

Teaching Assistant Professor of Marine Science

Teaching Assistant Professor of Marine Science
School of Marine Science and Policy
College of Earth, Ocean and Environment
University of Delaware
Newark, DE

The School of Marine Science and Policy (SMSP) at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE, invites applications for a Teaching Assistant Professor faculty position (non-tenured, continuing-track), with an anticipated start date of August 2022. The School is looking for exceptional individuals with expertise in marine science who: a) are interested in undergraduate teaching, b) have the ability to develop a new course in Marine Ecology, and c) demonstrate a commitment to incorporating innovative evidence-based methods into undergraduate class-room courses.

SMSP offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Marine Science with concentrations in either Marine Biology or Oceanography, and a Minor in Marine Science. Responsibilities will include teaching and teaching-related tasks for lower and upper division undergraduate courses; mentorship of undergraduates; continued professional development, particularly relating to instruction and pedagogy; and participation in university service.

Applicants must have a PhD degree in marine science or a closely related field. Prior teaching experience is required by the time of application (teaching assistant experience is counted). Preferred qualifications include a demonstrated ability to mentor undergraduates, experience with evidence-based teaching methodologies, and participation in program development and assessment. Successful candidates will have a record of collaborative activities, and will be able to contribute to the improvement of the undergraduate experience in SMSP. Review of applications will begin on January 31, 2022. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications.

Application Process
Applicants should upload a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, contact information for three references, and separate documents for “Teaching Interests, Experience & Philosophy” and “Diversity Statement” using the University of Delaware online application system at Job Reference # 497269. The information submitted will be shared with program faculty. Inquiries regarding this position may be addressed to Associate Professor Adam Marsh, SMSP (

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer with diversity as one of its core values. In that spirit, we seek a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, minorities and people with disabilities. More information about UD's Continuing-Track faculty rank can be found at: . The University is the recipient of a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation Grant focused on enhancing the climate of the University for women STEM faculty. For more information go to The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at

Assistant Director of the UGA Marine Institute (Responsible for Academic Programs)

The University of Georgia Marine Institute (UGAMI) is seeking to hire a permanent, non-tenure track faculty member to develop and provide oversight of the Institute’s residential instructional programs for University students. The candidate will also teach undergraduate field courses in their area of specialization, mentor students conducting independent research, and serve on the UGAMI leadership team. The position is based primarily at the UGA Marine Institute on Sapelo Island, with travel to the UGA main campus in Athens and other destinations around the state (approximately one trip per month). Although it is possible to commute to Sapelo via ferry, residence on-site is required when programs are in session (including some weekends). Housing is available at the Marine Institute.

A Ph.D. in Marine Science or a related discipline is required for this position. A complete description and application materials can be found on the university’s faculty job portal Applications received by January 14, 2022 are assured full consideration. The position has a target start date of April 2022. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Merryl Alber, Chair of the Search Committee (, with the
subject line: Academic Professional.

Assistant Professor in Marine Mammalogy

The Department of Biology and Marine Biology at the University of
North Carolina Wilmington is accepting applications for a Marine
Mammalogist. This is a tenure track position at the Assistant
Professor level. Deadline for applications is Nov. 30, 2021. Please see the following link for full details:

Machine Learning Engineer/Researcher – Environmental Science

The British Antarctic Survey’s Artificial Intelligence Lab is looking to hire three machine learning engineers/researchers and two IT engineers. Initial focus will be to develop and deploy ML and computer vision methods to tackle some specific science challenges selected from the interdisciplinary environmental activities of the British Antarctic Survey ( The three successful candidates will work in close collaboration with our partner organisations, including: The Alan Turing Institute; international research institutes; our University network; and our two Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs) in Earth Observation and AI for Environmental Risk. Candidates will have experience working in machine learning and/or data science. Areas which could be developed include:

Computer vision, e.g., for monitoring wildlife within satellite imagery

Probabilistic time series modelling for forecasting environmental change

Uncertainty quantification through Bayesian statistical methods

Salary: £31-49K
Apply via the BAS website, under the job vacancy

Assistant Professor of Marine Biology – Tenure Track

The Department of Biology at the College of Charleston invites applications for a tenure-track position in Marine Biology at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2018.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. in biology, marine biology, marine science or a related field and a strong commitment to teaching and maintaining an active research program involving undergraduate and graduate students. We seek a marine organismal biologist who will complement strengths of existing faculty. The area of research is open but taxonomic groups of particular interest include marine tetrapods and marine phycology/botany.

Primary teaching responsibilities could include courses in the marine biology core, graduate and/or undergraduate specialty courses in an area of expertise, and introductory biology and/or human A&P.

The College of Charleston, located in Charleston, SC, is a public liberal arts and sciences institution of 12,000 students, with MS programs in Marine Biology and Environmental Studies, the Grice Marine Laboratory close to the downtown campus, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Information about the department is available at

Applicants should submit electronic (.pdf) copies of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, up to three relevant publications, unofficial graduate transcript(s) (with official copies required upon hire), and names and contact information for three colleagues capable of providing a recommendation.

Questions regarding this position can be directed to Gorka Sancho, search committee chair, at This is a nine-month appointment; salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin February 4 and will continue until the position is filled.