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Subject: Position description Biological Oceanographer

The College of Geosciences at Texas A&M University in College Station, TX will hire 20 new faculty over the next four years in three target areas: Climate Change; Oceans. Atmospheres, and Environmental/Human Health; and Environmental and Hydrological Geosciences. As part of this effort, the Department of Oceanography is seeking applications for a faculty position in Biological Oceanography that would complement an on-going program in ocean observing systems. This is a tenure-track faculty position which provides 9 months per year of state support. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Oceanography or closely related field. Examples of relevant interests include (but are not limited to): development of new sensor technologies suitable for deployment on an observing platform, remote sensing of the marine environment, use of optical or acoustical technologies for studying biological processes, and modeling of biological systems that incorporates data from observing platforms. The position is at the Assistant Professor level, although exceptional candidates will be considered for Associate or Full Professor status. The successful candidate is expected to teach and mentor graduate and undergraduate students, and develop a strong research program with extramural funding. We encourage applications from candidates who will increase the exposure of our students to a diverse culture. See for more information about our program.

Interested candidates should send current curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and the names, postal addresses, and email addresses of three references to Professor George Jackson, Search Committee Chair, Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3146, USA, The review of applications will begin 15 December 2004 for a potential start date of 1 September 2005. Texas A&M University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Texas A&M University encourages applications from minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities.

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