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Subject: Ocean/Atmosphere Interaction Biogeochemist Position

Ocean/Atmosphere Interaction Biogeochemist. The Department of Oceanography at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenure track assistant professor position with nine months salary support. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. in Oceanography or a related field and a strong background studying biogeochemical or chemical processes in the upper ocean that may influence, or be influenced by, climate change. A broad range of research interests will be considered that relate to ocean/atmosphere interactions. These include, but are not restricted to, processes that influence the production and release of greenhouse and other climatically significant gasses/particulate matter from the ocean, or their uptake by the ocean and the influence of climate change on the biogeochemistry of the upper ocean. Regions of interest can range from estuarine to coastal or open ocean environments. This new position is part of a College-wide faculty recruitment effort that will involve hiring at least 8 new faculty in the field of Climate Change over the next 4 years, to bring an already strong program in Climate Change research at Texas A&M University to the national forefront. This individual will also have the opportunity to develop strong interactions with the Center for Atmospheric Chemistry and the Environment and faculty at Texas A&M University at Galveston. The position carries teaching duties at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including the mentoring of M.S. and Ph.D. graduate students. See for further departmental information. Interested candidates should send a current curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, and the names, postal addresses, and e-mail addresses of three references to Dr. John W. Morse, Search Committee Chair, Department of Oceanography, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-3146, USA, We will begin reviewing applications on 02/01/04 for a 09/01/04 hire date. Texas A&M University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Texas A&M University encourages application from minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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