Marine Organic Geochemistry – UCSB

The Interdepartmental Graduate Program in Marine Science (IGPMS: at the University of California, Santa Barbara invites
applications for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in marine
organic geochemistry at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor
starting July 1, 2017. We are searching for an innovative, collaborative
marine scientist who focuses on the geochemistry of organic molecules in
marine habitats ranging from the water column to sediments and from coastal
zones to the open ocean. Research covering timescales ranging from the
geologic past to the modern, and topics ranging from natural cycles to
anthropogenic impacts will be considered, with the ideal candidate
proposing a strong analytical or computational research program.  The
successful candidate will hold an appointment in one or more academic
departments that participates in the IGPMS, and is expected to develop an
internationally recognized research program, mentor graduate and
undergraduate students in the candidate’s area of expertise, and teach both
graduate and undergraduate courses. A Ph.D or an equivalent degree in
Marine Science, Chemistry or a related area is required at the time of

Applicants should submit the following: 1) cover letter; 2) curriculum
vitae; 3) statement of research accomplishments/plans; 4) statement of
teaching experience/interests; and 5) up to three publications.  Applicants
should also request three referees to send letters of evaluation by the
date listed below.  Submit applications and reference letters online at:

For primary consideration apply by December 19, 2016; review of applicant
files will continue until the position has been filled.

The school is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the
diversity and excellence of the academic community through research,
teaching and service.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected
veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.