Assistant Professor - Coastal and Marine Biology (3 positions)

Vacancy #13F017, 13F018, 13F019
Position #3565, 4730, 6947

The Department of Biology and Marine Biology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for three tenure-track positions starting August, 2013. Candidates in any area of Coastal and Marine Biology are encouraged to apply, and would be expected to contribute to one or more core courses in the areas of Marine Biology, Genetics, Physiology or Ecology. We define “Coastal and Marine Biology” broadly, to include the biology of organisms spanning coastal plain, estuarine, and oceanic ecosystems. The successful candidates will be expected to maintain a vigorous, extramurally funded research program involving undergraduate and graduate students.

The Department offers B.S. and M.S. degrees in Biology and Marine Biology, and a Ph.D. in Marine Biology.The Department of Biology and Marine Biology values basic, applied, and translational research. Dual career couples are welcome to apply, and we encourage all job seekers to visit to learn about other openings in our Department and at UNCW.  Excellent support for research is provided in facilities on campus ( and at the Center for Marine Science ( Candidates must have a Ph.D., and post-doctoral experience is expected.  Successful candidates will demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching and research.  

To apply, complete the online application at and carefully observe the following instructions:

You will need to have 3 separate documents ready for upload. These must be in MS Word or Acrobat PDF format. They are:

For questions about the positions, contact Dr. Larry Cahoon, Coastal and Marine Biology Search Chair,, 910-962-3706. For questions about the online application process, contact Tracie Chadwick at, 910-962-3536. Priority consideration will be given to applications submitted before November 1, 2012 (originally posted as October 15, 2012 in error).

UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

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