Department of Geography and Geology

Assistant Professor - Marine Geology and/or Paleoceanography

Vacancy #13F036
Position #6172

The Department of Geography and Geology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Marine Geology and/or Paleoceanography. We seek an individual who combines expertise in field-based and shipboard collection techniques with quantitative analysis of paleoenvironmental proxy records from ocean archives. The successful candidate is expected to demonstrate the potential for teaching excellence at the undergraduate and graduate levels in geological oceanography and in their area of specialty, to recruit and advise graduate students, and to establish a vigorous, externally funded research program. A PhD in geoscience, oceanography, or marine science is required. UNCW maintains a full range of analytical facilities in support of research including sedimentology, electron microscopy, stable isotope mass spectroscopy, aqueous chemistry, NMR, and DNA sequencing facilities as well as a dive shop, machine shop, and instrument shop at the UNCW Center for Marine Science ( and on the main campus.

To apply, complete the online application at  A letter of application, brief statements of teaching and research interests, a curriculum vitae, unofficial copies of graduate transcripts, and contact information, including e-mail addresses, for three professional references should be uploaded as MS Word or PDF files.For questions concerning the position contact search committee chair Dr. Richard Laws at For questions concerning the online application process contact Ms. Cathy Morris,, (910) 962-3736. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 4, 2013, but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For further information see

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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