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Assistant Professor in Marine Biology

Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences Faculty Los Angeles, California

The Marine and Environmental Biology (MEB) section of the Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Southern California invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Marine Biology (broadly defined) focusing on interactions between marine organisms and their chemical and physical environments. To build on our existing strengths in this area, we aim to recruit an accomplished and innovative scientist whose work addresses these interactions and brings expertise in any of our core research areas, including ecology, evolution, biological oceanography, biogeochemistry, microbiology, genetics/genomics, or physiology. Candidates with a vision for developing an interdisciplinary research program bridging ecology, evolution, and oceanography are especially encouraged to apply. This search will prioritize candidates who will advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in our department through their research, teaching, and/or service.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) and demonstrated ability to conduct compelling independent research and are expected to establish an externally funded research program. The review of applications will begin on December 1, 2021. To apply, please submit a single pdf file containing a cover letter, curriculum vita, research vision, teaching statement, a description of your commitment to increasing DEI in the sciences, and contact information for three references. The university, college, and MEB section are committed to DEI in STEM, and applicants can find more information and links at . Candidates must apply via the "Apply" link at the top or bottom of this page to be considered for this position. For further inquiries, please contact .

USC is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law or USC policy. USC will consider for employment all qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring ordinance

REQ20107563 Posted Date: 09/27/2021

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