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Associate/Assistant Professor

University of Miami
Miami, Florida
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Dec 25, 2022

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Associate/Assistant Professor in Marine Biology & Ecology, Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science, University of Miami

The Department of Marine Biology and Ecology at the University of Miami, Rosenstiel School of Marine, Atmospheric and Earth Science is seeking candidates for an Assistant/Associate Professorship in Marine Quantitative Ecology, Spatial Ecology, or Ecological Modeling. Candidates should have research and teaching experience in one or more of the following areas: ecosystem modeling, population dynamics modeling, species movements, habitat utilization, seascape ecology, habitat fragmentation, spatial/spatiotemporal modeling of ecological data, statistical methods to address current and future impacts of climate change and other human impacts on marine ecosystems and species, or related subject areas. The successful candidate must have strong statistical data analysis, geospatial and/or predictive modeling and computer programming skills. The successful candidate will have a PhD in Marine Quantitative Ecology, Spatial Ecology, or Ecological Modeling or a related field. The successful candidate must have a clearly articulated vision of how their work at the Rosenstiel School will contribute to the University’s continuing mission of serving the needs of historically underrepresented and marginalized student communities in higher education.

The Department of Marine Biology and Ecology consists of 27 faculty working on the ecology of coral reefs and other marine and estuarine systems, and on the population dynamics, ecology, genomics, physiology, toxicology, neurophysiology, immunology and diseases of marine fish and invertebrates ( Our research spans from the theoretical to the applied and is particularly relevant to human health, marine resource management and human impacts on marine ecosystems. Faculty collaborate with the Institute for Data Science and Computing at UM which includes one of the top academic supercomputing facilities in the US, and the Aircraft Center for Earth Studies (ACES) which focuses on science-driven sensing and technology development to help better understand our changing planet. The Department has an active PhD, MS and MPS program and a large undergraduate program.

The Department of Marine Biology and Ecology recognizes that good science and innovation need different approaches and points of view that can only be achieved through diversity. We encourage diverse applicants to apply and we are continuously striving to create an environment where everyone feels empowered to be their full, authentic selves.

Applicants should submit, via the online application portal:   

1. Cover letter

2. Curriculum vitae

3. Statement of research

4. Statement of teaching interests

5. Statement on a vision towards facilitating diversity, equity and inclusion

6. Names and contact information of at least three references.


The position will remain opened until filled. We anticipate conducting interviews for the position in February and March 2023 with an anticipated start date of August, 2023. Questions may be directed to


The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.


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