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Multicultural Postdoctoral Fellow (Coastal & Marine Environmental Studies)

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application: (#1) – Cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications as well as demonstrated evidence of experience in, understanding of, and commitment to bringing multicultural and inclusive perspectives to the curriculum, program, research, and teaching and to promoting the success of underrepresented groups. (#2) – Curriculum Vitae, which should include information pertaining to the required and preferred qualifications for this position, and the names and contact information for three professional references. (#3) – 2-page statement of teaching and multicultural philosophy. (#4) – 1-page research statement that explains the potential for your research program to address marine and coastal management issues.

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number SF00501
Job Title Multicultural Postdoctoral Fellow (Coastal & Marine Environmental Studies)
Position Number 106717
FTE 1.00
FLSA Exempt
Position Type Professional Staff
Union Non-Union Non-Classified Staff
Pay Grade Level N/A
Pay Grade Range N/A
Status Calendar Year, Full-time, Limited

Department Information

Department Marine Affairs
Contact(s)

Gail Henriques
Faculty/Non-Classified Professional Staff Recruitment
Office of Human Resources
URI
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(Please note: Applications must be submitted online only at: https://jobs.uri.edu)

Contact Phone/Extension
Contact Email
Physical Demands
Campus Location Kingston
Grant Funded
Extension Contingency Notes

Position is full-time calendar year, limited to 06-22-2019 with extension contingent upon funding approval.

Duties and Responsibilities

APPLICATION DEADLINE: This search is open until filled. First consideration will be given to applications received by October 16, 2017. Second consideration may be given to applications received by November 6, 2017. Applications received subsequent to second consideration date (November 6, 2017) may not be given full consideration.
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The Department of Marine Affairs (MAF) in the College of Environment and Life Sciences (CELS) at the University of Rhode Island (URI) is seeking a Multicultural Faculty Fellow with a research focus in social sciences, humanities, law, or policy relevant to marine and coastal management issues and a commitment to bringing multicultural perspectives to the curriculum, department, college and university. This position is intended to help increase the capacity of the Marine Affairs faculty and students to advance issues of diversity within MAF’s academic programs and research. The anticipated start date for the two-year appointment is August 2018. Subject to a favorable review of teaching and scholarly activities within the first twelve months, the Fellow will transition into a full-time, funded, tenure track faculty position.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teach one course each semester in area of expertise relevant to Marine Affairs; develop a research program that provides opportunities to students; Give one presentation in the Marine Affairs Graduate Seminar course each year; Participate in faculty meetings and other departmental activities.

Required Qualifications

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

1. Terminal degree (e.g., PhD, JD) at time of appointment (August 2018) in social sciences, humanities, law, and/or policy.

2. Demonstrated ability to apply research to ocean or coastal management issues.

3. Demonstrated experience working with members of diverse and underrepresented groups.

4. Demonstrated ability to develop and instruct undergraduate and/or graduate courses.

5. Demonstrated ability to develop an independently funded research program as shown by research statement or previously funded grants and/or awards.

6. Evidence of research excellence as shown by publications and/or presentations at national and international meetings.

7. Demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills.

8. Demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

1. Demonstrated experience applying research to ocean or coastal management issues.

2. Demonstrated successful record of publications and/or funded research.

3. Demonstrated teaching and/or mentoring experience at the undergraduate or graduate level.


ALL REQUIREMENTS ARE SUBJECT TO POSSIBLE MODIFICATION TO REASONABLY ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.

Environmental Conditions

This position is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions.

Posting Date 09/12/2017
Closing Date
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please attach the following 4 (PDF) documents to your online Employment Application:

(#1) – Cover letter that addresses required and preferred qualifications as well as demonstrated evidence of experience in, understanding of, and commitment to bringing multicultural and inclusive perspectives to the curriculum, program, research, and teaching and to promoting the success of underrepresented groups.

(#2) – Curriculum Vitae, which should include information pertaining to the required and preferred qualifications for this position, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

(#3) – 2-page statement of teaching and multicultural philosophy.

(#4) – 1-page research statement that explains the potential for your research program to address marine and coastal management issues.

Quicklink for Posting http://jobs.uri.edu/postings/2732

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Statement of Teaching Philosophy
  4. Research
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you now have, or will you have a Terminal degree (e.g., PhD, JD) at time of appointment (August 2018) in social sciences, humanities, law, and/or policy?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have demonstrated ability to apply research to ocean or coastal management issues?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Do you have demonstrated experience working with members of diverse and underrepresented groups?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have demonstrated ability to develop and instruct undergraduate and/or graduate courses?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Do you have demonstrated ability to develop an independently funded research program as shown by research statement or previously funded grants and/or awards?
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * Do you have evidence of research excellence as shown by publications and/or presentations at national and international meetings?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in oral communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Do you have demonstrated proficiency in written communication skills?
    • Yes
    • No
  9. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Public Job Posting
    • Internal Job Posting
    • Agency Referral
    • Advertisement/Publication
    • Personal Referral
    • Website
    • Other