Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, Oceanography

College of Coastal Georgia Published: May 14, 2019
Brunswick, Georgia
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~ College of Coastal Georgia is an undergraduate college in the University System of Georgia. ~

Located on Georgia’s coast, the College campus is in Brunswick with additional outreach through the Camden Center in Kingsland. The vision of the College is to be a college of choice for students within Georgia and beyond, providing an outstanding education for tomorrow’s leaders and citizens through service-learning, global awareness and engaged entrepreneurship.

With a strong emphasis on student retention, progression and timely graduation, the College offers baccalaureate degrees in American Studies, Biological Sciences, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Education, French, Health Informatics, Interdisciplinary Studies, Mathematics, Nursing (BSN), Psychology, Public Management, Spanish, and Workforce Management and Leadership, as well as career associate degrees in Culinary Arts, Hospitality Management, Nursing (ASN) and Radiologic Science. A veterans-friendly campus, the College is a designated Yellow Ribbon School.

Approximately 3,000 students are served by more than 200 staff members and a teaching faculty of whom 52% hold doctoral degrees. CCGA is an active participant in the Complete College Georgia initiative designed to support community partnerships and develop the critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills necessary to address the challenges of 21st century economic development and community wellbeing. For more information, visit the College website.

Position Overview

The School of Arts and Sciences seeks to hire a full-time, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science, with appointment to begin August 1, 2019. This is a 10-month, tenure-track position.

The primary role of this position will be teaching introductory and upper level courses in Oceanography and other related courses in Environmental Sciences such as Coastal Geomorphology, Geochemistry and Hydrology.


  • The successful candidate will have proven knowledge and experience in oceanography.
  • Preference will be given to candidates who are also qualified to teach Marine and Aquatic Biology.
  • The successful candidate will be expected to participate in undergraduate advising, support departmental and college-wide and initiatives, including the development of new courses and improvement of existing curricula.
  • Applicants must have a strong commitment to undergraduate education and be able to foster a collaborative atmosphere among students and faculty.
  • The successful candidate will be a strongly motivated and enthusiastic individual with a firm commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • In addition, the successful candidate will be encouraged to develop a research program involving undergraduate students.
  • The candidate will be expected to work cooperatively with others and be willing to teach both day and evening courses at the Brunswick campus or Camden Center location as needed.

Minimum Qualifications and Training:

  • Ph.D. in Environmental Science with specialization in Oceanography/Marine Science or related field from a regionally-accredited institution by the start date of August 1, 2019. Evidence of a dedication to teaching excellence.

Preferred Qualifications and Training:

  • Scholarly experience in oceanography or related work that requires minimal resources and can be applied to undergraduate research at CCGA.
  • Expertise in biogeochemistry and ability to collaborate closely with chemistry faculty to strengthen the analytical chemistry skill set of Environmental Science students.
  • Able to teach marine and aquatic biology.
  • Recent experience teaching college-level courses.
  • Advising or mentoring experience for undergraduates.

Note: Based on the University system of Georgia’s policy, official sealed transcripts must be provided upon offer and acceptance of all Faculty positions.

~ The College of Coastal Georgia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The College supports equal employment opportunities for all persons without regard to race, color, creed, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, gender, national origin, status as a war veteran, age, disability, or any other status protected by law. ~

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