*MARINE SCIENCE INSTRUCTOR*
Sea|mester Programs (www.seamester.com <http://www.seamester.com>) is
looking for an enthusiastic, self-motivated marine science instructor to
work with their study abroad program aboard the school ship S/Y Ocean
Star or S/Y Argo starting in January 2017. Descriptions of the marine
science courses taught onboard can be found at:
The successful candidate will play an active role in the day-to-day
operation of our program and lead the instruction for either the
Introductory Marine Biology or Introductory Oceanography course. He/she
is expected foster an exciting experiential learning environment for the
students on board, with appropriate field sampling and experiments. The
instructor should be creative and flexible in his/her approach to
teaching and incorporate program activities and experiences into the
The successful candidate will be adaptable and willing to work in the
ever-changing conditions—with sometimes difficult weather
conditions—that are characteristic of life at sea. He/she should be
enthusiastic about traveling to various locales and working with
different cultures and languages.
·Master’s degree in marine biology, oceanography or related field.
·Ability to teach a university-level introductory course in marine
biology or oceanography
·PhD in marine biology, oceanography or related field.
·Prior experience teaching, preferably in field sciences.
·Scientific diving experience and Divemaster or Dive Instructor
·Boating experience, especially on large vessels or sailing vessels
Compensation is dependent on experience. Room and board, travel
expenses and health insurance are provided. We are looking for somebody
who can commit for the spring 2017 semester, from early January to
April. There is also the possibility of extending employment beyond
that period. Review of applications will begin immediately.
To apply, send a cover letter and CV to Kris Stevenson
Chantale Bégin, PhD
Department of Integrative Biology
University of South Florida
4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620-5200
Office: SCA 329