Marine Community Ecologist Faculty Position at the FSU Coastal & Marine
The Florida State University Coastal and Marine Laboratory (FSUCML)
invites applications for a Marine Community Ecologist research faculty
position (12 month renewable appointment). We seek a highly motivated
coastal ecologist with notable research achievements. The successful
applicant will be expected to make a commitment to excellence in
scholarship, student mentoring and outreach and have the ability to
develop a well-funded, independent research program. Salary will be
provided at 100% for the first two years and 75% from the 3rd year
forward, with the expectation that the remaining 25% of salary will be met
through external funding. A competitive start-up package will be offered.
Applicants must have a Ph. D. degree with significant postdoctoral
The Coastal and Marine Laboratory is committed to research focused on
coastal and marine issues of ecological importance that provides the
scientific basis for policy decisions. The primary area of interest is in
experimental community ecology with a focus on local habitats. The FSUCML
is embedded in an area of rich terrestrial and marine biodiversity with an
abundance of complex and interconnected estuarine and marine habitats
including tidal salt marshes and flats, seagrass meadows, oyster reefs,
and hard-bottom reefs dominated by soft coral and sponge communities. It
is expected that successful candidates would focus on ecological processes
related to these local habitats and environments.
Applicants are asked to provide a single document in PDF format containing
a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a two-page narrative
describing their research interests and plans, and a brief graduate
student mentoring statement. Applicants are encouraged to present their
research in a way that is complementary to, and can form a basis for
integrative collaboration with faculty at the FSUCML and on the FSU main
Applications must be sent electronically to Lara Edwards (email:
lhedwa...@fsu.edu) with contact information for three references.
This position will remain open until filled.