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Associate Director Urban Coast Institute

Monmouth University
Monmouth, NJ
Post Date: Jan 11, 2017
Applications Due By Jan 31 2017

Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute is seeking an experienced candidate to serve as its Associate Director. The ideal candidate will possess strong leadership skills, the ability to collaborate with a diverse array of stakeholders, and broad and deep knowledge of coastal, marine and environmental issues and policies. The Associate Director will work closely with the UCI Director to provide information and research that coastal marine decision-makers need especially at the interface of science and policy to craft and implement sound policies. S/he will be responsible for development and implementation of UCI strategic plans and initiatives and engage in ongoing projects related to coastal and ocean policy, planning and management, and sustainable and resilience communities. The Associate Director will collaborate closely with Monmouth faculty, as well as with representatives of other academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, industry, government agencies, and decision makers to develop initiatives and research projects and find solutions to the challenges facing our coastal and marine environment and communities. The position will work out of the offices of the Urban Coast Institute at Monmouth University in West Long Branch, New Jersey. The position will report to the UCI Director who will also be responsible for day-to-day management. Plans of work and performance-based program and project objectives will be developed working jointly with the UCI Director.

Link to Monmouth University H.R. website and application instructions: Associate Director

Research Project Coordinator II

Rutgers University
New Brunswick, NJ
Post Date: Dec. 12 2016

Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, is seeking a Research Project Coordinator II for The Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership (RUCOOL). Reports to the Research Scientists of the Rutgers Center for Ocean Observing Leadership working with the leadership team of the Center of Ocean Observing Leadership regarding funded research projects, and is expected to contribute to data analysis, data products, and publications. Among the key duties of this position are the following:

  • Maintains and develops the Rutgers University Weather Research and Forecast (RUWRF) model including real-time model runs with periodic validation against publicly available datasets, and research based hindcasts to investigate coastal storms, seabreeze, air-sea interactions, offshore wind resource assessments, and additional tasks based on ongoing research projects.
  • Focuses on the synthesis of observational data while also supporting research and real-time ocean-atmosphere modeling simulations.
  • Promotes and supports the assigned tasks from the Rutgers University Center for Ocean Observing Leadership.
  • Contributes to data analysis, data products, and publications by visualizing and interpreting numerical model output as well as observational data from existing atmospheric and oceanographic datasets.
  • Integrates within the RUCOOL research group, the broader university such, as well as external stakeholders such as NJ Board of Public Utilities and NJ Department of Environmental Protection.
  • Maintains and upgrades the real-time RUWRF numerical weather prediction system.


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Endowed Professor of Marine Science

Monmouth University
Monmouth, NJ
Post Date: Sept. 6 2016

The Monmouth University School of Science invites outstanding applicants for the position of Endowed Professor of Marine Science. This is a position at the Associate Professor or Professor level in the Department of Biology.

The incumbent will have a PhD in Oceanography, Marine Biology, Marine Ecology, or a related marine science discipline and will occupy a key research and teaching position associated with our B.S. in Marine and Environmental Biology and Policy (MEBP).

The incumbent will be expected to maintain an active research program and have a demonstrated record of success ins securing grants and extramural support, and to work collaboratively with the Urban Coast Institute (UCI). The UCI serves Monmouth University and the public as a forum for research, education and collaboration in the development and implementation of science-based policies and programs that support stewardship of healthy, productive and resilient coastal ecosystems and communities. The incumbent would be expected to develop proposals and engage in cooperative research with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) James J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory at Sandy Hook, NJ in particular, with the Ecosystems Processes Division (EPD) of NOAA’s Northeast Fisheries Center.

The incumbent will teach upper-level courses within the Biology department in support of the MEBP Program including Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, mentor and advise undergraduates, and develop innovative new courses related to marine ecology and oceanography that complement and diversify the MEBP curriculum. The incumbent’s research program must provide opportunities for undergraduate students to participate.

Teaching and research are mutually-supportive activities at Monmouth University. Candidates should be committed to a teacher-scholar model of faculty development, to high-quality teaching, to an active and productive research program involving undergraduate students, and to seeking external funding consistent with the mission of the School of Science, the Urban Coast Institute, and the Department of Biology. The University operates on a ten (10) month, 14 week semester teaching and academic calendar with opportunities for summer and intersessional teaching and field experiences.

Monmouth University is an independent, comprehensive institution of higher education committed to excellence and integrity in teaching, scholarship, and service.

The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2017.

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