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School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment

Open Positions within the SEOE

The following positions are presently open within the School of the Earth, Ocean & Environment.  Please check back often as this page is updated frequently.

The School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment (SEOE) invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Organic Geochemistry or Biogeochemistry beginning August 16, 2024. We seek an outstanding individual who uses innovative and interdisciplinary approaches to examine the ways in which geochemical and biogeochemical processes mediate chemical exchange between the hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere.
For more details and instructions on how to apply, please view this PDF.

Posted: September 2023

Open Position within the College of Arts & Sciences

The College of Arts and Sciences invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Belle W. Baruch Institute for Marine and Coastal Sciences and Full Professor to begin August 16, 2023. This is a tenured faculty position that will guide and lead the Baruch Institute into its next phase. The Baruch Institute conducts research and supports education to improve the management of marine and coastal resources and advances basic science for the well-being of people and their environment. It was established in 1969 through the joint efforts of the University of South Carolina and the Belle W. Baruch Foundation. It consists of field laboratory facilities located on Hobcaw Barony, near Georgetown, SC and facilities on the university’s main campus in Columbia, SC.

Reporting to the Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, the successful candidate for the Director position will bring administrative experience in managing an interdisciplinary research program, and an understanding of the unique requirements and opportunities that a marine field station brings. We seek an individual who is internationally recognized and has a vibrant externally-funded research program, as well as demonstrated ability with fundraising or program development. The Baruch Institute Director will also have the opportunity to recruit additional tenure track faculty that will leverage the unique resources of the Institute for their research and educational programs.

The appointment will be at the rank of Full Professor, tenurable in a school/department within the College of Arts and Sciences.

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