Michigan Tech Assistant Professor

Underwater and Maritime Archaeology Friends and Colleagues,

This just came out today. I didn’t know it was coming, but I would love to see a maritime archaeologist win this search. The specific expertise and home department is open. I am not on the search committee, so please contact the search chair directly for more information about the position or process.

Tim Scarlett
Department of Social Sciences
Michigan Technological University

Michigan Technological University seeks to hire an Assistant Professor in Oceanography/Limnology

Job Description Summary

Michigan Technological University is bolstering its strength in water-related research and educational programs with a new faculty position that may reside in any academic unit. We solicit applications for a tenure-track position in oceanography/limnology with specific expertise in one or more of the following research approaches: laboratory and ship-based research; remote sensing; policy analysis; or large-scale computational modeling. The ability to conduct field or laboratory measurements and experimentation in addition to modeling skills will be viewed positively. The position is expected to be filled at the Assistant Professor level, but senior-level candidates with exceptional records will also be considered.

This position complements existing expertise in aquatic sciences, engineering, economics, and policy at the multidisciplinary Great Lakes Research Center (GLRC). The GLRC is a 50,000 sq. ft., $25M waterfront facility with state-of-the-art laboratories, marine facilities, and a supercomputer facility (see http://greatlakes.mtu.edu). In addition to pursuing and funding their own research, successful candidates will contribute to interdisciplinary studies.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

Laboratory and ship-based research; remote sensing; policy analysis; and/or large-scale computational modeling. The ability to conduct field or laboratory measurements and experimentation in addition to modeling skills will be viewed positively.


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