|Campus Description: Stony Brook University, home to many highly ranked graduate research programs, is located 60 miles from New York City on Long Island's scenic North Shore. Our 1,100-acre campus is home to 24,000 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students and more than 13,500 faculty and staff, including those employed at Stony Brook Medicine, Suffolk County's only academic medical center and tertiary care provider. The University is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and co-manager of nearby Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL), a multidisciplinary research laboratory supporting world class scientific programs utilizing state-of-the-art facilities such as the Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, the National Synchrotron Light Source, and the Center for Functional Nanomaterials, and the NewYorkBlue IBM BG/L+P supercomputer, owned by Stony Brook and managed by BNL. Stony Brook is a partner in managing the Laboratory for the Department of Energy, and is the largest institutional scientific user of BNL facilities. As such, many opportunities exist for collaborative research, and in some cases, joint appointments can be arranged. |
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Required Qualifications: Applicants must hold a Doctorate in coastal engineering, environmental economics or related fields, by time of appointment. Demonstrated excellence in innovative research and strong potential for being able to participate in our educational missions. Candidates in coastal engineering are expected to have engineering and scientific expertise in near shore waves, shore processes, sediment transport, wave structure interactions, coastal structures, coastal hazards, and wind, tide, and wave power. The candidates in environmental economics should have experience applying economic system models to address resource allocations problems that consider the impacts of humans and their economic activity on ecosystem services. All applicants must have outstanding research strength, a strong disciplinary background, strong experimental and/or theoretical skills; and the potential to work across disciplinary boundaries.
Preferred Qualifications: Experience in marine coastal environments.
Responsibilities & Requirements: Stony Brook University invites applications for two tenure track faculty members at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2013. The cluster in coastal zone management and engineering creates a synergy between experts in the School of Marine and Atmospheric Science (SoMAS), the Departments for Ecology and Evolution, Geosciences, and Mechanical Engineering, as well as new programs in Civil Engineering and Sustainability Studies. The focus of the research work will combine finding better ways to solve known problems unique to the coastal zone while simultaneously studying the underlying scientific and sociological causes.
Faculty duties include teaching (both lecture and hands on laboratory), both undergraduate and graduate courses. Will be expected to develop an independent, internationally recognized research program, and supervise student research.
Special Notes: This is a tenure track position, expected to begin September 2013. For more details visit: http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/provost/ClusterHireInitiative.html
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Application Procedure: For further information about these positions, as well as how to apply, please visit us at: http://www.stonybrook.edu/commcms/provost/ClusterHireInitiative.html
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