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Assistant Professor In Marine Affairs With Expertise In Marine And Coastal Law

Job ID5C-45-AF-66-85-C3
CompanyUniversity Of Rhode Island
ProvinceRhode Island
Date Posted2021-11-01
Posted Until2021-12-01
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryEducation
The Department of Marine Affairs (MAF) in the College of Environment and Life Sciences (CELS) at the University of Rhode Island (URI) is seeking an Assistant Professor of Marine Affairs with expertise in Marine and Coastal Law. This position is 50% Research, 40% Teaching, and 10% Service. Position is academic year, tenure-track, permanent. The anticipated start date is August 2022.


Establish a competitively funded research program relevant to coastal management and U.S. Coastal and/or Ocean Law. Teach undergraduate and graduate level courses relevant to the Marine Affairs program, including an undergraduate course on the basic principles of the law governing the management of developed and undeveloped shorelines and coastal waters of the US (MAF 220:Introduction to Marine and Coastal Law) and a graduate course examining the existing and proposed state and national legislation affecting US coastal regions (MAF 521: Coastal Zone Law). Coordinate our dual graduate degree program with the Roger Williams University (RWU) School of Law, collaborate with the RWU Marine Affairs Institute and RI Sea Grant, and assist with advising in the URI Pre-Law program. Publish original research in peer-reviewed academic journals. Provide advising, training, and research mentorship to undergraduate and graduate students. Provide service to the department, college, university and the profession. Perform other duties as required.
Start DateAugust, 2022
How To ApplyFor complete details, including required and preferred qualifications, click "Apply Now" The faculty job posting is (F00259).

The search will remain open until the position is filled. Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 1, 2022. Applications received subsequent to this date may not be given full consideration.

The University of Rhode Island is an AA/EEOD employer.
Women, persons of color, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of other protected groups are encouraged to apply.