Multicultural Faculty Fellow Coastal and Marine Environmental Studies

University of Rhode Island

Department of Marine Affairs

Multicultural Faculty Fellow in Coastal and Marine Environmental Studies

The Department of Marine Affairs (MAF) in the College of Environment and Life Sciences (CELS) at the University of Rhode Island (URI) seeks a Multicultural Faculty Fellow with a research focus in social sciences, humanities, law, or policy relevant to marine and coastal management issues and a commitment to bringing multicultural perspectives to the curriculum, department, college and university.  This position is intended to help increase the capacity of the Marine Affairs faculty and students to advance issues of diversity within MAF’s academic programs and research.  The anticipated start date for the two-year appointment is August 2018.  Subject to a favorable review of teaching and scholarly activities within the first twelve months, the Fellow will transition into a full-time, funded, tenure-track faculty position.

DEADLINE:  This search is open until filled.  First consideration will be given to applications received by October 16.  Second consideration may be given to applications received by November 6.  Applications received subsequent to second consideration date may not be given full consideration.

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Located within URI’s College of Environment and Life Sciences, the Marine Affairs department offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees.  The mission of the Department of Marine Affairs is to advance research on and provide leadership for the management of complex coastal and marine environments through distinction in teaching, research, and outreach.  Marine Affairs’ students develop the analytical, collaborative, communication, and leadership skills necessary to make theoretical and applied contributions to socially just, ecologically sound, and sustainable human-environment interactions associated with coastal and marine systems.  To learn more about the department, please visit


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