Assistant /Associate Professor in Marine
Organic Geochemistry

The University of Delaware is seeking applicants for a tenure track appointment in Marine Organic Geochemistry at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in the School of Marine Science and Policy (SMSP) in Lewes, DE. A PhD in chemical oceanography, geochemistry or other related field is required.

We seek an individual who uses molecular organic chemistry to understand ocean and coastal processes. The successful candidate should have expertise in analytical organic chemistry. We are interested in applicants, who use geochemical biomarkers to understand the sources, reactivity, and cycling of organic materials in coastal and oceanic systems. Also of interest are candidates that can merge molecular organic chemistry and isotope geochemistry with microbial processes and biochemistry to allow for environmental insights to present and ancient ocean processes.

The successful candidate will establish an internationally recognized extramurally funded research program while contributing to the undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising, and service missions of SMSP. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and a start-up package is available.

Starting Date: 2017-2018 academic year

Applicants should submit a cover letter with a list of references, a curriculum vitae, and separate research, teaching and diversity statements. The information submitted will be shared with program faculty. Inquiries regarding this position may be addressed to

For a complete list of requirements and job duties and to apply online, please visit the UDJOBS website at

Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.

posted: 12 October 2016     Please mention EARTHWORKS when responding to this advertisement.