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Marine Science Instructor

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Title Marine Science Instructor
Job Description

The successful candidate will teach a mixture of 100 and 200-level marine science classes to support the new Marine Science Certificate program at CMI. These classes may include: Introduction to Marine Biology, Environmental Science, Tropical Marine Ecosystems, Marine Conservation and Management, Integrated Coastal Management, Marine Field Research Methods, Principles of Aquaculture, or Communicating in Natural Sciences. Teaching assignments include both lectures and lab sessions. The candidate also has opportunities to collaborate with local marine and environmental organizations on Majuro for research or monitoring projects.

Classification Type Faculty
FLSA Exempt
From Salary $25,137
To Salary $33,515
Required Qualifications

• A Master’s in Marine Science or related
degree OR a Master’s in Education with
Bachelor’s in Marine Science or related
• Experience teaching Marine Science or
related subjects
• Scuba diving certification or proficient snorkel

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience teaching science at the post-
secondary level
• Experience teaching science in a
community college setting, including
leading lab sessions
• Experience working or living internationally,
especially in the Pacific region or within
small, remote communities
• Experience with ESL students
• Dive Master or Dive Instructor certifications

All CMI employees are expected to demonstrate the following attributes:

1. Respect
2. Integrity
3. Cultural sensitivity
4. Customer relationship
5. Teamwork

Essential Duties

1. Teaching at least 15 credits per semester which typically include three science courses with weekly labs.

2. Advising students during early registration and registration periods.

3. Service to the college in areas of expertise.

4. Participation in on-going assessment and alignment of courses/programs and services.

5. Providing services to support the on-going expansion and advancement of the STEM Department, such as the development of new courses within areas of expertise.

Department STEM
Location Uliga Campus

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number F061
Desired Start Date 01/01/2018
Open Date 10/18/2017
Close Date 11/24/2017
Open Until Filled Yes

Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Unofficial Transcripts
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3