Job Opportunities

Endowed Rechnitz Family/Urban Coast Institute Chair in Marine and Environmental Law and Policy  New!

The Monmouth University School of Humanities and Social Sciences invites outstanding applicants for the Endowed Rechnitz Family / Urban Coast Institute Chair in Marine and Environmental Law and Policy. The successful applicant will be hired at the Associate Professor or Full Professor level and located in the Department of Political Science and Sociology as well as associated with the Urban Coast Institute (UCI). The UCI serves Monmouth University and the public as a forum for research, education, and collaboration in the development and implementation of natural and social science-based policies and programs that support stewardship of healthy, productive, and resilient ocean and coastal ecosystems and communities. Teaching and research are mutually supportive activities at Monmouth University. To assist the Endowed Chair, the University will provide funds for research, normally to a maximum of $10,000 per year subject to roll-over. This position is an anticipated opening.

Review of applications will occur upon receipt. Applications received by April 15, 2018 will receive fullest consideration. The search process will remain open until the position is filled. Preference will be given to candidates whose letters of recommendation comment positively on teaching and research potential and/or successes, including work with undergraduate students. Finalists will present a sample class and a research seminar as part of the interview process.

PhD or JD in a relevant discipline from the social sciences or humanities, including political science, law, or environmental studies.

Expertise in marine, ocean, and environmental law and policy. Established record of strong teaching, scholarship, and research credentials. Commitment to a teacher-scholar model of faculty development, high-quality teaching, and an active and productive research program involving undergraduate students. Ability to seek external funding and have a demonstrated record of success in securing grants and extramural support.

Highly qualified scholar and researcher with record of success in formulating funding proposals, securing external funding support for research, and managing grant funded research. A record of scholarly publications in referred journals. Record of exemplary scholarship, publications, teaching or clear potential for teaching effectiveness at the university level. Experience engaging interdisciplinary research and collaboration. A demonstrated ability to interact congenially and fruitfully with co-workers at all levels.

For further details including application guidance, go to https://jobs.monmouth.edu/postings/8936.


Part-Time Scout Instructors Needed for Weekends

The Education Program at NJSGC is seeking year-round, part-time instructors for their Boy and Girl Scout Programs. These innovative programs pair marine and environmental science education with merit badge requirements to help students grow as scouts, scientists, and stewards. Following a paid training period, you will lead scout groups on hands-on, interactive explorations of Sandy Hook’s salt marsh and barrier beach environments and provide classroom and laboratory instruction. Experience is not necessary, but a background in marine science, scouting, or education is helpful. Scheduling is flexible but the ability to work some weekend and evening (after-school) hours is a must. Interested candidates should email resumes to Rosemary Higgins or mail resume to:

Rosemary Higgins
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium
22 Magruder Road
Fort Hancock, NJ 07732


Part-Time Field Instructors

The Education Department of NJSGC hires part-time seasonal field instructors for their K-12 marine science education program. Following a paid training period, you will lead school groups on hands-on, interactive explorations of Sandy Hook’s salt marsh and barrier beach environments. Experience is not necessary however a background in marine science or education is helpful.

Interested candidates should email resumes to: Rosemary Higgins at rhiggins@njseagrant.org or mail resume to:

Rosemary Higgins
New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium
22 Magruder Road
Fort Hancock, NJ 07732


Job openings and fellowship opportunities across the Sea Grant Network are listed on the National Sea Grant website. Click here to see all current openings.

The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Proper documentation of identity and your ability to work in the United States is required at the time of employment.