Assistant Professor

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Assistant Professor – 10 Month in Marine Transportation

About SUNY Maritime College:

SUNY Maritime College located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.
Job Description:

The Marine Transportation Department is currently recruiting for a tenure track position of Assistant Professor – 10 Month. Incumbents will be assigned various Marine Transportation courses as the needs of the Department dictate and their background allow. Participation in two out of three summer sea terms is expected and will be paid in addition to annual salary.

  • Incumbent will be assigned courses in Vessel Operations, Management and Maritime Regulation, Advanced Navigation, Ship Handling, Rules of the Road, Stability, Ships Construction and Simulator Operations  ?as needs of the Department dictate and their background allow
  • The selected individual must be available for campus committee assignments and be active and involved in the Maritime industry through publication, participation in regulatory events or industry conferences.


Required Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Marine Transportation or related field
  • STCW Management Level License, Unlimited/Oceans. Experience as either a Chief Mate on US flag merchant vessels of unlimited tonnage or Master of a limited tonnage vessel
  • Experience on a range of vessels including military, dry cargo and liquid cargo
  • Current on the international regulatory environment and SMS

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in Maritime education and /or training or familiarization responsibilities, ashore or afloat.   

Additional Information:

Classification:  The Assistant Professor – 10 Month will be a tenure track, academic year appointment (September – May). The anticipated salary range is $55,000 – $65,000 annually and  includes an outstanding benefits package (For more information please see the UUP Benefits Summary). Salary will commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will commence immediately and conclude when the position is filled.

Special Notes:
Fair Labor Standard Acts (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Budget Title: Assistant Professor – 10 Month 
Local Title: Assistant Professor – 10 Month 
Line #: 00231

Expenses for Interview are not reimbursed.

Full-time position is available starting Fall 2019

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Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position should apply online.  Please submit:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover letter, including salary requirements
  • Contact information for three professional references

Returning Applicants – Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.

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