University of Southampton is advertising for the position Regius Professorship of Ocean Sciences. This position will require demonstrable high personal scientific standing with an outstanding track record of publishing in leading international journals; evidence of attracting significant research funding; research leadership leading to impact of this work in societal, industrial and/or policy matters; and the ability and readiness to take advantage of the multi-disciplinary research opportunities offered by the University and the National Oceanography Centre Southampton.
Southampton offers a research and teaching environment in Ocean and Earth Science with real critical mass. The Graduate School of National Oceanography Centre Southampton numbers over 200 PhD students and we graduate over 250 undergraduate and masters students every year. Together with our Southampton Marine & Maritime Institute, the Wolfson Unit for Marine Technology and Industrial Aerodynamics, the Institute for Life Sciences and our Institute for Maritime Law, this makes Southampton world-leading in the marine and maritime sector across both the physical and biological sciences.