Associate/Full Professor: Director of the SDSU Coastal and Marine Institute (CMI)

The Department of Biology at San Diego State University is recruiting for a tenure-track faculty position at the Associate/Full Professor rank in Marine Biology. The successful candidate will additionally assume the role of Director of the SDSU Coastal and Marine Institute (CMI) and its laboratory to help lead the growth of this institute as a center of excellence in marine research. The successful candidate will use state-of-the-art approaches to marine ecology, biological oceanography, conservation, restoration, or related fields for any level of organization from organisms to ecosystems.


There are many opportunities for volunteering at the CMI where individuals can gain experience conducting research, performing educational outreach, and strengthening their marine science background. If you are interested in becoming a volunteer, please fill out the CMI Volunteer Application and submit to cmi.info@sdsu.edu. If you are interested in working in a specific lab, please visit the Researchers pages to learn more about the type of research conducted at the CMI, and contact researchers directly for more information. You can also visit the SDSU Opportunities in Research Biology (ORB) spreadsheet for a list of researchers across all biology disciplines looking for volunteers.

Students enrolled at SDSU may be eligible to receive 299 or 499 credit for their research activities.
Peak season for research is during summer months, however, because science is not limited to season, students and faculty require your help year round. Don’t hesitate to get involved, submit an application today!