Job: Aquaculture Faculty Positions (3) – Assistant Professor

Title Aquaculture Faculty Positions (3) – Assistant Professor
Agency, Location Univ of Florida
Categories PhD
Job # 10146
Salary Commensurate with education and experience
End Date 9/7 or until filled
Responsibilities

The University of Florida is proud to announce three tenure-accruing, aquaculture faculty positions in the Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, School of Forest Resources and Conservation. These faculty positions will each have a focus on one of the following subject matters: 1) Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture and Restoration; 2) Ornamental Aquaculture; and 3) Restoration Aquaculture.

Aquaculture in Florida is the most diverse in the nation, and UF has made a long-term commitment to providing research, extension, and education to support this industry. These new faculty positions each have a 70% research and 30% extension component, and are part of a broad-based academic program with multiple partners including private industry, state agencies, and public aquaria. The Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture and Restoration position will be based on the main campus of UF in Gainesville with access to field facilities in Cedar Key, the Ornamental Aquaculture position will be based out of the Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory in Ruskin, and the Restoration Aquaculture position will work at the Florida Aquarium, located in Tampa.

Closing Date: For full consideration, candidates should apply and submit additional materials by October 7, 2013. The positions will remain open until viable applicant pools are determined.

Qualifications

View the full position descriptions at the URLs below.

Contact

Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture and Restoration: Dr. Cortney Ohs, cohs@ufl.edu

Ornamental Aquaculture: Dr. Jeffrey Hill, jeffhill@ufl.edu

Restoration Aquaculture: Craig Watson, cawatson@ufl.edu

Weblink:
Molluscan Shellfish Aquaculture and Restoration: http://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/43897
Ornamental Aquaculture: http://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/43892
Restoration Aquaculture: http://jobs.ufl.edu/postings/43899