Job: Assistant Professor Fish Ecology

Title Assistant Professor Fish Ecology
Agency, Location Clemson Univ, SC
Categories PhD
Job # 09957
Salary Not specified
End Date 4/1 or until filled

The School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences (SAFES), Division of Natural Resources, is seeking to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with specialization in the ecology, management, and conservation of fish. The position is a 9-month, academic year appointment and is 50% teaching/50% research. The anticipated starting date is 15 August 2013. Clemson is a Land Grant university situated in the Upper Piedmont of South Carolina, USA.

The successful candidate will develop a nationally recognized and externally funded research program supporting both graduate and undergraduate students that focuses on current and emerging issues in fish ecology, management, and conservation. Applicants taking a systems-level approach that integrates aspects of fish ecology, quantitative ecology, conservation biology, or related disciplines will be favored.

This position will require significant contributions to teaching, advising, and mentoring. The successful applicant will teach on average two undergraduate and one graduate course per year. Courses of interest at the undergraduate level include, but are not limited to, Fishery Biology, Fishery Conservation, Fish Physiology, and Ichthyology. The Fish Ecologist will develop a graduate-level course that adds needed analytical and conceptual dimensions to the graduate program. Duties also include undergraduate advising in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology. Service to university and professional communities is expected. The successful candidate will be expected to interact with the Clemson Ecology Group


Qualifications include a Ph.D. in fisheries, ecology and environmental sciences, fish ecology and management, natural resources, or related areas. Preference will be given to candidates with post-doctoral research and/or teaching experience, evidence of research productivity, and potential to secure external research funding to support an active research program. Candidates with strong records of undergraduate teaching and mentoring are preferred.


Dr. Patrick Jodice
Search Committee Chair
In care of Ms. Gayle Estes

See below link, Job ID 12257 for a complete position description and application instructions.