Job: Professor in Fisheries Conservation & Mgmt

Title Professor in Fisheries Conservation & Mgmt
Agency, Location Univ of TN – Forestry, Wildlife & Fisheries
Categories Permanent
Job # 09851
Salary TBD
End Date 3/1 or until filled
Responsibilities

Expectations of the position will include engagement in university and professional service activities and a commitment to the Land Grant University mission of teaching, research and outreach. The person hired will be responsible for conducting research and teaching activities in fisheries conservation and management in streams, rivers, reservoirs, and associated freshwater communities for the benefit of the public domain and private landowners. Additionally, she/he will be expected to secure funding from private, state, and federal agencies and organizations for research programs; develop and implement research projects addressing local, state, and regional issues and concerns with lentic and lotic waterbodies; and provide knowledge and leadership for graduate student research and development. Teaching responsibilities will include serving as the lead instructor for a senior-level course in fisheries techniques, and developing 1-2 graduate-level courses.

Qualifications

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in fisheries science, aquatic ecology, or closely related field completed prior to the position start date; and excellence in written and oral communication skills. Additional desired qualifications include AFS Certification; expertise and experience in management and research in fisheries and aquatic habitat, including management and restoration of native aquatic populations; experience in classroom instruction; a strong publication record; success in grant writing; and a record of collaboration and cooperative research with state and federal natural resource agencies and non-government organizations.

Contact

Penny Barnhart at below email.

Email pbarnhar@utk.edu