Job: Assistant Professor in Fisheries Conservation

Title Assistant Professor in Fisheries Conservation
Agency, Location University of Tennessee-Institute of Agriculture
Categories PhD
Job # 13582
Salary Commensurate with experience.

Expectations of the position include engagement in university and professional service activities and a commitment to the Land Grant University mission of teaching, research, and outreach.  The successful candidate will be responsible for conducting fisheries conservation research and teaching activities in freshwater ecosystems. Research areas could include conservation genetics, fish physiology, invasive species, species recovery, or other topics that utilize quantitative approaches.  Teaching responsibilities will include WFS 443 Fisheries Science, the fisheries component of FWF 315 Principles of Wildlife and Fisheries Science, and a senior/graduate level course in an area of research specialty. Candidates must be committed to collaborating with diverse groups within and outside of the university including students, faculty, state and federal agencies, non-government organizations, agricultural and forest producers, natural resource groups, and other private sector entities.  In addition to securing extramural funding, the successful candidate will be expected to publish in the peer-refereed literature, advise undergraduate students, direct graduate students in research, serve on departmental committees, and participate in professional societies.


Ph.D. in Fisheries Science or closely related field completed prior to the position start date.

Ad Closing Date:  Open until filled.


Jennie Swanson, [email protected]