Job: Assistant Professor in freshwater fish ecology and/or fisheries management

Title Assistant Professor in freshwater fish ecology and/or fisheries management
Agency, Location Utah State University
Categories Professional
Job # 13526
Salary Negotiable

This tenure-track, full-time (nine-month) position is based in Logan, Utah. Three additional months of salary may be obtained from external sources. The relative emphasis for the position is 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service. The position will start August2020.  We seek candidates with excellent scholarly credentials and a strong commitment to interdisciplinary aquatic ecosystem science, who willdevelop an innovative, externally funded research program, mentor graduate students, and teach both undergraduate and graduate courses (2.5 courses per year).Areas of specialization may include physiological ecology of fish, trophic ecology, spatial ecology of fish species and communities, ecological response of fish to global change, and fish conservation andrestoration. Candidates who combine field-based, experimental, and/or modeling approaches in their research are especially encouraged to apply. Application review will begin October 7, 2019.

  • Earned doctorate in fish ecology, fisheries, aquatic ecology, or a closely related discipline.
  • Strong background in limnology or stream ecology with a primary research focus on either non-game or sport fish.
  • Peer-reviewed publications appropriate to career stage.
  • Evidence of excellence in teaching or the ability to develop into an excellent teacher.
  • Ability to communicate knowledge in a way that is useful for management and policy.
  • Ability to collaborate in an interdisciplinary setting within a watershed context.

Preferred experience includes postdoctoral research, working with state and federal natural resource agencies, and evidence of successful grant-writing and external funding.

Ad Closing Date:  October 7, 2019


Dr. Sarah Null ([email protected])