Assistant Professor of Quantitative Fisheries Ecology

Organization: University of California, Davis
Location: California
Duration: Full Time
Pay/Volunteer: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Deadline: December 1, 2021
Description: For this position, the Department of Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology is seeking applicants who advance the field of fisheries science and management, with an emphasis on innovative quantitative approaches. Particular, but not exclusive, consideration will be given to those with expertise in ecosystem-based fisheries management, broadly defined. The successful candidate will engage in collaborative and coordinated research with colleagues from across the campus, including the Bodega Marine Laboratory. Departmental service, collegiality, and excellence in teaching are highly valued in WFCB, and the appointee will be expected to participate in committee work, service, undergraduate and graduate advising, and other responsibilities that are shared by department faculty.
The appointee is expected to establish a competitively funded research program in multidisciplinary, quantitative fisheries ecology. The appointee is also expected to demonstrate evidence of potential for excellence in teaching. The appointee will be responsible for teaching existing courses and/or courses developed by the appointee that fill departmental needs, are consistent with the department’s commitment to excellence in undergraduate education, and complement existing courses with a marine and/or quantitative focus. The appointee will be responsible for teaching 2-3 undergraduate courses annually and contribute to graduate level teaching and training. Depending on the candidate’s expertise, potential topics across undergraduate and graduate levels for new courses include quantitative fisheries science or ecosystem-based management. Examples of relevant existing courses in the WFCB undergraduate curriculum include WFC 122 (Population Dynamics & Estimation) or WFC 144 (Marine Conservation Science). The appointee will regularly advise undergraduate and graduate students. Participation in and development of public outreach and/or community engagement programs, and performance of departmental and university service is expected. This position is expected to work with Cooperative Extension specialists and advisors, partners in allied agencies or other appropriate public stakeholders.
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