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Fish Biology - Tenure Track Position - University of Nebraska

Posted on Sep 9, 2015

The School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources is seeking applicants for a tenure-track Fish Biologist at the rank of Assistant Professor. This 12- month position shall have appointments in teaching and research and is expected to lead and coordinate a nationally-recognized research and education program in applied fish biology (genetics or physiology). We seek candidates who use genetics or physiological approaches to address applied and basic ecological questions in fisheries management, aquatic ecology, and fisheries population biology. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate and graduate programs of the School of Natural Resources and develop a research program that complements existing strengths of the Applied Ecology faculty in the School of Natural Resources. This position will support curriculum development, teaching, and evaluating student outcomes for 2-3 undergraduate/graduate courses per year that build the biological (genetics or physiology) capacity of the Fisheries and Wildlife major and the Applied Ecology graduate specialization. Specific course assignments may be changed over time based on Academic Unit need. We are pleased to offer this as one of four positions in Applied Ecology to be hired in 2015-2016. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in a relevant field of study (e.g., fish biology, genetics, aquatic ecology) at time of appointment, a strong record of research and scholarly activities in the field of fish biology including publications in peer-reviewed journals and evidence of development of proposals for externally-funded grants, experience and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, and a proven ability to communicate effectively with students, professionals, and the general public. Preferred Qualifications: A minimum of two years of relevant postdoctoral experience (or equivalent) addressing applied or basic questions related to genetics or physiology of fish and other aquatic organisms, experience working with resource management organizations (e.g., local, state, federal), and experience as an instructor of a post-secondary course in fish biology or similar. To view details of the position and make application, go to Search for position #F_150194. Click on “Apply to this job.” Complete the application. Upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references in appropriate fields; also upload a statement of research interest and a statement of teaching interest in the “other” field. Review of applications will begin on October 30, 2015 and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See

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