Assistant Professor in stream fish conservation ecology

The Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University, US, is looking for an Assistant Professor in stream fish conservation ecology who can develop a locally and regionally relevant, internationally recognized research program addressing the complexities of sustaining stream fishes and their ecosystems. Candidates will also be expected to deliver excellent courses that expose undergraduate and graduate students to cutting-edge concepts and contemporary issues in aquatic conservation.

Appointment: Tenure track, 9-month academic faculty position

Required qualifications:

  1. An earned Ph.D. in fish ecology, stream ecology, ecohydrology, aquatic conservation biology or a related field by time of appointment.

Preferred qualifications:

  1. Strong foundation in stream fish ecology, conservation and/or management, as evidenced by publications in high-quality, peer-reviewed journals;
  2. Demonstrated ability or potential for developing a superior externally funded research program;
  3. Demonstrated excellence and interest in teaching;
  4. Expertise in ecological–hydrological interactions in stream ecosystems;
  5. Ability to communicate scientific knowledge to practitioners, managers, policy makers and the public; and
  6. Experience and interest in working on interdisciplinary teams and with natural resource agencies.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Teach an undergraduate course in fish conservation (FW 400) and teach other undergraduate or graduate course(s) in area of expertise;
  • Establish a nationally and internationally recognized program of externally funded research, including support for graduate students;
  • Mentor undergraduate and graduate students;
  • Collaborate with other members of the department, college, university and agency partners in research, teaching, and outreach;
  • Conduct service and outreach activities to various communities, including the university and the broader academic community, resource managers, various discipline-based professional organizations and the public.

Application deadline: 7th March 2016

Please see also: https://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/30679

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