The Fisheries and Wildlife Science Program invites applications for a one-year temporary Assistant Professor of Fisheries Science in the Department of Biological Sciences. We are seeking a broadly trained fisheries scientist to complement our existing faculty and teach fisheries and general biology courses. Our Program consists of five faculty; two fisheries scientists and three wildlife scientists that advise and administer B.S and M.S. degrees in Fisheries and Wildlife Science. Our curriculum aims to create potential Fisheries and/or Wildlife Scientists that are employable in the public and private sector and are able to pursue advanced degrees. Our B.S. in Fisheries and Wildlife Science currently instructs approximately 110 majors while our small but vibrant M.S. degree has approximately 12 students pursuing thesis and non-thesis based degrees. Applicants must hold an earned Ph.D. in Fisheries Science or a closely related field (or ABD with completion by August 10, 2021). Position start date is August 10, 2021. Applicants should submit a letter of application that addresses the qualifications listed above that includes teaching philosophy, curriculum vita, copies of transcripts (unofficial copies are sufficient), and contact information for three professional references.
• Earned Ph.D. in Fisheries Science or related field from a regionally accredited institution by the start date (August 10, 2021)
• Evidence of quality teaching and scholarship in the field of Fisheries Science
• Possesses effective oral and written communication skills.
• Evidence of developing, supporting and/or implementing effective teaching and instructional technologies.
• Evidence of, or potential for, creating an inclusive environment for diverse populations.