The director will be responsible for the management of the EW Shell Fisheries Research Station at Auburn University. The director will supervise a full-time staff of seven and a part-time staff that will vary with season and workload. Research at the Station is the responsibility of the principle investigators. The Station director and staff support the research effort by maintaining facilities, attending to compliance issues, producing aquatic animals for use in research, and managing the holding and marketing of aquatic animals after research.
Entry into applicant pool requires a Master's degree from an accredited institution in Aquaculture, Agriculture, life sciences or related field and five (5) years of experience in agricultural operations and/or agricultural research to include managing a warm water fish farm or other warm water aquatic facility.
Successful candidate must have experience managing a workforce of six or more people. Employer will consider advanced degrees in lieu of experience. When a candidate has the required experience, but lacks the required education, they may normally apply additional relevant experience toward the education requirement, at a rate of two (2) years relevant experience per year of required education.
The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to work in the United States at the time appointment is scheduled to begin, and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Please utilize the attachment feature on the on-line application system and attach a cover letter, resume and at least 3 professional references. Only COMPLETE application packets will be considered for selection. Salary will be commensurate with education and experience.
Applicants must apply online: http://www.auburn.edu/main/employment.html
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