Assistant Professor (Aquaculturist) - Southern Illinois University-Carbondale in Carbondale Illinois

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Southern Illinois University-Carbondale

Carbondale, Illinois

United States


Detailed Job Description

Position/Rank: Aquaculturist, Continuing Appointment, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences and Department of Zoology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences and Department of Zoology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale invite applications for a nine-month, 50% research, 50% teaching, tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 16, 2016. We seek a broadly trained expert in the culture of aquatic organisms. Interests may include but are not limited to production or conservation aquaculture, nutrition, pathology, and applied physiology/genomics. The successful candidate will be expected to oversee the newly built Aquatic Animal Research and Education Laboratory and utilize current facilities for pond and/or tank aquaculture. We seek an innovative scientist who will develop an externally funded graduate research program and lead interdisciplinary interactions on our campus. Development of ties with private and public stakeholders and enhancing the public profile and reputation of the Center are expected. Potential courses include aquaculture, endocrinology, nutritional ecology, environmental physiology, and aquaculture techniques.

Qualifications: (1) PhD in Aquaculture/Biology/Natural Resources or a related discipline; (2) demonstrated grant success or evidence of strong potential to obtain external funding; (3) teaching experience; and (4) a record of publication in peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly activity. Preference will be given to candidates with post-doctoral experience.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Effective Date of Appointment: August 16, 2016

Application Instructions:
Use Institution Website button to the right of this job description, then follow instructions on the jobpage at SIU-Carbondale's website.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

Keyword Phrases

  • Assistant Professor (Aquaculturist)
  • Where brains and heart intersect
  • Inclusive excellence
  • Access, opportunity, innovation and teaching
  • Fishery & Wildlife Sciences
  • Oceanography
  • Plant Science
  • Zoology
Employment Type:Faculty
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Assistant Professor
Type of Faculty:Non-Tenure Track
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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