Position Announcements

Assistant Professor Fisheries Biology

University System of Georgia
Fisheries Biologist Assistant Professor Position Search #67138

Georgia Southern University’s Department of Biology invites applications for an Assistant Professor Fisheries Biologist. The full text advertisement, including information about the department, faculty, and the complete position announcement with all qualifications and application instructions, is available at www.bio.georgiasouthern.edu. We seek a Fisheries Biologist who will teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including a course in their specialty, and will join a strong research group in aquatic and marine biology. Research in freshwater or marine ecosystems that can complement our department’s integrative program exploring the biology of the Southeastern coastal plain is especially welcome. The Department of Biology is housed in a new 155,000-square foot Biological Sciences Building, which opened in 2013. Required qualifications: Ph.D. by 31 December 2013 in the Biological Sciences or other relevant field, demonstrated excellence in research, potential to attract extramural funding. Preferred qualification: Post-doctoral experience, expertise to teach the biology or management of fisheries. Deadline for applications is November 8, 2013. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2014. A complete application consists of a cover letter addressing the qualifications cited above, a curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching interests/philosophy, and three letters of reference. Applications must be sent electronically with the curriculum vitae and statements of research interests and teaching interests/philosophy as a single PDF formatted attachment (include applicant name in file name). Letters of reference in PDF format may be sent separately via email and should include the applicant name in the file name. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete and electronically submitted applications will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation. Georgia is an open records state. Georgia Southern is an AA/EO institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost.

Applications and nominations should be sent to:

Dr. C. Ray Chandler, Search Chair, Search #67138
Electronic Mail: chandler@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-5657