Position Announcements

Assistant Professor Fish Ecology

The School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental
Sciences (SAFES), Division of Natural Resources, is seeking
to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor
level with specialization in the ecology, management, and
conservation of fish. The position is a 9-month, academic
year appointment and is 50% teaching/50% research. The
anticipated starting date is 15 August 2013. Clemson is a
Land Grant university situated in the Upper Piedmont of
South Carolina, USA.

The successful candidate will develop a nationally
recognized and externally funded research program
supporting both graduate and undergraduate students
that focuses on current and emerging issues in fish
ecology, management, and conservation. Applicants taking
a systems-level approach that integrates aspects of fish
ecology, quantitative ecology, conservation biology, or
related disciplines will be favored.

This position will require significant contributions to
teaching, advising, and mentoring. The successful
applicant will teach on average two undergraduate and one
graduate course per year. Courses of interest at the
undergraduate level include, but are not limited to, Fishery
Biology, Fishery Conservation, Fish Physiology, and
Ichthyology. The Fish Ecologist will develop a graduate-
level course that adds needed analytical and conceptual
dimensions to the graduate program. Duties also include
undergraduate advising in Wildlife and Fisheries Biology.
Service to university and professional communities is
expected. The successful candidate will be expected to
interact with the Clemson Ecology Group

Qualifications include a Ph.D. in fisheries, ecology and
environmental sciences, fish ecology and management,
natural resources, or related areas. Preference will be given
to candidates with post-doctoral research and/or teaching
experience, evidence of research productivity, and
potential to secure external research funding to support an
active research program. Candidates with strong records
of undergraduate teaching and mentoring are preferred.

Position is open until filled. For full consideration apply by
1 April 2013.

Application Procedure
Please email a single PDF file (lastname_fisheries.pdf)
including (1) a letter of interest with applicantÂ’s contact
information; (2) names, titles, and contact information for
3 references; (3) a one-page teaching philosophy; (4) a
one-page research plan; (5) an unofficial transcript from
the PhD degree-granting institution; and (6) a Curriculum
Vitae to:

Dr. Patrick Jodice
Search Committee Chair
In care of Ms. Gayle Estes
Administrative Assistant
School of Agricultural, Forest, and Environmental Sciences
119 Lehotsky Hall
Clemson SC 29634-0310

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