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Assistant Professor - Fisheries/Related Field
Virginia Tech's Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation invites applications for an academic-year, tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level. Demonstrated expertise for interdisciplinary research in areas of importance to fish and wildlife conservation and management (e.g., effects of climate change, energy development, land and water use on fisheries and aquatic ecosystems) are especially desirable. The incumbent will teach core courses (fisheries techniques, fisheries management) and a graduate course in area of expertise, an average of 2 courses per year. The incumbent will advise undergraduate and graduate students and attract extramural funding to support graduate student research. Required qualifications: Ph.D. in Fisheries Science, Applied Fish Ecology, Conservation Biology, or related field; commitment to excellence in Land Grant University mission areas of teaching, research and outreach; demonstrated potential for research and securing external funding; effective communication skills; commitment to cultural diversity.
Further information including application instructions are at www.jobs.vt.edu for posting 0122367. Review of applications begins December 3, 2012. Address questions to Dr. Brian Murphy, Search Committee Chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Virginia Tech has a strong commitment to the principle of diversity and, in that spirit, seeks a broad spectrum of candidates, including women, minorities, and people with disabilities.