Assistant/Associate Professor in Fisheries Ecology


Assistant/Associate Professor in Fisheries Ecology
The University of Delaware
Lewes, Delaware

The University of Delaware is seeking applicants for a tenure track appointment in Fisheries Ecology at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in its School of Marine Science and Policy (SMSP). A PhD in marine science, ecology, fisheries and wildlife or other related field is required.

We are seeking a marine fisheries ecologist/biologist who uses innovative, quantitative approaches, which may include application of behavioral, physiological, molecular genetic, and/or statistical approaches to understanding fish population and community dynamics, conservation and resource management, and/or processes related to climate change. The successful candidate will conduct research based at the Hugh R. Sharp campus in Lewes, DE that is collaborative and integrative, bridging the disciplines represented within SMSP, including oceanography, physical ocean science and marine policy.

The successful candidate will establish an internationally recognized extramurally funded research program while contributing to the undergraduate and graduate teaching, advising, and service missions of SMSP. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications, and a start-up package is available.

Application Process
Applicants should submit a letter of application with a list of references, a curriculum vita, and separate statements about research, teaching and diversity using the University of Delaware online application system at . The information submitted will be shared with program faculty. Inquiries regarding this position may be addressed to

Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from minority group members, women, individuals with a disability and veterans. The University’s Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.