Assistant/Associate Professor in Fisheries Ecology

Lewes, DE
Jun 16, 2017
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

University of Delaware

University of Delaware: College of Earth, Ocean & Environment: School of Marine Science & Policy
Location: Lewes, DE

Starting Date

2017-2018 academic year


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).

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.

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College of Earth, Ocean and Environment


A PhD in marine science, ecology, fisheries and wildlife or other related field is required.

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