Assistant Professor

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Position Number: 00001976

Primary Function of Organization Unit: The Department of Applied Ecology is a growing, vibrant, and productive unit within the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and a supportive, collaborative academic setting. Faculty strengths are in the areas of ecology, fisheries, aquaculture, conservation biology, environmental toxicology, and related fields. Research in these fields drives a strong, well-funded graduate program, effective extension and outreach, and graduate and undergraduate mentoring, teaching, and advising. The Department hosts faculty in the NC Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, SE Climate Science Center, and Center for Marine Sciences and Technology.

Essential Job Duties: The Department of Applied Ecology at North Carolina State University invites applications for a tenure-track position to enhance interdisciplinary research, teaching and extension strengths in the department. This position will bring expertise in the area of quantitative fisheries ecology. The position will also teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses in the area of applied ecology. Inclusiveness and diversity are academic imperatives and thus are university goals. We are particularly interested in candidates who have experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to improving access to higher education for students from underrepresented groups.

Minimum Education/Experience: * PhD in ecology, biology, fisheries science or related area. * Excellent and innovative graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring as well as outreach and public engagement.

Department Required Skills: * Demonstration of exceptional scholarship and potential for international leadership in research and graduate training as evidenced by a high impact research program with strong extramural support, publication record and reputation. * Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education: * Currently holding a position of postdoctoral scientist or Assistant Professor at an academic or research institution.

Necessary Licenses and Certifications: N/A

AA/EOE: NC State University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.

Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at "":http// Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

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Posted: 7/22/2017
Application Due: 7/22/2018
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