ASSISTANT PROFESSOR, TENURE TRACK
The Fisheries and Wildlife Department at Oregon State University invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor in Stream Ecology. We seek an energetic, enthusiastic colleague to complement our existing strengths in teaching, research and service, and help expand our nationally and internationally recognized programs in wildlife, fisheries and conservation biology. Our interdisciplinary, collaborative research on freshwater systems includes Pacific Northwest rivers and streams, Pacific salmons, high alpine lakes, Asian wetlands, and South American freshwater fishes. Come and share the great diversity of Oregon’s environment and natural resources, including the Pacific Ocean, the deepest lake in the United States, extensive networks of rivers and streams, progressive urban and agricultural areas, mountains and high deserts. We invite you to visit the application web site (http://oregonstate.edu/jobs/) for further details about the position (posting #0012093) and information on how to apply.
● PhD or equivalent advanced degree in ecology, fisheries, conservation biology, zoology, or a related biological discipline;
● Strong interest and enthusiasm for undergraduate and graduate teaching;
● Experience conducting ecological research in lotic ecosystems;
● Strong record of peer-reviewed and refereed publications, appropriate for the level of experience;
● Ability to identify significant natural resource problems;
● Strong collaboration, communication and organizational skills;
● Demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.
● Post-doctoral or post-graduate professional experience;
● Demonstrated research relating to one of the following areas of stream and river ecology: populations, community, ecosystem or restoration ecology, hydrology or landscape ecology;
● Demonstrated excellence or significant potential for excellence in teaching of undergraduate and graduate students;
● Demonstrated capacity for collaboration and outreach;
● Success in obtaining extramural funding through grants or contracts;
● Experience supervising and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students;
● Commitment to promotion and enhancement of diversity as demonstrated by recruitment or mentorship of students from backgrounds underrepresented in the discipline.
For full consideration, applications must be received by April 14, 2014.
OSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer