POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT

Assistant Professor (Aquaculturist/Fish Physiologist)
Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Science and Department of Zoology
Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Position/Rank: Aquaculturist/Fish Physiologist, Continuing Appointment, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences and Department of Zoology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. This position is contingent on available funding.

Duties and Responsibilities: The Center for Fisheries, Aquaculture, and Aquatic Sciences and Department of Zoology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale, invite applications for a nine-month, 50% research, 50% teaching, tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 16, 2016. We seek a broadly trained expert in the culture of aquatic organisms and/or fish physiology. Interests may include but are not limited to production or conservation aquaculture, nutrition, pathology, and applied physiology/genomics. We seek an innovative scientist who will develop an externally funded graduate research program and lead interdisciplinary interactions on our campus. The successful applicant will have access to modern pond and wetlab facilities including the newly constructed and state-of-the-art Aquatic Animal Research and Education Laboratory. Development of ties with private and public stakeholders and enhancing the public profile and reputation of the Center are expected. Potential courses include aquaculture, endocrinology, nutritional ecology, environmental physiology, and aquaculture techniques.

Minimum Qualifications: (1) PhD in Aquaculture/Biology/Natural Resources or a related discipline; (2) demonstrated grant success or evidence of strong potential to obtain external funding; (3) teaching experience; and (4) a record of publication in peer-reviewed journals and other scholarly activity. Preference will be given to candidates with post-doctoral experience.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Effective Date of Appointment: August 16, 2016.

Application Deadline: March 1, 2016, or until filled.

Application Procedure: Apply via e-mail or US mail to the person listed below. Include a cover letter highlighting qualifications for the position, a statement of research interests and plans, a statement of teaching qualifications, a curriculum vitae, and arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to the search committee chair.

Dr. Ed Heist
Search Committee Chair, Aquaculturist
Mail Code 6504
1125 Lincoln Drive, Room 251
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
Carbondale, IL 62901

bcomer@siu.edu (electronic applications preferred)

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of
individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its
ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to
serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed
and encouraged and will receive consideration.