The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS; http://fish.washington.edu) at the University of Washington (UW) is seeking a full-time (100% FTE) faculty member in the Without Tenure (WOT) track at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank who conducts research on marine top predators such as marine mammals, seabirds, and large fishes. The position has a 12-month service period, and will be supported by three months of salary annually from the University of Washington combined with research grants obtained by the successful candidate. The duration of the position depends on the rank at which it is filled: term for Assistant Professors, and continuous for Associate or Full Professors commensurate with experience and qualifications. All UW faculty engage in research, teaching, mentorship, and service.
The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with external partners including government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and tribal governments.
The successful candidate will be expected to fulfill our commitment to inclusion, and to fully engage audiences from a wide spectrum of backgrounds in research and teaching.
The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the University's distinctive educational objectives, which include interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of knowledge and action.
The University of Washington has a unique natural setting from which to base research and education. SAFS is housed within the University's College of the Environment, which provides a broad interdisciplinary and global position for education and basic and applied research. SAFS maintains unique research and teaching facilities, such as the UW Fish Collection, and field stations in the San Juan Islands and southwestern Alaska. SAFS is a dedicated team of educators, enabling our students to successfully explore and interpret the rich array of disciplines and perspectives contained within the aquatic and fishery sciences.
Candidates should submit their application including the following information: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) statement of research and teaching interests and philosophies including experience with and commitment to diverse audiences and inclusive approaches (4 pages maximum), 3) copies (PDF) of three representative publications, and 4) names and contact information for three professional references.
Applicants should describe how they expect their research, teaching, and mentorship will enhance collaborative, interdisciplinary linkages within SAFS and across other disciplines within the College of the Environment and the UW.
Priority will be given to applications received by November 3, 2018, and consideration of applicants will continue until the position is filled. Questions pertaining to this search can be addressed to Prof. Trevor Branch, Search Committee Chair (firstname.lastname@example.org). Questions regarding potential disability accommodations during the application process should be directed to Katie Effert at email@example.com or 206-685-6083.
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