Position: Asst Professor-Fisheries at Univ. of Missouri

Assistant Professor in Fisheries


The University of Missouri is hiring a tenure track Assistant Professor in Fisheries in the School of natural Resources, University of Missouri-Columbia.  Applications are open now until October 15th 2021.

Description: This is a tenure-track position in the School of Natural Resources (http://www.snr.missouri.edu) at the University of Missouri (MU). The successful candidate will develop an exciting and high-impact, nationally/internationally recognized, externally-funded applied research program that complements institutional strengths in fisheries and wildlife sciences. With this position, MU will better occupy a place among a select group of universities that boast a truly integrated and multidisciplinary approach to teaching, research, and actionable scholarship in natural resources science and management. The position will strengthen growing education programs, collaborate with other established MU research centers to garner major grants, form innovative new partnerships with private and public partners, and contribute greatly toward improving grant and publication metrics considered in the Association of American Universities’ (AAU) rankings. Teaching will include undergraduate courses in ichthyology, fisheries management, ecology of fishes, techniques for fisheries management and conservation, and/or animal population dynamics and management, as well as graduate courses related to the individual’s expertise (total of 3-4 courses per year). This position will complement and collaborate with faculty in the School of Natural Resources; the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources (CAFNR); and other colleges and departments across the MU campus. Collaborative efforts are also anticipated with the CAFNR Center for Watershed Management and Water Quality, and with federal scientists employed by the United States Geological Survey Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, which is housed in the School of Natural Resources.  Please visit the MU job link for more information and application process.

Contact: Dr. Charlie Nilon, Search Committee Chair: 573-882-3738; [email protected].