Global Inland Fisheries Ecology and Governance – Assistant Professor, Tenure System

The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University (MSU), is seeking to fill an academic year tenure track faculty position in Global Inland Fisheries Ecology and Governance at the Assistant Professor level.  The person selected will be affiliated with the Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability and will join a group of faculty, post-doctoral research associates, specialists, and students that provide an internationally recognized program in fisheries science and management.

The appointment of this position will include research (50%), outreach (30%) and teaching (20%).  The successful candidate will have demonstrated expertise and experience in fisheries ecology and an understanding of fisheries governance systems.  This scholar will also need to demonstrate their ability to work collaboratively with multi-sectoral stakeholders related to the conservation and sustainable use of inland fishery resources and freshwater habitats.

Additionally, this person will be expected to interact with policy makers, fishery management agencies, stakeholder groups and the international community including, inter alia, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources, the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.  The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vibrant undergraduate and graduate program based on extramurally-funded research, participate in teaching and experiential learning, including the development of online and study abroad educational programs, and provide outreach and consultation services to MSU agency partners around the world.

For additional information, interested individuals can contact:

Dr. William W. Taylor

University Distinguished Professor in Global Fisheries Systems<>

For a complete job description and to apply, visit<> posting #0863

Screening of applications will begin April 1, 2015.

Application materials should include:

*   Cover letter
*   C.V.
*   Statement of research interests (maximum 2 pages)
*   Statement of teaching interests (maximum 2 pages)
*   Statement of outreach interests (maximum 2 pages)
*   Names and contact information of 3 – 5 references

MSU is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer