Quantitative Fisheries Science

University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science

Chesapeake Biological Laboratory

Applications received by March 1, 2016 will receive our full consideration.

We seek applicants for an assistant research professor in quantitative fisheries science. The position complements and enhances existing strengths in fisheries science, ecology, oceanography, geochemistry, and ecotoxicology at the Laboratory and in marine and environmental sciences more broadly within the Center.  We particularly seek candidates interested in integrating survey and other empirical studies with synthesis or modeling to complex living resource questions.  Strong statistical and modeling skills, enthusiasm for collaboration within multidisciplinary teams, and the ability to conduct synthetic, high impact research are important attributes. Candidates with experience in population modeling and stock assessment are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will establish and maintain an externally-funded research program that demonstrates excellence to support the majority of their salary.

 UMCES faculty mentor and teach graduate students in environmental science through the University System of Maryland’s Marine, Estuarine, and Environmental Science (MEES) program (http://www.mees.umd.edu).  Excellent opportunities for collaborative, interdisciplinary research are available with colleagues throughout UMCES (http://www.umces.edu), as well as other branches of the University System of Maryland.  . 

 Salary and benefits are competitive and dependent on qualifications. Ph.D. is required at time of appointment and postdoctoral or other experience is preferred. To apply, please send a statement of research and teaching interests, a curriculum vitae, 3 exemplary publications and contact information for 3 potential references to <i>personnel@cbl.umces.edu</i> with Quantitative Fisheries Scientist in the subject line.  For more details about the position or CBL in general, please contact Dr. Hongsheng Bi (HBi@umces.edu), chair of the search committee

 UMCES is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.  We promote excellence through diversity and encourage Individuals with disabilities, veterans, women and minorities to apply.