Assistant Adjunct Professor - Department of WFCB, UC Davis
The Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis is recruiting for an Assistant Adjunct Professor.
The appointee is will be responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduate classes. In addition, the appointee will participate in advising graduate students as well as maintaining an active research program.
TEACHING: The candidate will regularly participate in teaching courses that support the Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology undergraduate major offered by the department and may participate in graduate level teaching, likely in service to the graduate group in ecology. In addition, the department anticipates that there will be multiple opportunities to participate as instructor, co-instructor, or guest lecturer in several other courses as well, e.g. WFC 10 or WFC 100.
RESEARCH: Appointee will be performing cutting edge research on fish and aquatic vertebrate ecology, stream ecology, hydrology, and conservation biology that fits well within the mission of WFCB,
SERVICE: Appointee to participate in advising graduate students, including as a major professor, thesis/dissertation committee member, and qualifying exam committee member. Appointee will also be expected to supervise undergraduate research and to serve on departmental and graduate group committees.
QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Ecology or a related field. The candidate should have the experience to develop and instruct undergraduate and graduate courses and experience in teaching and mentoring students. Evidence of research excellence is expected. Candidate research and teaching experience to be oriented to fish and aquatic vertebrate ecology, stream ecology, hydrology, and conservation biology.
SALARY: Commensurate with qualifications and experience. Successful candidate will be expected to secure extramural funding and grants to cover salary.
This position is WOS. Candidate can cover salary by securing their own extramural funding and grants
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