Job Description Summary
The School of Fisheries, Aquaculture & Aquatic Sciences (www.sfass.auburn.edu ) at Auburn University is seeking applications for an aquaculture and natural resource economist. This is a 12-month, tenure track (50% research: 50% extension) position and will be filled at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The projected start date is September 1, 2023.
Minimum qualifications include an earned Ph.D. in agricultural economics or related field at the time employment begins, a publication record in aquaculture or natural resource economics research, a publication record in aquaculture or natural resource economics extension, and a record or the potential to attract extramural funding. The selected individual should be able to work cooperatively with colleagues across disciplines and develop collaborative research programs. The selected individual must also possess excellent written and interpersonal communication skills to effectively interact with diverse audiences. The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to be gainfully employed in the United States at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and to continue working legally for the term of employment.
Desired qualifications: Postdoctoral training, a research area that complements existing School faculty, experience providing extension services, and experience mentoring graduate students are also considerations.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must apply for the position by visiting the link:
https://www.auemployment.com/postings/31795 and attach the following: 1) letter of interest, 2) current Curriculum Vitae, and 3) reprints of up to three articles. When prompted during the online process, please provide names, phone numbers, and email addresses of three professional references. Only complete applications will be considered. After initial review, selected applicants will be asked to submit short statements on their long-term research plans, extension philosophy, and commitment to DEI. Review of applications will begin on November 1, 2022 and may continue until the position is filled. Questions concerning the advertised position should be directed to: Dr. Luke Roy, Search Committee Chair, email: email@example.com.