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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor

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University of Maine
Location
Portland, OR
Closing date
Sep 15, 2021

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Assistant, Associate or Full Professor of Marine Sciences (id:68720) Campus: Orono Department: School of Marine Sciences - OSMS Bargaining Unit: AFUM Salary Band/Wage Band: N/A Location: Portland, ME Statement of the Job: The School of Marine Sciences ( https://umaine.edu/marine/ ) seeks a faculty member in fisheries science to join a large and intellectually diverse educational and research community; the successful candidate for this tenure-track position will:
Have expertise in industry-relevant fisheries science, such as stock assessment, population dynamics modeling, or quantitative fisheries science
Establish or maintain an internationally-recognized research program, which may include developing and using novel quantitative approaches to the study of commercially exploited living marine resources
Teach undergraduate and graduate courses in marine sciences, including the broad area of fisheries science
Advise and mentor graduate students and postdoctoral scholars
Be a strong liaison between the University of Maine and other UM system campuses, the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and other relevant NGOs in Maine
Contribute to state and regional assessments of fish stocks and their management
Advise government and industry partners on sustainable fisheries management
Serve the institutions and the profession through work on committees, student recruitment, institutional improvement and/or similar contributions This nine-month (academic year) position will be at the assistant, associate or professor level, commensurate with experience. The successful candidate will have a 75% research and 25% teaching commitment and be based at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland, Maine, as part of a cooperative agreement with the University. The initial teaching assignment will include an average of 4.5 credits per year, and will include undergraduate classes in Fisheries Science and a graduate class in Fish Population Dynamics. Full review criteria for tenure track faculty are at http://tinyurl.com/dkws9dcc . The School of Marine Sciences has vibrant oceanography, marine biology, aquaculture, and marine policy programs, with faculty and staff based in Orono, at the Darling Marine Center in Walpole, and at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute in Portland. This position contributes to the Universitys Signature and Emerging Areas of Excellence (https://umaine.edu/areas/marine-sciences ). The successful candidate will play an important role in a new state-wide, multi-campus graduate program in Fisheries Science, Management, and Policy, currently in the planning stages. Strategic partnership between the Gulf of Maine Research Institute and the University of Maine: As part of our ongoing partnership, the University of Maine has two School of Marine Sciences faculty based at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute. This partnership allows appointed faculty, along with their labs staff and students, to take advantage of the Gulf of Maine Research Institutes research facility and Portlands importance as a fishing port. About the Gulf of Maine Research Institute:The Gulf of Maine Research Institute pioneers collaborative solutions to global ocean challenges. Located in Portland, ME, the institute is dedicated to the resilience of the Gulf of Maine ecosystem and the communities that depend on it. For more information, visit www.gmri.org . About the University: The University of Maine is a community of more than 11,700 undergraduate and graduate students, and 2,500 employees located on the Orono campus and throughout the state. UMaine is the state land and sea grant university and maintains a leadership role as the Systems flagship university. As a result, it is dedicated to providing excellent teaching, research, and service at the university, state, and national levels. The University of Maine offers a wide range of benefits for employees including, but not limited to, tuition benefits (employee and dependent), comprehensive insurance coverage including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, and short and long term disability as well as retirement plan options. As a former NSF ADVANCE institution, the University of Maine is committed to diversity in our workforce and to dual-career couples. While the home department for this position will be in the University of Maine's School of Marine Sciences (for more information on SMS: https://umaine.edu/ marine/ ), the faculty member's home office will be located at the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) in Portland, Maine. More information about GMRI is available here: https://www.gmri.org/ and more information about Portland, Maine is available here: https://www. visitportland.com/ . Qualifications: Required:
Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in Fisheries Science or a closely related field
Demonstrated interest and ability to teach fisheries-related courses at undergraduate and graduate levels
Strong record of research accomplishments, including evidence of an extramurally-funded research program and a strong publication record
Demonstrated ability to advise and mentor students
Record of engaging with NGOs, state and federal management agencies and industry stakeholders, and working with interdisciplinary teams that includes natural and social scientists Other Information: Materials must be submitted via "Apply For Position" below. You will need to create a profile and application; upload: 1.) a cover letter which describes your experience, interests, and suitability for the position2.) a resume/curriculum vitae3.) contact information for three professional references You will also need to submit the affirmative action survey, the self-identification of disability form, and the self-identification of veteran status forms. Incomplete application materials cannot be considered. Materials received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University. Search Timeline is as follows:Review of applications to begin: August 15, 2021Screening interviews to begin no earlier than: September 1, 2021On-site interviews to begin no earlier than: October 1, 2021Tentative start date: January 1, 2022 For questions about the search, please contact search committee chair Dr. Damian Brady at damian.brady@maine.edu (207-312-8752) or UM School of Marine Sciences director Dr. David Townsend at davidt@maine.edu (207-581-4367). Appropriate background checks are required. The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veterans status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Amie Parker, Interim Director of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System). The University of Maine is an EEO/AA employer, and does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veterans status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity Office, 101 North Stevens Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5754, 207.581.1226, TTY 711 (Maine Relay System). The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, such as the University, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report, (ASR) and provide notice of the availability of the ASR to all prospective employees. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the Universitys crime statistics for the past three calendar years; and disclosures regarding the Universitys current campus security policies. You may view the Universitys Annual Security Report by clicking on this link:https://umaine.edu/police/clery-annual-safety-report/ . If you wish to have a paper copy of the ASR or you need to have a copy of the ASR in an accessible format, the University will provide such a copy upon request. Please contact: UMaine Police Department, 81 Rangeley Rd., The University of Maine, Orono, ME 04469-5794, or call 207.581.4053.
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