[ECOLOG-L] Professor and Director – CalCOFI Program – Scripps Institution of Oceanography at UC San Diego

Professor and Director, CalCOFI Program

Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at UC San Diego
(http://scripps.ucsd.edu) seeks a faculty member who will serve as the
Director of the SIO component of the CalCOFI (California Cooperative Oceanic
Fisheries Investigations; http://www.calcofi.org/) program. Applicants must
have a Ph.D. in ocean sciences or related fields, and research interests and
distinguished accomplishments in multidisciplinary research in fisheries
oceanography and/or biological oceanography. We are particularly interested
in a fisheries scientist broadly defined, but other research areas could
include, but are not limited to, pelagic ecology, physical-biological
coupling, biological modeling, bioinformatics, and spatial ecology. The
candidate will participate actively in teaching and mentoring, secure
support for graduate students, and sustain an innovative, extramurally
supported program of research.

CalCOFI is among the preeminent time series programs in the world ocean.
Established in 1949, it remains a unique partnership among the NOAA National
Marine Fisheries Service, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife,
and SIO. The Director of the SIO component of CalCOFI will provide strategic
leadership, effectively manage the program, connect the program even more
closely to our academic and research activities at SIO and partner
institutions, promote understanding and use of the results within
California, nationally and internationally, initiate creative scientific
research, and seek ways to enhance the program.

SIO is a world renowned center of marine research with approximately 200
principal investigators leading research programs on all aspects of earth,
ocean and atmospheric sciences. SIO is committed to academic excellence and
diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We seek candidates
who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence by providing leadership in
teaching, research and service toward building an equitable and diverse
scholarly environment.

The appointment will entail full time salary support as a Professor and
Director of the SIO component of CalCOFI. Rank, level of appointment
(Associate, Acting Associate, Full, Acting Full) and salary will be
consistent with the applicant’s qualifications and experience and with
University of California pay scales.

For full consideration, please apply by the 9/30/16 deadline:
http://ift.tt/2bQMeNC

The University of California San Diego is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,
gender identity, national origin, disability, age or protected veteran
status. For applicants with interest in spousal/partner employment, please
also see http://ift.tt/1gR9YAD for the
UCSD Partner Opportunities Program.

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