Assistant Adjunct Professor, Wildlife, Fish, and Conservation Biology

Posted. June 6, 2019

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.

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.

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.

POSITION AVAILABLE/CLOSING DATE: For full consideration, apply by July 5, 2019. Applications received after this date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

TO APPLY: To apply, please go to the following link:  https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply. Applicants should submit the following materials:

1.   Curriculum Vitae (required)
2.   Cover Letter (optional, indicating how they meet the minimum and desirable qualifications,
3.   Statement of Research (required, Statement of Research Accomplishments)
4.   Statement of Teaching (required, Statement of Teaching Accomplishments and Philosophy)
5.   Statement of Contributions to Diversity (required)
6.   Letters of Recommendation for 4 recent references (required). All letters of recommendation will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

QUESTIONS: Please direct questions to Anna Lee via email to  metroexec@ucdavis.edu

Junior Specialist

Posted 7/24/2019

The Department of Wildlife, Fish and Conservation Biology (WFCB) at the University of California, Davis invites applications for a pool of qualified Junior Specialists in UC Davis WFCB Labs (Hobbs Laboratory, Fangue Laboratory, Rypel Laboratory, Todd Laboratory, the Biotelemetry Lab, WFCB Museum). Screening of applicants is ongoing and will continue as needed. The number of positions varies each year, depending on the needs of the laboratory.

First screening of applicants will start 8/8/2019.
Appointments will vary in length up to a 12 month appointment with the possibility of extension contingent upon funding and performance.

For a Junior Specialist

a) Performance in research in specialized areas.
b) Professional competence and activity.
c) Bachelor degree in physiology, biology, conservation, marine science, or a related field.
d) Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
e) Excellent communication skills.
f) Experience in MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint) or other appropriate computer programs (GIS, R, SQL, MARK) to organize, summarize and analyze data.
g) Proficiency in both written and verbal English.
h) Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
i) Ability to effectively manage a small team.
j) Valid driver’s license issued in the United States.


View Position Descriptions for each lab:  Full Position Description

APPLICATION DETAILS: Wildlife, Fish, & Conservation Biology Department Labs

SALARY RANGE: Step I - $39,500 (100% annual + benefits)

TO APPLY: Please go to the following link: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/JPF02970. Applicants should submit cover letter indicating your lab(s) interest and how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications, your most recent CV and contact information for 2-3 recent references. Documents/materials must be submitted as PDF files.

QUESTIONS: Please direct questions to Rachel Geier via email to metroexec@ucdavis.edu.

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