The School of Marine and Environmental Affairs (SMEA; https://smea.uw.edu/) at the University of Washington (UW) seeks a Research Assistant Professor (0143) who specializes in the human dimensions of fisheries. This is a multi-year, full-time (100% FTE), 12 month position for which a Ph.D. or foreign equivalent is required and a record of interdisciplinary activity, external engagement, and extramural funding is strongly desired.
The successful candidate is expected to lead a strong, extramurally funded research program and could also have the opportunity to contribute to teaching. Applicants should describe how they expect their research will enhance collaborative, interdisciplinary linkages within SMEA and across other disciplines within the College of the Environment and the UW. Collaboration with external partners including government agencies, non-governmental organizations, and tribal governments/First Nations is also desired.
The UW and SMEA promote diversity and inclusivity among our students, faculty, staff, and public. Thus, we are strongly seeking candidates whose experiences have prepared them to fulfill our commitment to inclusion and have given them the confidence to fully engage audiences from a wide spectrum of backgrounds.
The UW is located in the greater Seattle metropolitan area, with a dynamic, multicultural community of 3.7 million people and a range of ecosystems from mountains to ocean. The UW serves a diverse population of 80,000 students, faculty and staff, including 25% first-generation college students, over 25% Pell Grant students, and faculty from over 70 countries. All UW faculty engage in research, teaching, and service. The UW and SMEA are committed to building a culturally diverse workforce. More details can be found at https://smea.uw.edu/about/diversity/.
Applicants should send the following to Jackie Chapman, Assistant to the Director (email@example.com) with Research Assistant Professor: [your name] in the subject line of the email: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) statement of research interests including experience with and commitment to diverse audiences and inclusive approaches (3 pages maximum), 3) copies (PDF) of three representative publications, and 4) names and contact information for 3 professional references. All material should be collated into a single PDF document.
Applications should be received by December 15, 2016 to ensure full consideration. Questions pertaining to this search can be addressed Terrie Klinger, Director, School of Marine and Environmental Affairs (firstname.lastname@example.org). Individuals with disabilities seeking accommodation in the application process are encouraged to contact Jackie Chapman at email@example.com or 206-543-4448.
University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.