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Posted on behalf of Loraine Samsel <samsel@uwm.edu>

Position Vacancy Announcement

Fisheries Scientist
(Assistant/Associate/Senior Scientist)

Great Lakes WATER Institute
University of Wisconsin System/University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWS/UWM)

The UWS/UWM Great Lakes Wisconsin Aquatic Technology and Environmental
Research (WATER) Institute, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department of
Natural Resources (WDNR), seeks a Fisheries Scientist to fill a full time,
tenure track research position within the Institute.

The WATER Institute is looking for an outstanding fisheries scientist with a
demonstrated record of funded research who will pursue a state-of-the-art
research program, with an active field component in the Great Lakes, in some
or all of the following areas: fisheries population dynamics, fisheries
biology, ecology, ichthyology, and biological/chemical/physical
interactions.

The incumbent is expected to interact in a highly interdisciplinary, team
oriented environment and to develop partnerships with the WDNR through the
development of research that is responsive to fisheries management needs of
the agency on Lake Michigan, Green Bay, and Lake Superior. The incumbent
also is expected to supervise advanced undergraduate/graduate students and
post-doctoral scientists, and to participate actively in the communication
of research findings to the scientific and regulatory community as well as
to the public.

The WATER Institute provides outstanding opportunities for the pursuit of
global aquatic research, education, and outreach programs, with an emphasis
on the Great Lakes region.  The Institute serves as the home of the UWM
Center for Great Lakes Studies, the NIEHS Marine and Freshwater Biomedical
Sciences Center, the UWM Aquaculture Center, the Lake Michigan Fisheries
Management and Law Enforcement units of the WDNR, and the Wisconsin Sea
Grant Regional Advisory Services.  Additional information about the WATER
Institute can be found at www.uwm.edu/Dept/GLWI.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in a relevant field and experience at or beyond the
post-doctoral level

Compensation and Appointment: Salary commensurate with qualifications and
experience; appointment is on an academic year basis and includes excellent
fringe benefits.

Application: Applicants should submit a letter of application, resume or
vitae, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of 3 references.
Screening of all candidates will begin on 1 September and continue until a
qualified candidate is chosen. Please visit our WEBsite (above) for further
information on the status of the search.  Applications should be sent to:
Chair, Screening Committee, Fisheries Scientist, UWS/UWM Great Lakes WATER
Institute, 600 E. Greenfield Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53204. Ph: 414-382-1700
Fax: 414-382-1705

Minorities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
EOE/AAM/F/H/V

 Position Vacancy Announcement

Fisheries Scientist
(Associate/Senior Scientist)

Great Lakes WATER Institute
University of Wisconsin System/University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
UWS/UWM

The UWS/UWM Great Lakes Wisconsin Aquatic Technology and Environmental
Research   (WATER) Institute, in cooperation with the Wisconsin Department
of Natural Resources (WDNR), seeks a Fisheries Scientist to fill a senior
level, full time research position within the WATER Institute of the UWM
Graduate School.

The WATER Institute is looking for an outstanding fisheries scientist with a
demonstrated track record of funded research who will continue to pursue
aggressively a state-of-the-art research program with an active field
component in the Great Lakes in some or all of the following areas:
fisheries population dynamics, fisheries biology, ecology, ichthyology, and
biological/ chemical/physical interactions.

The incumbent is expected to interact in a highly interdisciplinary, team
oriented environment and to develop partnerships with the WDNR through the
development of research agendas that are responsive to fisheries management
needs of the agency on Lake Michigan, Green Bay and Lake Superior.  The
incumbent also is expected to participate in local, state, national and
international scientific and public policy forums; to supervise advanced
undergraduate/graduate students and post-doctoral scientists; and to
participate actively in the communication of research findings to the public
as well as to the scientific and regulatory community.

The WATER Institute provides outstanding opportunities for the pursuit of
global aquatic research, education and outreach programs, with an emphasis
on the Great Lakes Region.   The Institute serves as the home of the UWM
Center for Great Lakes Studies, the NIEHS Marine and Freshwater Biomedical
Sciences Center, the UWM Aquaculture Institute, the Lake Michigan Fisheries
Management and Law Enforcement units of the WDNR, and the Wisconsin Sea
Grant Regional Advisory Services.  The Institute owns and operates the 22m
R/V Neeskay.

Qualifications:  Ph.D. in a relevant field and requisite experience beyond
the post-doctoral level.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience;
appointment is on an academic year basis and includes excellent fringe
benefits.

Application Procedure: Applicants should submit a letter of application,
resume or vitae, and the names, addresses and phone numbers of three (3)
references, postmarked by November 20, 1998 to: Chair, Screening Committee,
Great Lakes Fisheries Scientist, UWS/UWM Great Lakes WATER Institute, 600 E.
Greenfield Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53204. Ph: 414-382-1700 Fax: 414-382-1705

Minorities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
OE/AAM/F/H/V
  Recruitment Plan, Advertising, Search and Screen Committee

Fisheries Scientist
(Associate/Senior Scientist)

Great Lakes WATER Institute
University of Wisconsin System/University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
UWS/UWM

A.  Recruitment Plan

1.  Place ads in major national/international scientific and trade journals
(Ad copy attached):
 Science (published weekly)
Fisheries (published monthly by the American Fisheries Society)

2.  Place ad in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

3.  Send position announcement to the following units (Position Announcement
attached):

 Biology/Ecology/Limnology  Departments/Programs/Career Centers of UWS
campuses
Universities with Departments of Biology/Ecology or Fish and Wildlife
programs
 U.S. Cooperative Fisheries Research Units
 State and Federal Resource Management and Conservation Agencies

4.  Send position announcement to the following colleges/universities with
concentrated minority student populations and advanced graduate programs in
biology/fisheries:

Alabama Agricultural/Mechanical University
Clemson University
Alcorn State University
Emory University
Auburn University
Austin Peay State University
Arkansas - Pine Bluff
Barry University
Florida A&M University
Georgia College
Georgia Southern University
Tuskegee University
Mississippi State University


5.  Place position announcement on appropriate electronic List Servers and
web sites:

National and Great Lakes Regional list servers and web pages, e.g.

GLIN    http://www.great-lakes.net/lists/glinannounce.html,
Wisconsin Sea Grant Institute web page
http://h2o.seagrant.wisc.edu/home.html
National Association of Marine Laboratories NAML
  http://www.mbl.edu/html/naml/naml.html
WDNR    http://www.dnr.state.wi.us/
State of  Wisconsin    http://badger.state.wi.us/
Wisconsin JobNet    http://WWW.dwd.state.wi.us/jobnet/
America’s Job Bank    http://www.ajb.dni.us/index.html




B.  Advertising: (Advertising copy attached)

Science, Fisheries, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
List Servers – position announcement


C.  Search and Screen Committee:

WATER Institute:
Jerry Kaster, Chair
Fred Binkowski
Tim Ehlinger
Val Klump
Jeff Foran  (ex-officio)

WDNR:
Bill Horns
 Gloria McCutcheon
 Mike Staggs
 Jim Francis



  Position Description

Fisheries Scientist
(Associate/Senior Scientist)

Great Lakes WATER Institute
University of Wisconsin System/University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
UWS/UWM

Fisheries Scientist

This is a full-time career project management and research position in the
broad area of fisheries biology, concentrating on the Great Lakes fishery.
The primary responsibilities include:

80% 1. Research and Fisheries Management Activities

This responsibility includes

a. initiating and developing both independent and cooperative field research
programs and obtaining extramural funding for such programs from federal,
state, and private sources;

b. conducting research into the biology and ecology of fisheries resources
such as the production, utilization, management, protection, and restoration
of such resources and connected areas of genetics, physiology, molecular
biology, etc. as appropriate; and

c. conducting research that is interdisciplinary and team oriented to
develop partnerships with the WDNR through the development of a research
agenda that is responsive to fisheries management needs of the agency on
Lake Michigan, Green Bay, and Lake Superior.


15% 2. Communication of Research

This responsibility includes

a. participating actively in the communication of research findings to the
public as well as to the scientific and regulatory community through peer
reviewed publications, workshops, continuing education seminars, etc.;

b. conducting and administering programs in the education, training, and
supervision of advanced undergraduate/graduate students and post-doctoral
scientists; and

c. participating in local, state, national and international scientific and
public policy forums.

5 % 3. Service

This responsibility includes

a. participating in the service needs of the WATER Institute, University of
Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and the WDNR as a committee participant and/or as a
expert advisor; and

b. participating as a fisheries expert to the community-at-large, e.g.,
fishing clubs.






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