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GLIN==> Job posting: Fisheries scientist

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

***Please disregard the first version of this message (sent 7/20).  This
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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

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.

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