[MARMAM] University of Washington faculty position: top marine predators (open rank, without tenure)

Trevor A Branch tbranch at uw.edu
Mon Oct 1 17:22:40 PDT 2018

The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences (SAFS;
http://fish.washington.edu) at the University of Washington (UW) is
seeking a full-time (100% FTE) faculty member in the Without Tenure
(WOT) track at the Assistant, Associate, or Full Professor rank who
conducts research on marine top predators such as marine mammals,
seabirds, and large fishes. The position has a 12-month service
period, and will be supported by three months of salary annually from
the University of Washington combined with research grants obtained by
the successful candidate. The duration of the position depends on the
rank at which it is filled: term for Assistant Professors, and
continuous for Associate or Full Professors commensurate with
experience and qualifications.  All UW faculty engage in research,
teaching, mentorship, and service.

The successful candidate will be expected to collaborate with external
partners including government agencies, non-governmental
organizations, and tribal governments.

The successful candidate will be expected to fulfill our commitment to
inclusion, and to fully engage audiences from a wide spectrum of
backgrounds in research and teaching.

The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the
University’s distinctive educational objectives, which include
interdisciplinary perspectives, intercultural understanding, and
concern with social responsibility and the ethical implications of
knowledge and action.

The University of Washington has a unique natural setting from which
to base research and education. SAFS is housed within the University’s
College of the Environment, which provides a broad interdisciplinary
and global position for education and basic and applied research. SAFS
maintains unique research and teaching facilities, such as the UW Fish
Collection, and field stations in the San Juan Islands and
southwestern Alaska. SAFS is a dedicated team of educators, enabling
our students to successfully explore and interpret the rich array of
disciplines and perspectives contained within the aquatic and fishery

The University of Washington provides a wide range of networking,
mentoring and development opportunities for junior faculty and a
comprehensive benefits package (details can be found at


A Ph.D. or foreign equivalent is required.

Application Instructions

Candidates should submit their application to
https://apply.interfolio.com/55339 including the following
information: 1) curriculum vitae, 2) statement of research and
teaching interests and philosophies including experience with and
commitment to diverse audiences and inclusive approaches (4 pages
maximum), 3) copies (PDF) of three representative publications, and 4)
names and contact information for three professional references.

Applicants should describe how they expect their research, teaching,
and mentorship will enhance collaborative, interdisciplinary linkages
within SAFS and across other disciplines within the College of the
Environment and the UW.

Priority will be given to applications received by November 1, 2018,
and consideration of applicants will continue until the position is
filled. Questions pertaining to this search can be addressed to Prof.
Trevor Branch, Search Committee Chair (tbranch at uw.edu). Questions
regarding potential disability accommodations during the application
process should be directed to Katie Effert at keffert at uw.edu or

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed,
religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, marital status,
pregnancy, genetic information, gender identity or expression, age,
disability, or protected veteran status.

Commitment to Diversity

The University of Washington is committed to building diversity among
its faculty, librarian, staff, and student communities, and
articulates that commitment in the UW Diversity Blueprint
Additionally, the University’s Faculty Code recognizes faculty efforts
in research, teaching and/or service that address diversity and equal
opportunity as important contributions to a faculty member’s academic
profile and responsibilities

Apply here: https://apply.interfolio.com/55339

Richard C. and Lois M. Worthington Endowed Professor in Fisheries
Management, School of Aquatic and Fisheries Sciences, University of
     Twitter: @TrevorABranch @BlueWhaleNews;
Barnett LAK, Branch TA, Ranasinghe RA, Essington TE (2017) Old-growth
fishes become scarce under fishing. Current Biology 27:2843-2848
Anderson SC, Branch TA, Cooper AB, Dulvy NK (2017) Black-swan events
in animal populations. PNAS 114:3252-3257
Rudd MB, Branch TA (2017) Does unreported catch lead to overfishing?
Fish and Fisheries 18:313-323

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