Michigan State University

The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife is a vibrant community of scholars comprising >40 core faculty (tenure stream and fixed-term faculty, and academic specialists), >30 research associates, >80 graduate and 240 undergraduate students. Our Mission is to build local, national, and international capacities to conserve ecosystems that support fish, wildlife, and society through integrated programs in research, education, and engagement. We are committed to the integrative nature of natural resources conservation and management, with our expertise ranging from disciplinary areas with a long-standing history in the domain of fisheries and wildlife to those emerging more recently.

Michigan State University (MSU) is one of the top research universities in the world and home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs. MSU is a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, and scientists that provide regional, national, and international leadership in basic and applied research and excellence in teaching. In addition, consistent with its Land Grant origins, the MSU community pursues international engagement and provides strong extension programs that partner with diverse stakeholders to provide much needed research in the areas of food, energy, water and the environment. MSU enjoys a park‐like campus with outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is located in the city of East Lansing, adjacent to the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of >500,000. Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education. The University is proactive about its obligations under the ADA, and provides individual accessibility plans to students and employees with disabilities. Michigan State University is also proactive in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career families, both inside and outside the University, and respects all family forms. Information about MSU’s dual career support can be found at
https://worklife.msu.edu/dual-career. Information about WorkLife at MSU can be found at https://worklife.msu.edu.

Aug 16, 2023
Full time
Michigan State University East Lansing, MI, USA
The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife at Michigan State University invites applications for a full‐time, 9-month tenure-track Assistant Professor with a 50% research, 23% teaching, 20% outreach, and 7% leadership/service assignment. The position start date is anticipated to be 8/16/2024. The selected candidate will join the leadership of the Quantitative Fisheries Center (QFC; canr.msu.edu/qfc) and along with other QFC faculty, staff, and students help advance the center’s mission of providing research, consulting/outreach, and education services to fishery and other resource management agencies with a focus on the Laurentian Great Lakes basin. The incumbent will be expected to develop an internationally recognized program of research, instruction, and outreach consistent with both the QFC Strategic Plan and Great Lakes Fishery Commission (GLFC) Joint Strategic Plan. Similarly, the candidate will successfully compete for extramural research funds, participate in classroom and...