[Coral-List] Fwd: Extension Assistant Professor in Sustainable Fisheries & Coastal Resilience (please distribute widely)

Daniel Holstein dan.holstein at gmail.com
Mon Jul 24 12:21:25 EDT 2017

Saw this on another list, and figured I’d repost here. Apologies if this post is redundant.


Daniel M. Holstein, PhD

Mary Derrickson McCurdy Visiting Scholar
Duke Marine Lab
Nicholas School of the Environment
Duke University
135 Duke Marine Lab Rd
Beaufort, NC 28516

> Begin forwarded message:
> From: Brian Cheng <bscheng at GMAIL.COM>
> Subject: [ECOLOG-L] Extension Assistant Professor in Sustainable Fisheries & Coastal Resilience (please distribute widely)
> Date: July 20, 2017 at 10:24:42 AM EDT
> Reply-To: Brian Cheng <bscheng at GMAIL.COM>
> The Department of Environmental Conservation at the University of 
> Massachusetts Amherst (http://eco.umass.edu/) seeks talented applicants for 
> a permanent 12-month, non-tenure-track appointment as Extension Assistant 
> Professor in Sustainable Fisheries & Coastal Resilience. This faculty will 
> be based at the UMass Gloucester Marine Station in close proximity to North 
> Shore communities and State, Federal and non-governmental collaborators. 
> Earliest appointment date is October 2, 2017. Review of applications will 
> begin August 28, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.
> Candidates should have a Masters degree with a minimum of 10 years of 
> relevant professional experience or a Ph.D. degree in coastal environmental 
> management, fisheries or marine sciences, or closely related field.
> Candidates should understand the critical link between applied research and 
> extension in fulfilling the mission of a land grant institution (see 
> https://ag.umass.edu/extension-outreach). The candidate is expected to 
> develop and lead outreach and extension programming in the broad fields of 
> community resilience, and adaptation-related actions to mitigate impacts of 
> changing fisheries and/or natural hazards in coastal Massachusetts 
> communities. Examples of relevant foci include, but are not limited to: (1) 
> development of sustainable harvesting practices for commercial fisheries 
> stocks, (2) integration of new fisheries products into the supply chain, 
> (3) socioeconomic impacts of a changing environment, (4) coastal 
> conservation and habitat restoration, (5) adaptation to sea-level change 
> and other climate-related impacts, (6) community engagement in emerging 
> coastal issues, such as wind energy, and (7) improving the integration of 
> marine science into K-12 classrooms through development of curricula 
> incorporating research and modern technologies.
> For more details and to apply, go to:
> https://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?
> JOBID=86885&CNTRNO=8&TSTMP=1500472923486

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