Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) Gloucester Point, VA, USA
Dec 11, 2019Full time
Endowed Chair in Shellfish Aquaculture and Program Coordinator, Associate/Full Professor The Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS)/School of Marine Science of William & Mary invites applications for a full-time tenure-eligible Associate/Full Professor. The position will begin in Fall 2020. Responsibilities: VIMS is seeking to fill an endowed faculty position, the Acuff Professorship in Marine Science, within its Department of Fisheries Science with a nationally and internationally recognized scholar whose expertise will complement our existing strengths in shellfish aquaculture and provide strategic leadership in coordinating our institute-wide Shellfish Aquaculture Program. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an extramurally-funded research program, contribute to the development of an aquaculture curriculum, participate in advisory service and outreach related to aquaculture, and provide leadership in driving the continued development and sustainability of shellfish aquaculture in the region. About the Virginia Institute of Marine Science: Chartered in 1940, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science is currently among the largest marine research and education centers in the United States. VIMS has a three-part mission to conduct interdisciplinary research in coastal ocean and estuarine science, educate students and citizens, and provide advisory service to policy makers, industry, and the public. The School of Marine Science at VIMS is the graduate school in marine science for William & Mary. VIMS currently employs 55 full-time faculty members and 256 staff, and has 90 graduate students in master's and doctoral programs. There are four academic departments at VIMS: Aquatic Health Sciences, Biological Sciences, Fisheries Science, and Physical Sciences. Further information on VIMS and the School of Marine Science may be accessed at: http://www.vims.edu .