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Assistant/Associate Professor - Risk Assessment/Aquatic Toxicology
Auburn University

Date Posted Dec. 21, 2020
Title Assistant/Associate Professor - Risk Assessment/Aquatic Toxicology
University Auburn University
Auburn, AL, United States
Department School of Fisheries, Aquaculture & Aquatic Sciences
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Toxicology
    Aquatic Animal Health

Job Title Assistant/Associate Professor – Risk Assessment/Aquatic Toxicology
Posting Number P1610F

Job Description Summary
The School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences ( at Auburn University seeks a scientist in the field of risk assessment and/or aquatic toxicology. The position is a tenure-track appointment (75% research, 25% teaching; nine months per year) and will be filled at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The successful candidate may be fully focused on risk assessment or also have expertise in aquatic toxicology. Teaching expectations include the direction of graduate students, a graduate course in aquatic risk assessment, and an additional course to be developed. Salary and start-up funds are negotiable. The target start date is August 16, 2020.

Minimum Qualifications
An earned PhD from an accredited institution in an appropriate discipline (e.g., toxicology, physiology, biology) and a strong publication record in aquatic risk assessment and / or aquatic toxicology are required at the time employment begins. The successful candidate must demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively and be eligible to work in the United States both at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and during the proposed term of employment.

Desired Qualifications
Experience or the background to teach the courses, potential to attract funding, postdoctoral experience, and expertise that is complementary to current faculty members.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must apply for this position by visiting the link and attaching a cover letter, CV, a one-page statement of research goals, and up to three reprints of research articles. When prompted during the online process, please provide names, email addresses, and phone numbers for three professional references.

Only complete applications will be considered. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

Questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jim Stoeckel (

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