Recruitment: Sustainable Marine Resources Initiative

Sustainable Marine Resources Initiative (SMRI): Future of Food from the Sea

As part of the multi-unit SMRI to promote global leadership in sustainable marine fisheries and aquaculture, UC Davis will be hiring five positions to advance an integrated program of research, education, and outreach in multiple disciplines.

CLUSTER POSITIONS

1) Quantitative Fisheries Management
Dept.: Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology
Location: UC Davis Campus
Open: Fall 2018
Search Co-chairs: Marissa Baskett and Eric Post

2) Marine Resources Economics
Dept.:  Agricultural & Resource Economics  Environmental Sciences & Policy
Location: UC Davis Campus
Open: Fall 2018
Search Chair: Jim Sanchirico

3) Marine Aquaculture Biology
Dept.: Medicine and Epidemiology
Location: Bodega Marine Laboratory
Open: Fall 2018

4) TBD*
Location: Bodega Marine Laboratory

5) TBD*
Location: Bodega Marine Laboratory

* positions jointly funded by the Bodega Marine Laboratory and California Sea Grant

CONTACT

For more information, please contact the position search chairs

GOAL

The SMRI will catalyze UC Davis leadership in sustainable management of food from the sea by

  • Unifying, leveraging, and extending existing research expertise
  • Developing comprehensive academic programs
  • Integrating cross-cutting research, educational, and outreach activities

RESEARCH UNITS

Faculty from the following departments are involved in developing and guiding the SMRI.

These new faculty hires will have the opportunity to join as affiliates and/or collaborate with colleagues in the following centers and other research units depending on their research interests.

COLLEGE OF AG. & ENV. SCIENCES

COLLEGE OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

COLLEGE OF LETTERS & SCIENCE

SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

POTENTIAL CENTERS, DIVISION & RESEARCH UNITS

TRAINING

The new faculty positions would play a central role in substantially augmenting teaching and research opportunities for students in several undergraduate majors and graduate groups at UC Davis. Additionally, these new positions will have the opportunity to participate in the new $3M NSF supported interdisciplinary graduate training program (NRT) in Sustainable Oceans: From Policy to Science to Decisions.

UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS

GRADUATE GROUPS

OUTREACH

The positions are expected to develop and participate in cross-cutting outreach/engagement programs and public service. In the case of jointly funded Sea Grant positions, this includes research, education and outreach programs relevant to the mission NOAA’s California Sea Grant.