Assistant/Associate Professor - Aquatic Animal Health

Auburn University, Alabama Full Time

Job Details

The School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences ( at Auburn University seeks a scientist in the field of aquatic animal health. The position is a tenure-track appointment (80% research, 20% teaching; nine months per year) and will be filled at the rank of assistant or associate professor. The successful candidate will build an externally funded research program, contribute to the instructional program, and participate as a collaborator in the Southeastern Cooperative Fish Disease Project. 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., biology, microbiology, pathobiology) by the time employment begins, two years of experience in disease diagnostics (fishes and/or invertebrates) and a strong publication record in aquatic animal health. 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 a course in aquatic animal health, experience in vaccine development, potential to attract funding, postdoctoral experience, and expertise that is complementary to current faculty members.

Contact Information

Auburn University

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. Allen Davis (

Post Date: 9/28/2019 7:44:56 AM
Closing Date: 12/1/2019 12:00:00 AM