Lake Superior State University is seeking a faculty member with expertise in Fisheries Management to join the School of Biological Sciences.  We are trying to bring someone in for fall 2013 and therefore we hope to move quickly through the search process.  The job will be officially posted on LSSU's website within the next day or two.

Job Title: Assistant Professor of Fisheries Management

Working Title: Assistant Professor of Fisheries Management

Position Summary Information:

Department: Biological Sciences

Job Summary/Basic Function: Lake Superior State University seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track faculty position in Fisheries Management. Preferred start date August 2013. Responsibilities will be 75% teaching and 25% co-directing the LSSU Aquatic Research Laboratory (ARL; Teaching assignments will include core courses in the Fisheries and Wildlife Management degree program, such as Fisheries Management, Fish Ecology, Ichthyology, or Freshwater Fish Culture. The ARL assignment includes oversight of staff, budget, our coldwater fish hatchery, and enhancement and coordination of fundraising, outreach, and research programs.


Minimum Qualifications:  Doctoral degree in Fisheries Management or closely related discipline is required at the time of appointment.

Preferred Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a strong commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching and advising, an interest in including undergraduates in research and in interacting with students outside of class. The successful candidate should also have an interest in collaborating with other faculty and resource management agencies. Experience with resource management agencies, inland lake or Great Lakes fisheries, and fish culture preferred. Scholarly activity and university service are also expected of the successful candidate.

Physical Demands: Be able to accompany students on field trip; be able to lift up to 25 pounds

Special Instructions to Applicants: Include a statement of research interests and a statement of teaching interests with your application in addition to the documents required below.

For additional information: Contact Dr. Nancy Kirkpatrick, Chair of the School of Biological Sciences (906.635.2894, For more information about the Aquatic Research Laboratory, visit

Review of applications: will begin April 1, 2013 and continue until the position is filled.

Required Documents:

            Cover letter

            Curriculum Vitae

            Contact information for 3 references

            All College & University Transcripts

            Statement of teaching interests

            Statement of research interests