Director of Great Lakes Acoustic Telemetry Observation System (GLATOS)


Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing, Michigan
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty
Review of Materials: Begins 09/25/2018


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Search: The Department of Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University seeks a
Quantitative Fishery Behavioral Ecologist, Director of the Great Lakes Acoustic
Telemetry Observation System (GLATOS). This position is a fixed-term appointment at
the Assistant/Associate Professor level dependent on candidate qualifications, with an
initial term of five years and with the potential for renewals of additional five-year terms
based on productivity of the individual and funding availability.

Responsibilities: To provide scientific leadership for a field-based research program that
investigates movement behavior and dynamics of Great Lakes fishes in relation to
fishery ecology and management. In addition to conducting their own research
program, the successful candidate will lead and serve as director of the Great Lakes
Acoustic Telemetry Observation System (GLATOS;, a basin-wide
network of scientists who use telemetry to advance and improve conservation and
management of Great Lakes fishes by providing information on: behavior, habitat use,
and population dynamics.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in ecology, behavioral science, fisheries, or related discipline.

Additional information: Interested individuals can contact Search Committee Chair:
Dr. William W. Taylor, Center for Systems Integration & Sustainability (CSIS),
Michigan State University, 1405 S. Harrison Rd., 115 Manly Miles Bldg., East Lansing,
MI 48823

MSU is an Affirmative Action /Equal Opportunity Employer


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