Director, School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences
Auburn University at Auburn
Location: Auburn, Alabama
Internal Number: 41822
Auburn University is seeking a Director for the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences (SFAAS) in the College of Agriculture to provide vision and leadership that enhances the College's tradition of excellence in teaching, research, extension/outreach, and service. The successful candidate will serve as the chief academic and administrative officer for the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences and will report directly to the Dean of the College of Agriculture.
The School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences began as a department in 1933 and is noted as one of the best programs of its kind in the world. The SFAAS conducts outstanding teaching, research, extension/outreach and international programs in freshwater and marine aquaculture, fisheries management, and aquatic sciences. The SFAAS has 23 tenure/tenure-track faculty, supports five research fellows and over 100 other full-time employees. The SFAAS is the academic home for about 60 undergraduate students pursuing Bachelor's degrees, and 100 graduate students pursuing a Master of Science, Master of Aquaculture or Doctor of Philosophy in Fisheries. Facilities managed by the SFAAS include the E.W. Shell Fisheries Center, Fish Farming Center, Auburn Shellfish Laboratory, as well as facilities at the Claude Peteet Mariculture Center.
The College of Agriculture consists of the Departments of Agricultural Economics and Rural Sociology; Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences; Animal Sciences; Biosystems Engineering; Entomology and Plant Pathology; Horticulture; Poultry Science; and the School of Fisheries, Aquaculture and Aquatic Sciences. The College of Agriculture has 138 tenured and tenure-track faculty members, 270 graduate students, and over 1,000 undergraduate students.
Auburn University is a Carnegie R1 research institution and one of the nation's premier land, sea and space grant institutions with an enrollment of more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students. Auburn University is ranked in the top 50 public universities for its undergraduate programs and its College of Engineering is ranked 38th among public institutions offering doctoral programs. The University is in the city of Auburn in east-central Alabama along the rapidly develop I-85 corridor, approximately 100 miles southwest of Atlanta, GA and southeast of Birmingham, AL and is about 60 miles northeast of the state capital (Montgomery). Auburn residents enjoy a thriving community, recognized as one of the
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