These tenure-track, full-time (nine-months of annual state support) positions will be located in Fairbanks or Juneau, Alaska.

Expertise is preferred in one or more of the following areas:

  • Mariculture policy and management,
  • Marine spatial planning,
  • International and high seas fisheries policy and management,
  • Arctic marine policy,
  • Maritime law,
  • Coastal community economic development, or
  • Co-management of tribal and Indigenous fisheries.

Prior experience working with resource management agencies, coastal communities, or tribes is desirable.

Required knowledge and skills include:

  • Demonstrated English proficiency;
  • Experience teaching at the university level;
  • Ability to teach two to four courses per year, including one or more of the courses already included in the Master of Marine Policy (MMP) program;
  • Ability to develop one or more MMP program courses in their area of expertise;
  • Ability to work with private and public external constituencies through service as a member of science and policy advisory bodies to state, federal, tribal, and international marine and fisheries policy organizations; and
  • Ability to collaborate with colleagues in other disciplines and institutions.

Applicants must hold a PhD from an accredited university in marine policy, marine affairs, fisheries, marine science, or closely related discipline.

Applications must include a brief cover letter; a statement of interest and qualifications in research, teaching, and engagement; a curriculum vitae; a copy of your most pertinent publication; evidence of teaching experience; contact information for three professional references (address, email, and phone number); and a statement reflecting their commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse environment and academic experience.

To be eligible for this position, applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction. Applicants who now or may in the future require visa sponsorship to work in the United States are not eligible.

Application deadline for full consideration: 15 October 2023

For more information and to apply, go to:
Complete position description

For questions, contact:
Franz Mueter, Search Committee Chair