Sustainable Marine Resources Initiative (SMRI)

UC Davis Coastal and Marine Sciences Institute

Sustainable Marine Resources Initiative (SMRI): Future of Food from the Sea

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As part of the multi-unit SMRI to promote global leadership in sustainable marine fisheries and aquaculture, UC Davis will be hiring five positions to advance an integrated program of research, education, and outreach in multiple disciplines.

CLUSTER POSITIONS
1) Quantitative Fisheries Management
Dept.: Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology
Location: UC Davis Campus
Now Open (https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01848)
Search Co-chairs: Marissa Baskett and Eric Post

2) Marine Resources Economics
Dept.:  Agricultural & Resource Economics  Environmental Sciences & Policy
Location: UD Davis Campus
Open: Fall 2017

3) Marine Aquaculture Biology
Dept.: Medicine and Epidemiology
Location: Bodega Marine Laboratory
Open: Fall 2017

4) Marine Environmental Toxicology*
Dept.: Environmental Toxicology
Location: Bodega Marine Laboratory
Open: Fall/Winter 2017

5) Marine Fisheries Conservation*
Dept.: Wildlife, Fish & Conservation
Location: Bodega Marine Laboratory
Open: Fall 2018

* positions jointly funded by the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and California Sea Grant


CONTACT
For more information, please contact the position search chairs

GOAL

The SMRI will catalyze UC Davis leadership in sustainable management of food from the sea by

     --Unifying, leveraging, and extending existing research expertise
     --
Developing comprehensive academic programs
    
--Integrating cross-cutting research, educational, and outreach activities

RESEARCH UNITS
Faculty from the following departments are involved in developing and guiding the SMRI.

These new faculty hires will have the opportunity to join as affiliates and/or collaborate with colleagues in the following centers and other research units depending on their research interests.

COLLEGE OF AG. & ENV. SCIENCES
Agricultural & Resource Economics
Animal Science
Environmental Science & Policy   
Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology


COLLEGE OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Evolution & Ecology

COLLEGE OF LETTERS & SCIENCE

Earth and Planetary Sciences

SCHOOL OF VETERINARY MEDICINE
Department of Medicine & Epidemiology


POTENTIAL CENTERS, DIVISION & RESEARCH UNITS

Bodega Marine Laboratory

California Animal Health and Food Safety Laboratory
Coastal & Marine Sciences Institute
Center for Aquatic Biology and Aquaculture

Center for Watershed Sciences
Data Science Initiative

Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
John Muir Institute of the Environment

One Health Institute

UCGHI Planetary Health Center of Expertise
World Food Center


TRAINING
The new faculty positions would play a central role in substantially augmenting teaching and research opportunities for students in several undergraduate majors and graduate groups at UC Davis.  Additionally these new positions will have the opportunity to participate in the new $3M NSF supported interdisciplinary graduate training program (NRT) in Sustainable Oceans: From Policy to Science to Decisions.

UNDERGRADUATE MAJORS
Animal Science
Environmental Policy Analysis and Planning
Environmental Science and Management
Environmental Toxicology
Evolution, Ecology and Biodiversity

Managerial Economics
Marine & Coastal Science
Wildlife, Fish & Conservation Biology

GRADUATE GROUPS
Agricultural and Resource Economics
Animal Biology
Ecology

Epidemiology

Integrative Pathobiology

Pharmacology & Toxicology
Population Biology


OUTREACH
The positions are expected to develop and participate in cross-cutting outreach/engagement programs and public service. In the case of jointly funded  Sea Grant positions, this includes research, education and outreach programs relevant to the mission NOAA’s California Sea Grant.


Download the information sheet for the successful cluster hiring initiative.  (Information sheet coming soon.)