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Professor in Ecology of Marine Fishes – DTU, Denmark

Location: Lyngby – Denmark
Salary: Competitive
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 20th June 2022
Closes: 15th August 2022

DTU invites applications for a position as leading professor in Ecology of Marine Fishes. The professorship is affiliated with the National Institute of Aquatic Resources (DTU Aqua), Section for Marine Living Resources, and is based at DTU campus in Kgs. Lyngby, but with activities at other locations of the Institute.

The professor is expected to head the Section for Marine Living Resources, a larger research unit within the institute, by implementing strategic management of academic, human and other resources to optimize bridging of excellent science with societal demands for sustainable exploitation and scientific advice on the management of marine living resources.

The scientific focus of the professorship lies on investigating individual biological characteristics relating to understanding mechanisms and quantifying population dynamics under heterogeneous and changing environmental conditions.

Responsibilities and qualifications

Employment requires innovative research at a high international level within relevant research themes and a track record in research leadership, including visionary strategic development, leading a multidisciplinary research group, and planning, funding, implementing, as well as running interdisciplinary research projects.

Required is a track record in attracting external research funding from national and international foundations, coordination of national and international initiatives within the research field and contribution to teaching in a university whose goal is to offer Europe’s best engineering education.

Apart from the leadership function, the responsibilities include inspiring and developing the high international standard of research conducted by DTU Aqua and strengthening the central position of the research in the institute, translating basic scientific findings from experimental and field studies into assessment of marine living resources and their management.

More information and application here

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