COASST - University of Washington Company Information
- United States
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation>s premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty. The School of Aquatic & Fishery Sciences (SAFS) is located in the southwest expansion area of the main campus. The school includes 35 faculty (and 16 emeritus faculty), 120 graduate and 130 undergraduate students, and about 90 administrative and research staff. The breadth and scope of SAFS encompasses programs for undergraduate and graduate teaching, research and service in basic and applied aquatic sciences with an emphasis on fisheries management and aquatic resource conservation. Our faculty, staff and students have access to myriad aquatic habitats and rich biological resources, and they are involved in interdisciplinary partnerships with other academic programs, as well as public and private organizations and environmental and regulatory agencies. They are continuing SAFS' long tradition of actively addressing major issues in the aquatic sciences. The School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences is a nationally recognized institution that provides bachelors, masters, and doctoral instruction to an international student population. The faculty, staff and students of the School support a vibrant and diverse research program, with total annual support exceeding $3.2 million in state funding and $12 million in sponsored research funding. The School also maintains unique field stations in Alaska and on Hood Canal, and manages small vessels that support the instructional and research activities.