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Title: Assistant Curator of Mammals and Assistant Professor of Biology
PositionType: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Institution: University of Oklahoma
Department: Sam Noble Museum & Dept. of Biology
Field: MAMMALIAN GENETICS/GENOMICS
Norman, Ok USA

General Information: The Sam Noble Museum is an organized research unit of the University of Oklahoma and is one of the finest university museums in the world. The museum has an outstanding curatorial, collections, education, exhibits, and support staff that serves the museum's mission from research to preservation to education at all levels. The Department of Biology is a leading academic department with a tradition of excellence in organismal biology. It is home to 20 of the 44 faculty in the University's graduate program in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, and it is currently in the process of hiring several new faculty in the next two to three years to expand on its strengths in geographical ecology and the biology of behavior.

Qualifications: We seek a creative, collaborative thinker with a collection-based research program involving molecular approaches to studying mammalian systems. We are especially interested in candidates who use genomic tools and datasets in combination with innovative computational, ecological, behavioral and/or comparative approaches to address important biological questions ranging from the origin and maintenance of organismal diversity, adaptation to changing environments, evolution, conservation, and human health and disease. Areas of research interests include, but are not limited to: comparative genomics, landscape/population genetics, geographical ecology, global change biology, evolutionary genetics, and mechanisms of evolution. Preference will be given to biologists with a documented record of collections-based research in natural history, including field experience and a broad taxonomic understanding of the Mammalia, who also clearly demonstrate cross-disciplinary research programs. A Ph.D., teaching experience, and field and museum research experience in mammalogy are required.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) develop and maintain an innovative, extramurally-funded research program in mammalian systems; (2) oversee care and obtain support for a collection of about 70,000 specimens by maintaining records, identifying and cataloging specimens, supervising preparators and assistants, expanding and preserving the collections, and developing long-range plans for collection maintenance and development; (3) contribute to museum public exhibit development and support; (4) develop and contribute to museum-related outreach activities; and (5) contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, including instruction of one course per year (one-half the regular department teaching load) in mammalogy, animal behavior, biogeography, genetics, evolution, comparative anatomy, ecological modeling, or bioinformatics. A full-time Curatorial Associate is funded in this collection (50% mammalogy collection, 40% genetic resources collection, 10% Supervisor of Integrated Pest Management).

Instructions: Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of experience and goals (including teaching, research, and curation), and representative pdf reprint examples to Dr. Michael A. Mares, Director, mamares@ou.edu. Applicants should also arrange to have three signed letters of reference sent to mamares@ou.edu or to Genetic Mammalogist Search Committee, Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chautauqua Ave., Norman, Oklahoma, 73072-7029. Visit us at http://snomnh.ou.edu and http://biology.ou.edu.

Compensation: negotiable
ContactN: Dr. Michael A. Mares
ContactEmamares@ou.edu
WebLink: http://soonerway.ou.edu/open-positions/#s=1
Reviews Start: 10/22/16
Apps Close: 10/22/16


 

Title: Assistant
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Institution: Duke
Department: Evolutionary
Field: Broad
Durham, NC USA

General Information: The Department of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in July or August, 2017. Candidates with specialties in any area of evolutionary anthropology are invited to apply. Consideration will be given to applicants in areas of our current strength (e.g., primate behavioral ecology and/or cognition, evolutionary endocrinology and physiology, paleontology, and functional anatomy) but also to those studying any aspect of human biological variation, genetics and genomics, growth and development, demography, and human adaptation to climate or disease.

Qualifications: The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. and demonstrate the potential to build an outstanding, externally funded research program.

Responsibilities: They must contribute to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and fortify the department's interdisciplinary links to other units in the University.

Instructions: To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, three representative reprints and the contact information for three potential referees to our job posting at Academic Jobs Online: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7666.

Applications received by <span data-term="goog_1350291809" tabindex="0">November 1, 2016 will be guaranteed consideration.  Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, genetic information, gender, gender identity, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

ContactN: Rich
ContactEkay@duke.edu
WebLink: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7666
Reviews Start: 11/01/2016
Apps Close: 01/01/2017


 

Title: Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Physiology
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Institution: Grand Valley State University
Department: Department of Biomedical Sciences
Field: Anatomy/Physiology
Grand Rapids, MI USA

General Information: Assistant Professor of Anatomy and Physiology in Biomedical Sciences. The Biomedical Sciences department at Grand Valley State University is pleased to announce it is searching for a new tenure-track faculty member to join our department in Fall 2017.

Qualifications: Qualifications and Education: Qualified applicants will be committed to both classroom teaching and research involving undergraduate and/or graduate students. Applicants with demonstrated experience teaching an integrated human anatomy and physiology course and associated labs are encouraged to apply.   The area of research emphasis is open, although we encourage candidates whose research complements foci of existing faculty to apply.  The successful candidate must have obtained a Ph.D. or equivalent in anatomy and/or physiology, or a related field.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities: Duties include a 9 contact hour (3 course) teaching load per semester, scholarship, and service.  The primary teaching duties for this position will be an integrated anatomy and physiology course, although faculty may be asked to teach in other areas of expertise.

Instructions: How to Apply: A complete application must include: (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vita, (3) research statement, (4) teaching statement, (5) names and contact information for three references, and (6) graduate transcripts (unofficial).  Please apply at: http://jobs.gvsu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492402/assistant-professor-biomedical-sciences-anatomyphysiology.   If you have questions about applying online or need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215.  Email questions about the position to: Dr. Cynthia Thompson, search committee chair (thompscy@gvsu.edu).  The review process will begin on October 24th and continue until the position is filled.

Compensation: Competitive and commensurate with qualifications.  Startup funds for research are available.
ContactN: Cynthia Thompson
ContactEthompscy@gvsu.edu
WebLink: http://jobs.gvsu.edu/cw/en-us/job/492402/assistant-professor-biomedical-sciences-anatomyphysiology
Reviews Start: 10/24/2016
Apps Close: Until filled


 

Title: Faculty Position in Paleoecology or Conservation Biology
Position Type: Tenure-Track Professor
Institution: University of Utah
Department: Natural History Museum of Utah
Field: Paleoecology/Conservation Biology
Salt Lake City, UT USA

General Information: The University of Utah seeks to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level focused on biodiversity science in the area of paleoecology or conservation biology, broadly defined. This is a joint hire between the Natural History Museum of Utah (NHMU) and either the Department of Geology & Geophysics or the Department of Biology.  This position is part of a newly-established, interdisciplinary cluster that brings together domain scientists, visualization researchers, and learning scientists to engage in novel research and outreach related to scientific issues and concepts in biodiversity. For more information, see https://nhmu.utah.edu/sustaining-biodiversity

Qualifications: Candidates should have an excellent and sustained record of research using museum collections, ideally with both field and laboratory components. Candidates should have a demonstrated ability to generate extramural funding, and prior experience in a museum environment and with university teaching.

Areas of research emphasis could include fundamental questions of process and response in ecosystems to past and present global change; applying quantitative tools to understand geospheric and biospheric interactions over ecological and geological timescales; evolutionary, ecological, and/or biogeographic responses to perturbations such as landscape change, climate change, extinction, invasive species, etc.; and/or citizen science.

Responsibilities: Responsibilities include:  (1) meaningful collaboration with faculty in the Sustaining Biodiversity cluster as well as faculty at NHMU and in the relevant academic department; (2) development and maintenance of an ongoing program of scholarly research; some of the research is expected to be based in the Intermountain West;  (3) design, teaching, and coordination of core undergraduate courses in the relevant academic department; (4) teaching of graduate level courses in area of specialization; (5) advisement and supervision of graduate students; (6) development of research funding proposals to appropriate national agencies and foundations; (7) participation in Museum public programming; (8) engagement with the public and with Museum collections, and (9) participation in faculty governance at the department, college, and university levels.

Instructions: Review of applications will begin <span data-term="goog_119221954" tabindex="0">October 15, 2016, and continue until filled. Submit an application on-line at https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/56783, including a CV, research samples, names and email addresses of three references, and three statements: research, teaching, and programmatic interests (i.e., describe how you see your research and academic work potentially impacting and contributing to exhibits and public programs at the Museum, particularly in collaboration with visualization and learning scientists). Candidates must have a completed Ph.D. by time of appointment. Questions may be directed to the Museum's Executive Director, Sarah George (sgeorge@nhmu.utah.edu).

The University of Utah is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educator. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans' preference is extended to qualified veterans. Reasonable disability accommodations will be provided with reasonable notice. For additional information about the University's commitment to equal opportunity and access see: http://www.utah.edu/nondiscrimination/

Compensation: available upon request
ContactN: Sarah B. George, PhD
ContactEsgeorge@nhmu.utah.edu
WebLink: https://utah.peopleadmin.com/postings/56783
Reviews Start: 09/19/16
Apps Close: 10/15/16


 

Title: Biology (Biomedical Scientist)
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Institution: University of Tampa
Department: Biology
Field: Evolution/Ecology of Disease
Tampa, Florida USA

General Information: The Department of Biology in the College of Natural and Health Sciences at The University of Tampa invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position biomedical sciences related to human disease beginning in August 2017.

The University of Tampa is a medium-sized, comprehensive, residentially-based private institution of 8,300 undergraduate and graduate students. The University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district, which is a growing, vibrant, diverse metropolitan area. UT reflects this vibrancy; with 20 consecutive years of enrollment growth UT boasts 229 student organizations, a multicultural student body from 50 states and 140 countries, and "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News and World Report.

Qualifications: PhD required, ABD candidates considered, with prior teaching and research experience with undergraduates desirable.

Responsibilities: Teaching responsibilities will include introductory biology for majors and upper division courses relevant to a specialty that contributes to the Department's cellular biology/physiology courses and a new and to be developed course in the evolution and ecology of human disease. The department is interested in attracting a broadly trained biologist with expertise in biomedical sciences in <b>human disease with epidemiology, evolutionary, and ecological areas given preference</b>. The candidate is expected to engage in research activities that involve undergraduates and yield peer-reviewed publications. Start-up funds are available.

Instructions: For details and to apply on-line, please visit our website at https://jobs.ut.edu.

Review of applications will begin September 30, 2016 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status or any other non-job related criteria. The University encourages applications from underrepresented group members

Compensation: TBD
ContactN: Jeffrey M. Grimm, Ph.D.
ContactEjgrim@ut.edu
WebLinkhttps://jobs.ut.edu
Reviews Start: 09/30/16
Apps Close: until filled


 

Title: Cell Biologist
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Institution: Georgia Southern University
Department: Biology
Field: cell biology
Statesboro, Georgia USA

General Information: Cell Biologist, Assistant Professor-Search #67409 College of Science and Mathematics, Department of Biology

The Department of Biology in the College of Science and Mathematics invites applications and nominations for the position of Assistant Professor of Cell Biology.

Georgia Southern University, classified as a doctoral/research institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, is a member of the University System of Georgia. As the largest and most comprehensive research institution in southeast Georgia, the University is a residential campus of more than 20,500 students representing 48 states and 89 nations.

Accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Georgia Southern offers a comprehensive array of baccalaureate degrees and selected master's and doctoral programs through eight colleges: Business Administration, Education, Engineering and Information Technology, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Public Health, Science and Mathematics and Graduate Studies. With an emphasis on academic distinction, excellent teaching, research and student success, Georgia Southern offers both undergraduate and graduate students an attractive campus environment that encourages learning, discovery and personal growth.

Founded in 1906, Georgia Southern lays claim to being the most beautiful campus in the state. Comprising more than 900 acres, the University grounds are an arboretum-like treasure featuring gently rolling lawns, scenic ponds and soaring pines. Located in Statesboro, a safe Main Street community of approximately 30,000 residents not far from Savannah and Hilton Head Island, Georgia Southern provides the benefits of a major university with the feeling of a smaller college.

Within this setting, the Department of Biology consists of a diverse faculty of teacher-scholars involved in a wide spectrum of activities from molecular to ecological studies on the coastal plain and throughout the world. The Department provides undergraduate and graduate students with a challenging education that is research-based and technology-oriented. We provide a foundation for life-long learning and appreciation of biological processes and biological diversity through teaching, research and outreach. The Department of Biology is housed in three buildings, including a new 158,000-square-foot Biological Sciences Building.

Qualifications: Required Qualifications:

  • Doctorate by 31 December 2016 in the Biological Sciences or other relevant field
  • Demonstrated excellence in research in cell biology
  • Potential to attract extramural funding
  • Expertise to teach courses within the discipline of cell biology

Preferred Qualifications: Postdoctoral experiences

Responsibilities: Position Description. Reporting to the Chair, the position of Assistant Professor of Cell Biology requires research, teaching, and service responsibilities as well as a doctoral degree in the Biological Sciences or other relevant field. The successful candidate will develop an externally funded research program in any area of cell biology addressing fundamental questions related to cellular, molecular, or physiological mechanisms of biological relevance, and teach undergraduate and graduate courses.  The position is a 9-month, tenure-track appointment, and the salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Instructions: Deadline for receipt of applications is October 31, 2016. The preferred position starting date is August 1, 2017. A complete application consists of a cover letter addressing the qualifications cited above, curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching interests/philosophy, and three letters of reference. Applications must be sent electronically as a single PDF attachment (include applicant name in file name). Letters of recommendation in PDF format may be sent separately via email. Other documentation may be requested. Only complete, electronically submitted applications will be considered. Finalists will be required to submit to a background investigation.

Applications and nominations should be sent to:

               

Dr. Tiehang Wu, Search Chair, Search #67409
Electronic mail: twu@georgiasouthern.edu
Telephone: 912-478-5489

More information about the institution is available through http://www.georgiasouthern.edu or http://www.bio.georgiasouthern.edu. Georgia Southern University seeks to recruit individuals who are committed to working in diverse academic and professional communities and who are committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and professional service within the University and beyond. The names of applicants and nominees, vitae, and other non-evaluative information may be subject to public inspection under the Georgia Open Records Act. Georgia Southern University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity institution. Individuals who need reasonable accommodations under the ADA to participate in the search process should contact the Associate Provost.

ContactN: Tiehang Wu

ContactEtwu@georgiasouthern.edu

Reviews Start: 10/31/2016

Apps Close: 10/31/2016


 

Title: Evolutionary Ecologist
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Institution: University of Virginia
Department: Biology
Field: Evolutionary Ecology
Charlottesville, VA USA

General Information:

The Department of Biology at the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in Evolutionary Ecology. We are seeking a colleague whose research complements and expands existing strengths within the department and integrates ecology and evolution in natural populations. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous, independent, and externally funded research program, and to contribute excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction and training. We are particularly enthusiastic about candidates whose research would use the Department's Mountain Lake Biological Station, one of the premier North American field stations for evolutionary and ecological research.

Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and relevant post-doctoral experience. A competitive start-up package and excellent research facilities are available. The anticipated start date for the position is July 25, 2017.

To apply, submit a candidate profile online through Jobs@UVA and search for posting number 0619498. Electronically attach the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. The deadline for receipt of applications is October 14, 2016.

Further information about the Department of Biology and Mountain Lake Biological Station can be found at http://bio.virginia.edu and http://mlbs.virginia.edu.

Inquiries about the position should be directed to the Chair of the search committee, Robert Cox, rmc3u@virginia.edu

Questions regarding the application process and Jobs@UVA should be directed to Richard Haverstrom, rkh6j@virginia.edu

The University performs background checks on all new faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and relevant post-doctoral experience.

Responsibilities: Research, teaching, service

Instructions: To apply, submit a candidate profile online through Jobs@UVA and search for posting number 0619498. Electronically attach the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. The deadline for receipt of applications is October 14, 2016.

ContactN: Robert Cox
ContactErmc3u@virginia.edu
WebLinkhttps://jobs.virginia.edu
Reviews Start: 10/14/16
Apps Close: 10/14/16


 

 Title: Assistant Professor - Fungal Biology
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Institution: University of Colorado, Bouldedr
Department: Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Field: fungal biology
Boulder, Colorado USA

General Information: The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder invites applications for a fungal biologist with an emphasis on ecology and/or evolution at the Assistant Professor (tenure track) level. We seek an individual with a strong background in fungal biology/mycology familiar with the range of approaches (including molecular methods) used to study fungi living in aquatic, terrestrial, or host-associated environments. Expertise could include, but is not limited to: fungal interactions with plant or animal hosts/symbionts, fungal disease ecology, fungal ecophysiology, fungal controls on ecosystem functioning, or fungal biodiversity and conservation.

The successful candidate will mentor and teach at graduate and undergraduate levels and develop an externally funded research program. We offer a collaborative, intellectually stimulating, and supportive environment in which a new professor can thrive. For further information about the Department of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology see http://ebio.colorado.edu

Qualifications: Candidates should have some post-PhD research experience (i.e. a postdoctoral research position or equivalent).

Responsibilities: Position is 40% teaching, 40% research, and 20% service. We anticipate that a successful candidate would be willing and able to teach a mycology course (or equivalent) while also leading an externally-funded research program and advising graduate students.

Instructions: To apply, please collate the following into a single pdf file: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references and their contact information, and no more than five pages total on research, mentoring, and teaching.

Application materials are accepted electronically at https://www.jobsatcu.com  job # 06667

Evaluation of applicants will commence on 15 October 2016 and proceed until the position is filled.

ContactN: Noah Fierer
ContactEnoah.fierer@colorado.edu
WebLink: https://www.dropbox.com/s/4zwnrifqfvplym7/final_jobad_fungalbiologist.pdf?dl=0
Reviews Start: 10/15/16
Apps Close: 10/15/16


 

Title: Dean, College of Natural and Health Sciences
PositionType: Permanent Position
Institution: University of Tampa
Department: Dean
Field: Natural and Health Sciences
Tampa, FL USA

General Information: The University of Tampa (UT) seeks a Dean for its College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS). A medium-sized comprehensive residentially-based institution of 8,300 undergraduate and graduate students, the University is ideally situated on a beautiful 110-acre campus next to the Hillsborough River, adjacent to Tampa's dynamic central business district. The University's primary academic and administrative building is a national historic landmark and has long been recognized as the symbol of the city. Tampa offers a high quality of living in a growing and vibrant metropolitan area.

The CNHS consists of five departments: Biology; Chemistry, Biochemistry and Physics; Health Sciences and Human Performance; Nursing; and Sport Management. It offers undergraduate majors in biology, marine science, environmental science, chemistry, biochemistry, physics, forensic science, exercise science, public health, allied health, sport management, and nursing; graduate degrees in nursing, and exercise and nutrition science; and a program for physician assistant studies is in development. The College is served by an outstanding faculty and offers its students an intimate, innovative, and active learning environment with opportunities for student involvement in research, international study, and creative applied experiences in the community.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean will be an experienced academic leader with the leadership and management qualities to build on the College's strengths and take it to even higher levels of academic excellence and student success. Candidates should possess an earned doctorate and credentials to merit tenure as a full professor in an academic discipline offered in the College; a commitment to academic excellence, including both high-quality teaching and research; prior academic leadership experience; the ability to think strategically, prioritize effectively, and act decisively; a track record of success in building academic programs and support services, prudent management of budget resources, and demonstrated ability to work collegially with diverse constituencies; excellent interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills; and integrity. As important, the successful candidate will be a collaborative leader who is able to both advocate for and represent the College as a force for University-wide progress and success.

The University has experienced a period of substantial improvement, enrollment growth, and program development under the leadership of President Ron Vaughn. In the past 15 years the number of full-time faculty has doubled, academic support and services have expanded, faculty development has flourished, and over $530 million in construction has been completed or is underway. UT is currently conducting a campaign, Creating Tomorrow, which has raised $140 million toward its goal. The campaign priorities are the endowment, capital projects, annual fund, and planned giving. UT's growing national reputation is evidenced by a "Top Tier" ranking in U.S. News & World Report and favorable ratings in other publications. The University benefits from the support of over 800 individuals involved in various advisory groups, including an excellent Board of Trustees, many community leaders, and approximately 1,500 employees. Over 90 percent of all students are full-time, with representatives from all 50 states and 140 countries. UT has a vibrant campus and co-curricular learning environment with 227 student organizations, clubs, and teams.

Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Profile available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to The University of Tampa's consultants Robin Mamlet, Robert Luke, and Kim Brettschneider at email address, UT-CNHS@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by telephone through the desk of Leslie Donahue at 630-575-6178.

The University of Tampa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer dedicated to excellence through diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, sex, disability, sexual orientation, national original, religion, marital status, gender identity, veteran status, or any other non-job related criteria. The University of Tampa recognizes the importance of a multicultural community of students, faculty, and staff who seek to advance our commitment to diversity. The University invites applications from underrepresented groups and those who have academic experiences with diverse populations.

Qualifications: Candidates should possess an earned doctorate and credentials to merit tenure as a full professor in an academic discipline offered in the College; a commitment to academic excellence, including both high-quality teaching and research; prior academic leadership experience; the ability to think strategically, prioritize effectively, and act decisively; a track record of success in building academic programs and support services, prudent management of budget resources, and demonstrated ability to work collegially with diverse constituencies; excellent interpersonal, communication, and conflict resolution skills; and integrity. As important, the successful candidate will be a collaborative leader who is able to both advocate for and represent the College as a force for University-wide progress and success.

Responsibilities: Reporting to the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Dean will be an experienced academic leader with the leadership and management qualities to build on the College's strengths and take it to even higher levels of academic excellence and student success.

Instructions: Inquiries, nominations, and applications are invited. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Candidates should provide a curriculum vitae, a letter of application that addresses the responsibilities and requirements described in the Leadership Profile available at www.wittkieffer.com, and the names and contact information of five references. References will not be contacted without prior knowledge and approval of candidates. These materials should be sent electronically via e-mail to The University of Tampa's consultants Robin Mamlet, Robert Luke, and Kim Brettschneider at email address, UT-CNHS@wittkieffer.com. The consultants can be reached by telephone through the desk of Leslie Donahue at 630-575-6178

Compensation: Not specified
ContactN: Robin Mamlet, Robert Luke, and Kim Brettschneider
ContactEUT-CNHS@wittkieffer.com
WebLinkUT-CNHS@wittkieffer.com
Reviews Start: 09/15/2016
Apps Close: 11/15/2016


 

Title: Assistant Professor of Biology
Position Type: Permanent Position
Institution: Pennsylvania State University
Department: Science
Monaca, PA USA

Qualifications: Assistant Professor of Biology Penn State Beaver invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Biology (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2017, or as negotiated.

Responsibilities: Teach three courses (9 credits) each semester that fulfill the requirements for the Biology degree as well as general education natural science requirements using traditional, hybrid and as pedagogically appropriate, online delivery methods. Courses include introductory level biology courses, as well as upper-level courses in plant biology, plant anatomy, plant physiology, and/or ecology. Experience in/ability to also teach courses in mycology (fungi) is preferred. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Publish in high quality refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.

Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology (or related field) with specialization in botany/plant biology/plant ecology (willing to consider ABD). Evidence of potential in research and publication is expected. Commitment to high-quality instruction in a student-centered environment is expected. Interest in active and collaborative learning, the instructional use of technology, and hybrid and online teaching is an advantage. Prior college-level and online teaching experience preferred. Enthusiasm for working in a multidisciplinary environment is important.

Campus Information: Penn State is a multi-campus public land-grant university that improves the lives of the people of Pennsylvania, the nation, and the world. Our instructional mission includes undergraduate, graduate, and continuing and distance education informed by scholarship and research. Our research, scholarship, and creative activities promote human and economic development through the expansion of knowledge and its applications in the natural and applied sciences, social sciences, arts, humanities, and the professions.

Penn State Beaver, one of more than 20 Penn State campuses state-wide, is a 100 acre suburban campus located 30 miles north of Pittsburgh and 20 miles north of the Pittsburgh International Airport with easy access to the excitement of the city and relaxation of the country. It is a mixed residential and commuter campus comprised of approximately 700 students. The student-centered faculty and staff are dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning. Students and faculty at Penn State Beaver have all of the resources of a major research university at their disposal including the opportunity to conduct undergraduate research supervised by faculty members, but in a small college atmosphere. Class sizes are small and the student/faculty ratio is low, so students can receive much individual attention. The campus offers baccalaureate degrees in Administration of Justice, Business, Communications, Information Sciences and Technology, Project and Supply Chain Management, and Psychology. The Business Department offers three options within the major: Marketing and Management, Accounting, Individualized. In addition students at the Beaver campus are offered the first two years of study for most of Penn State's approximately 160 academic majors. The student body is largely comprised of traditional aged students, although the campus makes a concerted effort to expand programs for non-traditional students. For more information about Penn State Beaver's Business Program visit http://beaver.psu.edu/academics. For more information about the campus, visit http://beaver.psu.edu/. Inquiries about the position should be addressed to Professor Carey McDougall, Director of Academic Affairs, cem33@psu.edu.

Applicants are required to apply online and upload a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references.

Closing Date: Application review begins October 15, 2016 and will continue until a suitable candidate is found.

Apply online at http://apptrkr.com/868475

CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to http://www.police.psu.edu/clery/, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Responsibilities: Teach three courses (9 credits) each semester that fulfill the requirements for the Biology degree as well as general education natural science requirements using traditional, hybrid and as pedagogically appropriate, online delivery methods. Courses include introductory level biology courses, as well as upper-level courses in plant biology, plant anatomy, plant physiology, and/or ecology. Experience in/ability to also teach courses in mycology (fungi) is preferred. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Publish in high quality refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.

Teach three courses (9 credits) each semester that fulfill the requirements for the Biology degree as well as general education natural science requirements using traditional, hybrid and as pedagogically appropriate, online delivery methods. Courses include introductory level biology courses, as well as upper-level courses in plant biology, plant anatomy, plant physiology, and/or ecology. Experience in/ability to also teach courses in mycology (fungi) is preferred. Teaching assignments may require teaching day, evening and/or Saturday classes as needed. Publish in high quality refereed journals. Participate in professional organizations and in course, curriculum, and program development. Advise students and provide career guidance. Participate in campus, university, and community service activities.

ContactN: Human Resources
ContactEnoemails@jobelephant.com
WebLinkhttp://apptrkr.com/872452
Reviews Start: 9/7/2016
Apps Close: 9/25/2016


 

Title: Associate Professor
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Institution: Clemson University
Department: Department of Biological Sciences
Field: Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
Clemson, SC USA

General Information: The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions with an expected start date of August 2017. We seek creative, interactive individuals who address cutting-edge research questions in Ecology and/or Evolution using animal, plant, or microbial systems. The Department awards undergraduate and graduate degrees in Biological Sciences and Microbiology, as well as graduate degrees in Environmental Toxicology. We invite applicants who will complement and enhance the department's existing research strengths (http://www.clemson.edu/science/departments/biosci/). We anticipate hiring a total of six faculty in the areas of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology over the next three years.

Clemson University, located on the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is South Carolina's public land-grant university. The University's research resources include the Palmetto high performance computing cluster, the Clemson University Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory, the Clemson University Light Imaging Facility, the Campbell Museum of Natural History, and the 17,500 acre Clemson Experimental Forest.

The University and Department are committed to building a diverse body of faculty scholars who are dedicated to working and teaching in a multicultural environment (http://www.clemson.edu/inclusion/). We are also supportive of the needs of dual career couples.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to establish a nationally recognized and externally funded research program, demonstrate teaching excellence, and participate in relevant graduate programs.

Instructions: Applicants should submit the following items via Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/37156: (1) letter of application; (2) CV; (3) statement of research interests, accomplishments, and plans; (4) statement of teaching interests and experience; (5) statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions; and (6) up to three reprints in one PDF. Applicants should also arrange, through Interfolio, for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled. Specific inquiries may be directed to Dr. Saara DeWalt, saarad@clemson.edu, chair of the search committee.

Compensation: Competitive
ContactN: Saara DeWalt
ContactEsaarad@clemson.edu
WebLinkhttps://apply.interfolio.com/37156
Reviews Start: 10/15/16
Apps Close: Open until filled


 

Title: Evolutionary Biologist
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Institution: Virginia Tech
Department: Dept. of Biological Sciences
Field: Evolutionary Biology
Blacksburg, VA USA

General Information: The Department of Biological Sciences at Virginia Tech seeks to expand our expertise in evolution by hiring a tenure-track EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGIST at the assistant professor level starting in the Fall 2017 semester. We are seeking a broadly trained colleague with diverse interests whose work focuses on the genetic and/or ecological basis of evolutionary change. Potential research interests include, but are not limited to, microevolutionary processes in natural populations, evolutionary response to global change, molecular evolution, and the evolution of species interactions. The successful candidate's research may complement existing strengths in our department including disease ecology, microbial ecology, behavioral biology, and integrated organismal biology and may take advantage of shared resources such as the Massey Herbarium. Opportunities to work with university-level programs such as the Global Change Center and Interfaces of Global Change graduate program are available.

Qualifications:
- Ph.D. degree in Biological Sciences or relatedmdiscipline at the time of appointment
- A competitive research program or, for new Ph.D.s, strong promise for developing an active independent research program

Preferred Qualifications:
- Post-doctoral or previous faculty experience
- Demonstrated teaching effectiveness
- A record of securing extramural funds to support research
- An interest in developing interdisciplinary research collaborations

Responsibilities: Research, teaching, and service

Instructions: Applications should be submitted online at https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/68497. Consideration of applications will begin October 1, 2016.

Questions may be directed to Ignacio Moore (search chair, itmoore@vt.edu) or Joel McGlothlin (joelmcg@vt.edu).

Compensation: Commensurate with experience
ContactN: Ignacio Moore
ContactE: itmoore@vt.edu
WebLink: https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/68497
Reviews Start: 10/01/2016
Apps Close: 10/01/2016


 

 Title: Tenure-Track Faculty Positions
PositionType: Select One
Institution: Rice University
Department: BioSciences
Field: Various
Houston, Texas USA

General Information: Applications are invited for tenure-track positions in the Department of BioSciences at Rice University. We encourage candidates who complement existing strengths of current faculty in any of our three graduate programs: Biochemistry & Cell Biology; Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; and Systems, Synthetic & Physical Biology. Applications from candidates whose research emphasizes quantitative and predictive approaches are particularly encouraged.  Candidates must have a Ph.D., postdoctoral training, and outstanding potential in research and teaching.  Successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding and participate in the education and mentorship of graduate and undergraduate students.  We particularly welcome applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population.

Rice University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion. The University will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with a disability.

Qualifications: Candidates must have a Ph.D., postdoctoral training, and outstanding potential in research and teaching.

Responsibilities: Successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding and participate in the education and mentorship of graduate and undergraduate students.

Instructions: Application instructions are found under the employment section on the left menu on the department website, http://www.biosciences.rice.edu/.  Review of applications will commence September 30, 2016 and continue until the positions are filled.

Compensation: Competitive Salary
ContactN: Susan Merz
ContactE: ssm4@rice.edu
WebLink: http://www.biosciences.rice.edu/
Reviews Start: 09/30/16
Apps Close: Open until filled