Illinois Wesleyan University, Biology Department
The Department of Biology at Illinois Wesleyan University invites applications for a Visiting Assistant Professor in Ecology for the 2013-2014 academic year. We seek an individual with expertise in either Plant Ecology or Physiological Ecology (either plant or animal systems). The successful candidate will have earned a Ph.D. no later than August, 2013. The visiting faculty member will teach an Introduction to Ecology course. Depending on the selected applicant’s areas of expertise, additional teaching responsibilities could include either a course on Plant Diversity, Physiological Ecology, or a seminar style “topics” course. Additionally, the applicant will contribute to lecture and/or laboratory instruction in our 1st-year Introductory Biology course series. Illinois Wesleyan University is a nationally selective undergraduate liberal arts institution located approximately 130 miles southwest of Chicago, with an enrollment of 2,050 students. To apply for the position, interested applicants should send as PDF files a letter of interest, a current CV, a statement of teaching philosophy, and the contact information for three references to email@example.com, under the subject heading “Ecology faculty position.” Questions may be directed to Dr. Given Harper (firstname.lastname@example.org), Department of Biology, Illinois Wesleyan University, P.O. Box 2900, Bloomington, IL 61702-2900. Review of applications will begin on March 25, 2013 and continue until the position is filled. Illinois Wesleyan University is an Equal Opportunity Employer Committed to a Diverse Work Force.