The School of Biological Sciences at Illinois State University in Normal, IL ( invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track position in

ECOLOGY at the level of Assistant Professor. We seek candidates who employ theoretical and/or empirical approaches in the laboratory or field at any level of organization: organismal, population, community, or ecosystem.

The School of Biological Sciences comprises 25 faculty, approximately 60 graduate students (M.S. and Ph.D.), and over 600 undergraduate majors. It offers a collegial environment fostering collaboration among organismal biologists, cell and molecular biologists, physiologists, and neuroscientists.

A Ph.D. in Ecology or related field and post-doctoral experience are required. State law mandates demonstrable oral proficiency in the English language as a requirement for teaching positions. Successful candidates will be expected to establish a rigorous, nationally recognized, extramurally funded research program. The new faculty member will participate in courses related to ecology at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and mentor B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. students. The ability to teach a graduate-level course in Biostatistics would be an asset. Please complete an online application for posting number 0709824 at . Applicants will be instructed to submit: i) a cover letter, ii) curriculum vitae, iii) a two-page research statement, iv) a two-page teaching philosophy, v) PDFs of three representative publications, and vi) names and e-mail addresses for three references. Review of applications will begin on 16 October, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  Intended start date is August 16, 2018.

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