Assistant Professor

Location
Austin, TX
Posted
Oct 11, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Department of Integrative Biology - College of Natural Sciences - The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin, Texas
Open: Jul 13, 2017

Description
The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Integrative Biology.


Qualifications
We wish to hire an exceptional candidate whose research focuses broadly on ecological questions. Interdisciplinary applicants are especially encouraged to apply. The candidate's research can incorporate field experiments, lab experiments, and/or theory and can involve any group of organisms. We expect this to be the first in a series of hires strengthening the areas of plant biology, microbial biology, behavior and physiology, and computational biology. A PhD or equivalent is required at the time of appointment.

We are a vibrant and inclusive community, and we seek candidates who are interested in contributing to diversity and equal opportunity within higher education.


Application Instructions
Applicants should submit the following items via Interfolio: (i) a cover letter with contact information (ii) a CV, (iii) a research statement, (iv) a teaching statement, (v) up to 5 reprints/preprints, and (vi) names of three individuals who will write letters of recommendation. Note that letters are not required for initial consideration; candidates will be notified if letters are needed. Applications received prior to August 31, 2017 will be assured of full consideration. For additional information about the department, see https://integrativebio.utexas.edu.


The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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