Aquatic Ecology Assistant Professor

Job description

Position Number 1611

Functional Title Aquatic Ecology Assistant Professor

Position Type Tenure Stream

Position Summary

The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Department of Biology teaches biological concepts and research methods to biology and medical technology majors and prepares them for professional careers and/or advanced study. We also introduce non-biology majors to basic biological knowledge and its applications to our society. We prepare graduate students for professional careers and/or further graduate study. By involving undergraduate and graduate students in research, we increase society's knowledge of living organisms and their environments and we enhance our students' technical and analytical skills so that they can contribute meaningfully to an increasingly technological society. We apply our skills by serving the University, our profession, and the larger community.
The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Biology. We seek an outstanding individual with research interests in Aquatic Ecology. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a productive, externally funded research program and contribute to student instruction of the department at all levels. Full participation is expected in our Biology undergraduate curriculum and Master program, as well as our broadly defined doctoral program in Environmental Health Science, which is directed at understanding environmental problems that directly, or indirectly, affect human health and well-being from the molecular to global levels. The successful applicant will also be expected to play a major role in teaching our core undergraduate course in Ecology, and specialized upper division courses related to aquatic ecology. Potential synergies with faculty in our and other departments are desirable.

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates must hold or anticipate a Ph.D. in Biology, or a related discipline, by August 1, 2019.

Preferred Qualifications

Postdoctoral experience is preferred.

Tenure Status Tenure Track

Special Instructions to Applicants

Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Gideon Wasserberg ([email protected]), Search Committee Chair.

Required documents:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume/CV
  3. Statements of research goals
  4. Statements of teaching philosophy
  5. List of three references
  6. Diversity Statement

Optional Documents

  1. Supplemental documents: Publications or any other documents you believe could strengthen your application.

Note: Only one document can be uploaded under each listed title.

Recruitment Range Commensurate with experience

Org #-Department Biology - 12204

Job Open Date 08/29/2018

For Best Consideration Date 11/01/2018

Job Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Type of Appointment Permanent

Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
  4. Teaching Philosophy
  5. Research Statement
  6. Diversity Statement
Optional Documents
  1. Other Documents
  2. Other Documents 2
  3. Other Documents 3

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Posted: 9/13/2018
Application Due: 11/12/2018
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