Statistical Molecular Evolution and Phylogenetics Faculty

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Posting Number: 04000
Position Title: Statistical Molecular Evolution and Phylogenetics Faculty
Position Type: Faculty
Position Description: The University of Chicago's Department of Ecology & Evolution in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for a tenured or tenure-track faculty member at any rank, and invites applications from those pursuing research on statistical molecular evolution and phylogenetics, and in related areas.

At The University of Chicago, we are committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. The University is a vibrant center of scientific discovery and innovation, and opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration are abundant, both within and outside the Biological Sciences Division. The Division, other academic units of the University, and the University of Chicago Medical Center, are all contained within one compact campus in Chicago's Hyde Park. Appointees will have access to state-of-the-art core facilities and to outstanding colleagues and graduate students affiliated with numerous degree-granting programs within and outside the biological sciences. Competitive research space and start-up funding will be available, as will the potential for interactions with our affiliates, Argonne National Laboratory and the Marine Biological Laboratory.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree or equivalent. To be considered, those interested must apply online at the University of Chicago's Academic Career Opportunities website Applicants must upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae with bibliography, and statements on past and prospective research and teaching. Three publications or preprints must also be uploaded. Applicants for assistant professorships must arrange for three letters of reference to be sent directly by the referee to [email protected] All letters must be received before an application can be considered complete. Applications for associate and full professorships must include the names and contact information for three references. Review of complete applications will begin on January 14, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
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Statement: The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination at Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-0287 or email [email protected] with their request.
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Posted: 1/10/2019
Application Due: 8/10/2019
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