CAS-BIL- (Assistant Professor – Associate Professor)-Animal Behavior Biology

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2019-08-27
Req: R100034261
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Animal Behavior: Applications are invited from outstanding scholars using modern methods in ecology, evolution, genomics, neuroscience, and/or endocrinology to address fundamental questions in any area of animal behavior ranging from laboratory to field studies.  Applications will be considered at the Assistant Professor and Associate Professor level.  Inquiries should be directed to the Search Chair at [email protected]. Target hire date: August 15, 2020.

We welcome applications from candidates who would enhance and complement the existing strengths of our department and who would be interested in contributing to cross-campus collaborations with other academic units at the University of Miami.  To be eligible for these tenure-track appointments, candidates must hold a PhD, have postdoctoral experience and have a strong record of research accomplishments.  Successful candidates will be expected to develop vigorous, externally funded research programs, to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels and be committed to mentoring that supports diversity and inclusion  Applicants should submit a cover letter describing interactions they foresee with existing research programs in the Department of Biology or other units at the University of Miami, a curriculum vitae, two representative publications, a research statement, a teaching statement, a statement on commitment to diversity and the names of three references online. Interested applicants must apply online at

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Job No:
Posted: 8/13/2019
Application Due: 7/17/2021
Work Type: Full Time