A&S_BIL_Associate Professor - Professor (Aresty Endowed Chair in Tropical Biology)

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Job location: Coral Gables, FL

Employment Type: Full-time
Posted data: 2020-03-16
Req: R100039301
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The University of Miami’s Department of Biology invites outstanding tropical ecologists to apply for the Aresty Endowed Chair in Tropical Ecology. The ideal candidate will contribute to the Department's research strengths investigating the ecology and evolution of tropical systems. In addition to being outstanding, internationally recognized scientists, applicants must be excellent teachers with strong commitments to undergraduate education. Tropical fieldwork must be an integral component of an applicant’s research program.This prestigious chair includes a discretionary annual budget to support research.Applications will be considered at the Associate and Full Professor ranks.

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We welcome applications from candidates who would enhance and complement our existing departmental programs in Biodiversity & Global Change, Development & Disease, Neuroscience & Behavior, and Microbiome Biology & Species Interactions.To be eligible for this tenure-track appointment, candidates must hold a Ph.D., and have a strong record of research accomplishments and research funding.The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program, to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate level, to regularly teach an off-campus undergraduate field course in the tropics, and be committed to mentoring that supports diversity and inclusion. Applicants should submit a cover letter describing the interactions they foresee with existing research programs in the Department of Biology or other units at the University of Miami and a curriculum vitae online using the above link.More information about the Department and University can be found at https://www.biology.as.miami.edu. To receive full attention, application materials must be received by August 15th, 2020.

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Posted: 3/17/2020
Application Due: 4/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time