Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Ecology

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Position Title:

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Ecology

About Susquehanna:

As a living, learning and working community, Susquehanna University affirms its commitment to being an engaged, culturally inclusive campus. As we seek to embody the rich diversity of the human community, we commit ourselves to the full participation of persons who represent the breadth of human difference. The university encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply. Susquehanna University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Susquehanna University is a national liberal arts college committed to excellence in educating students for productive, creative and reflective lives of achievement, leadership and service in a diverse, dynamic and interdependent world. Its more than 2,300 undergraduates come from 35 states and 22 countries, and all students study away through Susquehanna’s unique Global Opportunities program. Susquehanna University’s 325 acre campus, noted for its beauty, is located in Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, 50 miles north of Harrisburg in the scenic Susquehanna River Valley, about a three hour drive from Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., and New York City. For more information, please visit

Position Summary:

The Susquehanna University Biology Department seeks a one-year postdoctoral teaching fellow in ecology for the 2021-2022 academic year. Duties will include teaching introductory ecology and evolution, biostatistics and upper-level classes in the candidate’s area of expertise. Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach comparative vertebrate anatomy.

Required Qualifications:

Applicants should have completed their PhD prior to the start of the 2021-2022 academic year, but qualified ABD applicants will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates who can also teach comparative vertebrate anatomy.

Special Instructions to the Applicant:

Please submit 1) a letter of application that includes a statement on how you will contribute to the university’s commitment to diversity and inclusion, and that demonstrates your knowledge of and experience with inclusive pedagogical practices in classroom teaching, 2) a current c.v. and 3) the names and contact information for three professional references.
online at Any inquiries should be sent to the department head, Dr. Tammy Tobin, [email protected] Review of applications will begin on May 1.

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Number of Months:

9 months


Full Time

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Posted: 4/28/2021
Application Due: 7/27/2021
Work Type: Full Time