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Job no: 499394
Location: Oxford, OH
Work type: Faculty
Status: Full Time
Assistant Professor - Freshwater Ecology and Sustainability
Tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology to teach undergraduate introductory courses in general biology, environmental biology, or ecology, and advanced courses in aquatic ecology, environmental sustainability/health, or water quality; develop an active research program leading to publications and external funding; advise undergraduate and graduate students; and provide service to the institution.
Ph.D. in Biology, Ecology, Resource Management, Environmental Science, or closely related field by date of appointment in August 2022.
Consideration may be given to candidates who lead an innovative research program focused on the biological aspects of freshwater ecosystems that affect environmental health, including but not limited to the ecology of harmful algal blooms; the ecology of disease in aquatic habitats; the impact of climate change on aquatic systems; and fisheries ecology as it relates to environmental health/sustainability. Consideration may also be given to candidates with postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated commitment to teaching and developing an externally funded research program.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, a teaching philosophy, and a one-page diversity statement addressing past and/or potential contributions to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through research, teaching, and/or service. Department will request letters of recommendation from references listed in application. Inquiries may be directed to Michael Vanni at [email protected].
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Date to Begin Screening Applicants:
Screening of applications will begin November 17, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.
A criminal background check is required. All campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.
For questions regarding reasonable accommodations for disabilities, or to follow-up with a request, please contact [email protected] or (513) 529-3560.
Advertised: 27 Oct 2021 Eastern Daylight Time