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Assistant Professor in Ecology

Employer
Drew University
Location
Madison, NJ

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Drew University seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Ecology in the Biology Department to teach in the area of ecology, with preferences given to expertise in either plant or aquatic ecology and who can contribute to the Environmental Science major, beginning August 2022, pending budgetary approval.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Teach both core introductory and elective courses (3-3 load) at the undergraduate level. Introductory courses cover ecology, evolution and organismal biology. Elective courses will be in the candidate’s area of expertise.
  • Develop an active research program involving undergraduate students.
  • Engage in the discipline as an active scholar.
  • Advise majors.
  • Participate in department and college service.

Required Education and Experience: The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in ecology or biology or a closely related discipline by August 1, 2022.

Preferred Education and Experience:

Previous experience teaching Ecology courses to undergraduate students and interest in contributing to the Environmental Science major is preferred.

Application: To apply, submit the following materials

  • Cover letter
  • Current curriculum vita
  • A brief statement of teaching philosophy
  • A brief statement of research interests
  • Evidence of teaching excellence, such as course evaluations, if available
  • Contact information for three letters of reference

Please apply by January 10, 2022.

About Drew University:

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

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Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded, 186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

 

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.

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973-408-3000
Location
36 Madison Ave
Madison
NJ
07940
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