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College of A&S - Biology - FAC - Ecology and Evolutionary Biology - Asst. Professor - Professor

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University of Miami
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Coral Gables, FL

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The Department of Biology in the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Miami invites applications for two tenure-track or tenure-eligible faculty positions, to begin August 15, 2024. The positions are in the broad focal areas of: 1) Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB); and 2) Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB). In addition to being outstanding scientists, applicants must be excellent teachers with strong commitments to undergraduate and graduate education. Applications will be considered at all levels: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor; eventual successful appointments will be at the rank of Assistant Professor to Professor for one position and Assistant Professor to Associate Professor for the other.

We welcome applications from candidates who would enhance or complement our existing departmental programs in Biodiversity & Global Change, Tropical Ecology & Evolution, Development & Disease, Neuroscience & Behavior, and Microbiome Biology & Species Interactions. To be eligible for this tenure-track or tenure-eligible appointment, candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Biology or a related field by the start of the appointment and have a strong record of research accomplishments. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program, to teach at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and be committed to professional engagement that promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Interested 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, a curriculum vitae and statements of research, teaching, and diversity, equity and inclusion. For reference, information about the University of Miami’s pursuit of Racial Justice can be found here: https://president.miami.edu/inclusion/index.html. Application documents should be merged and submitted as a single pdf file online via the UM Careers website. Both searches can be found here: https://umiami.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UMFaculty. As appropriate, applicants can apply to both searches.

Following initial review of applications, short list candidates will be contacted by email and requested to solicit three letters of recommendation.

To receive full attention, application materials must be received by 15 October 2023. More information about the Department and University can be found at https://www.biology.as.miami.edu. Inquiries should be directed to the Search Chairs for the MCDB search at: mcdb.search@miami.edu and EEB search at: eeb.search@miami.edu

The University of Miami is among the top research universities and academic medical and health centers in the nation, and one of the largest private employers in South Florida.

With more than 16,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities are encouraged to apply. Applicants and employees are protected from discrimination based on certain categories protected by Federal law. Click here for additional information.

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Full time

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Faculty

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The University of Miami is one of America's top research universities located in one of the most dynamic and multicultural cities in the world.

A vibrant and diverse academic and healthcare community, the University of Miami and the University of Miami Health System (“UHealth”) have rapidly progressed to become one of the nation’s top research universities and academic medical centers in the nation. The mission of the University of Miami is to transform lives through education, research, innovation, and service

The University comprises 12 schools and colleges serving undergraduate and graduate students in more than 350 majors and programs. Visit welcome.miami.edu/about-um to learn more about our points of pride.

Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye hospital in the USA and offers some of the nation's premiere eye doctors to treat every eye condition for adults. Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer, part of the Miller School of Medicine, received the prestigious National Cancer Institute designation in 2019. With more than $413 million in research and sponsored program expenditures annually, the University of Miami is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities (AAU). Only 3 percent of four-year institutions in the nation are invited to join the AAU, which recognizes breadth and quality of research and scholarship. While the majority of this work is housed at the Miller School of Medicine, investigators conduct hundreds of studies in other areas, including marine science, engineering, education, and psychology.

The University of Miami and UHealth have also ranked among the Forbes Best Employers and Best Employers for Women on several occasions, most recently in 2022.

Transforming lives

With more than 17,000 faculty and staff, the University strives for excellence and is driven by a powerful mission to transform and impact the lives of its students, patients, members of the community, and people across the globe.

The University is committed to fostering a culture of belonging, where everyone feels valued and has the opportunity to add value. Through values of Diversity, Integrity, Responsibility, Excellence, Compassion, Creativity, and Teamwork (DIRECCT) the U community works together to create an environment driven by purpose, excellence, community, and service.

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