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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: firstname.lastname@example.org and EEB search at: email@example.com
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