Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Evolutionary Biology) Location:
Tallahassee, FL Regular/Temporary:
Regular Full/Part Time:
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Department of Biological Science | College of Arts & Sciences
The Florida State University Department of Biological Science invites outstanding applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of Evolutionary Biology at the Assistant Professor level. We seek a creative and interactive individual working in any area of evolutionary biology, including but not limited to evolutionary genomics, evolutionary theory, phylogenetics, macroevolution, quantitative genetics, population genetics, evolutionary ecology, phenotypic evolution, and the evolution of behavior. Successful candidates are expected to establish an innovative, extramurally-funded research program, such as major NIH or NSF grant funding, contribute to undergraduate teaching in evolutionary biology, and graduate education by supervising Biology PhD students, engage in meaningful service, and enhance existing strengths in our Ecology and Evolution research group.
Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization. Postdoctoral experience is preferred.
The Florida State University Department of Biological Science is an integrated group of over 55 faculty in the areas of Ecology and Evolution, Cell and Molecular Biology, and Neuroscience, dedicated to excellence in research and teaching. The broad research interests of our faculty link deep natural history with modern quantitative and molecular techniques. FSU is an R1 institution currently ranked 23rd among public universities in the US. Researchers have access to excellent core resources, including a state-of-the-art analytical laboratory; DNA sequencing, molecular cloning, and NGS library facilities; an imaging center; as well as access to the Coastal and Marine Laboratory and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Additional resources include facilities for functional genomics, proteomics, flow cytometry, mass spectrometry, and computing clusters for bioinformatics.
More information about the E&E group and department can be found at https://www.bio.fsu.edu/ee/.
Questions about the position may be sent to Prof. Emily DuVal at email@example.com.
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Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include education details even if attaching a Vita.
Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research statement (2-3 pages addressing current and proposed research plans), teaching and mentoring statement (1-2 pages addressing past experiences and future plans), and service statement (1-2 pages addressing experience and philosophy of service to the department, university, discipline, and the broader community). Include the names and contact information for three references. Letter writers will only be contacted for short-listed applicants.
This is a Faculty position.
This position requires successful completion of a criminal history background check.
This position is being advertised as open until filled. Review of applications will begin on Nov 27, 2023 and continue until the position is filled.
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