Aquatic Ecology Assistant Professor
Company: University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Posted on: September 14, 2018
Aquatic Ecology Assistant Professor The Department of Biology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, (UNCG) is committed to providing excellent and comprehensive instruction at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. We offer a full range of courses to students pursuing a degree in Biology or Medical Technology, as well as to non-biology majors interested in the biological sciences. Biology majors have many options available to them, including the option to pursue degree concentrations in Biotechnology, Environmental Biology, or Human Biology. Biology students are encouraged to gain research experience through independent study with a faculty member, and to develop strong communication skills with writing- and speaking- intensive lecture and laboratory courses. Graduates of the Biology program at UNCG find employment in a wide range of fields and are well prepared for further study in graduate school or in health-related professions such as medicine, dentistry, and veterinary medicine. The Department's excellence in education is complemented by highly active research programs in environmental and behavioral ecology, evolution, population biology, and cell and developmental biology. Biology faculty members publish regularly in leading scientific journals and have earned national and international prominence with their research activities. Moreover, faculty in the Department have been very successful in obtaining external funding to support their research and have been awarded research grants from various agencies including the EPA, NIH, NSF, and USDA The Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track Aquatic Ecology Assistant Professor position in Biology. We seek an outstanding individual with research interests in Aquatic Ecology. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a productive, externally funded research program and contribute to student instruction of the department at all levels. Full participation is expected in our Biology undergraduate curriculum and Master program, as well as our broadly defined doctoral program in Environmental Health Science, which is directed at understanding environmental problems that directly, or indirectly, affect human health and well-being from the molecular to global levels. The successful applicant will also be expected to play a major role in teaching our core undergraduate course in Ecology, and specialized upper division courses related to aquatic ecology. Potential synergies with faculty in our and other departments are desirable. Postdoctoral experience is preferred, and candidates must hold, or anticipate, a Ph.D. in Biology, or a related discipline, when starting the position on August 1, 2019. Cover letter, CV/Resume, Statement of research goals, statement of teaching philosophy, and a list of three references may be submitted to the Aquatic Ecology Assistant Professor position #1611. Please visit https://jobsearch.uncg.edu to submit your application. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Gideon Wasserberg (firstname.lastname@example.org), Search Committee Chair. Evaluations of applications will begin November 1, 2018 and will continue until the position is filled. Greensboro is located at the headwaters of the Cape Fear River Basin, the largest of the 17 major river basins in North Carolina and is relatively close to the Appalachian continental divide and coastal estuarine systems. UNCG is proud to be designated a Minority Serving Institution with 44% ethnic minority students (http://admissions.uncg.edu/discover-about.php). We seek to attract an equally diverse applicant pool and women and members of underrepresented STEM groups are particularly encouraged to apply. UNCG is an EEO/AA employer with a strong commitment to increasing faculty diversity. EOE AA/M/F/D/V. For information about our department, see http://biology.uncg.edu/. To find details on application requirements and to apply, visit https://jobsearch.uncg.edu and click on ---Faculty--- (position #1611). The Chronicle of Higher Education.Category: Education, Keywords: Assistant Professor
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