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Faculty Positions

tenure-track, tenured, and visiting/sabbatical replacement faculty positions, nearly all requiring a PhD (most recent post dates in red)
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Featured Positions

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Movement Ecologist Utah State University 9/11/17 5/31/17
Animal Population Ecology Utah State University 9/11/17 5/31/17
Quantitative Ecology Utah State University 9/11/17 5/31/17
Researcher, Biology Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego 4/18/17 3/17/17
Biology (visiting) College of Charleston 4/7/17 3/17/17
Range & Forage Management University of Saskatchewan (Canada) 3/14/17 3/1/17
Pathogen and/or Microbiome Biology Northern Arizona University  2/19/17 2/19/17
Wildland Fire Scientist Texas A&M University 2/3/17 12/13/16

All Positions

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Forest Economics & Management Purdue University 9/30/17 5/31/17
Movement Ecologist Utah State University 9/11/17 5/31/17
Animal Population Ecology Utah State University 9/11/17 5/31/17
Quantitative Ecology Utah State University 9/11/17 5/31/17
Chemical Ecology and Natural Product Chemistry Université du Québec en Outaouais (Canada) 8/25/17 5/23/17
Chair, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Tulane University 7/1/17 5/31/17
Coastal Plant Ecologist Virginia Commonwealth University 6/16/17 6/7/17
Tree Fruit Integrated Pest Management Washington State University 6/16/17 5/12/17
Botany (Visiting) Unity College  6/7/17 6/7/17
Critical Zone Pedologist University of Kentucky 5/31/17 5/1/17
Plant Evolutionary Functional Genomics Uppsala University (Sweden) 5/29/17 5/9/17
Terrestrial Ecology Middle East Technical University (Turkey) 5/25/17 5/1/17
Biologist University of West Alabama  5/2/17 5/2/17
Plant Science, Ecology, Endocrinology (3 positions) University of Hong Kong 4/30/17 4/3/17
Biology Long Island University Post  4/25/17 4/25/17
Researcher, Biology Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego 4/18/17 3/17/17
Human Dimensions of Coupled Natural-Human Systems University of Arizona 4/10/17 3/20/17
Organismal/Population Ecology Virginia Commonwealth University 4/10/17 3/14/17
Biology (visiting) College of Charleston 4/7/17 3/17/17
Physiological Ecology/Aquatic Biologist Marshall University  4/3/17 4/3/17
Canada Research Chair, Complex Environmental Systems Western University (Canada) 4/1/17 3/9/17
Wildlife Ecologist South Dakota State University 4/1/17 3/6/17
Urban Entomology (tenured Endowed Chair) University of California, Riverside 4/1/17 3/2/17
Ecologist, Ecological Modeler, & Fisheries Stock Assessment (3 positions) Louisiana State University 3/31/17 3/2/17
Toxicology Pennsylvania State University 3/30/17 3/6/17
Pollination Ecology University of Florida 3/25/17 2/14/17
Wildlife Ecology and Management Utah State University 3/18/17 2/22/17
Biology College of William and Mary 3/15/17 3/7/17
Agronomy University of Maryland 3/15/17 3/2/17
Applied Ecology and Sustainable Management University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa 3/15/17 2/15/17
Range & Forage Management University of Saskatchewan (Canada) 3/14/17 3/1/17
Rangeland Ecology (endowed chair, open rank) University of Idaho 3/4/17 2/15/17
Chair, Biological and Environmental Sciences Samford University 3/1/17 2/15/17
Professor and Director of the University of Washington Botanic Gardens University of Washington 3/1/17 1/16/17
Ecology/Conservation Biology Swarthmore College 2/28/17 2/14/17
Forestry/Silviculture Iowa State University 2/27/17 1/31/17
Environmental Toxicology SUNY-ESF 2/22/17 1/23/17
Vertebrate Ecology (visiting) College at Brockport 2/20/17 1/31/17
Pathogen and/or Microbiome Biology Northern Arizona University  2/19/17 2/19/17
Microbiologist College of Charleston 2/19/17 1/31/17
Conservation Biology University of Alberta (Canada) 2/15/17 12/23/16
Chair, Department of Geography Virginia Tech 2/13/17 12/15/16
Animal Physiology West Virginia Wesleyan College 2/10/17 1/31/17
Coupled Human-Natural Systems, Environmental Governance, and Decision Making (Assoc/Full Prof) University of Arizona 2/3/17 1/3/17
Ecohydrology University of Arizona 2/3/17 12/24/16
Wildland Fire Scientist Texas A&M University 2/3/17 12/13/16
Discipline-Based Education Research (2 positions) University of South Carolina 2/1/17 1/26/17
Professor and Director of the Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories University of Minnesota Twin Cities 2/1/17 1/16/17
Freshwater Science - Full Professor and Director Freie Universität Berlin/Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (Germany) 2/1/17 1/3/17
Biology Saint Peter’s University 2/1/17 12/23/16
Marine Vertebrate Biology Texas A&M University at Galveston 1/31/17 12/15/16
Evolutionary Anthropology (tenured) University of Zurich (Switzerland) 1/31/17 12/13/16
Ecosystem Science (Macroecology and Applied Biogeography)/GIS (2 positions) Lund University (Sweden) 1/31/17 11/8/16
Animal Evolution University of Salzburg (Austria) 1/27/17 12/23/16
Evolutionary Life Sciences (5 positions) University of Groningen (Netherlands) 1/25/17 12/15/16
Environmental Policy Northern Illinois University 1/23/17 12/12/16
Native Plant Regeneration University of Idaho 1/22/17 12/19/16
Head, Department of Forest Rangeland and Fire Sciences University of Idaho 1/22/17 12/15/16
Integrated Water Resources University of Idaho 1/22/17 12/14/16
Human Dimensions of Natural Resources University of Idaho 1/22/17 12/14/16
Environmental Studies Purchase College, State University of New York 1/22/17 12/13/16
Critical Zone Geosciences Colorado State University 1/22/17 12/7/16
Organismal Biology and Ecology University of Michigan-Flint 1/20/17 12/13/16
Comparative Animal Physiologist (visiting) College of Wooster 1/20/17 12/13/16
Microbiology Oregon Institute of Technology 1/17/17 1/9/17
Biology Northwest College 1/16/17 12/14/16
Forest and Wildland Soils University of Washington 1/15/17 12/23/16
Environmental Statistics University of California, Riverside 1/15/17 12/13/16
Fisheries and Aquaculture SUNY Cobleskill 1/15/17 12/13/16
Marine Ecology University of Southern Maine 1/10/17 12/16/16
Wildlife Management University of Minnesota Crookston 1/9/17 12/13/16
Water Quality Colorado State University 1/9/17 12/13/16
Biology Athens State University 1/9/17 11/9/16
GIScience University of Wisconsin-Madison 1/9/17 11/8/16
Environmental Genomics in Aquatic Systems University of Konstanz (Germany) 1/8/17 12/12/16
Biology Education and Research Northern Illinois University 1/6/17 12/13/16
Hydrologic and Water Science University of Texas at Austin 1/6/17 11/29/16
Fish Ecology Texas A&M University 1/5/17 11/29/16
Surface Water Hydrology University of Nevada, Reno 1/5/17 11/21/16
Fish & Wildlife Infectious Disease Ecologist Virginia Tech 1/4/17 12/16/16
Computational Biology: Microbiome and Quantitative Ecology Auburn University 1/4/17 12/14/16
Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases Stony Brook University 1/2/17 11/29/16
Ecology University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Appalachian Laboratory 1/2/17 11/10/16
Stable Isotope (Bio)geochemistry or Ecology (open rank) University of California Merced 1/1/17 10/5/16
Geographic Information Science Plymouth State University 12/31/16 12/12/16
Environmental Microbiology of Aquatic Systems University of Cincinnati 12/31/16 12/12/16
Biogeography, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services Goethe-University Frankfurt (Germany) 12/31/16 12/8/16
Environmental Science (Chair) Rowan University 12/21/16 12/14/16
Biology (Ecology/Conservation) Winthrop University 12/20/16 11/17/16
Isotope Geochemistry Arizona State University 12/20/16 11/3/16
Quantitative Environmental Scientist - Landscape Ecology or Climate Adaptation University of California, Santa Cruz 12/19/16 10/26/16
Stable Isotope Geochemistry Western Washington University 12/19/16 9/26/16
Theoretical/Quantitative Ecologist Rutgers University 12/18/16 10/28/16
Landscape Horticulture - Plant Responses to Water Stress Utah State University 12/16/16 11/23/16
Ecology (2 positions) State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh 12/15/16 12/13/16
Soil Science Stockton University 12/15/16 11/29/16
Applied Quantitative Ecologist Stockton University 12/15/16 11/29/16
Applied Tree Ecophysiology SUNY-ESF 12/15/16 11/16/16
Environmental Studies and Science Pace University 12/15/16 11/8/16
Earth Systems Ecology or Ecohydrology Pennsylvania State University 12/15/16 11/8/16
Applied Ecology University of Washington Tacoma 12/15/16 11/1/16
Aquatic Ecology University of Maine at Farmington 12/15/16 10/27/16
Environmental Biology or Environmental Toxicology University of Maine at Farmington 12/15/16 10/27/16
Plant Ecology Millersville University 12/15/16 10/5/16
Microbial Genetics College of Charleston 12/14/16 11/16/16
Evolution, Behaviour and Ecology University of Sussex (UK) 12/12/16 11/16/16
Terrestrial Vertebrate Ecology (open rank) Florida International University 12/9/16 12/1/16
Terrestrial Ecology/Conservation Biology University of Toronto Scarborough 12/8/16 11/6/16
Environmental Social Science Northern Arizona University 12/5/16 11/14/16
Genetics of Agricultural Crops University of Vermont 12/5/16 10/13/16
Microbial Ecology/Microbiology and Plant Population/Community Ecology (2 positions) University of North Carolina at Greensboro 12/5/16 10/5/16
Biology (Botany) Missouri Western State University 12/2/16 11/8/16
Microbial Ecology/Quantitative Forest Ecology (2 permanent positions) Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (Panama) 12/2/16 9/7/16
Plant Biology East Central University 12/1/16 11/15/16
Atmospheric and Climate Science Northland College 12/1/16 11/15/16
Community Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (2 positions) Boise State University 12/1/16 11/14/16
Microbial Systems Biology University of Tennessee, Knoxville 12/1/16 11/8/16
Ecology or Evolutionary Biology Kent State University 12/1/16 11/8/16
Ecology/Environmental Biology/Evolution University of Scranton 12/1/16 11/8/16
Environmental Biology Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania 12/1/16 11/6/16
Landscape Ecology University of North Carolina Wilmington 12/1/16 10/28/16
Coastal Resources Management University of North Carolina Wilmington 12/1/16 10/28/16
Senior Terrestrial Ecologist (Assoc/Full Prof) Michigan State University 12/1/16 10/28/16
Limnology College at Brockport, State University of New York 12/1/16 10/28/16
Biological Limnologist, Environmental Toxicologist, Environmental Geochemist (3 positions) Bowling Green State University 12/1/16 10/28/16
Plant Science Hampshire College 12/1/16 10/27/16
Community Ecology California State University, Bakersfield 12/1/16 10/6/16
Coastal Ecology University of Virginia 12/1/16 10/5/16
Geospatial Analysis and Remote Sensing University of California, Merced 12/1/16 9/20/16
Sustainability Science Furman University 12/1/16 9/23/16
Geographic Information Systems University of Denver 12/1/16 9/13/16
Director for First-year Science Programs Binghamton University 12/1/16 9/13/16
Aquatic Biology Georgia College & State University 12/1/16 8/30/16
Geosciences (Endowed Full Professor) Trinity University 12/1/16 8/24/16
Forest Science University of Nevada, Reno 11/30/16 11/15/16
Vertebrate Behavioral Ecologist James Madison University 11/30/16 11/10/16
Fisheries Science and Management Unity College 11/28/16 10/28/16
Limnology University of Wisconsin-Madison 11/25/16 9/29/16
Biology Education Armstrong State University  11/23/16 11/23/16
Plant Ecology, Belowground Emphasis University of Georgia 11/23/16 10/22/16
Forestry/Remote Sensing University of Maine at Fort Kent  11/21/16 11/21/16
GIS and Geovisualization University of Maryland Baltimore County 11/21/16 11/8/16
Geospatial Science and Physical Geography University of British Columbia (Canada) 11/20/16 10/27/16
Ecology New Mexico State University 11/18/16 10/12/16
Ecology University of Maryland 11/17/16 10/22/16
Marine Biology/Ecology California State University, Northridge 11/17/16 9/28/16
Forest Conservation Genetics Northern Arizona University 11/16/16 10/11/16
Plant Biologist (Associate/Assistant Professor) Minnesota State University, Mankato 11/15/16 10/14/16
Organismal Physiologist Adelphi University 11/15/16 10/13/16
Environmental Science Washington College 11/15/16 10/11/16
Applied Quantitative Ecologist University of Rhode Island 11/15/16 10/11/16
Ecohydrology Michigan Technological University 11/15/16 10/10/16
Human Health Sciences (open rank) University of California Merced 11/15/16 10/10/16
Microbiology (3 positions) University of Minnesota 11/15/16 10/7/16
Animal Physiology and Physiology Education (1 tenure-track, 1 teaching position) University of Minnesota 11/15/16 10/7/16
Genomics and Human Genetics Duke University 11/15/16 10/5/16
Ecohydrology Portland State University 11/15/16 10/5/16
Quantitative Forest Ecology Washington State University 11/15/16 10/4/16
Engineering the Critical Zone Duke University 11/15/16 9/26/16
Plant Response and Adaptation to Climate Change (2 Asst Prof, 1 Assoc/Full) University of California, Berkeley 11/14/16 11/6/16
Teaching Biological Sciences University of California San Diego 11/14/16 10/27/16
Lecturer in Environmental Field Teaching Emory University 11/14/16 10/22/16
Global Change Biology Miami University 11/11/16 11/9/16
Plant Ecology Concordia College 11/11/16 10/28/16
Quantitative Biology University of South Florida 11/11/16 10/27/16
Animal Behavior University of Pennsylvania 11/7/16 11/6/16
Environmental Science Oxford College of Emory University  11/6/16 11/6/16
Forest Ecology University of Wisconsin-Madison 11/5/16 9/29/16
Disease Ecology or Evolution University of Connecticut 11/4/16 10/10/16
Coastal Science (3 positions) Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium for Research and Education 11/1/16 10/28/16
Mathematical Biology University of Colorado Boulder 11/1/16 10/11/16
Ecology Duke University 11/1/16 10/10/16
Evolutionary Anthropology Duke University 11/1/16 10/5/16
Quantitative Ecologist Cornell University 11/1/16 9/29/16
Evolutionary Biologist University of Denver 11/1/16 9/26/16
Forest Nature Conservation (tenured) University of Göttingen (Germany) 11/1/16 9/22/16
Aqueous & Environmental Geochemistry University of Massachusetts 11/1/16 9/22/16
Fisheries Ecophysiology Montana State University 11/1/16 9/21/16
Environmental Science (2 positions) Sweet Briar College 11/1/16 9/15/16
Sustainable Food, Water and Agriculture Systems (4 open rank positions) University of California Merced 11/1/16 9/14/16
Animal Physiology Marquette University 11/1/16 9/13/16
Surficial Processes California State University East Bay 11/1/16 9/13/16
Geomicrobiology Baylor University 11/1/16 9/13/16
Fisheries Biology Ball State University 10/31/16 10/12/16
Animal Behavior Biology Ball State University 10/31/16 10/12/16
Biological Chemistry of Plant Natural Products University of Massachusetts Amherst 10/31/16 10/11/16
Plant-Microbe Ecology Ohio State University 10/31/16 10/11/16
Integrative Vertebrate Biology Ohio State University 10/31/16 10/11/16
Environmental Studies California State University, Sacramento 10/31/16 10/5/16
Department Chair, Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology Kennesaw State University 10/31/16 9/23/16
Vertebrate Evolution, Ecology, Organismal Biology Ohio State University at Marion 10/31/16 9/22/16
Functional or Evolutionary Genomics and Cell Biology Georgia Southern University 10/31/16 9/14/16
Ecology and Evolution in Forest Ecosystems ETH Zurich (Switzerland) 10/31/16 9/14/16
Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of California, Irvine 10/31/16 7/7/16
Plant Ecologist Eastern Michigan University 10/28/16 10/5/16
Landscape Ecology Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences 10/28/16 9/29/16
Terrestrial Ecology Colby College 10/28/16 9/22/16
Department Chair, Natural Resources and Environmental Science University of Nevada, Reno 10/28/16 9/20/16
Plant Physiology Texas Tech University 10/24/16 10/5/16
Environmental Microbiology Towson University 10/24/16 9/28/16
Ecohydrology University of Alabama 10/24/16 9/26/16
Evolutionary Ecologist Williams College 10/24/16 8/30/16
Plant Community Ecology Washington State University 10/24/16 8/19/16
Animal Eco-Physiology/Functional-Ecology and Ecology/Conservation (2 positions) Universidad del Rosario (Colombia) 10/24/16 8/23/16
Aquatic Invertebrate Ecology College at Brockport, State University of New York 10/23/16 9/21/16
Biology/Assistant Curator of Mammals University of Oklahoma 10/22/16 9/23/16
Biology of Behavior: Molecular Neurobiologist and Behavioral Geneticist (2 open-rank positions) University of Oklahoma 10/21/16 9/21/16
Ecology University of British Columbia (Canada) 10/21/16 10/12/16
Soil Biophysics University of California, Davis 10/21/16 8/30/16
Human-Environment Systems Boise State University 10/15/16 9/16/16
Population Genetics (open rank) University of Chicago 10/15/16 9/16/16
Fungal Ecology/Evolution University of Colorado Boulder 10/15/16 9/16/16
Natural Resources Policy and Governance University of Colorado Boulder 10/15/16 9/15/16
Ecological Physiologist California State University, Fresno 10/15/16 9/14/16
Ecology and/or Evolution (2 positions) Clemson University 10/15/16 9/14/16
Mathematical Biology University of Miami 10/15/16 9/14/16
Environmental Science Berry College 10/15/16 9/13/16
Ecology Marquette University 10/15/16 9/13/16
Sustainability Science Montclair State University 10/15/16 8/30/16
Wildlife Biology Murray State University 10/15/16 8/30/16
Molecular Microbial Ecology Middlebury College 10/15/16 8/23/16
Evolution Stanford University 10/15/16 8/23/16
Presidential Chair in Water Resources and Food System Sustainability University of California, Santa Cruz 10/14/16 10/11/16
Evolutionary Ecology University of Virginia 10/14/16 9/20/16
Geographic Information Systems University of Nevada, Reno 10/14/16 9/15/16
Conservation Genetics University of Massachusetts Amherst 10/14/16 9/13/16
Freshwater Ecology and Conservation University of California, Berkeley 10/14/16 9/13/16
Environmental Biology Reed College 10/14/16 6/30/16
Plant Ecology North Central College 10/10/16 9/13/16
Ecosystem Ecologist University of Tennessee 10/10/16 9/13/16
Ecology East Carolina University 10/10/16 8/30/16
Evolutionary Biology and Ecology Ithaca College 10/7/16 9/11/16
Ecology University of Zurich (Switzerland) 10/7/16 8/30/16
Ecological Modeling University of Zurich (Switzerland) 10/7/16 8/30/16
Microbiology/Microbial Ecology Muhlenberg College 10/3/16 9/13/16
Department Head of Ecology Montana State University 10/3/16 8/25/16
Marine Environmental Science Occidental College 10/2/16 8/23/16
Public Science (open rank) North Carolina State University 10/2/16 8/23/16
Molecular Ecology Bucknell University 10/1/16 9/26/16
Plant Sciences Tel Aviv University (Israel) 10/1/16 9/23/16
Plant Biology Penn State Worthington Scranton 10/1/16 9/20/16
Marine or Computational Biologist California State University Dominguez Hills 10/1/16 9/15/16
Sciences, mentoring students from underrepresented populations (4 positions) Emory University 10/1/16 9/14/16
Environmental Studies Franklin and Marshall College 10/1/16 9/14/16
Quantitative Genetics Cornell University 10/1/16 9/14/16
Biology Virginia Military Institute 10/1/16 8/23/16
Forest Biology Texas A&M University 10/1/16 8/23/16
Evolutionary Biologist Virginia Tech 10/1/16 8/19/16
Arthropod Vectors of Vertebrate Diseases Pennsylvania State University 10/1/16 8/15/16
Plant Physiological Ecologist Syracuse University 10/1/16 8/15/16
Applied Aquatic Ecology University of Michigan 9/30/16 9/20/16
Invertebrate Zoologist Moravian College 9/30/16 9/14/16
Professor and Director, Oceanic Fisheries Program University of California San Diego 9/30/16 9/14/16
Limnology – Lake and Wetland Ecosystems Utah State University 9/30/16 9/13/16
Physiology San José State University 9/30/16 8/24/16
Biology Willamette University 9/30/16 8/23/16
Ecology and Evolution Rice University 9/30/16 8/15/16
Fire Ecology Utah State University 9/30/16 7/25/16
Non-Human Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities (3 open-rank positions) North Carolina State University  9/28/16 9/28/16
Insect Biodiversity and Systematics North Carolina State University 9/27/16 9/16/16
Applied Climatology (open rank) American University 9/26/16 9/14/16
Coastal Ecosystem Dynamics (multiple open-rank positions) University of Florida  9/23/16 9/23/16
Microbiologist Siena College 9/23/16 9/14/16
Evolutionary Genomicist Pennsylvania State University  9/21/16 9/21/16
Integrative Organismal Biology Villanova University 9/20/16 8/30/16
Evolution of Marine Organisms University of Rhode Island 9/19/16 7/7/16
Plant Systematics & Botany Colorado College 9/16/16 7/25/16
Ecosystem Ecology Dartmouth College 9/15/16 9/16/16
Microbial Ecology Dartmouth College 9/15/16 9/16/16
Field Ecology University of San Diego 9/15/16 8/23/16
Geospatial Analytics of Emerging Plant Disease and Global Food Security (open rank) North Carolina State University 9/15/16 8/23/16
Spatial Science and Geographic Information Systems University of Nebraska-Lincoln 9/15/16 8/23/16
Ecology, Evolution, and Sustainability (3 positions) University of Pittsburgh 9/15/16 8/15/16
Wildlife Management Texas State University 9/15/16 7/12/16
Conservation Biology University of Queensland 9/14/16 8/24/16
Ecology Wheaton College 9/10/16 8/23/16
Urban Ecology North Carolina State University 9/9/16 8/23/16
Ecology West Chester University 9/9/16 6/3/16
Biodiversity Genomics (Tenured Professor) University of Guelph (Canada) 9/5/16 8/23/16
Ecosystem, Population/community, and Theoretical Ecology (3 positions) University of Michigan 9/1/16 8/19/16
Plant Evolutionary Ecologist North Carolina State University 9/1/16 8/19/16
Plant Biology California State University, Los Angeles 9/1/16 8/15/16
Plant Biology (3 positions) Purdue University 8/31/16 8/23/16
Department Chair, Plant Sciences University of California, Davis 8/31/16 6/30/16
Integrative Biology University of Texas at Austin 8/31/16 6/23/16
Hydrologic Sciences (Full or Associate Professor) University of Nevada, Reno 8/31/16 6/23/16
Wildlife - Landscape and Habitat Management University of Nebraska-Lincoln 8/29/16 7/25/16
Geology or Geophysics University of Hawai‘i at Manoa 8/26/16 8/2/16
Plant Biology College of the Atlantic 8/26/16 6/30/16
Invertebrate Community/Ecosystem Ecology Radford University  8/23/16 8/23/16
Biodiversity (Associate/Full Professor) University of Florida 8/22/16 7/7/16
Aquatic Biology Trinity College Dublin (Ireland) 8/1/16 7/7/16
Agroecology University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences 8/1/16 7/7/16
Fisheries Ecologist West Virginia University 8/1/16 6/30/16
Plant Stress Ecophysiology University of California, Davis 8/1/16 6/30/16
Environmental Science Brigham Young University 8/1/16 6/23/16
Ecology (visiting) Unity College  7/25/16 7/25/16
Integrative Biology (visiting) New Mexico Highlands University 7/15/16 7/7/16

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Physiological Ecology/Aquatic Biologist: The Department of Biological Sciences at Marshall University invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin Fall 2017. We seek a Physiologist/Aquatic Biologist with expertise in one or more of the following areas: limnology, aquatic toxicology, ichthyology, watershed ecology or other related discipline. Duties include teaching, mentoring student research, establishing an extramurally-funded research program, and participating in service activities. The department also seeks candidates who will contribute to the University’s general education curriculum with its emphasis on a common First-Year Seminar and core curriculum courses that enhance students’ critical thinking, and the College’s support of interdisciplinary programs of study. Candidates must possess a Ph.D. in biology or a closely-related discipline. Demonstrated excellence in undergraduate teaching, experience mentoring students in research, and post-doctoral training are required. The teaching responsibility of this position will include introductory human physiology. The successful candidate must have a PhD in biology or a closely-related discipline, excellent teaching and communication skills. A record of research publications and active pursuit of external funding is also required. Postdoctoral experience preferred. Apply at: https://marshall.peopleadmin.com/postings/6940. Posted: 4/3/17.

Applied Tree Ecophysiology: The SUNY-ESF Department of Forest and Natural Resources Management invites applicants for a tenure-­track position in Applied Tree Ecophysiology at the Assistant Professor level. We seek a collaborative scholar who employs physiological, molecular and/or organismal approaches to the ecology and management of trees in natural and managed ecosystems, including urban forests. The successful candidate will blend basic and applied research to address key questions and management challenges related to woody plant responses to natural and anthropogenic stressors and stimuli, including pathogens, invasive species, pollution, and climate change. The incumbent is expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program related to tree and forest restoration, ideally in ways that engage with ongoing efforts by ESF faculty, including: restoration of American chestnut using a blight-resistant transgenic variety, development of short-rotation willow crops for bioenergy and environmental applications, and tree-insect and/or tree-pathogen interactions. Teaching responsibilities include an introductory ecology course for natural resource management and forestry students, an upper-level plant physiology course (primarily for biology majors), and one upper division or graduate-level offering in the incumbent’s area of expertise. We are particularly interested in candidates with a commitment to diversity and inclusiveness in research, teaching and service activities. Learn more and apply by December 15, 2016 to assure optimal consideration. Posted: 11/16/16.

Fisheries Ecophysiology: The Ecology Department at Montana State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Fisheries Ecophysiology. We seek candidates with research interests and skills that complement our current faculty and who utilize laboratory and field experiments to address important contemporary issues in freshwater fisheries science and management, including but not limited to such areas as climate change, invasive species, angling, hydrological alteration, bioenergetics, contaminants/disease, and fish passage. We are particularly interested in candidates that can integrate research across these disciplines. A major strength of the department is bridging basic and applied science research to address questions that are both regionally important and relevant to society. Because increasing the diversity of the profession is one of our strategic priorities, women and underrepresented minorities in ecological sciences or natural resource management are particularly encouraged to apply. For more information and application instructions see http://jobs.montana.edu/postings/6028. Screening of applications will begin on November 1, 2016. Posted: 9/21/16.

Ecological Physiologist: California State University, Fresno, Assistant Professor, Academic Year: 2017/2018. The successful candidate will be broadly trained with expertise in ecological physiology. Research into how physiological processes integrate resulting in the capacities of organisms to live in dynamic environments is preferred. Researchers focusing on using physiological traits to improve predictive models of organismal responses to environmental changes are also encouraged to apply. Specific teaching assignments will depend on candidate's expertise and departmental needs. The successful candidate is expected to develop a research program that involves both undergraduate and graduate students and pursue the external funding to maintain a successful research endeavor. Faculty members are also expected to engage in service activities at all levels of the university and provide academic and professional advice to students. The successful candidate will have access to NSF and NIH funded instrumentation and the Jordan Research Building and the Keck Computational Center. The Department of Biology consists of excellent teachers with active, externally funded research programs. They are dedicated to providing students with cutting edge experiences in their areas of expertise. The department includes 19 full time faculty with research strengths in physiology, ecology and evolutionary biology, molecular genetics, cellular and developmental biology, and microbiology, with whom the successful candidate may collaborate. In addition, an ecological physiologist could develop interdisciplinary collaborations with mathematics and computer science faculty within the college. An earned doctorate (Ph.D.) in Physiology, Biology or other closely related disciplines from an accredited institution (or equivalent) is required. Required Experience: 1) Evidence of publications in scholarly journals, 2) Demonstration of grant writing or scholarly activity at the university level and, 3) Evidence of teaching preparedness, 4) Ability to demonstrate a commitment to working effectively with faculty, staff, and students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Preferred Qualifications: 1) Successful teaching experience at the undergraduate level, 2) Postdoctoral research or experience, 3) A publication record that is commensurate with the candidate’s experience, 4) Success obtaining extramural grants and contracts for research. Review will begin on Saturday October 15, 2016. Apply at http://jobs.fresnostate.edu and attach the following supporting documents: 1) a cover letter specifically addressing required experience and preferred qualifications, 2) a current curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of current and future research, 4) a statement of teaching philosophy, 5) a list of five professional references. Finalists will be required to submit (1) three current letters of recommendation and (2) official transcripts. For inquiries contact Dr. Ulrike Müller, Search Committee Chair (umuller@csufresno.edu, 559-278-2532). Posted: 9/14/16.

Plant Physiological Ecologist: The Department of Biology at Syracuse University seeks applicants for a tenure-track position in Plant Physiological Ecology at the assistant professor level. We seek outstanding candidates that take a physiological approach to plant function, with application to broad conceptual issues in ecology and evolution. The successful candidate will join an interactive group of plant biologists with strengths in molecular biology, population genetics, species interactions, global change biology, and terrestrial biogeochemistry. The candidate is expected to develop a vigorous externally funded research program and participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching and mentoring in the areas of his or her expertise. Candidates must have a PhD in a relevant area of biology and an outstanding record of research experience at the postdoctoral level. Competitive salary, start-up funds, and laboratory space will be provided. Department resources include modern greenhouse and growth chamber facilities, an experimental research garden, and a new Climate Change Garden education and outreach facility. The Department of Biology also has strong research and education ties to the adjacent State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (SUNY-ESF). Located between the Adirondack Mountain, Finger Lakes, and Lake Ontario regions of upstate New York, the metropolitan area of Syracuse boasts myriad cultural and recreational opportunities and offers a wide array of urban, small town, and rural living. For full consideration, applicants must complete an online application at www.sujobopps.com (#072736), including a cover letter, CV, research and teaching statements, and arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted at www.sujobopps.com. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016. We especially encourage applications from women, individuals with disabilities, and military veterans and members of underrepresented groups, as well as international applicants. Syracuse University is an AA/EOE. Questions can be addressed to search chair Jason Fridley at fridley@syr.edu. Posted: 8/15/16.

Landscape Horticulture - Plant Responses to Water Stress: At Utah State University we just announced an opening for an Asst Prof in Landscape Horticulture. If you have an interest in woody plant physiology and plant water use and making a real difference in how much water people use (Saving the Great Salt Lake) this could be a good job for you to consider. Formal job announcement is here: http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=1968. Feel free to contact steve.voelker@usu.edu if you have any questions. Review Date: 12/16/2016. Posted: 11/23/16.

Plant Stress Ecophysiology: Assistant Professor of Plant Sciences. The Department of Plant Sciences in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences at the University of California, Davis is recruiting an Assistant Professor of Plant Sciences with an emphasis in Plant Stress Ecophysiology. This is an academic year, tenure-track position with teaching, research, and service responsibilities and includes the expectation that the appointee will establish a land grant mission oriented research and engagement program of relevance to California (see Agricultural Experiment Station). Qualifications: Ph.D. or equivalent degree in a field of Plant Physiology and/or Plant Ecology. Post-doctoral experience is preferred. Evidence of research excellence is expected. The candidate should have the ability to develop and instruct undergraduate and graduate courses and the ability to develop and conduct extramurally funded research in whole plant stress ecophysiology. Applications: Application materials must be submitted via http://apptrkr.com/830883 (Job#JPF01038). The position will remain open until filled. To ensure consideration, applications should be received by 23:59 PDT August 1, 2016. Posted: 6/30/16.

Animal Eco-Physiology/Functional-Ecology and Ecology/Conservation: The Biology Program, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, at the Universidad del Rosario in Bogotá, Colombia is seeking to fill two position for full-time tenure-track professors in: 1) animal eco-physiology/functional-ecology and 2) animal ecology and conservation. We seek candidates with a strong publication record and success in obtaining research funds and teaching experience, commensurate with experience. Postdoctoral research experience, interdisciplinary teamwork skills, and tropical experience are particularly valued. The positions are open to candidates working on vertebrate or invertebrate organisms. The successful candidates are expected to engage in scholarly activities, mentor graduate students, investigate broad questions in their discipline and establish trans- and multidisciplinary research projects. The positions are 40% research, 40% teaching and 20% academic service. Candidates for the position in animal eco-physiology/functional-ecology are expected to have a PhD in eco-physiology, functional ecology, ecology, behavior, physiology or other closely related disciplines. This positions will require teaching of an undergraduate course in animal physiology, a course in vertebrate or invertebrate biology (depending on the candidate's experience) and a graduate seminar. Candidates for the position in animal ecology and conservation are expected to have a PhD in ecology, conservation, restoration, zoology, environmental sciences or other closely related disciplines. The position will require teaching of an undergraduate courses in conservation and restoration, a course on vertebrate or invertebrate biology (depending on the candidate's profile) and a graduate seminar. The application must be written in English and include: 1) a detailed Curriculum Vitae with a complete list of publications; 2) a research statement summarizing the candidate´s experience, interests and an outline of the research program that can be potentially developed at El Rosario (1-2 pages); 3) a teaching statement describing experience and teaching philosophy (1 page); 4) the names and full contact information of at least three references. Salary is internationally competitive and will be determined by a University-wide point system, based on research and teaching experience. Non-native Spanish speakers are encouraged to apply and will be given two years to strengthen their Spanish communication skills and to take an exam at the Multicultural and Multilingual Center at the University of el Rosario or take an international DELE B2 exam. The starting date should be between January 15th and April 30th 2017. Please send your full application by e-mail (biologia@urosario.edu.co) to Yeimy Rocha, Managing Director, Facultad de Ciencias Naturales y Matemáticas, Cr. 24 No. 63C-69, Bogotá (D.C.) 111221, Colombia, no later than October 15th, 2016. For questions about this position and life in Bogotá please contact Dr. Carolina Pardo (geimy.pardo@urosario.edu.co). Posted: 8/23/16.

Plant Physiology: The Department of Biological Sciences at Texas Tech University seeks applicants for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Plant Physiology. Research questions should be focused at the phenotypic and whole plant physiological levels, but approaches to answer these questions can include work from molecular to ecological levels. Expected starting date is Fall term of 2017. This position offers potential collaboration with researchers in the departments of Biological Sciences, Plant and Soil Sciences, and Natural Resources Management at TTU, as well as with researchers at the local USDA-ARS facilities and the Texas A&M AgriLife extension center. Texas Tech is located in an important agricultural region of the southern Great Plains and near to ecosystems of the Chihuahuan Desert and Rocky Mountains. The department is in a strong growth phase, with 3-4 new faculty recruited in each of the last 2 years, providing the opportunity to contribute to the dynamic growth of a young faculty. The department has a strong core of faculty with a broad spectrum of interests and a strong history of research in botany, plant molecular biology, and ecology. For more information and to apply, please see the full job ad. Application review will begin on Oct 24, 2016. Questions can be addressed to dylan.schwilk@ttu.edu. Posted: 10/5/16.

Organismal Physiologist: Adelphi University invites applications for a tenure-track position for an organismal physiologist to begin fall 2017. Our Biology Department is an active, engaging and collegial department spanning all areas of biology. The ideal candidate for this position will have a Ph.D., postdoctoral experience, excellent potential as a teacher, a record of significant research accomplishment, the potential to develop a fundable independent research program involving undergraduate and master’s students, and an abiding commitment to teaching students from diverse cultural backgrounds. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and graduate physiology, human anatomy & physiology and could include courses such as animal behavior, pathophysiology for nursing students, introductory biology, and/or additional specialty courses for upper-level undergraduates and master’s students in the candidate’s area of expertise. Research release time is available. We are strongly committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Adelphi is a private university with the spirit of a liberal arts college, committed to combining teaching and scholarship, and located in suburban Long Island within easy reach of New York City. Deadline for applications: November 15, 2016. Please direct questions to: Dr. Aaren Freeman (afreeman@adelphi.edu). See the full job ad to apply and for more details. Posted: 10/13/16.

Animal Physiology: The Department of Biology and Environmental Science at West Virginia Wesleyan College seeks a broadly-trained animal physiologist/animal scientist with expertise in animal physiology, nutrition, zoology, or other related field. In addition to courses in the candidate's field of expertise, teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses for majors and non-majors. Active participation in the biology and environmental studies curriculum is expected. The candidate will establish an active research program involving undergraduates. Candidates with experience in implementing innovative pedagogy across the biology curriculum are strongly encouraged to apply. Ph.D. required. TO APPLY: Please submit the following items as a *single electronic PDF file* to the Office of the VP for Academic Affairs, West Virginia Wesleyan College (academicaffairs@wvwc.edu): letter of application, CV, unofficial graduate and undergraduate transcripts, brief statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, syllabi from courses taught, and the names and contact information of three references. For consideration, applications must be complete. Questions should be directed to Dr. Kim Bjorgo-Thorne (bjorgo@wvwc.edu). Candidates must be eligible to work in the US. Review of applications will begin February 10, 2017. Posted: 1/31/17.

Comparative Animal Physiologist: One-Year Visiting Position at the College of Wooster. The Biology Department invites applications for a full time one-year position as Comparative Animal Physiologist beginning August 2017. Duties will include teaching an introductory Biology course focused on ecology, evolution, and organismal biology; a sophomore-level course in biostatistics and experimental design; and an upper-level course in comparative animal physiology. The successful candidate will also direct undergraduate research in the College's required Independent Study Program. Applicants should have a PhD or anticipate completion by fall 2017, and be eligible to work in the U.S.; postdoctoral research and/or teaching experience preferred. The College of Wooster enrolls a diverse student body (19% domestic students of color and 10% international students); applicants should demonstrate their ability to work with diverse student populations. Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching philosophy, unofficial transcripts, and three letters of recommendation via http://apply.interfolio.com/39404. Questions about the position should be directed to Dr. Laura Sirot, Chair of the Animal Physiology Search Committee (biology@wooster.edu). Application materials should be received by January 20, 2017 for full consideration. Posted: 12/13/16.

Animal Physiology and Physiology Education: Are you a creative investigator who excels at working collaboratively and pushing disciplinary boundaries? Then we want to hear from you. The College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota is hiring one tenure-track faculty in the area of Animal Physiology and one teaching-track faculty in the area of Physiology Education. Successful candidates require: PhD in Physiology or related field, post-doctoral experience, Expertise that complements current faculty, Demonstrated Commitment to graduate and undergraduate education, Evidence of commitment to equity and diversity, Teaching experience. Positions are 9-month appointments starting the fall of 2017. Major responsibilities include varying levels of teaching, research, and service to the University, depending on the position. Visit the college’s hiring website for detailed information. Evaluation of applications will begin November 15, 2016. Posted: 10/7/16.

Animal Physiology: The Department of Biological Sciences at Marquette University seeks a candidate at the Assistant Professor level (tenure-track) in the area of animal physiology. Preference will be given to candidates who are working at the cellular and molecular level or whose research area complements existing department research. Alignment with university initiatives in neuroscience, data science, or environmental science / ecology / evolution is also a strength. The position includes both research and teaching in our doctoral graduate and undergraduate program. The successful candidate is expected to develop an innovative, externally-funded research program and have a strong commitment to teaching excellence. The department is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute through their research, teaching, and service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. All applications for this position must be received through https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/6613. For full consideration, please submit a complete application by November 1, 2016. Review of applications will begin on this date and continue until the position is filled. Each application should include a cover letter, research plan, teaching philosophy, and the names and addresses of 3 references. Three letters of recommendations should be submitted to biologysearch@mu.edu. Include “Physiology Search” in the subject line of the email. Marquette University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity. Candidates from underrepresented groups are especially encouraged to apply. Posted: 9/13/16.

Physiology: San José State University. Assistant Professor (Tenure-track), Subject to Budgetary Approval. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and postdoctoral experience in the physiological sciences. Candidates should have a proven record of excellence in teaching and research or evidence of promise for excellence in teaching and research. Expertise in one of the following areas of physiology is strongly preferred: toxicology including but not limited to environmental toxicology, pharmacology, cell physiology, metabolism, and renal physiology. Candidates should have research experience and have published in their area of expertise. Applicants should have awareness of and sensitivity to educational goals of a multicultural population as might have been gained in cross-cultural study, training, teaching and other comparable experience. The successful candidate is expected to take a leadership role in the physiological sciences and related fields. Teaching duties can include participation in a variety of lower-, upper-division and graduate courses for majors and non-majors. These courses include but are not limited to Toxicology, Systems Physiology lecture and laboratory courses, Integrative Physiology, Cell Physiology, graduate level physiology lecture or laboratory courses, and the freshman core biology series. The candidate is encouraged to develop teaching and research collaborations with department faculty in other disciplines of biology. Innovation in teaching is strongly encouraged and research involving masters and undergraduate students is expected. Tenure-track faculty are expected to participate in shared governance activities. Candidate must address the needs of a student population of great diversity – in age, cultural background, ethnicity, primary language, and academic preparation – through course materials, teaching strategies, and advisement. Starting Date: August 21, 2017. Employment is contingent upon proof of eligibility to work in the United States. For full consideration, send a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching interests/ philosophy, research plans, and at least three original letters of reference with contact information by September 30, 2016 to https://apply.interfolio.com/36698. Please include Job Opening ID (JOID) on all correspondence. Questions may be directed to Dr. Jeffrey Honda, Chair, Department of Biological Sciences, San José State University, One Washington Square, San José, CA 95192-0100. Posted: 8/24/16.

Animal Population Ecology: The Wildland Resources Department and the Ecology Center at Utah State University invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Animal Population Ecology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will be 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service. The appointed faculty member will be expected to develop an externally funded research program that achieves an international reputation for research and graduate training in the field of wildlife population ecology. Skills and research areas of particular interest to the Department include, but are not limited to: Bayesian state-space and integrated population modelling; integral projection modelling; survival estimation; multistate capture-recapture modelling; matrix modelling; mark-recapture techniques; implications of life-history evolution for population ecology including adaptation to climate change; effects of disease, predation, and hunting on population dynamics; etc. Fundamental to this position is working across disciplinary and institutional boundaries and collaborating with federal and state agencies. The appointed faculty member will mentor and advise graduate students and post-doctoral researchers and teach courses within the area of expertise. Review of applications will begin September 11, 2017. For more information, see http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=2434 or contact Johan duToit (johan.dutoit [at] usu.edu). Posted: 5/31/17.

Organismal/Population Ecology: The Department of Biology at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a nine-month tenure-track Organismal/Population Ecologist at the rank of Assistant Professor. We seek candidates working at the organismal or population level to study significant questions of ecological relevance, and who can offer novel expertise and develop synergistic collaborations with faculty in Biology and other units at VCU. Preference will be given to candidates whose research emphasis is relevant to global change. The successful candidate will be expected to establish an innovative, extramurally-funded research program in their area of expertise, teach undergraduate courses in our core curriculum, and develop a graduate-level course in their specific area. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and appropriate post-doctoral research experience to establish an independent research program and obtain extramural funding. Please apply online at www.vcujobs.com (position # F53690) and be prepared to submit a cover letter, CV, and statements of research interests and teaching philosophy. You will be asked to list names and email addresses of three references. An email will be sent to your references, asking them to upload a letter of recommendation. Closing date for receipt of applications and letters of recommendation is 10 April 2017. Inquiries should be directed to Dr. Derek Johnson, Chair of the Search Committee (dmjohnson@vcu.edu). Posted: 3/14/17.

Ecology: Tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Ecology at the Appalachian Laboratory (AL) of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES). We seek an innovative scientist who studies ecological patterns and processes at large spatial scales. While the specific discipline is open, strong preference will be given to applicants who: (1) have an organismal focus to their research - from populations to communities, (2) integrate data with quantitative/computational tools to connect phenomena across spatio-temporal scales, and (3) will devote a portion of their research program to issues relevant to eastern North America. Our primary goal is to enhance our expertise in applied landscape/watershed ecology toward a predictive understanding of ecological and evolutionary responses to ongoing global change processes, including disease, land use change, water quality degradation, and climate change. Full job ad: http://www.umces.edu/al/job/ecology-faculty-position. To apply, email a single pdf document including: (1) a cv; (2) statement of research interests, including how their research aligns with the job description and would complement ongoing research at AL; (3) statement on experience with and approach to graduate-level teaching and mentorship; (4) up to five selected reprints and preprints; and (5) names of four references (including title, mailing address, telephone, and email address) to PIsearch@al.umces.edu. Review of applications will begin on 1/2/17. Inquiries may be addressed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Matt Fitzpatrick at mfitzpatrick@umces.edu. Posted: 11/10/16.

Ecology: Assistant Professors, Ecology (2 positions) The Center for Earth and Environmental Science (CEES) at the State University of New York, College at Plattsburgh seeks to fill two tenure-track positions in Ecology (in organismal and ecosystem ecology), effective August 2017. The successful candidates will be committed to excellence in teaching, scholarship, and service in an institution dedicated primarily to undergraduate education. It will be expected that the person appointed to this role will demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity and gender issues, as SUNY Plattsburgh is committed to ensuring that its graduates are educated to succeed in a complex, multicultural, and interdependent world. SUNY Plattsburgh is an ideal location for ecologists interested in a variety of topics in the Adirondack Park, and surrounding region. The campus is situated on Lake Champlain and is a gateway to the six-million acre Adirondack Park - the largest state-protected area in the contiguous United States. It is an hour drive to Montreal, QC and Burlington, VT. Several government agencies such as the New York State Adirondack Park Agency and Department of Environmental Conservation; non-governmental organizations including the Lake Champlain Basin Program; and local natural resource dependent industries related to timber and recreation interact to create a unique and vibrant context for collaborative research and education in the ecological and environmental sciences. There is potential to collaborate with the Lake Champlain Research Institute and W.H. Miner Agricultural Institute, as well as participate in graduate programs. CEES is widely recognized in the region for its applied and community-based research initiatives. We are an interdisciplinary department with faculty trained in the natural and social aspects of environmental science. We seek a colleague that is interested in collaborating with our faculty and complements our current areas of scholarship in aquatic and wildlife ecology, geology, hydrology, environmental policy and urban planning, decision making, sustainable communities, food systems, ecological restoration, and climate change. We pride ourselves on providing students with rigorous experiential learning and community-based research opportunities, as well as opportunities to present their work at regional and national conferences and in scholarly publications. Responsibilities include: Responsibilities include providing instruction in Wetland Ecology and Management or Forest Ecology and Management, as well as courses from the following: Field Ecology, Plant Ecology, Population and Community Ecology, Ecosystem Ecology, General Ecology with lab, Restoration Ecology, Dendrology, or Avian Ecology. Several of the courses are taught at the graduate level. Both Forest Ecology and Wetland Ecology are full-day immersive field courses taught in the fall semester as part of the Applied Environmental Science Program at the William H. Miner Agricultural Institute. Additional responsibilities include scholarship, advising students, and service to the department and university. The successful candidate may be asked to teach courses in a distance learning format. Required Qualifications: Ph.D. in an ecological discipline is required at time of appointment. The successful candidate will have demonstrated an ability to work effectively and collegially with faculty, staff, and administrators. Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with expertise in experiential education and/or applied learning, as well as expertise in forest and/or wetland ecology are preferred. Preference will be given to candidates with documented evidence of college-level teaching effectiveness. Salary: $50k minimum, plus excellent benefits. Materials received by December 15 will be guaranteed full consideration. Please apply to http://jobs.plattsburgh.edu/postings/7667 and include a resume/CV, cover letter of interest, unofficial transcripts, and contact information for three professional references. Posted: 11/8/16, revised: 12/13/16.

Ecology or Evolutionary Biology: Kent State University’s Department of Biological Sciences invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor rank to be appointed on the main Kent campus. We seek collaborative individuals who address cutting-edge research questions in Ecology or Evolutionary Biology. The Department of Biological Sciences is the largest in the College of Arts and Sciences, with over 80 MS and PhD students, over 1200 undergraduate majors, and 40 faculty. Departmental resources include natural areas for research, as well as local, regional and international affiliations for research, teaching and outreach. The Kent State system has a total enrollment of nearly 42,000 students, and is ranked as 'high research' by the Carnegie Foundation. Based on our department’s strategic vision, we especially encourage applicants with expertise in: ecoinformatics and ecological modeling, urban ecology, plant ecological or evolutionary physiology, or ‘omics’ approaches. We expect these fields will complement and expand the department’s current research strengths in plant population biology, microbial ecology, community ecology, and biogeochemistry. Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. with postdoctoral experience. Faculty are expected to establish a highly competitive, externally funded research program, to demonstrate teaching excellence, and participate in graduate training. Candidates at the Associate Professor level are expected to have a history of sustained extramural funding. Facilities and resources include 18 managed natural areas available for research activities, an experimental wetland facility, an active herbarium, plant conservatory, and an interdisciplinary Center for Ecology and Resource Sustainability (CENRS). The Department has formal affiliations or active collaborations with non-academic organizations across northeast Ohio, including: the Holden Arboretum, the Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Cleveland Metroparks, Cleveland Museum of Natural History, the Cleveland Water Alliance, and the Nature Conservancy of Ohio. International opportunities for teaching, training, and research are supported by: extension programs in Florence, Italy; a formal agreement with the University of Costa Rica; membership in OTS; and a field course to South Africa. Applicants should send the following materials to BioSearch@kent.edu with ‘Ecology/Evolution Search’ in the subject line: (1) letter of application; (2) CV; (3) a 2-3 page statement of research interests, accomplishments, and plans; (4) a 1-2 page statement of teaching interests and experience; and (5) contact information for at least three referees. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Specific inquiries may be directed to Dr. Darren Bade (dbade@kent.edu), chair of the search committee. Posted: 11/8/16.

Evolution, Behaviour and Ecology: Professor (Ref 1302) or Reader (Ref 1421). The School of Life Sciences at the University of Sussex (Brighton, UK) wishes to appoint an outstanding individual in the area of Evolution, Behavioural Biology and Ecology who will establish an internationally recognised research programme to complement existing activities in the School. The School is at the forefront of research in the biological sciences in the UK, coming in the top 10 in the REF 2014, with an impressive profile across a broad range of subjects; particular strengths include Conservation Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Neuroscience, and Genome Damage and Stability. We have state of the art facilities for microscopy and analytical chemistry, as well as access to field sites in the South Downs National Park. The appointment will be in the Reader or Professorial range, depending on qualifications and experience, applicants should clearly state which post they are applying for. The appointee will be expected to offer teaching according to their expertise. The School has a vibrant PhD programme, and its taught B.Sc. and M.Sci. Degrees include Biology, Zoology, Environment and Ecology, Genetics and Neuroscience. M.Sc. and M.Res courses include Animal Behaviour, Evolution, Conservation and Neuroscience. Potential candidates are encouraged make informal contact with the Chair of the Evolution, Behaviour and Environment subject, Prof. Daniel Osorio, (d.osorio@sussex.ac.uk) or the Head of the School of Life Sciences, Prof. Laurence Pearl FRS (Laurence.pearl@sussex.ac.uk). Applications should be accompanied by a full CV, a statement of research interests and aspirations (not more than 4 pages), and the names of three academic referees. Further details and information on how to apply. Closing date: 12 December 2016. Posted: 11/16/16.

Ecology/Environmental Biology/Evolution: The Biology Department of The University of Scranton is seeking applications for up to two tenure-track positions at the level of Assistant Professor in ecology/environmental biology/evolution to begin August 2017. The area of specialization within these disciplines is open; however, we are particularly interested in applicants with expertise in evolutionary ecology, behavioral ecology, population ecology, microbial ecology, or molecular ecology. Applicants should be able to contribute to the Biology Department’s core courses as well as to the Environmental Science Program and will be expected to develop upper level courses in their specialties. Excellence in teaching and an active research program that involves mentoring undergraduates is expected. A Ph.D. is required by start date and postdoctoral experience is preferred. The Biology Department is housed in a new state-of-the-art unified science center. See also: Environmental Science Major. Apply at https://universityofscrantonjobs.com. The application must include (1) a cover letter, (2) a current curriculum vitae, (3) a statement of teaching philosophy (4) a statement of research interests, (4) three letters of reference, and (5) selected publications. For questions regarding this position, please contact Dr. Robert Smith or Dr. Janice Voltzow, Co-Chairs of the Search Committee, via email at robert.smith@scranton.edu and janice.voltzow@scranton.edu. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016. Posted: 11/8/16.

Ecology: The Department of Biology at the University of Maryland, College Park invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Ecology. Exceptional candidates above the Assistant Professor level may also be considered. We seek outstanding candidates taking innovative experimental, computational, and/or theoretical approaches to address major questions that complement and integrate the interests of our Ecology and Evolutionary Biology group. We are looking to hire a broadly trained ecologist whose research interests include, but are not limited to: global change, the role of the environment or interspecific interactions on ecological and evolutionary processes, the origin and maintenance of biodiversity, microbiome ecology, and ecological genomics of non-model species. Applicants must have a doctorate degree and should have developed, or demonstrate the potential to develop, an outstanding research program that has led or can lead to strong extramural funding. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. Applicants must also exhibit a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring, including working with students and groups from underrepresented backgrounds. The University of Maryland and Department of Biology are committed to increasing the diversity of the campus community. Candidates who have experience working with a diverse range of faculty, staff, and students, and who can contribute to the climate of inclusivity are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas. Review of applications will begin November 17, 2016 (best consideration date). Applications received after December 1, 2016 will not be considered. Use this link to apply: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/46907 Candidates should upload PDF files containing a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research and teaching interests, and provide names and contact information for 3 references. Posted: 10/22/16.

Biogeography, Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services: The Institute of Physical Geography at Goethe-University Frankfurt announces a Professorship (W1, Tenure Track). The position is initially limited to six years and subject to a midterm review. The candidate must have demonstrated internationally recognized biogeographical research and will actively contribute to academic teaching. A combination of competencies in field work and innovative biogeographical modelling and remote sensing in basic and applied research is required. Teaching capacities should also cover regional vegetation geography. Moreover, it is expected that the candidate/holder of the position will closely collaborate with research networks, in particular with the Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Centre (BiK-F). In addition, collaboration with the Centre for Interdisciplinary African Studies (ZIAF) and the Frankfurt Geographical Society (FGG) is appreciated. Didactic skills and the willingness to become involved in the academic self-administration are expected. The successful candidate will also be involved in teacher-training. Experience regarding this topic would be welcome. Scientists with proven research and teaching accomplishments are invited to submit their applications with the following documents: CV, scientific career, publication list, list of external funding, certificates, results of teaching evaluations, teaching experiences and statement of teaching-and research plans (1-2 pages each). She/He should add her/his three most important publications, supplemented by a statement of max. 1000 characters about her/his contribution to scientific progress. Full applications have to be submitted in one PDF-file no later than December 31st, 2016 to the Dean of the Faculty 11: Geosciences/Geography, Goethe-University, Altenhöferallee 1, 60438 Frankfurt am Main, Germany, Email: dekanat-geowiss@em.uni-frankfurt.de. For more details see http://www.uni-frankfurt.de/45303034/fb11. Posted: 12/8/16.

Ecosystem Science (Macroecology and Applied Biogeography)/GIS: Two lecturer positions available at Lund University, Sweden: (1) Ecosystem Science with specialisation in Macroecology and Applied Biogeography, (2) Geographic Information Science specializing in Geomatics. Further information and application: http://www.nateko.lu.se/contact-us/jobs Application Deadline: January 31st 2017. Posted: 11/8/16.

Ecology: The Department of Biology at New Mexico State University invites applications for an Ecologist at the Assistant Professor level (9 month, tenure track position, start date August 14, 2017). Applicants for this position must have a Ph.D. in Ecology, Biology, or a related field, a strong track record of research productivity commensurate with experience, a demonstrated commitment to undergraduate and graduate education, and a minimum of one year of postdoctoral experience. The successful candidate will be expected to develop an externally-funded research program and to teach courses in ecology and related areas at the undergraduate level as well as graduate courses in their area of expertise. Applicants from any area of ecology will be considered. However, the Department is especially interested in candidates whose research focuses on the responses of ecological systems to global change, and those who work at or above the population level. To apply, submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests and accomplishments (2 pages maximum), statement of teaching philosophy and experience (2 pages maximum), and three letters of references to https://jobs.nmsu.edu/postings/26397 (Requisition # 1600132F) by November 18, 2016. Questions may be directed to ecologysearch@nmsu.edu. Posted: 10/12/16.

Ecology: The Departments of Botany and Zoology at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada, invite applications for two faculty positions in Ecology. We seek outstanding individuals with innovative research programs focused on ecology that would extend and complement existing faculty strengths. Both positions are tenure track and are expected to be appointed at the rank of Assistant Professor, although a higher rank might be considered for an applicant of exceptional qualifications. Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree and an exceptional research record, with demonstrated potential for establishing a successful research program and attaining excellence in teaching at graduate and undergraduate levels. We welcome candidates working in any area of ecology, and on any organisms or ecosystems, but we note the proximity of UBC to marine, freshwater, temperate rainforest, grassland, alpine and boreal habitats and the availability of on-campus facilities that include greenhouses, aquatic facilities and the UBC Botanical Garden. We particularly encourage candidates who will align with and broaden our teaching and research approaches. The appointment will begin no earlier than July 1, 2017. The successful applicants, in addition to membership in their home Department(s), will become members of the Biodiversity Research Centre, an outstanding group of scientists studying ecology, evolution, and systematics. The Centre provides exceptional opportunities to join an interactive research community, develop strengths in research and graduate teaching, study and contribute to the Beaty Biodiversity Museum's collections, and participate in the Museum’s outreach efforts. Responsibilities of the position include establishing and conducting an internationally competitive and externally funded research program, excellent teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels, effective supervision of graduate and undergraduate students, and participating on service committees for the Department, University, and academic/scientific community. Applicants should send, as a single pdf, a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research (maximum of 3 pages), statement of teaching accomplishments and/or interests (maximum of 2 pages), up to four publications, and the names and contact information for three referees to Drs. Amy Angert and Diane Srivastava at ecologysearch@zoology.ubc.ca. The deadline for applications is October 21, 2016. Posted: 10/12/16.

Ecology: Duke University’s Department of Biology is seeking to fill a tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty position in Ecology to begin in August 2018 (yes, 2018, not 2017). We are searching for candidates who use empirical or theoretical approaches to study species interactions of any kind and how they are shaped by or modulate ecological responses to environmental changes, broadly defined. We welcome candidates with research interests in any taxon and at any level of organization. Application materials include a curriculum vitae, a research statement, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, and names of three references. Applications should be submitted through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8134. Applications received by November 1, 2016 will be guaranteed full consideration. For more information, contact: Dr. Katia Koelle (katia.koelle@duke.edu, 919-660-9457). Posted: 9/29/16, revised: 10/10/16.

Wildlife Ecologist: Assistant Professor, Department of Natural Resource Management, South Dakota State University (Brookings, SD). Job responsibilities include developing a collaborative, extramurally-funded research program with an emphasis in ecology and life histories of wildlife to inform and benefit current issues and future management practices. For a full listing of the responsibilities and qualifications, and to apply, visit https://yourfuture.sdbor.edu, search for the position, and follow the electronic application process. Deadline to ensure full consideration is April 1, 2017. For questions on the electronic employment process, contact SDSU Human Resources at (605) 688-4128. For questions on the position contact, Search Chair Professor Alexander “Sandy” Smart Ph.D. at (605) 688-4017 or email alexander.smart@sdstate.edu. Posted: 3/6/17.

Wildlife Ecology and Management: The Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University is seeking applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure track faculty position in wildlife ecology and management. We are seeking a scholar dedicated to educating undergraduate students in wildlife science and related fields. The position, to be filled at the Assistant Professor level, will be 90% teaching and 10% service. The position will be located at the Uintah Basin Regional Campus in Vernal, Utah. The starting date is negotiable, and can be as early as August 15, 2017 and as late as August 15, 2018. For further questions, please contact the search committee chair Dr. Dan MacNulty, dan.macnulty@usu.edu, phone 435-797-7442. For a detailed position description and to apply go to http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=2194. Review date: 3/18/17. Posted: 2/22/17.

Applied Ecology and Sustainable Management: The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Management (NREM) within the College of Tropical Agriculture and Human Resources (CTAHR) at the University of Hawaiʻi Mānoa seeks a new colleague to fill a tenure-track position (9-month, Assistant Professor level) in terrestrial and wildlife ecology and management. NREM is an exciting, interdisciplinary department that emphasizes the science and management of natural resources and their links to environmental quality. Our mission is to integrate natural and social sciences to educate students and global citizens, research solutions, and extend information for sustainable use and management of natural resources and the environment. This position (0.7 FTE Instruction, 0.3 FTE Research) will teach essential courses in the undergraduate and graduate programs, and build a research program to address strong and longstanding needs related to: (i) the ecology and management of non-native species, and (ii) innovative solutions to conservation and restoration, including non-native game management in Hawaii and throughout the Pacific Island Region. Details at workatuh.hawaii.edu, position number 83785. Application review begins March 15, 2017. For best consideration all application materials should be received by March 10, 2017. Posted: 2/15/17.

Applied Ecology: The University of Washington Tacoma invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Applied Ecology in the Division of Science and Mathematics in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences. This is a full-time position with a 9-month per year service period. The successful candidate will be an intellectually expansive scholar whose research and teaching applies rigorous ecological principles and approaches to address pressing environmental problems. The successful candidate will teach courses in ecology, introductory biology and interdisciplinary general education courses, will contribute to our Environmental Science major (including a new Conservation Biology and Ecology option) and will support other interdisciplinary majors at UW Tacoma. We are most interested in candidates with strong teaching potential from any area of applied ecology who have conducted scholarship of high quality and impact and whose research complements that of our current faculty. Candidates who connect with Pacific Northwest environmental issues that have global significance, including but not limited to wildlife ecology, fisheries biology, plant ecology, or urban ecology, and whose research would benefit from collaborative community-engaged research in the Pacific Northwest are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will enjoy substantial collaborative opportunities across UW and will be expected to work with students from diverse racial/ethnic and cultural populations, involve undergraduate students in faculty research, and integrate new pedagogical techniques and technologies into teaching/learning. The position begins September 2017 and requires an earned doctorate (or foreign equivalent) at the time of appointment in Applied Ecology or related field. Candidates in the final stages of their dissertation may be appointed on an acting basis. Apply through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8438. Screening of applicants will begin December 15, 2016. Posted: 11/1/16.

Environmental Statistics: The College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences at the University of California, Riverside is recruiting a tenure-track (academic year) Assistant Professor position in the field of Environmental Statistics with an expected start date of July 1, 2017. We seek candidates with exceptionally strong statistical skills or information management experience, with an emphasis in either spatial or temporal modeling of environmental, climatic or ecological processes. We are particularly interested in individuals who address complex, large-scale, or long-term multidisciplinary problems using large data sets, or statistical approaches for improving management or conservation practices for the sustainability of agriculture and natural resources. Candidates who specialize in spatial and temporal statistics such as time series analysis, hierarchical modeling, spatial modeling, and Bayesian methods or who have used such methods to analyze environmental, climatic, and/or ecological data are especially encouraged to apply. A successful candidate will choose a home among the departments/programs in the College, including Biology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, and Statistics and can interact with the newly-formed Center for Spatial Analysis, the Center for Conservation Biology, and the Environmental Dynamics and Geoecology Institute (EDGE). A Ph.D. degree in Biology, Earth Science, Environmental Science, Statistics, or related fields is required. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a well-funded, innovative research program with a national and international reputation, must have demonstrated potential for developing high-quality scientific publications, and must have excellent communication skills. Teaching duties include both undergraduate and graduate courses in the areas of statistical methods for spatial data and time series analysis. Review of applications will begin on January 15, 2017. Apply at https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00692, or contact Dr. Laosheng Wu laosheng.wu@ucr.edu (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vita, (3) a statement of research interests, (4) a statement of teaching interests, (5) a statement of contributions to diversity, and (6) three letters of recommendation (requested directly through our online application system). Posted: 12/13/16.

Applied Quantitative Ecologist: Stockton University. We are seeking an outstanding, broadly trained, applied field ecologist with a strong quantitative background to join us as of September 1, 2017. Candidates must have a strong dedication to teaching and scholarship in a natural science and liberal arts environment. Screening will begin mid-December. To apply please visit: https://careers-stockton.icims.com/jobs (Job ID 2016-1242). Posted: 11/29/16.

Applied Quantitative Ecologist: This is an academic year, tenure-track position in the Department of Natural Resources Science (NRS) at the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI. Establish a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding that uses contemporary statistical and/or modeling tools to quantitatively solve applied problems in applied ecology and conservation biology. Develop a sustained record of publications in peer-reviewed journals. Teach an interdisciplinary general education course for undergraduates. Teach one undergraduate course in biometrics and one graduate level course in quantitative ecology (e.g., population or occupancy modeling), and other courses that will enhance both undergraduate and graduate degree programs in NRS. Provide advising and research mentorship to undergraduate and graduate students, including assisting with developing an undergraduate level track in Natural Resources and Environment Statistics as part of a new undergraduate major in Statistics. Engage in outreach and service activities and governance within the Department, College, University, and broader scholarly community. Division of major responsibilities: 40% teaching, 50% research, 10% service at initial appointment. Required: Ph.D. or D.Phil. in ecology, wildlife management, conservation biology, forestry or other closely related fields (biological sciences, conservation science, natural resources science, statistical ecology). (One year of post-doctoral experience at time of application. Demonstrated expertise in using contemporary statistical or mathematical methods to solve problems in applied ecology or conservation biology. Demonstrated record of scholarly achievement as shown by (a) publications related to quantitative ecology in peer-reviewed journals, and (b) presentations at scientific meetings. Demonstrated ability to teach quantitative courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Demonstrated strong interpersonal and oral communication skills in English. Demonstrated written communication skills in English. Experience with working with diverse populations or underrepresented groups. Preferred: Experience modeling populations, communities, or ecosystems. Demonstrated active participation in collaborative research. Success in obtaining funding through competitive grant programs (including graduate or postdoctoral fellowships and grants). Experience as the lead instructor of quantitative courses at the undergraduate and/or graduate level. Evidence mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students. Record of scholarly achievement as shown by honors and/or awards. Expertise making research findings accessible to a broad audience through outreach, social media, and other mixed media outlets. Demonstrated commitment to participate in professional service and outreach as shown by participation in committees, organizations, or other activity. For details and to apply see: https://jobs.uri.edu/postings/1750. First consideration date: November 15, 2016. Posted: 10/11/16.

Quantitative Ecology: The Wildland Resources Department and the Ecology Center at Utah State University invite applications for a tenure track faculty position in Quantitative Ecology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will be 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service. We seek an innovative scholar with the statistical, mathematical and computational expertise to address the ecological impacts of environmental change over large spatial and temporal scales by interpolating, extrapolating, or projecting observations made over the short-term or at the plot- and organism-level. Quantitative techniques of interest to our faculty and students include geostatistics of spatio-temporal processes, hierarchical and mixed models, fitting dynamic models to empirical data, and machine learning approaches. Preference will be given to candidates interested in collaborative and interdisciplinary research using data ranging from individual demographic observations to remotely-sensed landscapes. We encourage candidates with experience in any taxonomic group, study system, and level of ecological organization to apply, but we are especially interested in those keen to develop research in the Intermountain West that will complement existing research programs in the Quinney College of Natural Resources in population and community ecology, wildlife ecology and management, environmental assessment and monitoring, population genetics, and ecological forecasting. Review of applications will begin September 11, 2017. For more information, see http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=2440 or contact Peter Adler (peter.adler [at] usu.edu). Posted: 5/31/17.

Quantitative Biology: The Department of Integrative Biology at the University of South Florida (USF) is seeking applicants for a 9 month, full-time, tenure­ earning Assistant or Associate Professor position in Quantitative Biology. The research and graduate teaching foci of the successful applicant should include innovative applications of mathematical or statistical models to biological problems at any level of organization from ecosystems to genes. Applicants who develop quantitative approaches to important challenges in areas such as ecological or evolutionary biology, integration of empiricism and theory, systems biology, biological statistics, or other biological subdisciplines are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent degree and an appropriate track record in research that includes a demonstrated record of publications and other accomplishments consistent with an appointment as an Assistant or Associate Professor. Preference will be given to candidates with postdoctoral experience, who can teach graduate-level mathematical or statistical modeling and are collaborative. Salary is competitive and negotiable. Responsibilities of the successful applicant will include developing a productive, extramurally funded research program, teaching, and service to support the Department of Integrative Biology, which offers both MS and PhD degree programs. USF is classified as "R1: Research Universities (Highest research activity)" in the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Applicants should use the full job ad (search for "Quantitative Biology") to submit an application as a single pdf file, which must include 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a research statement, 4) a teaching statement, and 5) contact information, including email, for three references. For additional questions about this position contact Mary Parrish (mparrish@usf.edu). The committee will begin reviewing applications on November 11, 2016. Posted: 10/27/16.

Quantitative Environmental Scientist - Landscape Ecology or Climate Adaptation: The Department of Environmental Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for a Quantitative Environmental Scientist at the assistant professor level (tenure-track). We seek candidates with proven statistical, geospatial, modeling, or computational capabilities; expertise in landscape ecology or climate change adaptation; a track record of applying this knowledge to addressing environmental challenges; and an ability to work with interdisciplinary teams of both natural and social scientists. The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) engage with and complement existing departmental and campus expertise in fields that include ecology, conservation science, spatial analysis, land-use change, climate science, agroecology, environmental policy, political ecology, and environmental economics; (2) foster collaborations outside the university and/or with interdisciplinary teams; (3) develop a strong research program providing research opportunities for post-doctoral researchers and graduate and undergraduate students; and (4) teach undergraduate and graduate courses, including one course per year in the proposed Master’s Program in Social Science Data Analysis. The successful candidate will be expected to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and/or service. Full details at https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00407. Review date: December 19th, 2016. Posted: 10/26/16.

Theoretical/Quantitative Ecologist: The Department of Ecology, Evolution and Natural Resources and the Department of Marine and Coastal Sciences at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Theoretical/Quantitative Ecology at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. We are searching for a highly creative, productive and collaborative scientist whose work addresses fundamental topics in any area of ecological theory using modeling, computation, or other mathematical approaches. The specific research and system of study are open. The candidate is expected to have, or develop, an internationally recognized research program, mentor graduate and undergraduate students in the candidate’s area of expertise, and teach both graduate and undergraduate courses. This position requires a PhD at the time of appointment, with post-doctoral experience preferred. Applicants should submit a single PDF file containing 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a 3-page vision statement for their research program in this position (note this is not a recitation of past work), 4) a statement of teaching experience and interests, and 5) three selected publications. In addition, please provide contact information for three people from whom letters of recommendation can be requested. All application materials should be sent to Theoretical_Ecology@sebs.rutgers.edu. Review of candidates will begin December 18th, 2016. Please direct questions to the Chair of the search committee Dr. Julie Lockwood (lockwood@aesop.rutgers.edu). Posted: 10/28/16.

Quantitative Ecologist: Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Cornell University. We invite applications for a tenure track position in quantitative ecology, at the level of Assistant or early Associate Professor. We seek candidates with expertise in analyzing large data sets or modeling of processes from the ecosystem to regional or larger scales, with an emphasis on the interactions of human-accelerated environmental change with ecological structure and function and sustainability. We will consider applicants with a strong theoretical, statistical, and/or computational background studying the interactions between organisms (including humans) and the environment as this influences biogeochemistry, ecological function, climate change, community assembly, or broad-scale patterns in biodiversity. The area of expertise could be in any ecosystem. We are particularly interested in individuals who are developing and applying quantitative methods, who are interested in understanding underlying ecological processes, who work at various scales, and who will collaborate with ecologists and evolutionary biologists as well as scientists in related disciplines across Cornell. Tenure track, academic-year (9-month) appointment with 50% research and 50% teaching. Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D., demonstrated excellence in research in some aspect of quantitative ecology, such as analyzing big data sets, remote sensing, ecological observation systems, or ecosystem-scale, regional-scale, or Earth system modeling. Candidates should have a strong interest in collaborative research, and a dedication to excellence in teaching. Post-doctoral experience is highly desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a well-funded, innovative research program with a national and international reputation, to teach in an introductory ecology course, and to develop an advanced course in quantitative methods in his or her specialty area. Start Date: July 2017. Apply at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8040. Candidates should submit a short cover letter, curriculum vitae, a research statement, and a statement of teaching interests and experience. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of reference. Inquiries can be directed to Search Committee Chair, Christine Goodale, at quantecolsearch@cornell.edu. Review of applications will begin Nov. 1, 2016. Posted: 9/29/16.

Vertebrate Ecology: The Department of Environmental Science and Biology at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, seeks a full-time visiting assistant professor for the fall 2017 and spring 2018 semesters. A Ph.D. in vertebrate ecology or related discipline preferred; ABD candidates may be considered. The person who fills this sabbatical leave position will teach 10 to 12 contact hours per semester, including upper division/graduate courses in Mammalogy, Animal Behavior, Ornithology, and Conservation Biology, and possibly an Environmental Science lab section. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but review will begin February 20, 2017; applicants should apply by this date for full consideration. Applicants should upload letter of application, statement of teaching philosophy, vitae, full contact information for three references, and unofficial transcripts of degrees earned (BS, MS, PhD) at: http://www.brockportrecruit.org. Posted: 1/31/17.

Terrestrial Vertebrate Ecology: The Department of Biological Science at Florida International University is seeking qualified candidates (Ph.D. required) for an Assistant Professor and or higher rank position in Terrestrial Vertebrate Ecology. Ecologists working on terrestrial vertebrates in all areas of ecology are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will be expected to have externally funded research at the time of application and maintain an externally funded research program, supervise graduate students in our Ph.D. program, as well as teach undergraduate courses in their area of expertise. The minimum requirements are a Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply to Job Opening ID 512610 at facultycareers.fiu.edu and attach cover letter, curriculum vitae, and statements of teaching and research philosophy as a single pdf file. Candidates will be requested to provide names and contact information for at least three references who will be contacted upon submission of application. To receive full consideration, applications and required materials should be received by November 28, 2016. For questions, contact the Search Committee Chair, Joel Trexler, at trexlerj@fiu.edu. Posted: 11/15/16, revised: 12/1/16.

Vertebrate Evolution, Ecology, Organismal Biology: The Ohio State University at Marion invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position in the department of EEOB to begin in Autumn 2017. Salary: $58-68k/year. At time of appointment, candidates must have a Ph.D. in vertebrate evolution, ecology, organismal biology, or a related discipline. A strong commitment to teaching and research is required; postdoctoral teaching experience is preferred. Teaching and service for this position will occur primarily at The Ohio State University at Marion, which is one of the six campuses of The Ohio State University and is located 45 miles north of the central campus in Columbus. Tenure track faculty on the Marion campus hold appointments in their academic departments and have access to relevant labs, libraries, and resources on the Columbus campus. We seek candidates with diverse teaching expertise who, besides teaching courses in their own research area, are qualified to teach courses in other curricular areas required for a BS or BA degree in Biology, Pre-Health Professions specialization area. Responsibilities will include introductory and upper level courses, laboratory supervision, research and publication, and service to the campus, university, and discipline. The successful candidate will teach undergraduate courses in comparative vertebrate anatomy, human anatomy and physiology, and other related areas. In addition to serving as an advisor and research mentor to biology undergraduates at the Marion campus, candidates also have the option of advising graduate students at the Columbus campus. Candidates should submit a detailed cover letter, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, as well as a statement of research interests, experience, and future plans (including ability to conduct quality research on a limited budget). Also included should be Curriculum Vitae, graduate transcripts, evidence of teaching effectiveness, and three current letters of reference (at least one of which should address teaching ability and experience). Electronic submissions are encouraged and should be sent to: marionbio@osu.edu, or send application materials to: Biology Faculty Search, The Ohio State University at Marion, Human Resource Office, 1461 Mt. Vernon Ave., Marion, OH, 43302. 740-725-6227. Applications arriving by October 31, 2016 will receive priority. Posted: 9/22/16.

Animal Evolution: We are offering a faculty position in Animal Evolution at the Department of Ecology and Evolution, University of Salzburg, Austria: see the full job ad for details. Deadline for applications: Jan 27, 2017. Posted: 12/23/16.

Evolutionary Anthropology: The Faculty of Science of the University of Zurich, Switzerland, invites applications for a Professor of Evolutionary Anthropology (tenured) in order to join our team of experts at the Department of Anthropology. We seek innovative applicants with a strong record in research and teaching, who will strengthen our existing expertise in biological/evolutionary anthropology. Applicants with an internationally competitive research profile in any field of biological/evolutionary anthropology, and demonstrating potential for innovative transdisciplinary research are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant is expected to develop a complementary and independent research program in biological/evolutionary anthropology, ideally including fieldwork on humans and/or non-human primates. Research should be aimed at understanding the evolution of our own species in a broad sense, encompassing the biological foundations of human behavior and culture. Contributing to the existing undergraduate and graduate teaching efforts in biological anthropology will also constitute an integral part of the position. The successful applicant will be located at the University of Zurich and is further expected to acquire external funding. The University of Zurich provides generous research support, including dedicated funds for personnel and running expenses and competitive start-up packages. Zurich’s scientific environment includes a rich spectrum of research activities in the life sciences and provides extensive opportunities for collaborations with research groups at the University of Zurich, as well as teams at the nearby ETH Zurich. Application packages should include a motivation letter, a full curriculum vitae, a vision statement of research and teaching interests outlining major unsolved problems and how they could be tackled and the names and addresses of three potential referees. Documents should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Michael Schaepman, Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Zurich, and uploaded as a single PDF file to http://www.mnf.uzh.ch/ea by 31 January 2017. A brief questionnaire will have to be filled out at the beginning of the upload process. For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Christoph Zollikofer at zolli@aim.uzh.ch. This position opens on August 2018. Posted: 12/13/16.

Evolutionary Anthropology: The Department of Evolutionary Anthropology at Duke University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin in July or August, 2017. Candidates with specialties in any area of evolutionary anthropology are invited to apply. Consideration will be given to applicants in areas of our current strength (e.g., primate behavioral ecology and/or cognition, evolutionary endocrinology and physiology, paleontology, and functional anatomy) but also to those studying any aspect of human biological variation, genetics and genomics, growth and development, demography, and human adaptation to climate or disease. The successful candidate must hold a Ph.D. and demonstrate the potential to build an outstanding, externally funded research program. In addition, they must contribute to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, and fortify the department’s interdisciplinary links to other units in the University. To apply, please submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, three representative reprints and the contact information for three potential referees to our job posting at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7666. Applications received by November 1, 2016 will be guaranteed consideration. Posted: 10/5/16.

Ecology: The Department of Biological Sciences at Marquette University is expanding its strength in Ecology & Environmental Science and seeks an Assistant Professor of Ecology. Preference will be given to candidates who are testing broad conceptual issues in Ecology, with an emphasis in Ecosystem, Community, Population, or Physiological Ecology. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience, with a demonstrated potential for high quality research and teaching. The successful candidate is expected to establish an innovative research program funded by extramural grants. Salary, benefits, and startup are commensurate with those of other research universities. Teaching responsibilities of a junior faculty member in the Department of Biological Sciences are typically one class per semester in the candidate's area of expertise. The candidate is expected to participate in the research training of graduate and undergraduate students. Please submit applications for this position through https://employment.marquette.edu/postings/6641. Each application should include a cover letter, CV, teaching philosophy and the courses that the applicant is interested in teaching, succinct research plan, unofficial transcripts and the names and email addresses of 3 references. After submitting your application, contact the three references and have them submit letters of recommendation to biologysearch@mu.edu, include “Ecology Search” in the subject line of the email. Application deadline: 10/15/2016. Please send inquiries about this position to Stefan Schnitzer, the Chair of the search committee (email: S1@Marquette.edu). Marquette University is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values excellence in scholarship and teaching, as well as diversity; we encourage underrepresented groups to apply. Posted: 9/13/16.

Plant Science, Ecology, Endocrinology: Applications are invited for tenure-track appointments as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (3 posts) in the University of Hong Kong School of Biological Sciences, preferably to commence on October 1, 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter. The posts will initially be made on a three-year term basis with consideration for tenure during the second three-year appointment. The Faculty of Science is one of the larger faculties with 123 academic staff in five departments (Chemistry, Earth Sciences, Mathematics, Physics and Statistics and Actuarial Science) and one school (Biological Sciences, with 40 academic staff). The Faculty provides a supportive and friendly environment and is embarking on a programme of recruitment to invest in areas of acknowledged strength and to invest in areas of internationally competitive activity. In addition, the Faculty is committed to gender equality and is looking to promote women in science as such the Faculty and the School will particularly welcome applications from women who are currently under-represented at these levels. They will also be happy to consider applications from individuals with their own funding who wish to explore proleptic positions. Applicants must have a substantial record of quality research, and should be able to enhance the School's international reputation. The appointees are expected to strengthen at least one of the three research clusters in the School of Biological Sciences, viz. Endocrinology, Plant Science, or Ecology & Biodiversity (which includes activities at the Swire Institute of Marine Science). They will also be encouraged to develope interdisciplinary collaborations between these three clusters and other departments within the Faculty. It is anticipated that the appointees will have a light teaching load during the first contract. A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable. Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor D. Dudgeon, Director of the School (e-mail: biosch@hku.hk). Applicants should indicate which research cluster they intend to align with and send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V., a covering letter setting out how they would contribute to at least one of the School's three research clusters, and three reference letters to scsbs@hku.hk. Please indicate clearly which level they wish to be considered for and the reference number in the subject of the e-mail. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Closes April 30, 2017. Interviews are expected to be held between June 19 and 23, 2017. Posted: 4/3/17.

Coastal Plant Ecologist: The Department of Biology at Virginia Commonwealth University invites applications for a coastal ecologist who studies plant biology in the context of global change. The candidate must have experience working across scales ranging from the organismal to landscape using laboratory studies, fieldwork, and remote sensing. This is a nine-month, tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Anticipated start date is 10 August 2017, contingent on funding. Priority will be given to those candidates with a strong background in plant physiological ecology and whose research focuses on barrier island systems along the North American Atlantic coast. Candidates should show a strong record of graduate and undergraduate research mentoring, demonstrated course development and instruction including undergraduate and graduate-level plant ecology and coastal ecology, and have demonstrated the potential to secure funding for research. For more details and to apply see https://www.vcujobs.com/postings/63450. Closing Date: 16 June 2017. Posted: 6/7/17.

Plant Ecology, Belowground Emphasis: Assistant or Associate Professor, full-time, tenure-track at the University of Georgia, Department of Plant Biology, starting August 2017. The successful applicant will address fundamental ecological and evolutionary questions in plant ecology with an emphasis on plant roots and their interactions with the environment, other plants, soil organisms (e.g. fungi, bacteria, herbivores) and/or soil processes (e.g. carbon, nutrient and water cycling). Field based research should be integrated with other approaches (e.g. modeling, computational, molecular, genomic). Successful candidates will have a PhD in Plant Biology or any related field and a record that demonstrates the ability to develop and maintain a high impact, externally funded research program in plant ecology, as well as teach and train undergraduate and graduate students in biology, plant biology and plant ecology. Candidates at the Associate level must currently hold that rank and have an established extramurally-funded research program in plant ecology. This position will have available research funds from a Haines Family Professorship endowment. Submit applications online at http://facultyjobs.uga.edu/postings/1410, including cover letter, C.V., statement of research accomplishments and goals, statement of teaching accomplishments and philosophy which relates to NSF-AAAS Vision and Change, 3 highest impact publications combined into 1 PDF, and names and e-mail addresses of three references who will be contacted for letters. Applications completed by November 23, 2016, will be assured full consideration. Inquiries: Jim Leebens-Mack (jleebensmack@uga.edu). The University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Vet/Disability institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Georgia is well known for its quality of life both outdoor and urban activities. UGA is a land grant/sea grant institution located 75 miles northeast of Atlanta. Posted: 10/22/16.

Plant Ecology: Concordia College, Moorhead MN invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Plant Ecology or Botany. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Botany, Plant Ecology, or a closely related discipline. Teaching responsibilities include courses in ecology and evolution/diversity as well as development of an upper level course that includes an outdoor learning component, such as plant taxonomy, plant ecology, botany, or conservation biology. See https://hr.cord.edu/postings/2508 for details and to apply The employment start date is August 2017. For more information please contact Bryan Bishop PhD (218-299-3806, bishop@cord.edu), Chair - Biology. Screening Begins: 11/11/2016. Posted: 10/28/16.

Plant Ecology: The Department of Biology at Millersville University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a tenure-track undergraduate teaching/research position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of plant ecology (vascular, nonvascular, or algae) beginning in August 2017. For a full description of the job and qualifications, and to apply, go to http://jobs.millersville.edu/postings/3646. Full consideration given to applications received by December 15, 2016. Posted: 10/5/16.

Plant Ecologist: The Eastern Michigan University Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track position in Plant Ecology at the level of Assistant Professor, beginning September 2017. The Biology Department is housed in the new science complex, has 24 faculty members, and offers masters-level graduate programs in Ecology, Evolution, Organismal Biology; Cellular and Molecular Biology; and General Biology. An undergraduate program in Interdisciplinary Environmental Science & Society offers majors with a concentration in Biology. See the full job ad at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/emichedu/ for details and to apply. Please submit online: 1) letter of interest; 2) curriculum vita; 3) statement of teaching interests and philosophy; 4) statement of research interests; and 5) up to three current reprints. The site is limited in the number of files that can be uploaded so you will need to combine some of these materials into one file. Please send three letters of reference to: Dr. Marianne Laporte, Head, Department of Biology, 441 Mark Jefferson Science Complex, Ypsilanti, MI 48197; mlaporte@emich.edu. Review of applications will begin October 28, 2016. For additional information, contact Dr. Laporte at (734) 487-4242 or by email. Posted: 10/5/16.

Plant Ecology: The Department of Biology at North Central College invites applications for a tenure-track position in plant ecology beginning Fall 2017. Appointment at the rank of assistant professor is likely, but qualified candidates may be considered for a higher rank. Teaching responsibilities include introductory biology, plant physiology, introductory and advanced ecology and the opportunity to develop field courses and further develop the plant aspect of the departmental curriculum. A PhD in botany, ecology or a related field is required; postdoctoral experience is strongly desired. Candidates should have demonstrated potential for excellence in undergraduate teaching and mentoring and commitment to developing an active research program engaging undergraduates in the area of plant ecology with a community to ecosystem focus; interest in establishing local/regional field research is desirable. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, statement of research interests and plans, and three letters of recommendation in an electronic format at: https://northcentralcollege.peopleadmin.com/postings/2500 Review of applications begins October 10. Applicants who would enrich the diversity of the College are strongly encouraged to apply. For inquiries, e-mail Jonathan Visick, chair of Biology at jevisick@noctrl.edu. Posted: 9/13/16.

Ecology: The Faculty of Science at the University of Zurich invites applications for an Professor of Ecology in order to join our team of experts at the Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies. We seek innovative applicants with a strong record in research and teaching, who will strengthen our existing expertise in ecology and/or biodiversity. Applicants with interests in theory, experiments or field based observations to assess different ecological and evolutionary interactions generating and maintaining biodiversity, ecosystem function and their interactions with global change drivers are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful applicant is expected to develop a complementary and independent research program in ecology, and strengthen our profile in ecology and/or biodiversity research, broadly defined to encompass population, community, evolutionary, and ecosystem ecology in the context of global change. Contributing to the existing undergraduate and graduate teaching efforts in Ecology and Environmental Sciences will also constitute an integral part of the position. The successful applicant is expected to acquire external funding. The position is advertised on the level of assistant professor tenure track or associate professor with preference for early career scientists. The University provides generous research support, including dedicated funds for personnel and running expenses and competitive start-up packages. Zurich’s scientific environment includes a rich spectrum of research activities in ecology and life sciences and provides extensive opportunities for collaborations with research groups at the Faculty of Science of the University of Zurich, as well as teams at the nearby ETH Zurich. The Application packages should include a motivation letter, a full curriculum vitae, a vision statement of research and teaching interests outlining major unsolved problems and how they could be tackled and the names and addresses of three potential referees. Documents should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Michael Schaepman, Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Zurich, and uploaded as a single PDF file to http://jobs.mnf.uzh.ch/es by October 7, 2016. A brief questionnaire will have to be filled out at the beginning of the upload process. For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Andreas Wagner at Andreas.Wagner@ieu.uzh.ch. Full job ad. Posted: 8/30/16.

Ecological Modeling: The Faculty of Science at the University of Zurich invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Ecological Modeling in the framework of the University Research Priority Program “Global Change and Biodiversity”, to join our team of experts at the Department of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies. The position is advertised at the level of assistant professor non-tenure track with 6-year term. We seek innovative applicants with a strong and innovative record in research and teaching, who will strengthen our expertise in Ecological Modelling. Applicants with interests in interdisciplinary research focusing on linking theory and data to understand feedbacks among environmental change, biodiversity, ecosystem processes and services are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant is expected to develop a complementary and independent research program in Ecological Modeling, and strengthen our profile in drivers of environmental change, their ecological feedbacks and interactions. Contributing to the existing undergraduate and graduate teaching efforts in Ecology, Environmental Science and Earth System Science will also constitute an integral part of the position. The successful applicant is expected to acquire external funding. The University provides generous research support, including dedicated funds for personnel and running expenses and competitive start-up packages. Zurich’s scientific environment includes a rich spectrum of research activities in ecology and life sciences and provides extensive opportunities for collaborations with research groups at the Faculty of Science of the University of Zurich, as well as teams at the nearby ETH Zurich. Application packages should include a motivation letter, a full curriculum vitae, a vision statement of research and teaching interests outlining major unsolved problems and how they could be tackled and the names and addresses of three potential referees. Documents should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Michael Schaepman, Dean of the Faculty of Science, University of Zurich, and uploaded as a single PDF file to http://jobs.mnf.uzh.ch/em by October 7, 2016. A brief questionnaire will have to be filled out at the beginning of the upload process. For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Owen Petchey at Owen.Petchey@ieu.uzh.ch. Full job ad. Posted: 8/30/16.

Ecologist, Ecological Modeler, & Fisheries Stock Assessment: The Department of Oceanography and Coastal Sciences (DOCS) within the College of the Coast and the Environment at Louisiana State University (LSU) is seeking outstanding applicants to fill up to 3 tenure- track faculty positions. Successful candidates must possess a Ph.D. within their discipline and a strong record of research accomplishments and publications, or the capacity to build the same in the case of emerging scholars. A history or potential to attract extramural funding and to work with interdisciplinary teams that include doctoral students, post-docs, and research associates is expected. An individual candidate may apply for a position in one or more of the three core areas listed below: Fisheries Stock Assessment Scientist (Assistant or Associate Professor): Seeking candidates from the fisheries sciences including expertise in stock assessment, computational ecology, population dynamics modeling, quantitative fisheries science, mathematics, and/or statistics. A successful candidate will be expected to use quantitative approaches to study fish population dynamics and to advance the science of fisheries stock assessment. He/she must be capable of teaching/developing a course in stock assessment in support of the Graduate Certificate in Fisheries Science and Assessment offered by DOCS and the LSU Graduate School. Ecological Modeler (Assistant Professor): Seeking candidates that use mathematical and simulation methods for understanding and predicting population, multispecies, community, and food web dynamics, including classical and agent-based approaches. We encourage applications from those who combine modeling and empirical research that may extend to coastal, estuarine, and/or marine fish population ecology and trophic dynamics. Ecologist (Assistant Professor): Seeking candidates from academic backgrounds in ecology, including, but not limited to feeding relationships, environmental drivers, resource supply and demand and population, community and ecosystem level processes. Candidates who conduct empirical research related to spatial management, coastal, estuarine or marine trophic dynamics at spatial scales ranging from estuaries to the deep ocean are encouraged to apply. Duties of the positions include developing and maintaining a rigorous, externally-funded research program in the related area of discipline; teaching courses in a relevant area of specialty and courses based on departmental needs; collaborating on multidisciplinary research projects; mentoring graduate and undergraduate students and providing service to DOCS, LSU, and the State of Louisiana. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in science field. Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in fishery science, quantitative ecology, marine science, or related field Postdoctoral experience is encouraged. Please provide three professional references including name, title, phone number and e-mail address. Attach a Statement of Research and Statement of Teaching on your application. Applications that arrive before March 31 will get full consideration. To Apply: full job ad. Posted: 3/2/17.

Ecology: The Department of Biology and the Institute for Coastal Science and Policy (ICSP) at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, invites applications for a joint-appointment of a nine-month tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level with expertise in Estuarine Ecology, to begin August 14, 2017. In support of ECU's strategic emphasis in coastal research, we seek applications from all highly creative and integrative scholars working at the organismal, population, community, and/or ecosystem-scale estuarine processes. We are interested in individuals involved in the development and application of interdisciplinary methods, ecological principles, and analytical/mathematical techniques to address questions in applied ecology as well as ecological theory. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, externally funded research program that will build upon the University's strengths in estuarine, marine, and freshwater biology and ecology. The successful candidate's research program is expected to take advantage of the opportunities for collaboration and synergy across ECU's centers (e.g., Coastal Sciences Institute in Manteo NC), departments and colleges. The position responsibilities under the ICSP include a strong emphasis in funded research and teaching for the PhD program in Coastal Resources Management. Responsibilities under the Dept. of Biology include research and undergraduate teaching and graduate teaching at the master's and doctoral levels, as well as providing service to the university, community, and profession. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Enrique Reyes, Search Committee Chair, at reyese@ecu.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 10, 2016. Full job posting. Posted: 8/30/16.

Field Ecology: The University of San Diego (USD), Department of Biology, invites applications for a tenure track faculty position beginning in September 2017. The department seeks applicants with expertise in Field Ecology to teach Ecology, Biostatistics, and additional courses at the lower and upper division according to their area of expertise. USD is an independent Catholic university whose primary aim is teaching excellence. Active scholarship is integral to this aim, and the candidate is expected to develop a strong local research program involving undergraduates. As an Equal Opportunity employer, USD seeks candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community. USD holds special interest in candidates who are interested in mentoring students from diverse backgrounds and those who can collaborate across disciplines. See the full job ad (job IRC 20833) for details and to apply. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy and interests, and statement of research interests. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the USD Department of Biology by the recommenders. Closing date: September 15, 2016. Posted: 8/23/16.

Ecology: Wheaton College (Norton, MA) seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Biology with an expertise in ecology. The 3/2 teaching responsibilities include ecology, introductory biology (evolution & ecology), and upper-level courses in ecology and organismal biology. Possible upper-level courses could include, but are not limited to, ornithology, mammalogy, and design and analysis of experiments in ecology and conservation biology. Candidate will play an active role in guiding the future of the Biology and Environmental Science majors, maintain an active research program, engage undergraduates in field research, and complement / add to existing strengths in the department. Applicants with research interests in population biology, community ecology, behavioral ecology, and/or conservation biology using a vertebrate study system are strongly encouraged. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. Evidence of, or potential for, excellence in teaching and mentoring of undergraduate researchers is essential. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests, statement of teaching philosophy, list of potential courses, and 3 letters of recommendation to https://jobs.wheatoncollege.edu/postings/1793. The Department of Biology includes 7 tenure-track professors plus 2 instructors and serves majors in Biology, Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Environmental Science, and Neuroscience. Resources include a state-of-the-art LEED-certified science center, greenhouse, campus woodland, and close proximity to forest, wetland, and coastal ecosystems. Applications will be accepted until September 10, 2016 or until the position is filled. Posted: 8/23/16.

Native Plant Regeneration: The Tom A. Alberg and Judith Beck Endowed Chair was established to recognize and encourage faculty excellence in forest nursery and seedling management, research and advancement for native plant regeneration. The Department of Forest, Rangeland and Fire Sciences (FRFS) at the University of Idaho invites applications for an academic year (nine-month), tenure track faculty position as assistant or associate professor in native plant regeneration. We seek candidates to provide leadership in research, teaching, and outreach activities that utilize and enhance the Franklin H. Pitkin Forest Nursery within the Center for Forest Nursery and Seedling Research, as well as the University of Idaho Experimental Forest. The position is located in Moscow, Idaho. The candidate is expected to develop a strong, extramurally funded research program and conduct research in a broad range of potential topics around native plant regeneration, from basic science to applied problem solving. Restoration of native plant communities may be the focal point of the incumbent. As part of the land grant institution for the state of Idaho, the candidate will be expected to engage in outreach to benefit nurseries, foresters, rangeland managers, restoration specialists and researchers through the effective transfer of research to operational practice, with the focus of improving native plant seedling quality and plant community establishment success and native plant regeneration. The successful candidate must also have a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education. Courses taught by the successful candidate may include native plant regeneration, nursery management, seedling production, restoration ecology, or other courses in the candidate’s area of expertise as appropriate. For details see https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/16370. Closes: 1/22/17. Posted: 12/19/16.

Forest Economics & Management: The Department of Forestry and Natural Resources at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, seeks applicants for an assistant/associate professor of forest economics and management. This is a tenure-track, academic-year position. The successful candidate will be expected to: 1) teach two upper-division undergraduate courses (forest economics and forest resources management) and 2) develop a leading research and/or extension program in forest resource management and/or economics that addresses critical issues at the state, national, and/or international levels. The balance of research and/or extension will be negotiated depending on candidate’s interest and background. Interdisciplinary collaboration across the department’s diverse natural resources faculty will be essential. Depending on the candidate’s interest, a courtesy appointment in the Department of Agricultural Economics is possible. QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in natural resource management or economics, with a focus on forest resource issues. Candidates should have 1) previous experience successfully teaching university courses; 2) demonstrated scholarship in research and/or extension through publication in refereed journals, 3) demonstrated success or the potential to develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research and/or extension program, and 4) demonstrated success working on research teams addressing multi-disciplinary problems. Undergraduate or graduate training and/or work experience in forestry is strongly preferred. The Department is diverse and emphasizes interdisciplinary approaches across a broad spectrum of natural resource subjects, including forestry, wildlife, fisheries and aquatic sciences, wood science, ecology, and natural resource social sciences. The Department hosts several research partnerships, most notably the Hardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center with the U.S. Forest Service, state, and non-governmental cooperators, and the Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant program with the University of Illinois and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. The department also has two large private endowments (Johnathan S. Wright and Frederick M. van Eck) that support research, teaching, and extension activities in forest resources. Interaction with faculty within Discovery Park is ongoing and encouraged. CLOSING DATE: September 30, 2017. APPLICATION: Submit: 1) letter of application, 2) statement of teaching philosophy (two pages maximum), 3) statement of research and/or extension interests (two pages maximum), and 4) curriculum vitae that includes a complete publication list and the names and contact information for at least three professional references. Questions may be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Mike Saunders, via telephone (765-430-1440) or email (msaunder@purdue.edu). Application packets should be emailed to Marlene Mann (mmann@purdue.edu). Posted: 5/31/17.

Forestry/Silviculture: The Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) at Iowa State University seeks to fill a tenure-track faculty position in forestry/silviculture at the assistant professor level. The position is a 9-month appointment and has responsibilities in teaching, research, and service (a standard appointment is 45%, 45%, and 10%, respectively). The successful applicant will be responsible for teaching courses that contribute to departmental academic priorities, including silviculture, assisting in dendrology, and other courses in the undergraduate natural resources curricula. Teaching also includes developing a graduate course in the candidate’s area of expertise. Responsibilities will include mentoring and advising undergraduate and graduate students and participation in a 3-week fall camp. Required: Applicants must have an earned Ph.D. by start date in forestry, or a closely related forestry field and research experience related to siliviculture and/or forest management. Preferred: Publication record; post-doctoral experience; demonstrated ability to work in a team-based, collaborative environment; grant writing experience and the ability to obtain external funding support for research activities; demonstrated excellence in university-level teaching in forestry/silviculture courses. Apply at www.iastatejobs.com/postings/23946. Please be prepared to attach a letter of application, concise statements of teaching and research philosophies, curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and contact information for three references. Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 27. For additional information please email tkporte@iastate.edu. Posted: 1/31/17.

Forestry/Remote Sensing: The Irving Woodlands Professorship is an endowed position that will support the A) technical forestry education needs of the University of Maine at Fort Kent and the forest industry, and B) research and monitoring of outcome-based forest management in Maine. Qualifications: A Master’s degree (PhD preferred) with at least one degree (B.S. or higher) from a Society of American Foresters accredited forestry program is required. Excellent credentials in forestry especially in such areas as silviculture, forest operations, ecosystem management and in the application of geospatial technologies including GIS and remote sensing to forestry. Experience with LiDAR and other new technologies is highly desirable. Experience in applied forest research. Teaching experience in forestry and/or geospatial technology. Effective oral and written communication skills. Willingness and ability to work outdoors, in adverse weather conditions. Strong knowledge of field and laboratory safety procedures. Ability to travel normally requiring a valid driver’s license. Details: full job ad. Posted: 11/21/16.

Forest Science: Assistant Professor. As integral components of the University of Nevada, Reno, the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station, the University of Nevada Cooperative Extension and the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources invite applications to fill an Assistant Professor position in Forest Science within the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science (NRES). Qualified candidates must have diverse expertise in one or more of the following areas: forest restoration, silviculture, fire and fuels management, forest structure and stand dynamics, drought resilience and forest health, forest modeling, forest watershed management, reforestation, forest ecology, urban forestry, or related topics of study. The candidate will conduct state-of-the-art, innovative research that applies forest ecology concepts to sustainable management of forests and woodlands of the neighboring Sierra Nevada, Great Basin, or globally. We expect candidates to expand our forestry program and complement current strengths in biogeochemistry, catchment hydrology, plant ecology, landscape ecology, remote sensing, and wildlife biology. We seek an enthusiastic colleague who will establish a rigorous, innovative, and extramurally funded research program that is nationally recognized. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate courses such as silviculture and forest management that benefit multiple NRES undergraduate majors (including Forest Management and Ecology), as well as graduate students in the interdisciplinary graduate programs that include ecology evolution and conservation biology, hydrology, environmental science, and atmospheric sciences. Apply by November 30, 2016 via https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/22354. Posted: 11/15/16.

Quantitative Forest Ecology: The School of the Environment (SoE) at Washington State University is seeking a dynamic, motivated colleague with expertise in forest ecology to join a productive and innovative team of biological and physical science faculty. Expertise sought in quantitative approaches to forest ecology. This 9-month, tenure-track full-time faculty position begins August 16, 2017 on the campus in Pullman, Washington. Job Duties: The successful applicant will contribute to the continued development of a forestry degree by developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses involving statistical, geospatial and computational tools, and traditional and modern fieldbased forest measurement techniques. The successful applicant is expected to develop an internationally-recognized research program, including the training of M.S. and Ph.D. students. Required: Ph.D. at the time of application in a discipline related to forest ecology and management with an emphasis on quantitative ecology. Screening of application materials begins November 15, 2016. Applications must include: a detailed letter of application describing how your experience and training meet the required and preferred qualifications, a current curriculum vitae, a research statement (four pages maximum), a teaching philosophy statement (three pages maximum), and contact information for three professional references from whom the applicant will request letters of recommendation. Please contact Dr. Mark E. Swanson, Search Committee Chair, at markswanson@wsu.edu, 509-335-1349 for questions about this position. To apply: visit www.wsujobs.com (Search # 122149). Posted: 10/4/16.

Forest Ecology: The Dept. of Forest & Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, invites applicants for a tenure track, nine-month (academic) faculty position (approximately 50% Research and 50% Teaching), at the rank of Assistant Professor, specializing in forest community, ecosystem or landscape ecology. The appointment will begin in August 2017. The incumbent will instruct and advise undergraduate and graduate students from a broad cross-section of the many dimensions of diversity, work collaboratively across a varied array of disciplines, secure extramural funding, and achieve national and international research prominence. Qualifications: PhD in forest community, ecosystem or landscape ecology, or closely related discipline. The incumbent will be expected to develop an innovative, extramurally funded research program in forest ecology. Ideally, the incumbent's research will focus on responses of forest communities, ecosystems and/or landscapes to change agents and manipulations of vegetation structure and composition. Examples of relevant overarching contexts include climate and land-use change, biodiversity, threatened or endangered species, exurban landscapes, forest ecosystem restoration and sustainable management. Research will necessarily traverse multiple temporal and spatial scales, and will require effective collaboration with ecologists and other natural resource professionals on and off campus. The incumbent will assume primary responsibility for a minimum of three courses. The first two are "Silviculture," an upper-level undergraduate course, and its attendant field lab, both of which are required for our accredited Forest Science major. The two courses will focus on the manipulation and management of regional forest types. Additionally, the incumbent will develop a third course, consistent with her/his expertise, which advances the Department's teaching mission. The incumbent also will advise undergraduates and otherwise contribute to undergraduate instruction, and mentor graduate students and trainees. Applications must be submitted online, where the following materials will need to be uploaded: 1) cover letter 2) statement of research and teaching interests and plans 4) curriculum vitae 5) names and contact information of at least 3 references. Review of applications will begin November 5, 2016. For questions about submitting applications, please contact Dawn Wagner in CALS Human Resources at dawn.wagner@wisc.edu or 608-265-3092. For other questions about this position, please contact Eric Kruger, Search Committee Chair, at elkruger@wisc.edu or (608) 262-4754. Posted: 9/29/16.

Landscape Ecology: The Department of Environmental Studies at University of North Carolina Wilmington seeks applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor faculty position in Landscape Ecology. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. in Environmental Science, Landscape Ecology or closely aligned science field by the start date, with a record of publication and the ability to generate externally funded research. Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate courses from introductory to upper-level, including the ability to teach large-sized undergraduate courses and develop courses in his or her area of expertise. We seek candidates whose interdisciplinary research examines human and natural system processes and the complex interactions of humans within the context of sustainable environments at multiple scales. This may include coupled human and natural systems (CHANS) within the framework of landscape change. Research areas may include examining landscape structure, function, pattern, process, and dynamics of ecosystem services in natural (e.g., water resources or wildlife) and social systems (e.g., urban infrastructure or sustainable communities). Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in modern analytical techniques, modeling, and GIS. To apply please visit https://jobs.uncw.edu/, Position Number: 2008. A letter of interest addressed to the committee chair, Dr. James Rotenberg, curriculum vitae and contact information must be attached to the online application system – not e-mailed, mailed or faxed. Adobe PDF or Word format documents are required. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 1. The position starts August 2017. Posted: 10/28/16.

Landscape Ecology: We are searching for an Associate Senior Lecturer in Landscape Ecology at the Department of Ecology, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Uppsala, Sweden. The position is a tenure track position with an evaluation after the first four years. Given you meet the criteria for promotion as lecturer the position will be upgraded to a permanent position as “Lecturer”. During the first four years the position is fully financed (by the faculty and department) and you will get the opportunities to build up a new research platform with some help and supervision from me and other colleagues. This is the period when research is at focus. As a lecturer you are expected to do more teaching (maximum 50%, but most likely less) including supervision of PhD students. More information about the position. Deadline: October 28, 2016. Posted: 9/29/16.

Terrestrial Ecology: The Department of Biological Sciences at the Middle East Technical University (METU) in Ankara, Turkey is inviting applications for an Assistant Professor position in the field of terrestrial ecology (full job ad). We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a PhD and postdoctoral training, an outstanding publication record, demonstrated quantitative skills and a commitment to excellence in research from population to ecosystem levels. Field-based research should be integrated with other approaches (e.g. modelling, computational, molecular, genomic). Successful candidates should demonstrate the ability to develop and maintain a high impact, an externally funded research program in ecology, as well as teach and train undergraduate and graduate students in ecology. The successful applicant will join a strong group of ecologists and evolutionary biologists with diverse interests in the Department of Biological Sciences at METU which is a public university and has consistently been ranked as the highest quality research and teaching institutions in Turkey. The medium of instruction at METU is English. The successful applicant will receive laboratory and office spaces, free access to the Department's common research infrastructure and 4000 hectares of campus grounds with semi-natural habitats of, a lake, steppe and forest. He/she may also be eligible for accommodation on campus and for start-up funds from METU. Extramural funding opportunities include TUBITAK reintegration fellowships (2232), TUBITAK young investigator grants (3501), TUBITAK research grants (1001/1002), Marie Curie Reintegration Grants, ERC Starting Grants and EU-Horizon 2020 grants. A dedicated Project Support Office at the university is available to assist applicants. The deadline for applications is May 25th, 2017. Selected applicants will be invited for a seminar in the period of June 10th -25th, 2017. The decision regarding the position is expected to be announced by late June. Applicants are expected to send a cover letter that includes (i) CV, (ii) publication record, (iii) a summary of research experience, (iv) a research and teaching statement, (v) full contact information for three references. For further inquiries, please contact: Dr. Meryem Beklioglu (meryem [at] metu.edu.tr). Posted: 5/1/17.

Terrestrial Ecology/Conservation Biology: The Department of Biological Sciences, University of Toronto Scarborough invites applications for a tenure-stream appointment in the areas of Ecology and Conservation Biology. The appointment is at the rank of Assistant Professor and will commence on July 1, 2017. The successful candidate will be expected to conduct innovative research at the highest international level and to establish an outstanding, externally funded research program. Candidates must have a PhD in Ecology, Conservation Biology or close equivalent by the time of appointment or shortly thereafter. Applicants must have a demonstrated record of excellence in research, as demonstrated by publications in top ranked and field relevant academic journals, presentations at significant conferences, awards for work in the field, and strong endorsements by referees of high international standing. Candidates must also demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate and graduate student training and supervision. Evidence of commitment to excellence in teaching will be demonstrated through teaching accomplishments, letters of reference and the statement of teaching philosophy submitted as part of the application. The successful candidate will work in the areas of urban and rural terrestrial ecology, and the management of ecosystem services in human-modified landscapes. They will have an active field program, with potential to capitalize on the network of urban-rural greenspaces local to the campus, including the Rouge National Urban Park, Canada’s first National Urban Park (the University of Toronto’s Koffler Scientific Reserve, an internationally recognized site for research and education in biodiversity, ecology and conservation biology; and the Ontario Greenbelt. See the full job ad for details and to apply. All materials must be received by December 8, 2016. Posted: 11/6/16.

Senior Terrestrial Ecologist: The Kellogg Biological Station of Michigan State University is hiring a senior (associate or full) terrestrial ecologist, with anticipated involvement in or leadership of the KBS LTER. For information on the position and how to apply, please see the job ad on the KBS website. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016. Posted: 10/28/16.

Terrestrial Ecology: The Environmental Studies Program at Colby College invites applications for a tenure-track position in Terrestrial Ecology to begin September 1, 2017. The successful candidate will have a specialization in terrestrial ecosystems and an interest in including local Maine field sites as part of her or his research and teaching programs. We welcome applications from broadly trained ecologists with interdisciplinary backgrounds and expertise in ecosystem- to landscape-scale ecology with clear application to solving environmental problems. Experience in carbon cycling, modeling, microbial ecology, restoration ecology or other community-ecosystem-landscape scopes of research encouraged. This position is part of a major multi-disciplinary initiative in Environmental Science that includes faculty positions in Biology, Chemistry, Geology, and Environmental Studies, investments in field and laboratory-based facilities, and partnerships with the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences and the Maine Lakes Resource Center. The position will require excellence in both teaching and research. Candidates should have a Ph.D. and a strong commitment to undergraduate education. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. Teaching responsibilities will include a lecture and laboratory rotation including the Environmental Studies gateway course Environment and Society, Introduction to Ecology, an upper-level course in his or her area of expertise, and/or a senior capstone course. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous research program that includes undergraduate students. Research is supported with competitive startup packages, excellent instrumentation, and direct access to one of the largest forest ecosystems in the eastern United States. Women candidates may be eligible for a Clare Boothe Luce endowed chair providing expanded research support for junior faculty. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation, and a sample of current scholarship (e.g., a recent publication or manuscript) as PDFs to: apply.interfolio.com/37799. In your application materials please address how your personal experiences and professional plans support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Application review will begin October 28, 2016. Inquiries may also be directed to ESecology@colby.edu. Posted: 9/22/16.

Urban Ecology: The Department of Applied Ecology at North Carolina State University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Urban Ecology at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking an individual who studies both pattern and process in urban ecosystems. The successful applicant can have a background in population, community, or ecosystem ecology in terrestrial or aquatic environments. We are especially interested in candidates with demonstrated experience in interdisciplinary research and scholarship combining the natural and social sciences for the management of multiple ecosystem services in urban landscapes. Opportunities for collaboration exist across departments and colleges as well as with the Southeast Climate Science Center, the North Carolina Museum of Sciences, and the Office of Public Science. Teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate and/or graduate courses in the applicant’s area of research expertise, with 30% effort in outreach. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program that enhances existing strengths in Urban Ecology at NCSU. Post-doctoral and teaching experiences are preferred. To apply, please go to jobs.ncsu.edu and search for position number 00105621 [Please ignore the error in the jobs posting: close date is 9/9/2016 and anticipated hire date is 8/16/2017.]. Applicants should include a cover letter, CV, and statements of research and teaching interests. In addition, applicants should include names and contact information for three references. Review of applications will begin on September 9, 2016. For questions about this position, please contact Rebecca Irwin at reirwin@ncsu.edu. Posted: 8/23/16.

Aquatic Invertebrate Ecology: The Department of Environmental Science and Biology at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, seeks an assistant professor (tenure track) for fall 2017. Ph.D. in aquatic invertebrate ecology or related discipline required; ABD candidates must earn their doctoral degree within 6 months of hire. The person who fills this position will teach 9 to 10 contact hours per semester, including an upper division/graduate laboratory Aquatic Invertebrate Ecology (including identification) course, an Introductory Environmental Science or Ecology course, and specialty courses in areas of interest. An active research program involving aquatic invertebrates, which includes MS/BS student participation, external funding and peer-reviewed publications, is expected. Individuals with the potential to increase the diversity of the student body through teaching, mentoring, or research activities are encouraged to apply. Review will begin October 23, 2016. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Jacques Rinchard, Search Chair, Department of Environmental Sciences and Biology (jrinchar@brockport.edu). Applicants should upload letter of application, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, vita, full contact information for three references, and unofficial transcripts of degrees earned (BS, MS, PhD) at: http://www.brockportrecruit.org. Posted: 9/21/16.

Invertebrate Zoologist: The Department of Biological Sciences at Moravian College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the assistant professor level beginning Fall 2017. Applicants must have their Ph.D. in hand at the time of appointment. We are looking for a biologist whose expertise complements that of current members of the department. The successful candidate will have a research interest in some area of invertebrate zoology and will ideally have proven ability with some aspect of quantitative or computational biology (e.g. GIS or bioinformatics). Success as a faculty member at Moravian is evaluated on the basis of teaching, scholarship, service, and student engagement. All applicants who provide strong evidence demonstrating their ability to flourish in a small liberal arts college environment will be seriously considered. Teaching is paramount at Moravian. Each semester, faculty in the sciences typically teach two lecture courses (3 hours each per week) and two laboratory sections (3 hours each per week). The new faculty hire will be responsible for teaching • a portion of the introductory zoology course (BIOL 112) for biology majors • BIOL 225 (Invertebrate Zoology) • a 300-level course in an area of the applicant's specialty • other courses depending on college and department needs and the candidate's interests (such as quantitative or computational biology) Scholarship at Moravian is evaluated in many ways, but carrying out research with undergraduates is critical. In addition to opportunities for students to participate in independent research projects under faculty supervision as part of their coursework (BIOL381, Independent Study), Moravian has two programs for such research: SOAR and Honors. The candidate's research statement should explicitly address how undergraduates will be able to participate in the applicant's research program. Startup funding is available for this position. Moravian is a member of LVAIC (the Lehigh Valley Association of Independent Colleges); this is a consortium of 6 colleges all located in the Lehigh Valley, and consists of Cedar Crest College, DeSales University, Lafayette College, Lehigh University, Moravian College, and Muhlenberg College. The proximity of so many institutions of higher education offers numerous research collaboration possibilities. Service to the institution takes a variety of forms, including committee participation and student advising. We are looking for teachers and scholars who will actively contribute to both their discipline and the broader intellectual community at Moravian. TO APPLY: Applicants should provide a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, and a statement of research interests. In their application, candidates should address their interest in working with undergraduates in a liberal arts environment that emphasizes close student-faculty interaction and provide evidence of demonstrated or potential excellence in undergraduate instruction. The strongest candidates will be asked for copies of transcripts and evidence of teaching effectiveness, but not until we complete our initial review; please do not send these materials with your initial application. The candidate’s materials (cover letter, cv, and two statements) should be sent electronically as a single .pdf file to: search.biology@moravian.edu. In addition, please arrange to have three letters of reference submitted separately (ideally as .pdf files) to the same address. For questions about the position, please contact Prof. Christopher Jones at the “search.biology” address above. Review of all completed applications will begin September 30, 2016. Posted: 9/14/16.

Invertebrate Community/Ecosystem Ecology: The Department of Biology at Radford University invites applications for a tenure-track teaching and research ecologist at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin August 2017. Required qualifications include training and experience in community- or ecosystem-level ecology, with preference for invertebrate ecology (invertebrate community interactions or ecosystem influences). A completed Ph.D. in biology, ecology, or related field is required by the August 2017 start date. Teaching responsibilities include freshman ecology, biology freshman seminar and/or non-majors introductory biology, and elective courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. Previous teaching experience is required. Department faculty typically teach 12 contact hours per semester. Candidates also are expected to establish and maintain an active research program involving undergraduate students (the Biology Department does not have a graduate program) and contribute to university service. Candidates should submit the following electronically: Letter of application, curriculum vitae, a teaching philosophy and a research interest statement (not exceeding one page each), and contact information for three professional/academic references (name, email address, and telephone number). Additional materials may be requested at a later time. All materials should be sent to: Dr. Justin Anderson, Chair, Department of Biology at biology@radford.edu. Posted: 8/23/16.

Community Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: Boise State University invites applicants for TWO tenure-track positions of ASSISTANT or ASSOCIATE Professor within the Department of Biological Sciences at Boise State University. We seek: • A population- or community-level ecologist that develops and/or uses advanced analytical methods such as: models for estimating abundance and distribution, hierarchical models, structural equation modeling, or linear and generalized linear mixed models. The preferred candidate will have strong R programming skills and knowledge of at least one of the following: Bayesian estimation and modeling, Geographic Information Systems, or Structured Query Language. • An evolutionary biologist that uses genomic tools (e.g., next generation sequencing) to uncover patterns and processes of evolution in non-model organisms. The preferred candidate will have strong bioinformatics and R programming skills. Successful candidates will develop an externally-funded research program, teach graduate course(s) (for position 1 this will be a quantitative methods course) and courses in our undergraduate curriculum, mentor Master’s and PhD students, and play an active role in our dynamic and growing department and university. Please go to the full job ad for details and to apply. Review of applications will begin on December 1st, 2016. Posted: 11/14/16.

Community Ecology: The Department of Biology at California State University, Bakersfield is recruiting an Assistant Professor of Biology with an emphasis on species interactions including those across trophic levels. The taxonomic/specific research focus is not a chief consideration for this position. A successful candidate must be capable of developing externally funded research that includes both undergraduate and graduate students (M.S. level). Our curriculum broadly covers biology and candidates will teach courses that include general education, introductory biology, as well as advanced courses at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in their area of specialty. Review for this position begins December 1. Questions can be directed to the search committee chair David Germano (dgermano@csub.edu; put “Community Ecologist Position” in subject line). For the full application information go to: http://www.csub.edu/biology/news/. Posted: 10/6/16.

Plant Community Ecology: The School of Biological Sciences at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, invites applications for a full-time, permanent, tenure-track faculty position in plant community ecology. This position is to be filled at the Assistant Professor level and will begin in August of 2017. Candidates should have research experience in plant community ecology. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to, the distribution and abundance of plants, species interactions, and/or the stability and assembly of biological communities. The ideal candidate will combine traditional and cutting edge approaches that shed light on ecological processes. Candidates with sophisticated quantitative skills and the ability to bridge both small and large spatial scales are especially encouraged to apply. Candidate research programs should consider pressing contemporary and future issues, with the potential to inform our understanding of local and global responses to global change. Required qualifications include an earned doctorate at time of application, a record of research accomplishment in plant community ecology, evidence of a commitment to teaching excellence including the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses such as community ecology, effective communication skills, and demonstrated ability to collaborate with other scientists. Successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an active research program supported by extramural funding, train graduate and undergraduate students in research, participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching, participate in service needs, and advance our commitment to diversity and multiculturalism. To apply, visit https://www.wsujobs.com/postings/26758 (Position Number 65647) to upload application materials. Applications must include a cover letter that addresses qualifications, a curriculum vitae, separate teaching and research statements, and up to three selected reprints of published or in press papers. Three letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s history of and potential for research, teaching, and communication excellence are required. The reference letters will be automatically requested and obtained from the reference provider through our online application system. Review begins October 24, 2016. For information on the position or the status of your application, candidates may contact Dr. Jeremiah W. Busch at jwbusch@wsu.edu. Posted: 8/19/16.

Ecosystem Ecologist: The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) at the University of Tennessee will be hiring a tenure track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level in the field of Ecosystem Ecology. We seek applicants whose research emphasizes the linkages between ecosystem ecology, microbial ecology and global change, and who would complement existing strengths in biodiversity, global change, and evolutionary ecology in EEB. For example, possible areas of emphasis could include microbial community/microbiome interactions that mediate large-scale nutrient pools and fluxes, modern genetic and genomic techniques to address above- and belowground interactions or factors influencing ecosystem function. The successful candidate will build an interdisciplinary research program focused on important questions affecting terrestrial ecosystems in a changing world. We welcome applicants who can use the wealth of nearby field resources (Great Smoky Mountains National Park, national forests, and natural areas), our research and teaching field station in Gatlinburg TN, new greenhouse and sequencing facilities, biodiversity collections, and who could collaborate with scientists at the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) and nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory. We are committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and invite candidates who will strengthen the diversity of our department. We are also committed to excellence in teaching, particularly using inquiry-based pedagogies or experiential learning. Expectations for a successful candidate include an exceptional record of scientific accomplishment, with the ability to develop a productive, externally-funded research program, excellent communication skills, and evidence of effective teaching strategies. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University. Interested applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, two-page statement of research accomplishment and plans, two-page description of teaching experiences and interests, and the names and contact information of at least three individuals who could write letters of reference to EcosystemEcol@utk.edu. Application review will begin Oct. 10, 2016, with a position start date of August 2017. Posted: 9/13/16.

Ecosystem Ecology: The Department of Biological Sciences at Dartmouth College seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor position in Ecosystem Ecology. We seek highly qualified candidates who investigate ecosystem processes to address broadly relevant conceptual issues in ecology. We welcome applicants who study any group of organisms in any type of ecosystem (terrestrial, freshwater, and marine), and who could include local field sites as part of their research and teaching programs. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. We seek a colleague who will supervise an independent, extramurally funded research program; provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students; teach introductory ecology and other courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and contribute to our recently expanded cross-departmental graduate program in Ecology, Evolution, Ecosystems and Society. Dartmouth also offers many opportunities to interact with faculty in other departments and programs, including the Environmental Studies Program and the Department of Earth Sciences. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three representative publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and the names and contact information for three references. Please submit materials electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/36642. Application review will begin on 15 September 2016. [Additional note from search committee on 9/16/16: "We won't be seriously reviewing the applications for a couple of weeks so tell people to not worry about the date. Just get them in soon and everything will be good!] Posted: 8/23/16, revised: 9/16/16.

Canada Research Chair, Complex Environmental Systems: The Faculty of Science at Western University is pleased to announce a search for a Tier I Canada Research Chair in Complex Environmental Systems Modeling and Analysis to be appointed to a tenured position at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. A Tier 1 CRC is tenable for seven years and is renewable - these are for outstanding researchers acknowledged by their peers as world leaders in their fields. For each Tier 1 Chair, the university receives $200k annually for seven years. The candidate must have a Ph.D. in Biology, Statistics, or a related field and a demonstrated record of independent research accomplishments. The successful candidate will be an expert in the development and/or use of models and analytical tools to study and quantify ecological patterns and processes. The successful candidate will be jointly appointed to the Departments of Biology and Statistical & Actuarial Sciences. The anticipated start date will be July 1, 2018 or as negotiated. In order to participate in Western’s exciting new initiatives in the area of Big Data, the successful candidate will have extensive experience in the development and/or application of statistical or computational methodologies that utilize large scale quantitative data sets to address questions involving complex systems, including ecological applications. Statisticians who work collaboratively with ecologists to analyze data with parametric and non-parametric space-time models and ecologists who use mathematical modeling to study spatial dynamics and/or long-term field sites are encouraged to apply. See the full job ad (pdf) for details. Applications will be considered starting April 1, 2017. Posted: 3/9/17.

Ecosystem, Population/community, and Theoretical Ecology: The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Michigan seeks applicants for three assistant professor (tenure-track) positions in ecology. These are university-year appointments with an expected start date of September 1, 2017. 1. Ecosystem ecologist. We welcome applicants who study ecosystem processes in any of the planet’s major ecosystems, including aquatic, terrestrial, wild-land, managed and urban ecosystems. We are especially interested in individuals who include field and experimental approaches in their research. Areas of interest include, amongst others, biogeochemistry, carbon sequestration, and the effects of environmental change on ecosystem pools and fluxes. 2. Population/community ecologist. We welcome applicants who study processes in any ecosystem or habitat type, including managed and urban systems. We also encourage individuals interested in interdisciplinary research. Areas of interest include, amongst others, mechanisms of population regulation; causes of species extinctions; and maintenance of biodiversity, community structure and ecosystem function under environmental change. Ideally, candidates will have an empirical research program that bridges to ecological theory. 3. Theoretical ecologist. We seek applicants who bring cutting-edge theoretical, mathematical, and computational tools to the study of ecological systems of any kind, including traditional fields such as population dynamics and community assembly as well as emerging subdisciplines such as urban ecology, macroecology, microbial ecology, disease ecology and eco-immunology. Applicants with inter- and trans-disciplinary interests and who integrate theoretical development with empirical tests, whether alone or in collaboration, are especially encouraged to apply. This position will be a joint appointment with the University of Michigan Center for the Study of Complex Systems. For all three positions, we are especially interested in individuals who will leverage the facilities available at the University of Michigan, including world class biodiversity collections, a local field research facility (the Edwin S. George Reserve), and a large educational and research facility in northern Michigan (the University of Michigan Biological Station). Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2016 (Ecosystem Ecologist), September 15, 2016 (Population/Community Ecologist), and October 1, 2016 (Theoretical Ecologist). Further details and to apply. Posted: 8/19/16.

Ecology: Unity College (Maine) is hiring a Visiting Assistant/Associate Professor in Ecology for AY 2016-17 to teach courses in conservation biology, ecology, introductory biology, a course in his/her area of expertise, and contribute to the Sustainability Science general education curriculum. They will also mentor undergraduate research students and participate in student advising and service. For more information on the position, visit the full job ad. Posted: 7/25/16.

Ecology: Tenure track Assistant Professor position available August 2017 at West Chester University of Pennsylvania. Earned doctorate in Ecology or related discipline; research focused on some area of field-based ecology. The successful applicant must be qualified to teach field-based courses in aquatic and/or terrestrial systems, biostatistics, as well as special topics courses or graduate courses, and may be required to teach General Ecology and General Biology laboratories. Candidate is expected to establish an active, externally funded research program involving undergraduate and/or graduate students. Finalists must successfully complete an interview process that includes a research seminar and teaching demonstration. To apply, upload a letter of application, statements of teaching and research philosophies, curriculum vitae, and all unofficial university transcripts to https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/wcupa. Have three letters of reference sent by email to SEARCH-ECOLOGIST@wcupa.edu. Review of completed applications begins on September 9, 2016. For more details and full ad visit the website above or contact Dr. Greg Turner at the email above. Posted: 6/3/16.

Ecology and Evolution in Forest Ecosystems: The Department of Environmental Systems Science at ETH Zurich invites applications for an assistant professor tenure track in Ecology and Evolution in Forest Ecosystems. The assistant professor develops and leads an internationally recognized research programme and is expected to integrate into research activities in related fields at ETH Zurich. He or she will use any relevant experimental, comparative and/or theoretical approaches to explore ecological and/or evolutionary processes that affect the composition, diversity, structure, dynamics and function of forest communities. The search is not limited to plant-based research, hence scientists working with non-plant forest components are encouraged to apply. The new professor will teach in the Master of Environmental Sciences programme, offering subjects in Forest and Landscape Management that are also relevant to Ecology and Evolution. Undergraduate level courses are taught in German or English and graduate level courses in English. Assistant professorships have been established to promote the careers of younger scientists. ETH Zurich implements a tenure track system equivalent to other top international universities. See the full job ad for details and to apply. Applications should include a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a statement of future research and teaching interests, the names and contact details of three referees, and three of your most important achievements*. The letter of application should be addressed to the President of ETH Zurich, Prof. Dr. Lino Guzzella. The closing date for applications is 31 October 2016. Posted: 9/14/16.

Forest Biology: The Ecosystem Science and Management Department at Texas A&M University seeks a Forest Biologist at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to complement and expand on existing strengths in the Department. The successful candidate will demonstrate a vision for an internationally recognized Forest Biology research program. It is expected that this research will focus on the population, community, landscape, or ecosystem scale. Specific areas of emphasis may include, but are not limited to: silvicultural systems, disturbance ecology, forest community dynamics, or carbon cycle processes in the context of global environmental change. The incumbent will have a commitment to teaching, a strong desire to train graduate students, the ability to secure extramural funding and publish in top-tier journals in his or her field, and meet the expectations of a land grant institution. The successful candidate will teach a core undergraduate class in Silviculture and an additional course such as Forest Ecology, along with a graduate course to be developed in consultation with colleagues. See attached flier for the full position description. Apply at https://greatjobs.tamu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=193038. Submit a Cover Letter (up to 3 pages), a current curriculum vitae, unofficial transcripts, names and contact information for three references, and a two-page statement on Teaching and Research relative to the position. Cover letters should explicitly address qualifications for each required/desired criterion. Send inquiries to: Dr. Georgianne Moore, Search Committee Chair, Department of Ecosystem Science and Management, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843-2138, email: gwmoore@tamu.edu. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016. Posted: 8/23/16.

Wildland Fire Scientist: The Ecosystem Science and Management Department at Texas A&M University is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor who will develop an internationally recognized Wildland Fire Science research program focusing on ecological communities, landscape-level processes, and/or ecosystem dynamics of savannas or mixed woodland-grassland systems. Potential research areas include: fuels and fire behavior; fire effects and ecological restoration; or the consequences of environmental change on fire. Incumbents will have a strong desire to train graduate students, secure extramural funding, publish research in top-tier journals, teach courses, and meet the expectations of a land grant institution. Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in Prescribed Burning, Fire Ecology & Management, and a specialized graduate course. The position is approximately 55% research, 40% teaching, and 5% service/outreach. Qualifications include a PhD in range, forestry, ecology, geography or close equivalent with a research emphasis in wildland fire science; potential to secure extramural funding and demonstrated ability to publish in refereed journals; and an ability to teach at undergraduate and graduate levels effectively. Associate-level candidates will have a demonstrated track record of extramural funding, publication, teaching, and graduate student supervision commensurate with Texas A&M standards for that rank. Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement on teaching and research, and contact information for three references. Cover letters should explicitly address qualifications for each required/desired criterion. Apply at: https://greatjobs.tamu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=193504 and contact Dr. William Rogers (wer@tamu.edu) with inquires. Review of applications will begin February 3, 2017 and continue until the position is filled. Posted: 12/13/16.

Fire Ecology: The Department of Wildland Resources at Utah State University is seeking applications for a full-time, 9-month tenure track faculty position in fire ecology and management. We are seeking a scholar dedicated to basic and applied fire science. The position, to be filled at the Assistant Professor level and starting by August 2017, will be 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service. The successful candidate will develop a research program investigating the effects of fire on forests and woodlands. Research foci might include, for example, the effects of fire on plant performance, mortality, regeneration, or community composition, the study of mechanisms of fire ignition and spread, the interactions between fire and weather/climate, or the interactions among fire, other disturbances, and simultaneously acting plant stressors, among others. The department welcomes researchers examining scales from individual plants to entire watersheds, landscapes, and regions. Fundamental to this position is working across disciplinary and institutional boundaries, and collaborating with federal and state agencies in matters related to fire science. The successful candidate is expected to develop a research program that secures extramural funds and achieves national and international recognition. The individual will mentor and advise undergraduate and graduate students and post-doctoral researchers from diverse backgrounds, as well as teach at least two courses, one in fire ecology and management, and the other from the department's set of required undergraduate classes. Minimum Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in fields such as, but not limited to, fire, geography, forestry, or ecology; working knowledge, experience, and training in the effects of wildland fire on forests and woodlands, with a corresponding publication record; ability to develop an externally funded research program based on innovative and transformative research; demonstrated ability to articulate natural resource science within and outside the classroom to diverse audiences; and demonstrated ability to work productively with land management agencies and various stakeholder groups. Preferred: Postdoctoral experience is preferred. Demonstrated ability to teach undergraduate and graduate level classes in natural resource topics. Preference will be given to those candidates who will conduct a portion of their work in Utah or the Intermountain West and to those with practical experience in prescribed fire, wildland fire management, or fire effects monitoring. The candidate's expertise should complement existing strengths in the College of Natural Resources. Through collaboration with existing faculty and extension personnel who investigate fire as portions of their research programs, the candidate will help increase the scope of the fire program at USU. We are interested in candidates who can prosper within a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment of physical, life, and social scientists. Review of candidates begins on September 30, 2016. Apply on-line at jobs.usu.edu, job requisition number F1600167. For further questions, please contact search committee chair Jim Lutz, james.lutz@usu.edu, 435-797-0478. Posted: 7/25/16.

Evolutionary Ecology: The Department of Biology at the University of Virginia invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor appointment in Evolutionary Ecology. We are seeking a colleague whose research complements and expands existing strengths within the department and integrates ecology and evolution in natural populations. The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous, independent, and externally funded research program, and to contribute excellence in undergraduate and graduate instruction and training. We are particularly enthusiastic about candidates whose research would use the Department's Mountain Lake Biological Station, one of the premier North American field stations for evolutionary and ecological research. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree and relevant post-doctoral experience. A competitive start-up package and excellent research facilities are available. The anticipated start date for the position is July 25, 2017. To apply, submit a candidate profile online through Jobs@UVA and search for posting number 0619498. Electronically attach the following: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references. The deadline for receipt of applications is October 14, 2016. Inquiries about the position should be directed to the Chair of the search committee, Robert Cox, rmc3u@virginia.edu. Questions regarding the application process and Jobs@UVA should be directed to Richard Haverstrom, rkh6j@virginia.edu. Posted: 9/20/16.

Ecology and/or Evolution: The Department of Biological Sciences at Clemson University invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions with an expected start date of August 2017. We seek creative, interactive individuals who address cutting-edge research questions in Ecology and/or Evolution using animal, plant, or microbial systems. The Department awards undergraduate and graduate degrees in Biological Sciences and Microbiology, as well as graduate degrees in Environmental Toxicology. We invite applicants who will complement and enhance the department’s existing research strengths. We anticipate hiring a total of six faculty in the areas of Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology over the next three years. Clemson University, located on the shores of Lake Hartwell in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, is South Carolina's public land-grant university. The University's research resources include the Palmetto high performance computing cluster, the Clemson University Genomics and Computational Biology Laboratory, the Clemson University Light Imaging Facility, the Campbell Museum of Natural History, and the 17,500 acre Clemson Experimental Forest. The University and Department are committed to building a diverse body of faculty scholars who are dedicated to working and teaching in a multicultural environment. We are also supportive of the needs of dual career couples. Successful candidates will hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment and are expected to establish a nationally recognized and externally funded research program, demonstrate teaching excellence, and participate in relevant graduate programs. Applicants should submit the following items via https://apply.interfolio.com/37156: (1) letter of application; (2) CV; (3) statement of research interests, accomplishments, and plans; (4) statement of teaching interests and experience; (5) statement describing past experience in activities that promote diversity and inclusion and/or plans to make future contributions; and (6) up to three reprints in one PDF. Applicants should also arrange, through Interfolio, for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted. More details. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016 and will continue until the positions are filled. Specific inquiries may be directed to Dr. Saara DeWalt, saarad@clemson.edu, chair of the search committee. Posted: 9/14/16.

Evolutionary Biology and Ecology: The Biology Department at Ithaca College seeks applicants with expertise in evolutionary biology and ecology for a full-time, non-tenure-eligible appointment as an Assistant Professor on a renewable three-year contract. The primary responsibility is to coordinate and teach a large-enrollment introductory Ecology and Evolution course for allied health students, including lectures and laboratory sessions. Additional biology courses (for majors or non-majors) will be included for a total teaching responsibility of 12 contact hours in each of fall and spring semesters. We are particularly eager to receive applications from members of communities historically underrepresented in higher education. Candidates must apply online at https://ithaca.peopleadmin.com/postings/8616. Review of applications will begin immediately and full consideration will be given to all applications received by October 7, 2016. Posted: 9/11/16.

Evolutionary Ecologist: The Biology Department at Williams College, a premier liberal arts college with a long-standing tradition of excellence in the sciences, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 2017. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the intellectual vibrancy and diversity of the academic community through their research, teaching, and service, and who are committed to working effectively with a diverse student population. We seek a broadly trained evolutionary ecologist whose research incorporates state-of-the-art methods and a strong field component to address questions of broad ecological significance. The successful candidate will teach the organismal course in our introductory sequence as well as upper-level courses in ecology and evolutionary biology. This individual will advise undergraduates in research and potentially participate in interdisciplinary programs such as Environmental Studies and/or Bioinformatics, Genomics & Proteomics. Normally, faculty members teach one course and two associated laboratory sections (or the equivalent) each semester. A dynamic research program that is attractive to extramural funding agencies and involves talented undergraduates is expected. Start-up funds and internal funding for research are available. A Ph.D., postdoctoral experience, and a strong research record are required. We anticipate the appointment at the beginning assistant professor level, although a more senior appointment may be possible under special circumstances. Application deadline is October 24, 2016 and all applications should be submitted through Interfolio at https://apply.interfolio.com/36611. Email, fax, and paper applications will not be accepted. The application should include a cover letter addressed to Professor Joan Edwards (Chair, Biology Department), a curriculum vitae, concise statements of teaching and research plans, and three current letters of recommendation. Posted: 8/30/16.

Plant Evolutionary Ecologist: The Department of Plant and Microbial Biology at North Carolina State University invites applications for an Assistant Professor position in Plant Evolutionary Ecology. This position is a 9-month, tenure-track position with responsibilities divided between teaching and research. We seek an individual who uses innovative approaches to understand the origins and maintenance of biological diversity of plants in the context of current critical challenges. Areas of emphasis may include evolutionary genetics/genomics of adaptive traits, adaptation in response to stress and environmental change, plant coevolution with insects, animals, or microbes, and plant conservation within an evolutionary context. The study systems can be in natural or human-dominated environments. Priority will be given to candidates who address these questions with a multi-disciplinary approach that combines laboratory, field, and bioinformatic tools. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a productive, extramurally funded research program that enhances and complements existing programs in the department and college. Initial teaching expectation will be 1-2 courses per year. Courses will depend on the individual’s areas of expertise, but may include graduate and undergraduate courses in Plant Evolutionary Ecology, Ecological/Evolutionary Genomics, Plant Conservation Biology, Ecological and Genetic Mechanisms of Evolutionary Adaptation, or Methods in Ecological Research. Candidates will be expected to mentor graduate and undergraduate students in research. Candidates must have a PhD degree in plant biology or related discipline, with expertise in plant evolutionary biology and a record of peer-reviewed publications and scholarly accomplishments commensurate with experience. To apply, please go to https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/70635. Applicants should attach to the online application: a CV and a statement of research and teaching interests. In addition, applicants should arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent to the committee. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Thomas Wentworth, Chair, Plant Evolutionary Ecology Search Committee, and mailed or sent by email to: Plant Evolutionary Ecology Search Committee, Department of Plant and Microbial Biology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC, 27695-7612 (cmfreem2@ncsu.edu). Review of applications will begin on Sept. 1, 2016. Posted: 8/19/16.

Ecology, Evolution, and Sustainability: The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a cluster hire of three tenure-track faculty positions, pending budgetary approval. Two positions will be in the broad areas of ecology, evolution, and/or behavior, with one position anticipated at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level and one at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR level. The third position will be in the broad area of ecology and sustainability, anticipated at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR level. We seek outstanding scientists who will enhance and complement existing strengths in ecology and evolution in our broad-based interactive biology department. We invite applications from all candidates working on cutting edge questions incorporating the topics of ecology, evolution, or behavior and using animal, plant or microbial systems. Candidates working in the following areas are especially encouraged to apply: • Species (plant, animal, microbe) interactions • Microbial ecology or ecology/evolution of the microbiome • Population, functional, evolutionary, or phylo- genomics • Physiological, biophysical or functional ecology • Ecological dynamics of host-pathogen interactions • Animal behavior, behavioral ecology • Plant community ecology and ecosystems. Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience and will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program, train graduate students, and actively participate in undergraduate science education. To ensure full consideration, applications and reference letters should be received by 15 September 2016. Apply online. Candidates should submit (a) a letter of application, (b) a CV, (c) a 2-3-page statement of research accomplishments and future plans, (d) a brief description of teaching interests, (e) a description of how your research, teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and (f) at least three letters of reference. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. Posted: 8/15/16.

Ecology and Evolution: Applications are invited for tenure-track positions in the Department of BioSciences at Rice University. We encourage candidates who complement existing strengths of current faculty in any of our three graduate programs: Biochemistry & Cell Biology; Ecology & Evolutionary Biology; and Systems, Synthetic & Physical Biology. Applications from candidates whose research emphasizes quantitative and predictive approaches are particularly encouraged. Candidates must have a Ph.D., postdoctoral training, and outstanding potential in research and teaching. Successful candidates are expected to establish and maintain a vibrant research program supported by extramural funding and participate in the education and mentorship of graduate and undergraduate students. We particularly welcome applications from women and members of historically underrepresented groups who bring diverse cultural experience and who are especially qualified to mentor and advise all members of our diverse student population. Application instructions are found under the employment section on the left menu on the department website. Review of applications will commence September 30, 2016. Posted: 8/15/16.

Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Irvine, invites applications for an Associate Professor position beginning Fall 2017. Faculty research in the department spans a wide range of topics. Research areas of candidates for this position include (but are not limited to) global climate change and drought, the interface between freshwater and marine environments, water-mediated links between ecosystems, the interface between organisms and water, groundwater issues, fire cycles and invasive species, restoration, and urban ecology. This position is part of an interdisciplinary cluster hire to increase the capacity and world leadership of the university in tackling challenges related to water, including three additional faculty members addressing water resources in the Departments of Civil Engineering, Earth System Science, and Planning, Policy, and Design. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, statement of research interests indicating how the candidate will support the goals of the cluster hire, statement of teaching philosophy, and the names of at least four references. See the Faculty Cluster hire ad for all four positions to apply and for additional details. A separate statement that addresses past and/or potential contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion must also be included in the application materials. Each department in the cluster hire will begin considering applications no sooner than September 15, 2016; Ecology and Evolutionary Biology will evaluate files received up to October 31, 2016. Posted: 7/7/16.

Evolutionary Life Sciences: The University of Groningen offers 5 Tenure Track Assistant or Associate Professor positions. The Groningen Institute for Evolutionary Life Sciences (GELIFES) was established in 2015 and is the largest institute of the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences (FMNS) of the University of Groningen. GELIFES fills a special niche in the life sciences by covering and integrating mechanistic, evolutionary and ecological approaches. GELIFES’ main aim is to integrate proximate and ultimate approaches in the Life Sciences. This strategy generates better understanding of fundamental biological processes and contributes to the solution of societal problems. Our research fields include behavioural biology, chronobiology, ecology and conservation biology, evolutionary biology, genetics and genomics, neurobiology, physiology and theoretical biology, using a wide array of research tools from molecular, through the whole organism, to population and community level, under laboratory, semi-natural and field conditions. We study a wide array of species, from microbes, algae, plants and insects to vertebrates such as fish, birds, rodents, marine mammals and humans. Our institute is the driving force of the Adaptive Life Programme, one of four integrative focus research areas of the FMNS. To further strengthen Adaptive Life, the University of Groningen and FMNS enabled us to hire for 5 new faculty and 25 PhD scholarship positions, as well as to invest in large scale new facilities. This support also facilitated the establishment of the Sustainable Landscape Competence Centre and the Brain and Behavioural Competence Centre, in order to attract external research funds and further organize our outreach. GELIFES has the following vacancies for Tenure Track or Associate Professor positions, depending on career stage of the candidate: - a position in Evolutionary Ecology of Marine Animals - a position in Chronobiology - a position in Microbial Ecology and Evolution - 2 positions in Evolutionary Medicine. Candidates are expected to set up an independent research line within one of these fields, complementary to ongoing research within the institute. The candidates are expected to have an interest in strengthening the research program and faculty theme called Adaptive Life in which biological adaptation is studied by integrating mechanistic with evolutionary approaches. Candidates are expected to attract funding for new PhD projects and attain a leading international position in the field. They are excellent teachers who can attract students of different disciplines and have an interest in teaching at both the bachelor, master and PhD level. For more information on this position, qualifications and conditions of employment, please check: Job opportunities. The deadline for application is January 25th 2017. Posted: 12/15/16.

Evolution: The Department of Biology at Stanford University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in the area of evolution. We seek outstanding applicants engaged in answering fundamental questions in evolution, and welcome a wide spectrum of applicants employing theoretical, empirical, and/or interdisciplinary approaches. The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D., and is expected to develop a vigorous research program and to participate in the Department’s teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae including publication list, a statement of research accomplishments and future plans, a statement of teaching experience and interests, and three letters of reference. All materials must be submitted electronically to http://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7544. Inquiries may be directed to maychin@stanford.edu. Applicant materials and reference letters must be received by October 15, 2016. The appointment is anticipated to begin September 1, 2017. Posted: 8/23/16.

Evolutionary Biologist: The Department of Biological Sciences, University of Denver, invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin September 1, 2017. Candidates with expertise in any area of Evolutionary Biology are sought. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in appropriate fields, will develop a vibrant externally funded research program, will supervise undergraduate research projects and M.S. and Ph.D. students, and will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in area of expertise. We are especially interested in applicants who have demonstrated commitment to or experience working with diverse populations. All candidates must submit their application through https://dujobs.silkroad.com. The online application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and separate statements of research interests and teaching philosophy and two recent publications. Part of the cover letter should address how your research could be synergistic with other faculty members, and/or how your research could bridge or enhance related sub-disciplines in the department. In addition, at least three recommenders should email letters of reference to: Evolutionary Biology Faculty Search Committee, University of Denver, Department of Biological Sciences at biology.rec@du.edu. The review of applications will begin November 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Contact Dr. Tom Quinn at tom.quinn@du.edu if you have questions regarding the search. Posted: 9/26/16.

Evolutionary Biologist: The Department of Biological Sciences at Virginia Tech seeks to expand our expertise in evolution by hiring a tenure-track EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGIST at the assistant professor level starting in the Fall 2017 semester. We are seeking a broadly trained colleague with diverse interests whose work focuses on the genetic and/or ecological basis of evolutionary change. Potential research interests include, but are not limited to, microevolutionary processes in natural populations, evolutionary response to global change, molecular evolution, and the evolution of species interactions. The successful candidate's research may complement existing strengths in our department including disease ecology, microbial ecology, behavioral biology, and integrated organismal biology and may take advantage of shared resources such as the Massey Herbarium. Opportunities to work with university-level programs such as the Global Change Center and Interfaces of Global Change graduate program are available. Apply at https://listings.jobs.vt.edu/postings/68497. Consideration of applications will begin October 1, 2016. Questions may be directed to Ignacio Moore (search chair, itmoore@vt.edu) or Joel McGlothlin (joelmcg@vt.edu). Required Qualifications: - Ph.D. degree in Biological Sciences or related discipline at the time of appointment - A competitive research program or, for new Ph.D.s, strong promise for developing an active independent research program. Preferred Qualifications: - Post-doctoral or previous faculty experience - Demonstrated teaching effectiveness - A record of securing extramural funds to support research - An interest in developing interdisciplinary research collaborations. Posted: 8/19/16.

Evolution of Marine Organisms: The Department of Biological Sciences, University of Rhode Island invites applications for a tenure-track position at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level to start in Fall 2017 as part of an ongoing hiring initiative in Marine Biology in the College of the Environment and Life Sciences. The successful candidate will develop a high quality, nationally recognized, and externally-funded research program in evolution of marine organisms (e.g., functional morphology, integrative biology, evolutionary developmental biology). Teaching will include courses in area of specialty that will enhance both undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Advising and mentoring of undergraduate and graduate (MS, PhD) students, and professional service are expected. A successful research program in evolution of marine organisms, a demonstrated publication record, a Ph.D. in biological sciences or closely-related field, and at least one year of postdoctoral research experience at the time of application are required. The URI Marine Biology Program website provides more information about the program and pertinent research facilities at the University. Applications are to be submitted in PDF format to https://jobs.uri.edu to apply and view complete details for job posting (SF 00276). Please attach four (PDF) documents to your on-line faculty employment application: (1) Cover letter, (2) CV including names and contact information for three professional references, (3) Statements of Teaching Philosophy and Interests, and Research Interests and Future Plans, and (4) Other Documents: PDF’s of up to three published papers. Applications will close on September 19, 2016. Posted: 7/7/16.

Researcher, Biology: The Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California San Diego invites applications for one or more full-time Researcher positions to be funded by extramural research grants and contracts. The Researcher series at SIO parallels the Professor series in terms of research and service, but carries no teaching requirements. Researchers receive nine-month appointments with 25% salary support from institutional sources. Researchers are expected to establish an externally funded research program that provides the remainder of their salary support, including an opportunity for summer salary. Researchers at SIO often obtain lecturer appointments in the SIO department and serve as graduate student advisors. We seek motivated, broad-thinking scientists to develop vigorous research groups and provide intellectual leadership in their field while complementing existing expertise in the Biology Section. Although the specific research area within ocean biosciences is open, candidates with interests and experience in marine genomics/bioinformatics, marine natural products, fisheries science, aquaculture, or marine resource policy are especially encouraged to apply. The position requires a PhD in a relevant field and candidates should have a competitive record of publication, as well as evidence of the ability to conduct and fund an active research program consistent with career level. Salary will depend on the experience of the successful applicant and will be based on the UCSD pay scales. Deadline: 4/18/17 (for full consideration). Full description at: Assistant Researcher | Associate/Full Researcher. Posted: 3/17/17.

Marine Vertebrate Biology: The Department of Marine Biology at Texas A&M University at Galveston (TAMUG) invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor position in the area of marine vertebrate biology, with an emphasis on modern users of passive and/or active acoustics, and a potential focus on marine mammals, marine birds, sea turtles, and/or fishes. We seek an individual with a Ph.D. whose research complements and enhances that of faculty in the Department of Marine Biology and in other departments of the University. We are particularly interested in recruiting someone who has developed innovative research approaches to the field and who will be comfortable developing multidisciplinary partnerships with other research groups across the university. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from individuals with a strong record of instrumentation development (electronics, remote telemetry, etc.). Teaching responsibilities will include contributing to the need of the Department and advanced courses in the candidate's area of specialization. The successful applicant will be expected to establish and sustain a vigorous externally funded research program and potential collaborations with other Departments (e.g. Engineering) as well as mentor undergraduate and graduate students. TAMUG is the ocean-oriented branch campus of TAMU and is presently undergoing continuous growth and expansion of its physical facilities. In addition to undergraduate programs, TAMUG is the host campus of a graduate-level Interdisciplinary Degree Program (IDP) in Marine Biology, which is comprised of faculty from six departments within the TAMU System. Apart from the IDP, members of the Department of Marine Biology can also obtain joint or graduate appointments in departments on the College Station and Galveston campuses. A large scale initiative in Ocean and Multidisciplinary Engineering on the Galveston campus offers multiple opportunities for multidisciplinary collaborations. The Department occupies space in the Ocean and Coastal Studies Building, a LEED-certified facility home to over 20 research laboratories, two teaching laboratories, and a Sea Life Center with running sea water systems. Applications should be received by January 31, 2017 for full consideration. Anticipated start date for the position is Fall 2017. To apply, send a curriculum vitae, statement of current research and teaching interests and list of three references with contact information to: Chair, Marine Biology Search Committee PAR # 3981, c/o Human Resources Department, Texas A&M University at Galveston, P.O. Box 1675, 200 Seawolf Parkway, Galveston, TX 77553-1675 or by email referencing PAR # 3981 (hr@tamug.edu). For more information regarding the position, contact the Department Head of Marine Biology (Dr. John R. Schwarz) by e-mail (schwarzj@tamug.edu). Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check and verification of eligibility to work in the U.S. Posted: 12/15/16.

Marine Ecology: The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Southern Maine invites applications for a tenure-track marine ecologist to begin September 2017. Courses might include, but are not limited to, Introduction to Environmental Science, Introductory Biology II, Ecology, Applied Ecology, Invertebrate Zoology, and upper level courses in the area of expertise. Teaching (9 contact hours per semester) will be shared with the Environmental Science and Policy Department. The individual is expected to conduct research with undergraduates and to participate in the Biology Department’s graduate program. There are also opportunities to establish research collaborations with regional institutes, including the Gulf of Maine Research Institute, Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences and the Darling Marine Center. We are especially interested in candidates who will use recent research experience to develop upper-level, research-oriented lab courses. Collaborative individuals willing to work across disciplinary boundaries would be particularly well suited to this position. For details and to apply, see the full job ad. Full consideration date: January 10th, 2017. Posted: 12/16/16.

Marine Biology/Ecology: California State University, Northridge, seeks TWO Marine Biologists/Ecologists for tenure-track positions as research-focused Assistant and/or Associate Professors of Biology. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. and have postdoctoral experience. We seek candidates to complement existing skills in a program focused on organismal biology and population/community ecology with a strong emphasis on fieldwork in temperate and tropical locations. We are particularly interested in building strengths in ecological modeling, conservation biology, understanding the capacities of organisms and systems to respond to multiple stressors associated with climate change in the Anthropocene. The successful candidates will have a proven capacity to develop an externally-funded, research program that actively involves graduate and undergraduate students. Teaching requires effective instruction to students of diverse backgrounds in a multicultural setting, and options include a course in the candidates’ specialty, experimental design and analysis, marine biology/ecology, analyses of big ecological data, and introductory biology. Applicants also will be screened on their ability to complement existing strengths in the marine biology area and the Biology department, and for their ability to grow existing strengths of the CSUN marine biology area. Existing faculty in this area have a strong commitment to teaching courses that emphasize organismic biology, fieldwork, and hypothesis-driven investigations. The undergraduate curriculum includes the potential for a capstone experience involving a semester-long residential program at Santa Catalina Island, and the successful candidates are expected to participate in this program. The ability to scuba dive within the AAUS framework is preferred. CSUN is a Learning Centered University. The successful candidate will be expected to join faculty and staff in a commitment to active learning, to the assessment of learning outcomes, and to multiple pathways that enable students to graduate. At time of appointment, the successful candidate, if not a U.S. citizen, must have authorization from the Bureau of Citizenship and Immigration Services to work in the United States. Evidence of degree(s) required at time of hire. Priority will be given to applications received by 17 November 2016. Applicants should submit a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation, summary of teaching experience, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and three publications to: marinebio@csun.edu. Electronic applications as a single file (excepting letters of recommendation) are strongly preferred. Materials may also be sent to: Marine Biology Search Committee, Department of Biology, California State University, 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, California 91330-8303, USA. Screening will begin on November 17, 2016. Posted: 9/28/16.

Marine or Computational Biologist: The faculty of the Biology Department in the College of Natural and Behavioral Sciences at California State University Dominguez Hills invites applications from individuals for a Tenure Track position in the Biology Department. Applications will be reviewed starting October 1, 2016. We are seeking either a marine biologist or computational biologist who has passion for teaching biology and conducting research with undergraduates and Master’s students. Teaching responsibilities may include general education, introductory biology, non-majors courses, as well as upper-division and graduate courses in the candidate’s specialty. The ideal candidate will be committed to teaching, mentoring, and advising a highly diverse student population. The position requires the establishment of an active research program, as well as service to the university. The candidate may have the opportunity to work with the Center for Innovation in STEM Education (CISE) to innovate K-16 education. Minimum Qualifications: • A Ph.D. in biology or a related field is required. • Experience in teaching undergraduates from diverse age, socioeconomic, cultural, and academic backgrounds. Preferred Qualifications: • The applicant must have demonstrated potential for effective teaching of lower and upper division undergraduate and graduate courses in biology and related fields, with high academic standards using a variety of methodologies. The applicant must possess scholarly and professional competence as demonstrated by a record of research publications. The applicant must be interested in mentoring and working closely with undergraduate and Master’s students both in the classroom and in research. The applicant must be willing to participate actively in curriculum development and to work cooperatively within a multi-disciplinary department and college. The applicant must have demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment. For more information please visit the full job ad. Posted: 9/15/16.

Marine Environmental Science: The Biology Department at Occidental College invites applications for a tenure track position in Marine Environmental Science. The ideal candidate will develop both research and teaching programs centered on the challenges of marine environmental sciences, including topics such as the urban-ocean interface, restoration ecology, oceanography, climate change, and global processes. Preference will be given to applicants who are able to expand our offerings in quantitative reasoning and computational analysis, statistics, hypothesis testing, experimental design, and modeling. Applicants should have a Ph.D. in Biology or related field. The faculty member will participate in teaching an introductory level biology course, an intermediate or upper level course in the area of specialty, and will develop a rigorous, externally fundable research program involving undergraduates. Occidental is a nationally ranked small liberal arts college, located in Los Angeles. Application instructions can be found at http://www.oxy.edu/biology/marine-biology-search. Further inquiries should be addressed to Dr. Shana Goffredi, Chair, Marine Environmental Science Search, and sent by e-mail to oasin@oxy.edu. Review of applications will begin on October 2, 2016. Posted: 8/23/16.

Coastal Resources Management: The Department of Environmental Studies at the University of North Carolina Wilmington seeks applicants for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor faculty position in Coastal Resources Management. The successful candidate must have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal degree in a coastal science-related discipline completed by the start date, with a record of publication and the ability to generate externally funded research. Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate courses from introductory to upper-level, including the ability to teach large-sized undergraduate courses and develop courses in his or her area of expertise. Successful candidates will have the ability to teach and conduct research within the interdisciplinary context of current coastal ecosystems and resource management with an environmental science focus. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in modern analytical techniques and a research program that focuses on coastal ecosystems and their associated resource management issues. Familiarity with federal and state coastal regulatory programs is required. The successful candidate will also be expected to develop a vigorous, extramurally-funded research program that complements the interdisciplinary focus of the department, and develop and teach undergraduate and graduate courses within this field as well as supporting the current environmental science curriculum. To apply please visit https://jobs.uncw.edu/ (Position Number: 6798). A letter of interest addressed to Dr. Devon Eulie, curriculum vitae and contact information must be attached to the online application system – not e-mailed, mailed or faxed. Adobe PDF or Word format documents are required. Priority consideration will be given to applications received by December 1. The position starts August 2017. Posted: 10/28/16.

Coastal Ecology: The University of Virginia’s Department of Environmental Sciences invites applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor position in Coastal Ecology. We seek candidates dedicated to our mission and passionate about research and teaching in a world-class institution. We wish to hire an outstanding scientist who will thrive in an interdisciplinary department with hydrologists, atmospheric scientists, ecologists and geoscientists. Examples of research areas of particular interest for this search include, but are not limited to, wetland ecology, coastal landscape ecology and biotic interactions in coastal systems. The University has a coastal field station on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, which hosts the Virginia Coast Reserve Long-Term Ecological Research Project. Preference will be given to candidates with an interest in contributing to the VCR-LTER project and with the potential for taking a leadership role in our coastal research program. In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors, candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including the teaching of our undergraduate core course for majors (EVSC 3200, Fundamentals of Ecology), and provide service to the University, Department and professional organizations. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016. The appointment begins with the fall term of 2017, with an anticipated start date of July 25, 2017. Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field by May 2017 and must hold a Ph.D. at the time of appointment. To apply, see https://jobs.virginia.edu), posting number 0619572 and electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae and contact information for three references. Questions regarding the application process in JOBS@UVa should be directed to: Rachel Short, rbs2n@virginia.edu, 434-924-7763. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Karen McGlathery, Search Committee Chair, kjm4k@virginia.edu. Posted: 10/5/16.

Coastal Ecosystem Dynamics: The Engineering School of Sustainable Infrastructure and Environment (ESSIE) at the University of Florida invites applications for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at Ast/Aso/Full Professor levels in the Coastal Ecosystem Dynamics Group. Candidates must hold a doctoral degree in an appropriate field of science or engineering. We seek creative, highly productive scientists who have demonstrated innovative research in the areas of coastal hydrodynamics, coastal geotechnical engineering, coastal ecosystem ecology, and/or coastal ecological engineering. The successful candidates will complement an existing group of faculty that is developing the ESSIE Coastal Ecosystem Dynamics Center and graduate program to investigate the complex dynamics of natural and manmade coastal systems. Coastal ecosystems sit at the interface between marine and terrestrial environments, and their structure and function are controlled by complicated interactions between hydrodynamic forces, geotechnics of natural and man-made systems, and organisms that biogenically build coastal reefs and wetlands. The mission of the Coastal Ecosystem Dynamics program is to conduct research into the diverse challenges facing coastal ecosystems, infrastructure and communities, while preparing graduate students to be leading engineers, scientists, and scholars in the face of coastal change. Preference will be given to candidates with a research focus in one of three areas: 1) coastal turbulence and transport processes, 2) coastal ecohydrology, ecological engineering and ecosystem resilience, and 3) coastal geotechnical engineering. Candidates must demonstrate a strong interest in and record of interdisciplinary research that aligns with the mission of the Coastal Ecosystem Dynamics Center. Research approaches can include theoretical, numerical, or experimental methods. The successful candidates will be expected to build a strong externally funded research program; provide professional service; teach and develop courses at the undergraduate and graduate level; and develop research collaborations and synergistic activities with other faculty members of ESSIE, the Herbert Wertheim College of Engineering, and the University of Florida. Apply through http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/, referencing requisition number 495161, and attaching: - Current CV - Statements of teaching and research plans (2-3 pages each) with a focus on how those plans will support college, school, and Coastal Ecosystem Dynamics Center initiatives, - Up to three representative journal articles (co-) authored by the applicant, - Names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses of five references. For more information contact Alex Sheremet at alex.sheremet@essie.ufl.edu. Posted: 9/23/16.

Coastal Science: The Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium for Research and Education (LUMCON) seeks to hire at least three new Assistant Professors in the first phase of multi-year faculty expansion. We seek candidates in the following areas of coastal science: fisheries ecology, coastal hydrology / physical oceanography, plant ecology, biological oceanography, microbial ecology, and marine chemistry. Candidates should have notable research achievements, demonstration of funded research, or potential for funded research, and a commitment to education and outreach. The LUMCON DeFelice Marine Center is located approximately 2 hours southwest of New Orleans at the upper end of Terrebonne Bay in the Mississippi River delta plain between the Atchafalaya and Mississippi rivers. LUMCON's unique locality encompasses numerous habitats in the Mississippi River Delta/Gulf of Mexico ecosystem, including extensive marshes, estuaries, rivers large and small, and the open Gulf of Mexico benthic and pelagic systems. The Center facilities include a seawater system, multiple wet labs, and a racetrack flume with laser Doppler profiler, state-of-the art environmental chambers, extensive aquaculture facilities and toxicology lab, a marsh mesocosm facility under development, and fleet of research vessels. Preference will be given to candidates who can clearly demonstrate a research program that maximizes the locality and research assets of the DeFelice Marine Center. In addition, LUMCON represents a consortium of university and colleges across the State of Louisiana. The successful candidate will build a collaborative program with faculty at the DeFelice Marine Center and across the consortium of universities and colleges. The position carries a 9-month salary. The initial appointment is for three years; following a review, the contract may be renewed for three more years. A six-year review similar to tenure is conducted for promotion to Associate Professor with a six-year appointment, but LUMCON is not a tenure-granting institution. Submit electronic copies of 1) a letter of interest; 2) curriculum vita; 3) research statement; 4) education and outreach statement; 5) a statement of how your research program would use the location of LUMCON's Defelice Marine Center and its assets, develop collaborations with faculty at both the Marine Center and at consortium member universities, and collaboratively utilize the resources of the consortium member universities; and 6) the name, affiliation, address, phone and email address of three references to hr@lumcon.edu with the subject LUMCON FACULTY CLUSTER HIRE. Specific questions about the positions can be directed to Dr. Craig R. McClain, Executive Director, cmcclain@lumcon.edu (985-851-2801). Review of applicants has been extended to November 1, 2016. Posted: 7/18/16, revised: 10/28/16.

Aquatic Ecology: The Biology Department in the Division of Natural Sciences at the University of Maine at Farmington invites applications to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the area of Aquatic Ecology. Teaching responsibilities each year include a non-major's course in ecology (50% of load; a full load equals 12 contact hours per semester), and upper division courses that include Aquatic Biology, Evolution, Ecology, as well as courses in the candidate's specialty. The successful applicant will establish a research program in the areas of diversity/sustainability of lake ecosystems. Qualifications: A Ph.D. in Biology is required, which must include appropriate coursework and training to service both non-majors' courses and upper division courses for majors. Additional desirable qualifications include undergraduate teaching experience, a record of research accomplishment, and the clear potential to establish a research program focused on lake ecology based at a small university in rural Maine that will actively involve undergraduates. Other Information: Materials must be submitted to: http://tinyurl.com/umfbio1. Please create an applicant profile and list the email contact information for three professional references. Applicants must upload the following: 1) a letter of interest that includes teaching philosophy, 2) a CV that documents teaching experience and research productivity, and 3) unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Questions may be addressed to the Search Chair: Dr. Ron Butler; email: butler@maine.edu. This posting will close on December 15, 2016. Posted: 10/27/16.

Applied Aquatic Ecology: The School of Natural Resources and Environment (SNRE) at the University of Michigan seeks to strengthen its program in applied aquatic ecology. We have an opening for a nine-month, tenure-track position for Assistant Professor of Applied Aquatic Ecology. The call for this position is intentionally broad, as we are flexible with respect to areas of specialization and research skill-set, seeking applicants who are outstanding in terms of research and teaching promise; working on any aspect of freshwater population, community, or ecosystem ecology and management. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in ecology or a closely related field, a strong record of scholarly publication, evidence of teaching potential in a multidisciplinary setting, as well as other activities demonstrating a trajectory towards national and international recognition. SNRE is an interdisciplinary professional school focused on the development of new knowledge, policies, designs, and management strategies that “contribute to the protection of the Earth’s resources and achievement of a sustainable society.” The faculty of the School is diverse, with natural scientists, social scientists, engineers and designers working together to develop solutions to pressing environmental problems. Therefore, candidates should show a history of, or keen interest in, collaborating across disciplinary boundaries, and clear evidence of research interests that link science to real-world management and problem solving. Candidates should upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and pdf’s of three of their most important publications (all in a single PDF file) via SNRE's website. Candidates should also arrange for 3 letters of recommendation to be sent to snre.jobs@umich.edu with the applicant’s name in the subject line. Review of applications begins September 30, 2016 [extended]. Inquiries about the position can be addressed to Dr. Allen Burton, chair of the search committee (burtonal@umich.edu). Posted: 9/14/16, revised: 9/20/16.

Freshwater Science - Full Professor and Director: Freie Universität Berlin (FU Berlin) and the Leibniz-Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB) of the Forschungsverbund Berlin e.V., a publically funded research institute of the German Leibniz Association, invite applications for the following position: Full Professor in Freshwater Science and Director of IGB. We are seeking to appoint an outstanding personality to further develop IGB’s position as a global leader in freshwater science. The specific area of expertise could range from molecular to global ecology with a focus on freshwater biodiversity, limnology, fish biology and fisheries science, ecological theory, microbial ecology, biogeochemistry, evolution, ecological physiology, chemical ecology, parasitology, ecotoxicology or freshwater conservation. Candidates working across systems, scales and disciplines are particularly encouraged to apply. The position opens exceptional opportunities to develop and guide disciplinary and interdisciplinary research within IGB and FU Berlin and in collaboration with a wide range of other universities and research institutes in Germany’s capital area and beyond. This includes involvement in the Berlin-Brandenburg Institute of Advanced Biodiversity Research (BBIB). The ideal candidate is an accomplished freshwater ecologist with expertise in one of the above areas or a similar field, as demonstrated by a strong publication record and other indicators of scientific standing. She or he is dedicated to guide an aspiring institute to further enhance its standing as a leading freshwater research institution with impact in science and society. The position requires excellent communication and scientific leadership skills. The successful candidate will be appointed as a civil servant or employee of the public sector (salary grade W 3). Applicants must hence meet the legal requirements for professorial appointments in accordance with § 100 of the Berlin Higher Education Act (Berliner Hochschulgesetz). The position is based at IGB’s main location in Berlin on the shore of Lake Müggelsee. In addition to the responsibilities as director of IGB, it involves reduced teaching responsibilities at the Institute of Biology in the Department of Biology, Chemistry and Pharmacy of the FU Berlin (one 2-hour course per semester). Courses are taught in English or German. The main working language at IGB is English, reflecting the institute’s increasingly international staff and students. Informal enquiries about the position may be addressed to Prof. Dr. Mark Gessner (director@igb-berlin.de). For details and to apply, see the full job ad at http://www.fu-berlin.de/en/service/stellen/prof/. All application materials must be received by February 1st, 2017. Posted: 1/3/17.

Freshwater Ecology and Conservation: The Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management in the College of Natural Resources at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level in Freshwater Ecology and Conservation with an expected start date of July 1, 2017. The successful recruit is expected to develop an internationally recognized research program on the ecology and conservation of freshwaters. Possible areas of emphasis for this position would include: • freshwater population, community, or ecosystem ecology • conservation of freshwater species and populations • bio-indicators for freshwater ecosystem health and restoration • population dynamics of key freshwater species or functional groups • biological responses to hydrologic variability, water resource management, and terrestrial watershed management • influence of drought and climate change on native and invasive species, and the persistence of freshwater ecosystems • global change biology with a focus on freshwater systems Research in these or other areas may represent local, regional, and global scales and should make contributions to both basic and applied aspects of freshwater science. We seek an individual who applies innovative tools and novel approaches to meet public demand for science that conserves freshwater taxa and ecosystems, particularly in the face of increasing societal demands on freshwater resources. For more information about the position, including required qualifications and application materials, go to http://apptrkr.com/873744. The deadline to apply is October 14, 2016. For questions, please contact the Search Administrator at espm_recruit@berkeley.edu. UC Berkeley is an AA/EEO employer. Posted: 9/13/16.

Stable Isotope (Bio)geochemistry or Ecology: The University of California Merced invites applications for an open rank faculty position in stable isotope (bio)geochemistry or ecology. Successful candidates should have a record of accomplishment including a productive and nationally/internationally visible research program in stable isotope (bio)geochemistry or ecology. We will consider candidates in a broad range of research areas, including but not limited to: geosciences, biological sciences, and chemistry. We particularly welcome candidates with established records in stable isotope research and development of applications that have led to significant scientific advancements across a range of environmental science disciplines. The successful candidate must have a strong publication record and have demonstrated the potential to develop and support an independent, innovative research program and to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration with life, earth, and environmental scientists across the UC Merced community. Applicants must be able to teach and train students effectively at both graduate and undergraduate levels. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to direct a recently established light stable isotope laboratory that includes two ThermoFisher Delta V Plus isotope ratio mass spectrometers, each with Conflo IV interfaces, and collectors for CNHOS isotopes; and peripheral devices including a TCEA and a GC Isolink with RSH autosampler equipped for CNH isotope measurements, along with a Costech elemental analyzer with a zero blank autosampler. The successful candidate will be affiliated with the Life and Environmental Sciences Unit, in the School of Natural Sciences at UC Merced. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in a field relevant to the topics of interest indicated above is required by the start date. In addition, preferred candidates will have broad interests, a record of research excellence and creativity, and the potential for interdisciplinary collaboration. Consideration of applications will start on January 1, 2017. For details and to apply, see Job #JPF00398. For more information, please contact chair, Professor Asmeret Asefaw Berhe at aaberhe@ucmerced.edu. Posted: 10/5/16.

Stable Isotope Geochemistry: Applications are invited for a tenure track Assistant Professor position in Stable Isotope Geochemistry in the Geology Department at Western Washington University in Bellingham, WA, with an expected start date of September 2017. The ideal candidate will enhance our existing strengths in geoscience teaching and research by developing new courses and research avenues in stable isotope geochemistry applied to any of a diverse range of geoscience problems. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to paleoclimatology/paleolimnology/paleoceanography/paleoecology, fluid flow and fluid-rock interactions, applications of stable isotopes to (bio)geochemical processes and (bio)mineralization. The hired applicant will be expected to successfully contribute to the department’s course and curricular offerings, to establish a successful research program that includes BS and MS students and securing external funding for support of major research instrumentation, and work with department faculty and staff to develop connections to other WWU departments and programs in the marine and environmental sciences and other allied fields. The faculty member will also be expected to participate in service activities, including departmental committees and student advising. For details and to apply, see https://jobs.wwu.edu/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=7158. Application review begins December 19, 2016. Posted: 9/26/16.

Isotope Geochemistry: The Arizona State University School of Earth and Space Exploration (SESE) and the School of Molecular Sciences (SMS) invite applications for a jointly-appointed, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor with expertise in Isotope Geochemistry, with an anticipated start date of August 2017. We seek applications from diverse candidates with expertise in state-of-the-art applications of radiogenic isotope or light stable isotope geochemistry. We especially encourage applicants who: (1) employ analytical isotope geochemistry to study the tempo and dynamics of chemical, physical, or biological processes on Earth and elsewhere in our solar system; (2) have interests in the development of novel analytical protocols and instrumentation; (3) are enthusiastic about collaborative research spanning traditional disciplinary boundaries; and (4) complement ASU’s existing strengths in geochemistry. For details, see the full job ad at https://sese.asu.edu/about/opportunities/faculty-positions. Initial deadline: December 20, 2016. Posted: 11/3/16.

Aqueous & Environmental Geochemistry: The Department of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts invites applications for a tenure track position in Aqueous and Environmental Geochemistry at the Assistant Professor level starting Fall 2017. We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration. A Ph.D. in Geosciences or related field is required at the time of appointment and post-doctoral experience is preferred. The successful candidate will have research interests within the broad area covered by the position title. These areas might include critical zone and near-surface weathering, processes that occur at solid-water interface, including biological interactions, or chemical, physical and biological processes controlling the transport of dissolved species. It is hoped that the candidate will have interests in isotope or trace element geochemistry and the application of geochemical tools to a broad range of scientific questions. Research within the Department of Geosciences revolves around four main clusters: Global Change and Surface Processes; Water; Dynamic Earth; and Geography, Society and the Environment. It is expected that successful candidate will develop a rigorous externally funded research program and contribute to one or more of these research themes. Candidates who have experience in integrating geochemical tools with quantitative approaches to solving problems in natural systems are especially encouraged. Field-oriented research that could be incorporated into both undergraduate and graduate courses will be an asset. Teaching will involve participation in a large-enrollment introductory course in addition to appropriate advanced undergraduate and graduate courses. Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, teaching statement, and contact information for three referees familiar with their research and teaching efforts to http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=76620. For more information contact the Search Committee Chair (search[at]geo.umass[dot]edu). Review of applicants will begin 1 November 2016. Posted: 9/22/16.

Toxicology: Assistant Professor, 9-month, Tenure Track, 75% Research, 25% Teaching. We are seeking a collaborative and innovative scientist who investigates ecotoxicology, environmental toxicology, evolution of resistance, toxicological effects on beneficial or other non-target arthropods (lethal and sublethal effects), and/or molecular, physiological, or chemical mechanisms of toxicity and detoxification. Research interests can include emerging environmental contaminants or toxicology of insect-resistant crops. The candidate is expected to develop an independent research program with external funding. In addition to conducting research, other responsibilities include teaching an undergraduate course, developing a graduate course in the candidate’s specialty area, and advising graduate students. The successful candidate will be an active participant in the department, the college, and may participate in the Center for Chemical Ecology, the Environmental and Natural Resource Institute, Institute of Ecology, Center for Pollinator Research, Center for Molecular Toxicology and Carcinogenesis, Center for Watershed Stewardship, and the Intercollege Graduate Programs in Ecology, and Molecular Cellular and Integrative Biosciences. Location will be in the Department of Entomology, College of Agricultural Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 16802. Qualifications: Ph.D. in toxicology, entomology, ecology, biology, chemistry or a related scientific discipline with demonstrated accomplishments in research relevant to the job description. Expertise may include chemistry, insect physiology, molecular biology and/or regulatory policy. The candidate should have peer-reviewed publications, demonstrated skill in securing grants or strong potential to secure extramural funding, and evidence of interdisciplinary collaborations. Ph.D. must be complete at time of appointment. An excellent benefits package and a competitive startup package will be provided. Review of applications will begin March 30, 2017. Starting date-August 1, 2017 or as negotiated. Applications must include a letter of interest that describes research, teaching, and any undergraduate/graduate mentoring experience, along with a CV and the names of three references who may be contacted for letters of recommendation. Inquiries are welcome and can be addressed to Gary Felton (gwf10@psu.edu) or Kelli Hoover, Professor of Entomology and Chair of the Search Committee (kxh25@psu.edu). Applicants must apply at https://psu.jobs/job/69492. Posted: 3/6/17.

Environmental Toxicology: The State University of New York - College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF), invites applications for an academic-year, tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Environmental Toxicology in the Department of Environmental and Forest Biology (EFB). We seek a toxicologist with interests in the interactions between the environment and human health, who will contribute to expanding undergraduate and graduate programs in Environmental Health. See the full job ad for details and to apply. To ensure optimal consideration, all application materials should be received by February 22, 2017. Posted: 1/23/17.

Biological Limnologist, Environmental Toxicologist, Environmental Geochemist: THREE FACULTY POSITIONS in Aquatic and Watershed Processes. Bowling Green State University (BGSU) continues its cluster hiring in the area of environmental problems of watersheds in our Department of Biological Sciences and School of Earth, Environment, and Society (SEES), which includes the departments of Geology, Geography, and Environment and Sustainability. Following initial hire of a physical limnologist, we now search for the next three positions in this cluster: a biological limnologist (senior rank), an environmental toxicologist, and an environmental geochemist. Applicants are expected to develop highly productive, collaborative, and externally funded research programs, and contribute to teaching/service. Applicants should describe how their research will leverage existing assets and expertise in the area of aquatic and watershed processes at BGSU. Biological Limnologist: Senior faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor (with tenure) in Biological Sciences. The successful candidate will conduct innovative research with a focus on freshwater biological processes of relevance to the Great Lakes watershed, such as effects of climate change, harmful algal blooms or ecosystem impacts of invasive species. Competitive applicants will have a strong record of extramural funding, scholarly publication, collaboration, and student mentorship. Environmental Toxicologist: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Biological Sciences. The successful candidate will establish a research program in environmental toxicology with a primary focus on physiology. An ability to interface with existing research groups in neuroscience, molecular chemistry, or environmental science is encouraged. Environmental Geochemist: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in SEES. We seek candidates with research expertise in the general area of environmental geochemistry. The successful candidate will be expected to develop a research program that includes environmental problems associated with the Great Lakes region and especially Lake Erie and significant tributaries/watersheds impacting water quality in the area. This may include, but is not limited to, studies of sources, transfer/transport, and deposition/fate of nutrients and/or toxins through ecological systems at a variety of scales. Biological Sciences offers undergraduate and graduate (MS/PhD) degrees with 27 graduate faculty, 70+ graduate students, and 700+ undergraduate majors including 200+ in aquatic and ecological specializations. Biological Sciences has research emphases in Ecology and Molecular Biology, featuring a strong environmental microbiology program that spans these areas. SEES offers MS degrees in Geology and Applied Geospatial Sciences with 18 graduate faculty, 25+ graduate students, and 200+ undergraduate majors (degrees in Environmental Science/Policy, Geology, and Geography). SEES has a research emphasis in environmental sciences with related strengths in hydrology, geochemistry, and geospatial technology. SEES graduate faculty can also direct PhD students in Biological Sciences. BGSU is in close proximity to Lake Erie and western basin tributaries where we have existing collaborations with many federal (NOAA GLERL, USGS, Sea Grant, ECCC) and state/provincial agencies (MDNR, ODNR, PA F&BC, NYDEC, OMNR), as well as universities and we look to expand opportunities for collaboration. BGSU is also a member of the newly formed Lake Erie Area Research Network, a consortium of field stations and university research groups providing access to shared facilities, resources and expertise to promote cross-disciplinary research focused on the Lake. Applicants should submit a cover letter (indicating the position of interest), CV (with contact information for 3 references), statements of research and teaching interest/experience, and representative publications in one electronic file (pdf) by December 1, 2016 to: Biological Limnologist or Environmental Toxicologist Search, Kelly Stewart (kstewart@bgsu.edu) or Environmental Geochemist Search, Pat Wilhelm (pwilhel@bgsu.edu). Additional application materials may be requested at a later date. If you have any questions, please contact the Search Chairs: Mike McKay (biological limnologist: rmmckay@bgsu.edu), Robert Huber (environmental toxicologist: lobsterman.bgsu@gmail.com) or John Farver (environmental geochemist: jfarver@bgsu.edu). Ph.D. is required at the time of appointment, and post-doctoral experience is preferred. Start date is August 2017. Posted: 10/28/16.

Limnology: The Department of Environmental Science and Biology at The College at Brockport, State University of New York, seeks an assistant professor (tenure track) for fall 2017. Ph.D. in Limnology or related discipline required; ABD candidates must earn their doctoral degree within 6 months of hire. The person who fills this position will teach 9 to 10 contact hours per semester, including upper division/graduate Limnology and Water Quality Analysis, potentially undergraduate Environmental Science and/or Global Environmental Issues, as well as specialty courses in areas of interest. An active research program involving aquatic resources, which includes MS/BS student participation, external funding, and peer-reviewed publications, is expected. Individuals with the potential to increase the diversity of the student body through teaching, mentoring, or research activities are encouraged to apply. Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but review will begin by December 1, 2016; applicants should apply by this date for full consideration. Applicants should upload letter of application, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, vita, full contact information for three references, and unofficial transcripts of degrees earned (BS, MS, PhD) at: http://www.brockportrecruit.org. Posted: 10/28/16.

Limnology: The Department of Zoology and the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position beginning August 2017. Ph.D. required in natural sciences prior to start of the appointment. We seek a freshwater scientist who takes an ecosystem view of basic and applied problems in the aquatic sciences, including global change and interdisciplinary investigations, and uses approaches that include field research, modeling, and innovative statistical analyses. Our goal is to hire an outstanding individual with broad interests in aquatic sciences and great promise for intellectual growth and scholarship. Expectations include excellence in research and graduate training, engagement in interdisciplinary and collaborative scholarship, ability to maintain a vigorous extramurally funded research program, and skilled teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Diverse water-related activities at UW-Madison offer numerous collaborative opportunities, including involvement with the North Temperate Lakes Long Term Ecological Research program. Application materials should include a letter of intent, complete CV, statement of teaching and research interests and full contact information for three references. Materials are required to be sent electronically (single PDF document) to Kelly O'Ferrell at oferrell@wisc.edu . Please use subject line of Limnology Faculty Search. Applications must be received by November 25, 2016. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Professor Emily Stanley at ehstanley@wisc.edu. Posted: 9/29/16.

Limnology – Lake and Wetland Ecosystems: The Department of Watershed Sciences at Utah State University invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in limnology. We seek a limnologist interested in biological, physical, and/or chemical processes in lake and/or wetland ecosystems. The area of specialization is open. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a collaborative research program that leverages existing expertise in ecology, biogeochemistry, hydrology, geomorphology, and climate and water resource modeling. This position is partially funded through the Ecology Center. The successful applicant will become an associate of the Ecology Center and will be expected to contribute to Ecology Center programs. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in limnology or a related discipline, a record of peer-reviewed publication appropriate to career stage, and evidence of excellence in teaching or the ability to develop into an excellent teacher. Postdoctoral experience is desirable. This is an academic-year, 9-month, tenure track position to begin fall 2017. Approximate division of duties is 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service. The successful applicant will develop an externally-funded research program and teach approximately 7-8 semester credit hours per year. For more details visit https://jobs.usu.edu (position number 1639). Review of applications begins September 30, 2016. Posted: 9/13/16.

Aquatic Biology: The Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at Georgia College & State University invites applications for a tenure track position in Aquatic Biology to begin August 2017. We seek a highly trained individual who is committed to liberal arts education, can demonstrate excellence in teaching and research, and possesses the ability to work with a culturally diverse student population. Teaching responsibilities will include 12 contact hours/semester. A primary teaching responsibility will be ichthyology, with other teaching opportunities including core curriculum (non-majors) and lower lever biology courses for majors as well as upper level courses in the candidate’s area of expertise. The candidate will have the opportunity to develop an independent research program. There are two undergraduate majors within the Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences. We currently have 25 full time faculty members in the department with about 470 undergraduate biology majors, 110 environmental science majors, and an M.S. program in biology with approximately 30 students pursuing thesis and non-thesis degrees. Required: • Ability to teach introductory biology courses, and contribute to the core curriculum and upper division courses in area of specialization (e.g. ichthyology, fisheries science, malacology, astacology, aquatic entomology, freshwater biology). • Ability to engage undergraduates and graduates in research. • Ability to work collegially and effectively with university students, faculty, and staff as well as the surrounding community. • Demonstrable ability to work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds. Preferred: • In addition to the courses mentioned above, we are particularly interested in candidates who can teach ichthyology as well other upper division courses in their area of specialization. • At least two years of experience teaching undergraduate courses. • The department is especially interested in candidates who can work collegially and effectively with individuals of diverse backgrounds and whose experience, research, teaching, and service can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. Minimum Qualifications: • Ph.D. preferred (ABD with Ph.D. completed by August 1st, 2017 considered) in Biological Sciences or related field. • Research experience (demonstrated by publication record). • Undergraduate teaching experience. • Must meet SACSCOC accreditation requirements stated in C.S. 3.7.1 (faculty credentials). Apply at https://www.gcsujobs.com/postings/3654 and include a letter of application, vitae, 1-page teaching philosophy, 1-page research statement, unofficial transcripts and 3 confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016. Posted: 8/30/16.

Aquatic Biology: Trinity College Dublin is recruiting an Assistant Professor in Aquatic Biology to focus on the interface between the abiotic and biotic components of aquatic ecosystems including biogeochemistry and ecotoxicology. This is a permanent teaching and research position at a research intensive university in the world’s top 100. See the job description (pdf) to apply. Closes: 8/1/16. Posted: 7/7/16.

Fish Ecology: The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences at Texas A&M University is accepting applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Fish Ecology. We seek an ecologist whose research focuses on inland and/or coastal fishes using a combination of field and laboratory studies to address fundamental and applied questions in ecology, evolutionary biology and/or management. Although all areas of fish ecology will be given full consideration, candidates whose research may be integrated into cross-disciplinary studies are especially encouraged to apply. Such cross-disciplinary studies may include aspects of threatened species conservation, management of wild populations and communities, and aquaculture, including hatchery production for stock enhancement. The successful candidate is expected to establish an externally funded research program and contribute to the departmental research and teaching missions. Primary teaching responsibilities will include an undergraduate course in fish biology and management, and at least one additional undergraduate or graduate course related to the candidate’s area of expertise. Qualifications: A PhD in fish biology or other related field and a record of scholarship and grantsmanship commensurate with appointment as Assistant Professor are required. Postdoctoral research experience and a clearly defined research direction are expected. Appointment: 9 month tenure-track. Closing Date: January 5, 2017. Position Available: September 1, 2017. Application Process: Submit electronically as a single PDF: CV, statements of research and teaching, and contact information for three references to Dr. Masami Fujiwara, Search Committee Chair, fujiwara@exchange.tamu.edu. Posted: 11/29/16.

Fisheries and Aquaculture: The Department of Fisheries, Wildlife, and Environmental Science (FWES) at SUNY Cobleskill invites applications for a 10-month tenure-track position as Assistant Professor of Fisheries & Aquaculture to start in Fall (August) 2017. This is an applied teaching position with a preference given to applicants that seek to develop an undergraduate research program. For more information see the full job ad. Priority is given to applications submitted by January 15th, 2016. Posted: 12/13/16.

Fisheries Science and Management: Unity College (Maine) is seeking an Assistant/Associate Professor of Fisheries Science and Management. This is a permanent, full-time position focused supporting students in our Wildlife and Fisheries Management Program. Unity College in Maine is seeking to fill a faculty position in its Ecology and Management Program in the School of Biodiversity Conservation. Unity - America's Environmental College - is a small, liberal arts college dedicated to transdisciplinary teaching and scholarship in sustainability science. Primary Duties: Deliver Fisheries, Ecology and Biology courses as assigned to support the Wildlife & Fisheries Management, Wildlife Biology, Biology and Marine Biology majors as appropriate. Advise and mentor undergraduate students that are intent on pursuing careers in Wildlife and Fisheries, Ecology, Biology and Marine Biology, or other related fields Develop new courses and revising curriculum for the Wildlife & Fisheries Management major. Contribute to faculty service needs as assigned. Serve on campus committees as appropriate given position responsibilities. Contribute to the college's commitment to sustainability. The ideal candidate for this position will have: Ph.D degree in fisheries or related field. Previous teaching experience. Proficient with the use of most types of fishing gear, including but not limited to, electrofishing (backpack and boat), trap nets, gill nets, pot gears, and seines. Be able to tow, launch and operate a small boat as well as complete minor engine repairs. Valid driver's license and ability to drive college vehicles. Experience working with a state or federal fisheries agency or the private industry. Be familiar with the permitting application and reporting processes required for marine and aquatic work. For more information, including how to apply, please visit the college's career website. Review date: 11/28/16. Posted: 10/28/16.

Fisheries Biology: The Department of Biology at Ball State University invites applications for a tenure-track position. Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be able to teach Introductory Biology, Fisheries Management, and Biometry and contribute to the Department’s undergraduate Aquatic Biology and Fisheries concentration. The candidate will advance the research opportunities of undergraduate and graduate students in fisheries and aquatic science while complementing and collaborating with current faculty. The strongest candidates will have a demonstrated track record of teaching at the undergraduate level and evidence of outstanding scholarship in the form of peer-reviewed publications and external funding. The Department of Biology benefits from strong institutional support, promotes collaborations among faculty, and shares core research and teaching equipment. Minimum qualifications: Earned doctorate in biological science with a focus that includes fisheries biology, ecological modelling, or aquatic ecology by April 1, 2017; effective written and oral communication skills; commitment to excellence in teaching; and competency in current research concepts and approaches. Preferred qualifications: demonstrated teaching ability using student-centered learning techniques; evidence of scholarly activity, such as postdoctoral experience, publications, and successful procurement of external grants; established research agenda with a strong quantitative and modelling component that complements existing departmental research programs; collaborative potential with existing faculty. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, documentation of scholarly activity and teaching ability (e.g. student and peer evaluation summaries), statement of research interests (limited to three pages), statement of teaching philosophy (limited to three pages), copies of transcripts, and the names, addresses and contact information of five persons who can provide professional recommendations upon request. Applications are to be submitted as a single PDF file as an attachment to an e-mail message sent to Dr. Kemuel Badger, Chair, Department of Biology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 (kbadger@bsu.edu). Review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until October 31, 2016. Posted: 10/12/16.

Professor and Director, Oceanic Fisheries Program: Scripps Institution of Oceanography (SIO) at the University of California San Diego seeks a faculty member who will serve as the Director of the SIO component of the CalCOFI (California Cooperative Oceanic Fisheries Investigations) program. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in ocean sciences or related fields, and research interests and distinguished accomplishments in multidisciplinary research in fisheries oceanography and/or biological oceanography. We are particularly interested in a fisheries scientist broadly defined, but other research areas could include, but are not limited to, pelagic ecology, physical-biological coupling, biological modeling, bioinformatics, and spatial ecology. The candidate will participate actively in teaching and mentoring, secure support for graduate students, and sustain an innovative, extramurally supported program of research. CalCOFI is among the preeminent time series programs in the world ocean. Established in 1949, it remains a unique partnership among the NOAA National Marine Fisheries Service, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife, and SIO. The Director of the SIO component of CalCOFI will provide strategic leadership, effectively manage the program, connect the program even more closely to our academic and research activities at SIO and partner institutions, promote understanding and use of the results within California, nationally and internationally, initiate creative scientific research, and seek ways to enhance the program. SIO is a world renowned center of marine research with approximately 200 principal investigators leading research programs on all aspects of earth, ocean and atmospheric sciences. SIO is committed to academic excellence and diversity within the faculty, staff, and student body. We seek candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to excellence by providing leadership in teaching, research and service toward building an equitable and diverse scholarly environment. The appointment will entail full time salary support as a Professor and Director of the SIO component of CalCOFI. Rank, level of appointment (Associate, Acting Associate, Full, Acting Full). For full consideration, please apply by the 9/30/16 deadline: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01169. Posted: 9/14/16.

Fisheries Ecologist: The Wildlife and Fisheries Resources Program in the School of Natural Resources at West Virginia University (Morgantown, WV) is seeking a broadly-trained fisheries ecologist with expertise in inland fisheries management and aquatic sciences to fill a nine-month tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position has a projected starting date of January 1, 2017. Summer salary may be available initially in order to establish a research program contingent upon availability of funds. The successful candidate will teach two undergraduate courses and one graduate course annually. An undergraduate Fish Management course will be taught annually. Examples of other possible courses include Aquaculture, Ichthyology, Wildlife and Fisheries Population Ecology, and Aquatic Invertebrate Ecology, according to the candidates’ expertise and needs of the program. The candidate will be expected to develop a vibrant externally funded, nationally and internationally recognized research program that complements existing program strengths in wildlife and fisheries ecology. The incumbent will advise undergraduate students, mentor masters’ and doctoral students, and publish research results in refereed journals. The candidate will be expected to collaborate with federal and state resource agencies to promote long-term partnerships focused on fish conservation and water resources. Wildlife and Fisheries Resources is one of six program areas in the School of Natural Resources. The program offers degrees at the bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral levels. The program is housed within the Davis College of Agriculture, Natural Resources and Design. Candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum vita, and the names, addresses, and contact information of four professional references as a single PDF document. The review of applications will begin on August 1, 2016. Qualifications: An earned PhD in fisheries sciences or related disciplines by the time of appointment, a strong record of peer-reviewed publications, and the potential for obtaining and sustaining a research program from external grants is required. Demonstrated teaching ability is required. The successful candidate must be able to effectively communicate with undergraduates, graduate students, clientele groups, and professionals in the fields of fish and wildlife ecology and conservation biology. Ability to work within interdisciplinary research groups such as the newly created WVU Institute of Water Security and Science is important. Candidates with fisheries-related research interests in contemporary quantitative ecology, climate science, or restoration sciences are of particular interest. Please see: https://wvu.taleo.net/careersection/jobdetail.ftl?job=03356 to apply. Posted: 6/30/16.

Wildlife Biology: The Department of Biological Sciences at Murray State University invites applications for a tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR to begin January 2016 or August 2017. The Department offers both undergraduate and graduate (M.S.) degrees in a broad range of disciplines. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology, Wildlife Biology or closely related discipline with postdoctoral teaching or research experience. Candidates must be able to teach courses in Wildlife Management, Wildlife Policy & Administration, and Wildlife Techniques. Candidates must demonstrate research potential in wildlife biology as evidence by publications, grants, or other scholarly activity. Candidates must have ability to mentor undergraduates and master’s research students. Responsibilities: Teach introductory and upper-level courses in biology, including the three core classes listed above. Conduct research, pursue external funding, and advise student research at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Supervise the student chapter of The Wildlife Society, and advise students towards careers as professional wildlife and conservation biologists. Preference will be given to candidates with excellent teaching skills including use of modern classroom technologies, experience in student chapters of The Wildlife Society, experience interacting with state and federal wildlife agencies, strong research abilities, and who can teach Herpetology. Application Deadline: October 15, 2016. To Apply: visit http://www.murraystatejobs.com/postings/5833 and submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statements of teaching and research interests, and email addresses and phone numbers for three references. Questions: Please contact Dr. Howard Whiteman, Chair, Wildlife Biologist Search Committee at hwhiteman@murraystate.edu. Posted: 8/30/16.

Wildlife - Landscape and Habitat Management: The School of Natural Resources at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources is seeking applicants for a 12-month, tenure-track position in Landscape and Habitat Management at the rank of Assistant Professor. The faculty member will develop a high-impact research (40% FTE) and extension program (60% FTE) that is recognized nationally and internationally in landscape, habitat, and/or wildlife management, landscape ecology, nature-based economic development, assessment of state and federal conservation programs, partnerships for conservation or farm policy, or related topics. The primary audience for this work is landowners/tenants and landowner organizations with collaboration from Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and other state and federal agencies. The faculty member will seek and establish effective disciplinary and transdisciplinary collaborations including effective integration with extension action teams and research groups, connect with stakeholders, agency and/or industry partners to strengthen research/extension programming, and effectively obtain and leverage external and internal support (grants, fee revenue, etc.) for research/extension activities. The faculty member will mentor graduate students, publish in high-quality, high-impact scientific journals, and participate in scientific meetings and other appropriate professional activities. The faculty member will translate research-based information into learner-centered products, which includes the creation of scholarly, innovative, and high impact learning programs and tools. The scholar will be expected to identify issues and opportunities focused on learner needs and emerging regional and national issues, measure the impact of their programs, communicate results to administrators, stakeholders, users, and media, and mentor extension colleagues through professional development, translational research, grants and professional writing. In addition, the faculty member is expected to contribute, as an effective scholar and citizen of a land-grant institution, to the integrated mission of home units (e.g., Department, Center), including supporting student recruitment. Required Qualifications: The candidate must have a Ph.D. in a relevant field of study (e.g., range management, ecology, wildlife management) at time of appointment. Evidence of high potential for research productivity, including publications in peer-reviewed journals and evidence of development of proposals for externally-funded grants, is required. The successful candidate will also provide compelling evidence for, or potential of, outreach productivity and should have experience in outreach or extension education, conducting applied research, and reporting to scientific and lay audiences. Preferred: At least two years of relevant experience in research and outreach related to habitat management, experience working with resource management organizations (e.g., NGOs, or local, state, federal government), experience working with private citizens on resource management issues, and experience as a team leader of outreach activities in landscape, habitat, or wildlife management. To view details of the position and make application, go to: https://employment.unl.edu/postings/50574. Click on “Apply to this job.” Complete the application. Attach a letter of interest that includes a statement regarding research and outreach/extension experience, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin on August 29, 2016. Posted: 7/25/16.

Wildlife Management: Assistant Professor in Natural Resources – Wildlife Management – University of Minnesota Crookston. Full-time, nine-month tenure-track Assistant Professor of Natural Resources in the Agricultural and Natural Resources Department starting August 14, 2017. RESPONSIBILITIES: Deliver high-quality undergraduate instruction to students in the Natural Resources program. Course topics may include, but are not limited to: Wildlife Habitat Management Techniques, Mammalogy, Wildlife Management, Research Techniques, Natural Resource Leadership and Policy, Conservation Biology, Seminar, or natural resources courses suited to qualifications, expertise, and programmatic needs. A successful candidate is expected to establish his/her own scholarly research program in his/her area of expertise. The candidate is expected to contribute to further develop current and future programs, advise students, participate in recruitment and retention efforts, and help expand our network with the industry to benefit our programs, student experience, and student employment opportunities. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Doctorate degree in Wildlife, Natural Resources, Ecology, Biology, or related fields; excellent wildlife identification and field sampling skills; effective written and oral communication skills; teaching experience; ability to relate complex concepts to diverse audiences; demonstrated cultural competency; and commitment to an experiential educational philosophy within the scope of the land grant mission. PREFERRED: Expertise in habitat ecology or mammalian systems; TWS Certified Wildlife Biologist certification; experience in habitat management; experience in teaching at the university level; experience with academic advising of students; experience in teaching varied courses in, and related to Wildlife Habitat Management Techniques, Mammalogy, Wildlife Management, Ornithology, Research Techniques, Natural Resource Leadership and Policy, or Conservation Biology; previous field experience with a natural resource agency or consulting firm. Review of application materials will begin January 9, 2017. Visit https://employment.umn.edu for complete instructions on how to apply electronically. You will have the opportunity to complete an online application for the position and attach a cover letter and resume. Additional documents may be attached after application by accessing your "My Activities" page and uploading documents there. Please include unofficial college transcripts. Calls of inquiry welcome by contacting Dr. Harouna Maiga Department Head by telephone: (218) 281-8107 or e-mail: hmaiga@umn.edu. Posted: 12/13/16.

Wildlife Management: The Department of Biology at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor or associate professor in Wildlife Management. The successful candidate will be expected to teach both graduate and undergraduate field-based courses in the Department of Biology and develop an externally funded research program involving graduate students that complements existing strengths of our 50-member faculty. Salary and start-up package are negotiable. Proposed Start Date: Fall 2017. Job close date: September 15, 2016. Required Qualifications: 1. Earned Ph.D. in wildlife or related areas. 2. A record of published research accomplishments in the management of vertebrates. To be eligible for hire at the associate professor rank, candidate must meet the requirements for that rank as established by the department. The successful applicant will receive the appropriate rank and title based on university and department established standards. Preferred Qualifications: 1. Postdoctoral experience. 2. A record of externally funded research. 3. A record of interdisciplinary collaboration with species of concern. 4. Experience interacting with stakeholders, e.g. state and federal natural resource agencies. 5. Experience in field-based research complementing the research strengths of the department. Application Procedures: Only applications submitted through the Texas State University website will be accepted and considered. For full consideration, please submit the following by September 15, 2016: A letter of application with statements on research plans and teaching philosophy, CV, pdfs of five representative publications, and the names and contact information of five people willing to serve as references. The selected candidate will be required to provide official transcripts from all degree-granting universities. Inquiries about this position may be directed to Dr. Floyd Weckerly, fw11@txstate.edu. Required Applicant Documents: 1. Cover Letter 2. Curriculum Vitae 3. List of References 4. Statement of Teaching Philosophy 5. Statement of Research Interests 6. Examples of Recent Publications. Optional Documents: 1. DD 214 2. Veteran's Preference 3. Evidence of Teaching Experience/Evaluations. Posted: 7/12/16.

Pollination Ecology: The Entomology and Nematology Department at the University of Florida is accepting applications for an Assistant Professorship focused on pollination ecology in natural areas and crop systems. This is a 12-month, tenure-accruing position that will be 60% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station), 25% Extension (UF/IFAS Extension Service), and 15% teaching (College of Agricultural and Life Sciences). The position is based in Gainesville, FL, USA. The primary focus within the research assignment is the pollination ecology and/or conservation of non-Apis bees. The Extension responsibilities will include developing and implementing an effective statewide Extension education program to support conservation efforts and stakeholders who rely on the pollination services that non-Apis bees provide. The teaching responsibilities will include developing an undergraduate/graduate course in pollinator ecology/conservation and participation in revolving topic seminars in the candidate's area of expertise. Please forward this announcement to all interested parties. More information about the position can be found at http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/501323. Apply by March 25, 2017. Posted: 2/14/17.

Tree Fruit Integrated Pest Management: The Department of Entomology at Washington State University is seeking an Assistant Professor focusing on integrated pest management (IPM) of insects and mites in tree fruit cropping systems. This 12-month, tenured or tenure-track full-time faculty position begins August 16, 2017, or as negotiated, at the Wenatchee Tree Fruit Research and Extension Center, Washington. Responsibilities will include the development of a nationally and internationally recognized, and externally funded, research and extension program in IPM, focusing on problems faced by the Washington tree fruit industry and to contribute to the department’s teaching mission. Required: Earned Ph.D. in Entomology or related discipline at date of hire with demonstrated expertise in IPM and insect ecology. Screening of application materials begins June 16, 2017. Applications must include: letter of application addressing the required and preferred qualifications, areas of expertise, and research interests; a current curriculum vitae; statement of vision and goals for the position that describes how you would approach the position; electronic copies of graduate and undergraduate academic transcripts; and names and contact information for four professional references. Letters of recommendation will be requested for the finalists. Please contact Dr. Vince Jones, Search Committee Chair, vpjones@wsu.edu, 509-663-8181 x291, for questions about this position. All qualified individuals are encouraged to apply. For a complete position description see the Notice of Vacancy with all required and preferred qualifications visit http://entomology.wsu.edu/directory/current-vacancies/, and to apply visit www.wsujobs.com, # 125314. Posted: 5/12/17.

Urban Entomology: The University of California, Riverside Department of Entomology will fill a tenured Endowed Chair with an internationally recognized mid- to senior-career scientist in any aspect of Urban Entomology available October 1, 2017. The successful candidate will conduct fundamental and applied research on insects of importance to California’s urban environment and structural pest control industry. Research areas could include, but would not be limited to behavior, ecology, genetics, physiology and toxicology of urban and structural pests. The successful candidate will be expected to take a leadership role in urban pest management programs and interact with the structural pest control industry and the public. Research efforts must be consistent with the mission of the Agricultural Experiment Station and directed towards managing insects of importance to structures in the urban environment. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Entomology or related Life Science discipline. The successful candidate must demonstrate evidence of strong training and experience with modern biological approaches to the study of integrated pest management of insects of importance in the urban environment. All application materials should be sent to https://aprecruit.ucr.edu/apply/JPF00734. Questions regarding this position should be directed to Dr. John Trumble, Chair of the Endowed Chair in Urban Entomology Search Committee at john.trumble@ucr.edu. Review of applications will begin April 1, 2017 but the position will remain open until filled. More information on the Entomology Department. Posted: 3/2/17.

Insect Biodiversity and Systematics: Dept. of Entomology and Plant Pathology, North Carolina State University. The Assistant Professor position will be expected to develop an innovative research and teaching program in insect biodiversity, with an emphasis on using modern approaches in taxonomic and phylogenetic systematics. The position will also serve as Director of the NC State University Insect Museum, a regionally significant research collection comprising more than 2 million specimens. Collections development, specimen-based research, and graduate student mentorship in systematic entomology, and scholarly achievement in integrative insect biodiversity science is expected. Significant opportunities exist for collaborations within the department and university, as well as with environmental, regulatory, and evolutionary biology organizations in Research Triangle Park (RTP), regional universities, and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. The position will teach a core graduate-level course in insect biodiversity in the Entomology Graduate Program. For more details, see https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/74309. Must Be Open Until: 9/27/2016. Posted: 9/16/16.

Arthropod Vectors of Vertebrate Diseases: Department of Entomology, College of Agricultural Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University. Starting Date: January 1, 2017 or as negotiated. As part of Penn State's continuing dedication to develop excellence in the area of infectious disease dynamics, we seek to strengthen the Department of Entomology with a scientist whose program is focused on arthropods and vertebrate diseases. We expect the candidate to develop a research program focused on the ecology and biology of arthropods affecting animal and public health, and advance our understanding of extant and emerging pests and vectors associated with zoonotic diseases relevant to Pennsylvania, Northeast Regional, National and International stakeholders. In addition to graduate student advising, the candidate will acquire and maintain extramural funding to support research and outreach programs. As a member of the Extension Animal System(s) State Team, the individual will participate in the identification of educational program needs, develop educational events and materials to support programs and participate in evaluations to measure the program and team’s success. Specifically, the candidate will create and maintain a statewide and regional education program in arthropods affecting domesticated animals and wildlife that includes pests such as ticks, mosquitoes, bed bugs, flies, etc. Interactions with Penn State Extension and faculty and staff of the Department of Veterinary and Biomedical Sciences and the Animal Diagnostic Laboratory is strongly expected and the candidate is expected to lead a statewide program team to facilitate advances in domesticated and wildlife animal entomology to meet future societal needs. Additional responsibilities include engagement in appropriate interdisciplinary activities within and outside the Department, including in the Center for Molecular Immunology and Infectious Diseases and/or the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics. Candidates may have access to Penn State’s Pell laboratory, which is a modern BSL-3 facility that features both insect and laboratory animal capabilities. QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in entomology, ecology, biology, or related scientific discipline with demonstrated accomplishments in research relevant to vertebrate pests or vectors. Expertise in those areas that will complement existing departmental strengths in IPM, chemical ecology, vector biology, genomics or disease ecology is desired. Candidates must demonstrate an interest in advancing modern and diverse pest management technologies in domesticated animal and wildlife entomology, and the delivery of information to diverse audiences with traditional and information-technology methods. Requires competence and comfort in working with multiple stakeholders involved directly in management of these systems. The ability to engage professionally with a diverse population of faculty, staff, and students across the university is required. Review of applications will begin on October 7, 2016. Applications received before October 1, 2016 will be included in the search committee’s original screening. Applicants should upload a letter of application, names and addresses of three professional references, curriculum vitae, statement of research and extension interests and official transcripts. Questions can be directed to: Dr. Gary W. Felton, Head, Department of Entomology, The Pennsylvania State University, 501 Agricultural Sciences and Industries Bldg., University Park, PA 16802, (814) 863-7789, gwf10@psu.edu. Posted: 8/15/16.

Fish & Wildlife Infectious Disease Ecologist: As part of a new university-wide emphasis on Global Systems Science, Virginia Tech is hiring five faculty members in the area of infectious disease across four colleges. The Department of Fish and Wildlife Conservation seeks to fill a tenure-track position in infectious disease at the level of assistant professor. This is a full-time, tenure-track, nine-month appointment with primary responsibilities in teaching and research. The appointment is in the College of Natural Resources and Environment with opportunities to work with university-level programs such as the Global Change Center, and interdisciplinary graduate programs including the Interfaces of Global Change, the Genetics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, and Integrated Microbiology. The successful candidate will conduct research and teach in the area of fish and wildlife infectious disease and help establish and grow the new Global Systems Science Destination Area. Development of an independent, externally funded research program in fish or wildlife infectious disease ecology that engages both graduate and undergraduate students is expected. The successful individual will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in their area of expertise, with an average teaching load of 1 to 1.5 courses per year. Advising and mentoring of both graduate and undergraduate students is required. Preference will be given to candidates whose research program addresses conservation of biological diversity or questions at the intersection of disease and anthropogenic stressors, including, but not limited to, climate change, pollution, habitat loss, or invasive species. Participation in departmental, college and university affairs and collaboration with professionals both within and outside the university is encouraged and expected. Candidates are expected to develop a research program that engages with state agencies, NGOs, or industry, as well as national or international funding sources. Minimum qualifications: 1. By the time of appointment, a Ph.D. from an accredited university in fish or wildlife conservation or management, natural resources, biological sciences, ecology, or a closely related field is required. 2. Strong interest in developing interdisciplinary research collaborations. 3. Ability and interest in collaborative research with state or federal agencies, foreign governments, NGOs, private industry, or some combination of these groups, including acquisition of funding and publishing results of research in the peer-reviewed literature. 4. Ability and interest in developing and teaching highly effective courses in their area of expertise. Preferred qualifications: 1. Experience advising and directing the research of graduate or undergraduate students, or both. 2. Research that complements existing program strengths. 3. Post-doctoral or previous faculty experience. Apply at www.jobs.vt.edu, referring to posting No. TR0160180. Review will begin by January 4, 2017. Posted: 12/16/16.

Pathogen and/or Microbiome Biology: One tenure track assistant professor faculty position will be filled in the Pathogen and Microbiome Institute, with tenure assignment to an academic department relevant to the faculty member’s expertise (e.g., Department of Biological Sciences, School of Informatics and Computer Science and Cyber Systems) beginning August 21, 2017. Individuals are invited to apply for an assistant professor faculty position in the Pathogen and Microbiome Institute at Northern Arizona University. We are seeking individuals with research interests that complement existing strengths in basic or translational pathogen and microbiome research, which may include bioinformatics, genomics, immunology, molecular epidemiology, microbiology, population genetics, disease ecology, phylogeography, clinical and environmental microbiology expertise. This is a research intensive position with competitive teaching loads in subject areas that will be dictated by the applicant’s expertise. Evidence of grant potential will be required. The successful candidates will be expected to: (1) develop and/or transfer an intensive research program that is supported by awards from extramural agencies; (2) contribute to the university graduate training program with M.S. and Ph.D. students, and postdoctoral fellows; and (3) perform service for the department, university, and profession. Minimum Qualifications: PhD in Biology, Microbiology, Computer Science or related discipline; At least one year of postdoctoral research experience completed by August 21, 2017, or equivalent experience. Preferred Qualifications: Experience submitting proposals for external and/or internal research funding; Evidence of conducting research complementary to the research of current faculty members in the Pathogen and Microbiome Institute. Demonstrated success with peer-reviewed research publications; Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working with students, colleagues, and community members from culturally diverse backgrounds. See the full job ad (Job ID 602930) for details and to apply. Position is still actively seeking applicants - disregard listed review date. Posted: 2/19/17.

Ecology and Evolution of Infectious Diseases: As part of a new initiative in Planetary Health, Stony Brook University’s Department of Ecology and Evolution and Global Health Institute invite applications for a faculty position. The successful candidate will hold a tenured or tenure-track appointment in the Department of Ecology and Evolution, and will be affiliated with the Global Health Institute (GHI), with additional potential affiliations as desired with the Centre ValBio, the Center for Infectious Diseases, the Division of Infectious Diseases, the Program in Public Health and/or the School of Dental Medicine. While open to all ranks, only exceptional candidates will be considered at the Assistant Professor level. The successful candidate will teach at the undergraduate and/or graduate level, generate external funding to support their research, and perform services to support the Department of Ecology and Evolution and the interdisciplinary mission of the GHI. Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in biological sciences or a related field, and an active and funded research program in ecology and/or evolution of infectious disease agents of relevance to human health. Preferred qualifications include demonstrated ability to develop international and interdisciplinary collaborations, strategic program building, development or use of quantitative approaches to model infectious disease dynamics, and an interest in developing research projects consistent with the mission of the GHI in Madagascar. Stony Brook University has deep expertise in ecology, evolutionary biology, conservation biology, biodiversity, public health, and infectious diseases. The Global Health Institute’s Planetary Health program seeks to simultaneously improve human and ecosystem health. The university supports field research at the Centre ValBio, located at the edge of Ranomafana National Park, Madagascar. Centre ValBio facilitates basic research in conservation biology and infectious disease ecology, but is also pioneering innovative methods for rural health care delivery. The successful candidate is expected to contribute to this long-standing research program in Madagascar. For details and to apply see https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8616. Deadline: January 2, 2017. Posted: 11/29/16.

Disease Ecology or Evolution: The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Connecticut is pleased to invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Disease Ecology or Evolution at the rank of Assistant Professor. The Department seeks a research scientist who uses innovative approaches to address fundamental ecological or evolutionary questions about disease agents of non-domesticated plants or animals. We are interested in a broad range of research areas, including but not limited to population, community or evolutionary dynamics of disease-causing agents and their hosts or vectors; coevolutionary interactions; the genetics of adaptation; the ecology or evolution of emerging diseases; interactions between global environmental change and disease ecology or evolution; and research that is at the interface of ecology and evolution. Minimum Qualification: A Ph.D. in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology or a related field by time of appointment; two peer-reviewed publications in disease ecology or evolution; and demonstrated research focus on disease agents of non-domesticated plant or animal hosts. Equivalent foreign degrees are acceptable. Preferred Qualifications: Potential to establish a nationally recognized research program that makes conceptual advances in disease ecology, evolution, or their interaction based on empirical research; research program that complements the Department’s strengths; strong record of extramural fellowships or grants; relevant postdoctoral experience; evidence of or potential for excellence in teaching including a commitment to effective teaching; and a commitment to and plan for fostering and supporting diversity through research, teaching or public engagement. This is a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position with an anticipated start date of August 23rd, 2017. The successful candidate’s academic appointment will be at the Storrs campus. For details and to apply, see https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8220. Please submit (1) a cover letter addressing qualifications; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) research statement (3 pages maximum); (4) teaching statement, including teaching philosophy and teaching experience (2 pages maximum); (5) a statement describing experience with, plan for, and commitment to enhancing diversity and broadening participation (2 pages maximum); (6) Names and contact information for at least three reference writers. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by November 4, 2016. Questions about the position may be directed to search co-chairs Mark Urban and Elizabeth Jockusch. Posted: 10/10/16.

Molecular Ecology: The Biology Department at Bucknell University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track faculty position to begin August 2017. We seek an integrative biologist who uses molecular and bioinformatic approaches to explore questions in ecology. The successful candidate must have a strong commitment to undergraduate teaching and an equally strong commitment to diversity, inclusion, and student-centered approaches. Teaching expectations will include upper level courses in molecular ecology, applied bioinformatics, and molecular biology, as well as rotation through introductory-level courses in support of the Biology curriculum and the general education goals of the University. The successful candidate will also establish a vibrant research program that involves talented undergraduates and has the potential to attract extramural funding. Applicants must have a Ph.D. or be ABD at the time of appointment, and be able to document relevant teaching experience as well as their commitment to effective, inclusive teaching. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching philosophy, a detailed description of research plans, and three confidential letters of recommendation. Review of applications will begin October 1, 2016. Questions may be directed to the Chair of the Biology Department, Matthew Heintzelman (mheintze@bucknell.edu). Applications will only be accepted through https://apply.interfolio.com/36807. Posted: 9/26/16.

Molecular Microbial Ecology: The Middlebury College Department of Biology invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor of Biology with a focus in molecular microbial ecology and preference for research interests involving metagenomics and/or microbiome studies, beginning in fall 2017. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and postdoctoral experience as well as a demonstrated commitment to excellence in both teaching and research. The successful candidate is expected to teach an Ecology and Evolution course at the introductory level, and an upper level Molecular Ecology course. In accordance with Middlebury’s teaching guidelines, the successful candidate will also teach courses in General Microbiology, Genomics and/or Molecular Genetics, although not all in the same year, and contribute to Middlebury’s First Year Seminar Program and Winter Term course offerings. The successful candidate is also expected to establish an active research program in a supportive, research-active environment that involves undergraduates. The department is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the growing diversity and excellence of the academic community through their teaching, scholarship, and service. Indication of enthusiasm for evidence based pedagogy, mentoring, and advising a diverse population of students is essential. For more details on the position contact Dr. Grace Spatafora, Molecular Microbial Ecologist Search Committee Chair, Department of Biology, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT 05753 (spatafor@middlebury.edu). At Middlebury, we strive to make our campus a respectful, engaged community that embraces difference, with all the complexity and individuality each person brings. In your application materials we encourage you to address how your teaching, scholarship, mentorship, and/or community service might support our commitment to diversity and inclusion. Through Interfolio, candidates are asked to submit a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, a sample of scholarly work, and three confidential letters of recommendation, at least two of which must speak to teaching ability. Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/36496. Email and paper applications will not be accepted. Application materials must be received by October 15, 2016. Posted: 8/23/16.

Microbiologist: The Department of Biology at the College of Charleston invites applications for a tenure-track position in Microbiology at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2017. This position is the second of two ongoing searches in the Biology Department; the other is targeting a Microbial Geneticist. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Biology or a related field and a strong commitment to teaching and maintaining an active research program involving undergraduates. We are especially interested in a colleague who will develop collaborations with existing faculty (http://biology.cofc.edu/about-the-department/faculty-staff-listing/index.php). Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in Microbiology lecture and laboratory, introductory biology and perhaps specialty courses in an area of expertise. The College of Charleston, located in Charleston, SC, is a public liberal arts and sciences institution of 12,000 students, with MS programs in Marine Biology and Environmental Studies, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Applicants should submit electronic (pdf) copies of their curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, up to three relevant publications, and three letters of recommendation to http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/5765. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Courtney Murren, search committee chair, at murrenc@cofc.edu. This is a nine-month appointment; salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin Feb 19, 2017. Posted: 1/31/17.

Microbial Genetics: The Department of Biology at the College of Charleston invites applications for a tenure-track position in Microbial Genetics at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2017. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in Biology or a related field and a strong commitment to teaching and maintaining an active research program involving undergraduates. The area of research is open to any microbial system (eukaryotic, prokaryotic, viral) but we are targeting a microbiologist who asks evolutionary or environmental questions and seek a colleague interested in developing collaborations with existing faculty (http://biology.cofc.edu/about-the-department/faculty-staff-listing/index.php). Primary teaching responsibilities include undergraduate courses in Genetics, Microbiology, introductory biology and perhaps specialty courses in an area of expertise. The College of Charleston, located in Charleston, SC, is a public liberal arts and sciences institution of 12,000 students, with MS programs in Marine Biology and Environmental Studies, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Applicants should submit electronic (pdf) copies of their curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, up to three relevant publications, and a list with names and contact information for three referees, to: http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/5577. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Christine Byrum, search committee chair, at byrumc@cofc.edu. This is a nine-month appointment; salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications. Review of applications will begin Dec 14, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability. Posted: 11/16/16.

Computational Biology: Microbiome and Quantitative Ecology: The Department of Biological Sciences at Auburn University invites applications for tenure-track Assistant Professor faculty positions (9-month) beginning Fall 2017. We are conducting multiple faculty hires with the aim of significantly improving departmental strengths in basic and applied computational approaches designed to address biological problems in the following two subdisciplines: Microbiome Research (Host-Microbial Interactions Core Area). We seek candidates who are investigating the structure and function of microbial assemblages in association with animal or plant hosts. Candidates who are interested in understanding how the composition, dynamics and physiological attributes of complex microbial systems impacts the host are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will employ cutting-edge tools including (meta)genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics and/or metabolomics approaches to dissect the microbiome, with the use of laboratory- or field-based components in their research program. The use of these “omics” based tools inherent to this position requires a strong use of computational techniques. Those that are able to integrate their research program with other Biological Sciences core research areas are also encouraged to apply. A successful applicant for the Microbiome Research position may be eligible to participate in Auburn University’s multidisciplinary Cluster Hires Initiative in the Omics and Informatics cluster. New faculty with expertise in computationally intensive biology could complement the University’s considerable existing expertise in these areas. If a successful candidate becomes a member of the Omics and Informatics cluster, then participation in the cluster will be an important component in faculty annual reviews. Quantitative Ecology (Behavior, Ecology, Evolution and Conservation Core Area). We seek candidates capable of interacting with a core of population and community ecologists linked by interests in a) origin and conservation of biodiversity and b) organization of populations and communities in both natural and human-altered ecosystems. Desired foci in quantitative ecology include, but are not restricted to, network theory, environmental informatics, evolutionary modeling, quantitative genetics or meta-modeling of populations or communities. The successful candidates may benefit from extensive databases generated within labs of core faculty and the natural history collections in the Auburn University Museum of Natural History. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in Biological Sciences, Ecological Sciences, Computational Biology, Microbiology or a related discipline, and excellent written and interpersonal communication skills. Qualifications include postdoctoral or professional experience, a strong record of publication, teaching experience, and potential for funding. Candidates selected for these positions must be able to meet eligibility requirements to work in the US at the time the appointment is scheduled to begin and continue working legally for the proposed term of employment. Review of applications will begin January 4, 2017 and will continue until suitable candidates are found. Applicants should submit (electronically) a cover letter emphasizing specific qualifications, a curriculum vita, a description of research interests, a statement of teaching philosophy/experience, and names and contact information of at least 3 professional references. See the links above for details and to apply. More information. Posted: 12/14/16.

Non-Human Microbiomes and Complex Microbial Communities: Open Rank, Tenure Track positions in Non-Human Microbiomes (up to 3 positions available). The cluster hire will focus on non-human microbiomes and seeks to establish an internationally recognized cohort of microbiome researchers at the forefront of understanding and engineering microbial communities. More information: link above. Posted: 9/28/16.

Microbial Systems Biology: The Department of Microbiology and the National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis (NIMBioS) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the area of Microbial Systems Biology, with a primary appointment in Microbiology. We seek applicants whose research will center on modeling the metabolism, regulation, evolution, and other emergent properties of microbial systems on the intracellular, community, or ecosystem level. Such research should integrate multiple types of experimental data, possibly including biomolecular "omics" data, into a mathematical framework for microbial systems. It is anticipated that candidates will have experience and interests in the synthesis of experimental and observational data through quantitative modeling and theory: a competitive start-up for creating a mathematics or theory based research group to collaborate with empiricists will be available. The successful candidate will address questions that complement existing strengths in the Microbiology department, and the cross-disciplinary approaches supported by NIMBioS. There also exist opportunities to interact with groups and facilities in the nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory. A PhD in a computational, statistical or mathematical sciences or a biological field as well as relevant postdoctoral research experience are required. The successful candidate is expected to establish an innovative, externally-funded research program and contribute to the departmental teaching mission at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The position will start as early as August 1, 2017. Applications should include a brief cover letter, CV with list of publications, a 2-3 page outline of research interests, and a separate 1-2 page description of teaching interests. Please provide the contact information for three individuals who are familiar with the applicant and would be willing to provide letters of recommendation. Please email the application as a single pdf file to MicroNIMBioS@nimbios.org. Letters should be addressed to Dr. Steven Wilhelm, Professor of Microbiology, and informal inquiries may be sent to him at wilhelm@utk.edu. Review of applications will begin Dec 1, 2016. Posted: 11/8/16.

Microbial Ecology: The Department of Biological Sciences at Dartmouth College seeks applicants for an Assistant Professor position in Microbial Ecology. We seek highly qualified candidates who investigate important questions relating to the ecology of microbes and their interactions with other organisms. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent degree. We seek a colleague who will supervise an independent, extramurally funded research program; provide research training for graduate and undergraduate students; teach introductory ecology and other courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels; and contribute to Dartmouth’s recently expanded cross-departmental graduate program in Ecology, Evolution, Ecosystems and Society. Dartmouth also offers many other relevant opportunities for research and graduate training, including the Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program and the Microbiology & Molecular Pathogenesis Program. Application materials should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three representative publications, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three references. Please submit materials electronically to: http://apply.interfolio.com/36648. Application review will begin on 15 September 2016. [Additional note from search committee on 9/16/16: "We won't be seriously reviewing the applications for a couple of weeks so tell people to not worry about the date. Just get them in soon and everything will be good!] Posted: 8/23/16, revised: 9/16/16.

Microbial Ecology/Microbiology and Plant Population/Community Ecology: The Department of Biology at The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) invites applications for two tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. We seek outstanding individuals whose research addresses either interactions between environmental factors and microbial systems (Microbial Ecology/Microbiology, position #999049), or prominent aspects of population and/or community ecology using plants as a primary study system (Plant Population and Community Ecology position, position #996). The successful applicants will be expected to participate fully in our doctoral program in Environmental Health Science. Our broadly defined doctoral program is directed at understanding environmental problems that directly or indirectly affect human health and well-being from the global to the molecular levels. Successful applicants will be expected to develop a strong, externally funded research program, train a diverse group of undergraduate and graduate students from various backgrounds, make significant contributions to our Ph.D. program, teach courses related to their specialty, and contribute to undergraduate teaching in microbiology and ecology, respectively. Synergies with faculty in related disciplines are encouraged. Candidates must hold a Ph.D. in Biology or a related discipline and postdoctoral experience is preferred. The evaluation of applications will begin December 5, 2016. The position starts in August 2017. For details and to apply, visit https://jobsearch.uncg.edu and click on “Faculty”. Posted: 10/5/16.

Microbial Ecology/Quantitative Forest Ecology: The Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute (STRI) invites applicants for two permanent research scientist positions: a microbial ecologist, and a quantitative forest ecologist. Successful candidates will develop outstanding, independent research programs in tropical forests. STRI is headquartered in the Republic of Panama, with modern research facilities, a library with extensive holdings in the natural sciences, and field stations throughout Panamá. Staff scientists maintain research programs within a worldwide network of collaborators at diverse academic institutions. Opportunities for mentoring young scientists are available through an internal fellowship program. Formal teaching is possible through educational programs with affiliated universities, but not required. Incumbents will complement existing strengths at STRI, and within STRI’s Center for Tropical Forest Science/Smithsonian Forest Global Earth Observatory. Early- to mid-career candidates are especially encouraged; applicants at all postdoctoral stages will be considered. Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. and post-doctoral research experience in a relevant field, outstanding publication record, demonstrated success in obtaining grants, and a commitment to communicating science to the public. Demonstrated experience with bioinformatics (microbial biologist) and database management (quantitative biologist) will be an advantage. To Apply: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, a summary of research accomplishments and interests, curriculum vitae, three to five significant publications as separate PDFs, and the names and contact information of three references to strisearch@si.edu. Address inquiries to Dr. Allen Herre, Chair, Microbial Ecology Search Committee at HerreA@si.edu or Dr. Helene Muller-Landau, Chair, Quantitative Forest Ecology Search Committee, at MullerH@si.edu. Review of applications will begin on 2 December 2016. Posted: 9/7/16.

Microbiology: The Department of Natural Sciences at the Oregon Institute of Technology (Oregon Tech) is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track, 9-month faculty position in microbiology at the rank of Assistant Professor. Start date will be September 2017. The position will serve students in a range of programs including Biology-Health Sciences, Medical Lab Sciences, Nursing, Dental Hygiene, and Environmental Sciences, with an emphasis on medical microbiology. Many of the alumni from our Biology-Health Sciences major go on to programs in medicine, pharmacy, dentistry, veterinary medicine and other graduate medical professions, as well as graduate programs in fields like molecular and cell biology or biochemistry. Minimum Qualifications: A Ph.D. in a relevant discipline at the time of appointment is strongly preferred. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in immunology and/or cell biology. An interdisciplinary capacity to address the interests of our diverse study body through student-focused education is desirable. Applicants must have excellent communication skills, a strong commitment to supporting student success, and dedication to high-quality undergraduate instruction with an applied, hands-on emphasis. Ideal candidates will have an established record of teaching effectiveness, application of applying innovative best practices in undergraduate courses, and advising students for careers, particularly in biomedical fields. See the full job ad for details and to apply. Review of applications will begin January 17, 2017. Posted: 1/9/17.

Microbiology: The College of Biological Sciences at the University of Minnesota announces a cluster hire in microbial biology that will recruit three tenure-track assistant professors in the new Department of Plant and Microbial Biology. We seek outstanding microbiologists who utilize various approaches (including physiology, molecular biology, computation, diversity, cell biology, genetics, biochemistry, ecology and/or evolution) to understand microorganisms in fundamental, environmental and/or applied contexts. We encourage applicants working in the following research areas: Archaeal Microbiology, Environmental Metagenomics, Eukaryotic Microbiology, Industrial Microbiology, Microbial Cellular Biology. See the link above for details and to apply. Applications are due November 15, 2016. Posted: 10/7/16.

Microbiology/Microbial Ecology: Muhlenberg College Biology Department invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning August 2017. We are seeking candidates who are strongly committed to undergraduate teaching and research in a liberal arts college environment. Teaching responsibilities include an upper-level microbiology course and an upper-level course supporting the biology major or a related interdisciplinary major (e.g., biochemistry, environmental science, or public health). The successful candidate will also contribute to at least one of the following: our introductory biology sequence, a first-year seminar, a non-majors interdisciplinary cluster course, or a human difference & global engagement course. Qualifications include: a Ph.D., a record of excellent teaching, and an active research program that can involve undergraduate students. Post-doctoral research or similar experience expected. We are especially interested in applications from candidates with experience in emerging areas of study such as the microbiome, host-microbe interactions, pathogenesis mechanisms, or microbial evolution and ecology. Applicants should submit electronic copies of a letter of application that includes an explanation of how the candidate will contribute to Muhlenberg's efforts to become a more diverse and inclusive community, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests, evidence of teaching excellence, and sample publications. These and three confidential letters of reference must be sent to microbiologist@muhlenberg.edu. Chair of the search is Dr. Marten Edwards, Biology Department, Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA 18104. For detailed application information visit http://www.muhlenberg.edu/main/academics/biology/microbiologist. Review of applications will begin October 3, 2016. Posted: 9/13/16.

Environmental Microbiology of Aquatic Systems: The University of Cincinnati is pleased to announce a tenure-track faculty position in the area of environmental microbiology of aquatic systems. This position is part of the second round of hiring for the Water Cluster Initiative that will hire a total of six new tenure-track faculty members to strengthen interdisciplinary programs in water research, education and outreach. The Water Cluster hires represent a joint initiative between the College of Engineering and Applied Science (CEAS), the College of Arts & Sciences (A&S), and the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP). For details and to apply, see https://jobs.uc.edu (Requisition ID #14821). Apply by December 31, 2016. For questions about the positions, please contact Professor Ron DeBry (ron.debry@uc.edu). Posted: 12/12/16.

Environmental Genomics in Aquatic Systems: The Department of Biology of the University of Konstanz (Germany) seeks to fill a Junior Professorship (W1) of Environmental Genomics in Aquatic Systems from October 2017. Applicants should be internationally recognized in the field of Environmental Genomics in Aquatic Systems. The ideal candidate is supposed to perform research on the response of aquatic communities to environmental change involving the characterization of environmental DNA of eukaryotes in water and sediment samples, and should have excellent bio-informatics skills. The Junior Professor is expected to contribute to the Research Training Group “R3 – Responses to biotic and abiotic changes, Resilience and Reversibility of lake ecosystems”. The Junior Professor will be offered to participate in several projects of this RTG and to become a member of the corresponding PhD advisory committees thus receiving immediate support by doctoral researchers. In parallel, we expect the candidate to develop her/his own research ideas in an environment of interdisciplinary research with excellent opportunities of cooperation. Teaching duties include participation in the local BSc and MSc programs of the Department of Biology. See the full job ad for details and to apply. Deadline 8 January 2017. Further information: Prof. Frank Peeters (Frank.Peeters@uni-konstanz.de). Posted: 12/12/16.

Environmental Microbiology: The Jess and Mildred Fisher College of Science and Mathematics at Towson University invites applications for a tenure-track, 10-month Assistant Professor position in the Department of Biological Sciences beginning August 2017. Qualifications: PhD, postdoctoral experience preferred. ABD applicants considered, but appointment will be at the Instructor rank and all degree requirements must be completed by February 1, 2018. Possess a strong commitment to excellence in teaching a diverse student population, to develop a productive research program involving both graduate and undergraduate students, and to pursue external funding to support the applicant’s research program. Preference given to applicants with experience in microbiome/genome research and bioinformatics. Responsibilities: Faculty assigned an instructional workload of 6 course units per academic year for the first year. Teach courses in microbiology and genetics, and an upper-level elective and/or graduate-level courses in environmental microbiology or in the applicant’s area of specialization. The Department is dynamic, rapidly growing, with broad areas of research interest in cell and molecular biology, organismal biology and ecology, physiology, science education and a strong Mater’s program. Interdepartmental programs in Molecular Biology, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics (MB3) and Environmental Sciences & Studies provide opportunities for interdisciplinary teaching and research. The Department of Biological Sciences provides a supportive and collaborative environment for both research and teaching and is committed to excellent student education in synergy and internationally recognized research programs. Most of the faculty maintain active research programs and 64% have been awarded significant extramural funding support in the last five years. The department supports molecular approaches to environmental, evolutionary and conversation biology research, with next generation sequencing instrumentation for RNA and DNA analysis and additional instrumentation for protein analysis, as well as the NSF-funded Urban Environmental Biogeochemistry Laboratory (UEBL), a cutting edge facility that supports student and faculty research in Biology, Chemistry, Geoscience and Environmental Science. Review of application begins October 24, 2016. Send a curriculum vitae, copies of transcripts relating to graduate level work, a one-page statement on teaching philosophy, a 1-2 page statement on research interests, copies of 2-3 recent publications and three letters of reference electronically to biolsci@towson.edu. For questions, please contact the search committee chair: Dr. Michelle Snyder, Towson University, 8000 York Road, Towson, MD 21252-0001, msnyder@towson.edu. Please complete a voluntary on-line applicant data form. Posted: 9/28/16.

Microbiologist: Siena College. Assistant Professor, tenure-track position, starting fall 2017. Candidate must be broadly trained in biology and have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences. Post doctoral research and/or teaching experience strongly preferred. Successful candidate will be committed to teaching undergraduates and to developing a research program that involves undergraduates. The teaching load is 9 contact hours per semester. Teaching duties include an upper division microbiology course with laboratory and a sophomore level cell biology course. A research lab and initial startup funds will be provided. Preference will be given to candidates with research expertise in a field related to the biology of microorganisms. Requirements: Candidate must be broadly trained in biology and have a Ph.D. in the biological sciences. Post doctoral research and/or teaching experience strongly preferred. The Biology Department consists of 17 full-time faculty members and over 300 majors. Further questions about the position can be directed to Dr. James Angstadt, angstadt@siena.edu. To apply, submit a pdf document file that includes a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of teaching experience and interests, a description of a prospective research program, and three letters of recommendation (submitted separately). Applications deadline is September 23, 2016. See Position Number: R - 1241 for more details and to apply. Posted: 9/14/16.

Geomicrobiology: The Baylor University Department of Geosciences seeks a dynamic scholar to fill this position beginning August, 2017. Candidates should have a Ph.D. in Geology, Microbiology, or a closely related discipline with a strong emphasis on microbial mediation of biogeochemical and hydrological processes within the vadose and shallow saturated zones. Utilization of unique analytical techniques or conceptual modeling coupled with field-based measurements is desired. Research areas may range in scope from the Critical Zone to global biogeochemistry with relevance to hydrologic cycles. Regardless of research focus area, enthusiasm for interdisciplinary research and cultivation of new collaborations is essential to this position. The successful candidate may teach courses in geomicrobiology, soil hydrology, or biogeochemistry, establish and participate in externally-funded research, and successfully mentor M.S. and Ph.D. candidates to graduation. The Department currently consists of 17 tenured and tenure-track geoscientists, and supports the Baylor Center for Reservoir and Aquatic Systems Research (CRASR). Research space is available in the 500,000 ft2 “state-of-the-art” Baylor Sciences Building. Applications for the position will be accepted until the position is filled. Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, official transcript showing highest degree conferred (if ABD, also send official transcript of completed Ph.D. hours), and a description of your research plan and teaching philosophy. Include names, addresses, and phone numbers of three individuals from whom you have requested letters of recommendation to: Dr. Steven G. Driese, Search Committee Chair, Department of Geosciences, One Bear Place #97354, Baylor University, Waco, TX 76798-7354 USA; +1-254-710-2194; please submit all applications electronically to Steven_Driese@baylor.edu. Applications will be reviewed beginning 11/1/2016. To ensure full consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 11/15/2016. Posted: 9/13/16.

Ecology/Conservation Biology: The Department of Biology at Swarthmore College invites applications for a full-time, 2-year visiting faculty position at the assistant professor level, beginning September 2017. Teaching responsibilities for the first year include an intermediate-level course in Ecology, Applied Ecology, Conservation or a related field, with weekly laboratories or field work, and participation in the department’s team-taught introductory course in organismal and population biology. In the second year, teaching responsibilities are one intermediate level course with weekly laboratories or field work each semester. One of these courses could be identical to the course taught in the first year. Funds are available for travel to professional meetings and for summer support of undergraduate research collaborators. In addition to lab and greenhouse space on campus, the 200+ acre Crum Woods adjacent to campus can be used for teaching and research if desired. Applicants should have a Ph.D., teaching experience, and a strong commitment to teaching undergraduates from diverse backgrounds. Submit a CV, statements of teaching and research interests, and three letters of recommendation through Academic Jobs Online by February 27, 2017. Review of applications will begin on February 28, 2017. Questions regarding this position should be addressed to the search chair, Jose'-Luis Machado (jmachad1@swarthmore.edu, subject=AJO Application). Apply via https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8895. Posted: 2/14/17.

Forest Nature Conservation: The Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology at the University of Göttingen is seeking applicants for a tenured Professor of Forest Nature Conservation (salary grade: W2 NBesO). The selected candidate will run a research program focusing on the development of science-based conservation concepts through the analysis of ecological communities using experiments and modeling. These conservation concepts should be based on quantitative relations between management, biodiversity and functions of forest ecosystems and contribute to the valuation of ecosystem services. The successful candidate is expected to actively contribute to our faculty’s research programmes ‘Forest ecosystems and biodiversity’ and ‘Sustainable forestry and global change’. Interest to conduct research in both temperate and tropical forest ecosystems is desirable. The successful applicant will undertake teaching-related tasks in forest nature conservation as part of the faculty’s bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programmes, including basic knowledge on the legal basis and planning concepts of forest conservation projects. Furthermore, an active role in contributing to the international English-language bachelor’s programme entitled “Molecular Ecosystem Sciences” is expected. Due to the international profile of the professorship and the students, lectures are given partly in English and in German. The requirements for appointment to this post are derived from Article 25 of the current version of the Lower Saxony Higher Education Act. Further details can be provided on request. Applications from scientists and researchers from abroad are particularly welcome. The University of Göttingen aspires to increase the proportion of women in areas in which women are underrepresented, and would therefore like to strongly encourage qualified female scientists and researchers to apply for this position. Disabled persons who are suitable for the post will be given preferential consideration. Please submit all application documents including a curriculum vita, a list of publications, an account of your teaching and research activities and details of external funding in the form of one pdf document by 30 November, 2016 to the Dean of the Faculty of Forest Sciences and Forest Ecology at the following email address: dekanat.forst@uni-goettingen.de. If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Hiltscher at whiltsc@gwdg.de or +49 551 39-3403. Posted: 9/23/16.

Conservation Biology: The Department of Renewable Resources, in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada, invites applications for a tenure track position in Conservation Biology. The position will be filled strictly at the Assistant Professor level and those seeking appointment at other ranks will not be considered. Qualifications are a PhD, with strong experience and interest in scientific aspects of biodiversity and it in conservation work. We seek an academic who takes a multi-species approach to biodiversity science working across scales (communities to landscapes) and focusing on northern ecosystems (aquatic, terrestrial or wetland). The successful candidate will be expected to develop a program of independent research and graduate student education, including a balanced portfolio of ‘pure’ and ‘applied’ research strong enough to attract excellent levels of competitive funding. This must include a commitment to developing strong relationships with university colleagues, NGOs, industry, and government to serve conservation interests. We seek applicants from those with special interest in applied work with invertebrate or fungal biodiversity. Teaching responsibilities will include regular courses and field courses in the BSc Environmental and Conservation Sciences and BSc Forestry programs and in the Department's course-based Masters, MSc and PhD programs. We particularly seek applicants with the desire and ability to teach quantitative approaches. The successful candidate will also have the opportunity to develop a course in an area of particular interest to them. An application package, including a cover letter, description of research and teaching interests, curriculum vitae, teaching dossier, and names of three referees should be submitted online. We will begin considering candidates on February 15, 2017. Posted: 12/23/16.

Conservation Biology: The University of Queensland (UQ) is seeking one or more senior scientists in order to strengthen its leading position in ecology and conservation science. The Centre for Biodiversity and Conservation Science (CBCS) works in partnership with scientists, global institutions and organisations, governments, non-governmental organisations and industry to solve conservation problems around the world. The centre has produced pioneering interdisciplinary knowledge and tools that have permeated on-ground environmental management globally. CBCS also comprises two multi-million dollar UQ-led centres, specifically the ARC Centre of Excellence for Environmental Decisions (CEED) and the Threatened Species Hub of the National Environmental Science Program (NESP). The Centre has been instrumental in UQ achieving exceptional global rankings in the environment/ecology space. The successful candidate(s) will join CBCS and depending on background may lead the Centre or one or more of its component centres. Academic researchers in CBCS are appointed in either the School of Biological Sciences or the School of Geography, Planning and Environmental Management (GPEM), both within the Faculty of Science. The successful appointee(s) will play a leading role in research of biodiversity and conservation science at UQ, and be responsible for developing strategy, expanding networks and cultivating partnerships and supporting solutions-oriented collaborative interdisciplinary research. Applicants should possess qualifications in relevant disciplines. They should also have a strong desire to further develop a successful and highly-productive research career in conservation biology and biodiversity, excellent research skills, a strong methodological background, excellent statistical and analytic skills, very good writing abilities, and the capacity to work with multidisciplinary research teams. Depending on the interests and experience of the successful candidate, they may be offered the role of Director of CBCS. This is a full-time, continuing appointment at Academic Level E. Full details of the position. Closes: 14 Sep 2016. Posted: 8/24/16.

Biodiversity: The Department of Biology in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Florida is seeking applicants for two positions at the Associate or Full Professor level (or Assistant Professors whose tenure package is already under review) in the area of Biodiversity, including the generation, maintenance, dynamics, conservation, structure, or functional consequences of biodiversity. One position targets researchers who creatively explore biodiversity science using mathematical, statistical, and/or computational tools, at scales from single species to entire communities and biogeographical realms. The other position is more broadly defined, and we welcome candidates with strong empirical (field, lab, or comparative) and applied research dimensions in biodiversity science, working in terrestrial, freshwater, marine, or coastal ecosystems. Successful candidates must have obtained a Ph.D. in biological sciences, mathematics, statistics, or a related field, and will be expected to have an internationally recognized research program and contribute to training and education in biodiversity science. These hires are part of a new Biodiversity Initiative launched by the University of Florida, a campus-wide initiative bridging multiple units (and including the establishment of a Biodiversity Institute), and aiming at fostering collaborations among scientists, students, resource managers, and policy analysts, formulating strategies to meet the biodiversity challenges of the 21st century and beyond. Such strategic questions include gauging the effects on biodiversity, ecosystem processes, emerging diseases, and resource sustainability of factors such as climate change, sea level rise, invasive species, and environmental degradation. The University of Florida is uniquely positioned to take a leadership role in biodiversity science, capitalizing on its status as a land grant, sea grant, and space grant university, with the most comprehensive academic health center in the Southeastern US. The Biodiversity Initiative will leverage extraordinary data resources and computing power (including one of the most powerful university supercomputers), one of the nation’s largest natural history museums, and a strong collaborative culture across disciplines. Applications must be submitted via the full job ad and must include: (1) a letter summarizing the applicant's qualifications, ongoing research directions, and interests in the Department, (2) a complete curriculum vitae, and (3) names and contact information for three references. Applications will be reviewed beginning August 22, 2016 as received and the position will remain open until filled. Questions about these positions may be emailed to Jeremy Lichstein (jlichstein@ufl.edu) with subject “BIODIVERSITY SEARCH”. Posted: 7/7/16.

Genetics of Agricultural Crops: The University of Vermont Department of Plant and Soil Science in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, invites applications for a full-time 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position. The faculty member is expected to establish an independent, competitively-funded research program, resulting in national recognition. Research should focus on the genetics of agricultural crops within agroecological systems, with an emphasis on, but not limited to northern climates. Areas of interest may include: genetics of domesticated crops adapted to environmental stress, plant-microbe interactions, pest resistance, tolerance to abiotic or biotic stress (pests, pathogens), and the complex traits related to yield or quality. Applicants with an interest in developing a program on specialty crops, horticultural crops, or orphan crops relevant to the Vermont agricultural community are especially encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will join a growing and vibrant department whose mission is to expand and integrate knowledge of plant/soil ecosystems with the production of agronomic and horticultural crops, in a manner that sustains environmental quality. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in genetics and plant breeding, which contribute to the course offerings for undergraduate and graduate students studying food systems, ecological agriculture, and sustainable landscape horticulture, as well as students in our Catamount Educational Farm summer programs, and those seeking graduate certificates in agroecology. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in plant genetics, plant breeding, horticulture, plant biology, crop science, or a related area. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. The University is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service. In their cover letter, applicants are requested to include how they will further this goal. Applicants must submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, and a statement of interest that conveys the applicant’s vision on teaching and research. Apply at www.uvmjobs.com, position #007893. Please submit the names and email addresses of three references in the application. References will be contacted with a request to submit their letters of reference electronically immediately upon submission of the application. Questions may be directed to the Genetics Search Committee Chair, Dept. of Plant and Soil Science, 63 Carrigan Dr., Jeffords Hall, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont 05405-0082 (pss@uvm.edu, 802-656-2630). Evaluation of applications will begin December 5, 2016. Posted: 10/13/16.

Genomics and Human Genetics: Duke University seeks up to seven exceptional, collaborative, and creative scientists to join its faculty in tenured/tenure-track positions. We invite applications from researchers with an outstanding track record in developing and applying statistical, computational, or experimental approaches to cutting-edge problems in genomics and human genetics. Candidates should hold a PhD or equivalent degree in a quantitative or experimental discipline. We are particularly interested in scientists working in evolutionary/population genomics, functional genomics, genome technology development, medical genetics, and statistical/computational genomics. We strongly encourage applications from scientists with a demonstrated interest in collaborative research. Successful candidates will synergize with existing strengths at Duke in medicine, engineering, environmental sciences, and basic sciences. As such, successful candidates may have their academic home in any suitable department within the Schools of Medicine, Engineering, Environment, and Art & Sciences (including departments not traditionally associated with genomics and human genetics such as Mathematics, Physics, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Biomedical Engineering). Secondary appointments, joint appointments, or affiliations may be arranged in other departments, schools, and centers as appropriate. The collaborative nature of these positions will provide successful candidates with access to exceptional resources, including substantial cluster computing infrastructure, strong core facilities, a diverse set of large biomedical datasets, and multidisciplinary partnerships. For details and to apply, see: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8166. Review of applications will begin on November 15, 2016. Posted: 10/5/16.

Population Genetics: The University of Chicago's Department of Ecology & Evolution is seeking to fill a tenure-track or tenured faculty position with an individual applying theoretical and/or empirical approaches to understand POPULATION GENETIC processes, or related problems. The appointee will be part of an effort to strengthen and diversify a collegial group that is interested in major questions in ecology and evolution, and interacts regularly with other units in the Biological Sciences and broader University of Chicago campus. Rank is open, with a preference for appointment at the rank of ASSISTANT PROFESSOR or with tenure at the rank of ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR. A PhD or equivalent terminal degree is required. Apply at http://tinyurl.com/ja7548m by uploading a curriculum vitae, 3 selected reprints and/or preprints, and separate statements of research and teaching. Applicants for Assistant Professorships must also have three letters of reference emailed to choman@uchicago.edu; Assistant Professor applications will not be considered complete until these letters are received. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016. Questions should be addressed to Joy Bergelson at jbergels@uchicago.edu. Posted: 9/16/16.

Quantitative Genetics: The School of Integrative Plant Science at Cornell University is seeking applicants for a 9-month tenure-track position at the level of Assistant/Associate Professor in Quantitative Genetics in the Section of Plant Breeding and Genetics, with research and teaching responsibilities. The successful candidate will conduct innovative, externally funded, and collaborative research on quantitative methods, statistical modeling, and optimization applied to plant breeding. Research outcomes should include new computational, systems biology, machine learning, and/or combinatorics tools to enable the improvement of genetic stocks, germplasm, or varieties. Collaboration with other faculty on analysis and selection in crops and model organisms is expected. The successful candidate will teach courses in quantitative methods to meet the needs of plant breeders and others in a data-driven era and guide graduate student research and learning in plant breeding, genetics, biological statistics, and computational biology. This position is 70% research and 30% teaching. QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. in Plant Breeding, Plant Biology, Genetics, Statistical Genomics, Computational Biology, or related discipline, demonstrated ability to excel in a multidisciplinary and multi- cultural setting, and an excellent publication record are required. Ph.D. in Animal Breeding or Animal Genetics also possible, contingent on candidate motivation to reach across kingdoms. Preferred qualifications include postdoctoral experience, successful collaborative experience, and ability to communicate effectively with diverse groups, including students, colleagues, and external stakeholders. ANTICIPATED START DATE: August 2017. APPLICATIONS: Electronically submit a curriculum vitae, a research plan (2-3 pages) and teaching interests (1 page). In addition, applicants must arrange for three letters of recommendation to be submitted concurrently with the other application materials at https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7477. Application review begins on October 1, 2016. Questions about the position can be addressed to Search Committee Chair, Professor Walter De Jong (wsd2@cornell.edu). Posted: 9/14/16.

Forest Conservation Genetics: The School of Forestry at Northern Arizona University invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Forest Conservation Genetics. This is a full-time tenure-track appointment. We seek an applicant with expertise in the genetics and/or genomics of forest and wildland organisms with a focus on conservation, climate change, or related topics, whose work will support, build, and complement the School of Forestry’s and NAU’s academic and research programs. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a productive, externally-funded research program, teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, advise graduate students, and provide service to the School of Forestry, NAU, and the profession. The anticipated start date for this position is August 14, 2017. Minimum Qualifications: An earned Ph.D. in forestry, genetics, genomics, or a related field, conferred by start date (August 14, 2017). Preferred Qualifications: (1) demonstrated research experience (appropriate to career stage) in genetics and/or genomics in the context of conservation, climate change, or related topics, as evidenced by publications in the peer-reviewed literature; (2) demonstrated record of securing, or evidence of the potential to secure, external funding to support research; (3) demonstrated interest or experience in innovative university-level teaching and student mentoring; (4) at least one degree in forestry, forest science, or forest management; or course work and/or experience in forestry, forest science, or forest management; and (5) experience with or commitment to working with people from a variety of culturally diverse backgrounds. To apply for this position, go to http://nau.edu/Human-Resources/Careers/Faculty-and-Administrator-Openings under Job ID #602798, Position #00002200. Applications must include: (1) a cover letter highlighting your particular qualifications for this position; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a statement of teaching philosophy; (4) a statement of research interests; and (5) names and contact information for three references. Attach all items, in the order stated, as a single PDF or Word document. If you have questions about this position please contact Dr. Thomas Kolb, Search Committee Chair, School of Forestry, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff AZ 86011-5018; phone: 928-523-7491; email: tom.kolb@nau.edu. Review of applications will begin November 16, 2016.

Conservation Genetics: The Department of Environmental Conservation at the University of Massachusetts Amherst seeks talented applicants for a 9-month academic year, tenure-track appointment as Assistant Professor in Conservation Genetics. The focus of this position is conservation genetics and genomics with emphasis on genetic and evolutionary applications to problems of conservation biology, landscape ecology, and resource management. The candidate is expected to develop independent and collaborative research programs, supervise graduate students at the Master’s and Ph.D. level, build departmental and interdisciplinary collaborations at UMass-Amherst, and develop an innovative teaching program. We are specifically interested in applicants who can develop an aquatic research program that employs multi-agency collaborations and utilizes the UMass marine facility in Gloucester, MA and freshwater Cronin facility in Sunderland, MA. Teaching responsibilities include: 1) undergraduate course in evolution and conservation, 2) upper-level undergraduate/graduate course in conservation genetics, and 3) graduate-level course in candidate’s area of expertise. See the full position description (pdf). Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of October 14, 2016 to ensure consideration. To apply, please visit: http://umass.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=75872. Posted: 9/13/16.

Plant Response and Adaptation to Climate Change: The Department of Plant and Microbial Biology at the University of California, Berkeley is hiring a cluster of Plant Biologists focusing on scientists investigating processes associated with plant adaptation, including evolutionary genetics & developmental evolution, broadly. We are particularly interested in hires who can contribute to and benefit from a diverse and inclusive environment for scholarship. We have two tenure-track positions at the Assistant Level and one at a Senior Level (Associate or Full). The senior hire will be involved as a leader in the Innovative Genomics Institute with specific funding to develop genome editing as a tool for basic and applied plant research. For Applicants at the Assistant Professor level: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01177. For Applicants at the Associate Professor or Professor level: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/apply/JPF01198. Please feel free to circulate this ad to anyone you think might be interested in joining and contributing to this exciting cluster of plant biologists -- the application deadline is currently set for Monday, November 14. Posted: 11/6/16.

Plant Evolutionary Functional Genomics: Tenure-track position as Assistant Professor at Uppsala University, Department of Ecology and Genetics, division in Plant Ecology and Evolution, Evolutionary Biology Centre. The position includes research, teaching at graduate and undergraduate level, outreach activities and some administration. The holder is expected to establish research of highest international standards within the subject area, and to contribute to the development of research and teaching of the department. The ranking of eligible applicants will be based primarily on research and teaching expertise, of which particular weight will be given to research expertise. Research in Plant Evolutionary Functional Genomics involves molecular analyses to understand evolutionary and ecological processes underlying the generation and maintenance of biological diversity among plants. The subject area includes functional studies of variation at the molecular level as well as analysis and interpretation of large-scale omics-data to understand biological function, evolution of diversity, and adaptation of plants to the abiotic and biotic environment. The position is for four years and tenure-track: An associate senior lecturer (the Swedish term for Assistant Professor) has the right to apply for promotion to senior lecturer. If the associate senior lecturer is deemed suitable and fulfills the criteria for promotion established by the Faculty Board he/she shall be promoted and employed as senior lecturer (permanent position). At a subsequent step, an application for promotion to full professor can be made. According to the Swedish Higher Education Ordinance those qualified for appointment as associate senior lecturer are persons who have obtained a doctoral degree or achieved the equivalent competence. Priority is given to those who obtained their degree no more than seven years prior to the end of the application period. The Evolutionary Biology Centre (EBC) of Uppsala University offers a vibrant research environment. It bridges a broad range of disciplines in the biological sciences, and is an internationally very strong environment within the field of evolutionary biology. The position is part of the SciLifeLab Fellow program 2017-2021 and comes with a core funding of three million SEK per year for four years, which includes substantial funds to cover running costs. SciLifeLab is a national centre for large-scale hypothesis driven research within molecular bioscience. See the full job ad for more detailed information and how to apply. Closing date: May 29, 2017. For further information about the position, please contact Professor Jon Agren jon.agren@ebc.uu.se or Professor Ulf Lagercrantz Ulf.Lagercrantz@ebc.uu.se. Posted: 5/9/17.

Evolutionary Genomicist: The Department of Biology in the Eberly College of Science and the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University seek enthusiastic, creative, and productive applicants for a tenure-track or tenured faculty position in Evolutionary Genomics. The evolutionary analysis of rapidly expanding genomic datasets requires development and implementation of sophisticated laboratory techniques and rigorous computational approaches. The successful applicant is expected to develop a strong, independent, externally funded research program leading to novel insights and paradigms in evolution from analyses of complex genomic datasets. We are particularly interested in candidates working with vertebrate (including human and other mammalian) systems and in candidates developing the theoretical foundation of evolutionary genomics. The applicant must have a Ph.D. in biology, computer science, statistics, software engineering, or a related field. The successful applicant is expected to teach and perform research in a collaborative environment, with the opportunity to join one of the Centers in the Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences and to supervise students from interdisciplinary graduate programs. This position features outstanding research space and a competitive start-up package. Applications must be submitted electronically and must include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, and contact information for at least three professional references. To apply, please visit https://psu.jobs/ and search for Job #64378. In addition to your CV, cover letter and list of references, please upload teaching and research statements. Posted: 9/21/16.

Functional or Evolutionary Genomics and Cell Biology: Georgia Southern University’s Department of Biology invites applications for two Assistant Professor positions. The full text advertisement, including information about the department, faculty, and the complete position announcement with all qualifications and application instructions, is available at http://www.bio.georgiasouthern.edu. Deadline for receipt of applications is October 31, 2016. Posted: 9/14/16.

Biodiversity Genomics: Tenured Professor. The University of Guelph Department of Integrative Biology seeks to appoint a faculty member with research interests in the application of genomic tools to answer questions about biological diversity at multiple levels of organization and the processes that maintain or influence patterns of biological diversity in rapidly changing environments. This strategic choice is intended to position the university to continue to be a world leader in genomic application for decades to come. Potential areas of research interest include (but are not restricted to) ecological genomics and evolutionary genomics. Candidates must have, commensurate with the rank of Professor, a strong record of published contributions in leading journals, a well-established international reputation, as well as a strong track record in teaching. The individual recruited will exploit leading edge approaches to genomics tools and methodologies, but with a demonstrated capacity to apply these tools to general conceptual problems. Of equal importance will be the demonstrated capacity to provide mentorship to other faculty members, graduate students and staff as well as providing effective leadership and strong participation in collaborative research across the university, including the Biodiversity Institute of Ontario. The successful applicant will have demonstrated skills and commitment to participating in the undergraduate and graduate teaching programs of the University. A Ph.D. is required. Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests plus the names of three referees electronically (merged into a single PDF) to the following address: John Fryxell, Professor and Chair, Department of Integrative Biology, College of Biological Science, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON N1G 2W1, (ib.awards@uoguelph.ca). Deadline: September 5, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Posted: 8/23/16.

Movement Ecologist: The Wildland Resources Department and the Ecology Center at Utah State University invite applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Movement Ecology at the rank of Assistant Professor. The appointment will be 50% research, 40% teaching, and 10% service. The appointed faculty member will be expected to develop an externally funded research program that achieves an international reputation for research and graduate training in the field of movement ecology in the terrestrial environment. Research areas and skills of particular interest include, but are not limited to: dispersal and migration of organisms as individuals and in groups; movement behavior; invasion ecology; disease ecology; population and community ecology; analysis and management of biotelemetry data; habitat choice and resource selection; mark-recapture techniques; etc. Fundamental to this position is working across disciplinary and institutional boundaries and collaborating with federal and state agencies. The appointed faculty member will mentor and advise graduate students and post-doctoral researchers and teach courses within the area of expertise. Review of applications will begin September 11, 2017. For more information, see http://usu.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobid=2439 or contact Johan duToit (johan.dutoit [at] usu.edu). Posted: 5/31/17.

Vertebrate Behavioral Ecologist: The Department of Biology at James Madison University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Vertebrate Behavioral Ecology starting in August 2017. A Ph.D. in a relevant field is required and post-doctoral experience is preferred. Anticipated teaching responsibilities include our introductory-level ecology & evolution course and an upper-level/graduate course in the applicant’s specialty. Applicants must show evidence of excellence and commitment to undergraduate teaching and the potential to establish a productive, independently funded research program involving undergraduates and Masters students. Laboratory space and start-up funds will be provided, and collaboration within our department and college is encouraged. Research emphasizing birds, fish, or large mammals is preferred. The department has its own fleet of shared field vehicles and field equipment that is available for faculty use in both research and teaching. To apply, please visit https://www.jmu.edu/humanresources/recruitment/joblink.shtml. Use this site to submit a cover letter (2 pages maximum), curriculum vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and scholarly interests, and the names and contact information of three references. Review of applications will begin on November 30, 2016. The Department of Biology is a vibrant, growing department with 52 full-time faculty, nearly 1000 majors, and 17 Masters students. Our department emphasizes student engagement and integrating teaching and scholarship through independent and course-embedded lab and field research. Posted: 11/10/16.

Animal Behavior: The Department of Biology at University of Pennsylvania invites applicants for a tenure-track position in Animal Behavior at the level of Assistant Professor. We are especially interested in integrative research that explores animal behavior in a natural context. We will consider all types of behaviors and animal models, but we have a particular interest in behaviors that include a social, interactive component. The anticipated start date for this position is July 2018. Penn’s Department of Biology has a long-standing tradition of maintaining an integrated research and educational program across all basic biological sciences, including Molecular and Cellular Biology, Microbiology, Neuroscience, Animal Behavior, Genomics, Ecology and Evolution, and Plant Sciences. The Department values interdisciplinary research, collaboration, and collegiality, with a vision that emphasizes “Life in its Natural Context”. Candidates are expected to have demonstrated excellence and productivity in research and to participate in undergraduate and graduate teaching. Interested candidates should submit materials through http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/957 and include a curriculum vitae, concise statements of research and teaching interests, a short annotated description of up to five publications, and the name and contact information of at least three referees. Recommenders will be contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter to the website. Review of applicants will begin November 7, 2016. Posted: 11/6/16.

Animal Behavior Biology: The Department of Biology at Ball State University invites applications for a tenure-track position. The successful candidate will be able to teach Introductory Biology, Animal Behavior, Evolution and contribute to the Department’s undergraduate Zoology concentration. The candidate will advance the research opportunities of undergraduate and graduate students in animal behavior or zoology while complementing and collaborating with current faculty. The strongest candidates will have a demonstrated track record of teaching at the undergraduate level and evidence of outstanding scholarship in the form of peer-reviewed publications and external funding. The Department of Biology benefits from strong institutional support, promotes collaborations amongst faculty, and shares core research and teaching equipment. Minimum qualifications: Earned doctorate in biological science with a focus that includes zoology, animal evolution, or animal behavior by April 1, 2017; effective written and oral communication skills; commitment to excellence in teaching; and competency in current research concepts and approaches. Preferred qualifications: demonstrated teaching ability using student-centered learning techniques; evidence of scholarly activity, such as postdoctoral experience, publications, and successful procurement of external grants; established research agenda that complements existing departmental research programs; collaborative potential with existing faculty. Send letter of application, curriculum vitae, documentation of scholarly activity and teaching ability (e.g. student and peer evaluation summaries), statement of research interests (limited to three pages), statement of teaching philosophy (limited to three pages), copies of transcripts, and the names, addresses and contact information of five persons who can provide professional recommendations upon request. Applications are to be submitted as a single PDF file as an attachment to an e-mail message sent to Dr. Kemuel Badger, Chair, Department of Biology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN 47306 (kbadger@bsu.edu). Review of credentials will begin immediately and will continue until October 31, 2016. Posted: 10/12/16.

Biology of Behavior: Molecular Neurobiologist and Behavioral Geneticist: The University of Oklahoma Biology Department announces two open-rank tenure/tenure-track positions, beginning fall 2017, as part of a cluster hire of five positions in Biology of Behavior: 1) A Molecular Neurobiologist (MN) studying mechanisms of neuronal circuits for behaviors. 2) A Behavioral Geneticist (BG) studying the evolution or regulation of organismal behavior. Applicants should: indicate which position they are applying for; send CV, research and teaching statements, and up to five reprints/preprints as PDF files to biologyjobs@ou.edu; have three signed reference letters sent to biologyjobs@ou.edu or Department of Biology, 730 Van Vleet Oval, Norman, OK 73019. Applicants at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor may submit reference contact information instead of letters. Screening will begin 21 October 2016. Posted: 9/21/16.

Mathematical Biology: The BioFrontiers Institute at the University of Colorado Boulder is pleased to announce a new faculty hiring initiative in Computational Biology. We are building a community of scientists and engineers focused on ground-breaking research at the intersection of the biological sciences and computer science. Through a partnership of the BioFrontiers Institute and the Department of Computer Science in the College of Engineering and Applied Science, we will recruit multiple faculty at the assistant, associate and full professor ranks for tenure-track positions in computational biology, broadly defined. We seek creative, highly motivated individuals who will thrive in our interdisciplinary research environment and who will build new research collaborations across disciplines. Each new faculty member will develop an independent, internationally recognized research program that is synergistic with other programs of the University of Colorado community. We encourage applications from groups of scholars who are interested in co-locating in Boulder. The BioFrontiers Institute integrates faculty from ten departments to address significant problems in biology and medicine at the interface of the biological sciences with computer science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, and engineering. In addition, special opportunities exist for partnerships with the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus’ Biomedical Informatics and Personalized Medicine Division within the Department of Medicine. Candidates must have a Ph.D. and a demonstrated commitment to teaching at undergraduate and graduate levels. Faculty hired through this initiative could hold a Marvin H. Caruthers Endowed Chair for Early Career Faculty for a period of three years. Applications received by November 1 will receive full consideration. See the full job ad for details and to apply. Posted: 10/11/16.

Mathematical Biology: The Department of Mathematics at the University of Miami is seeking outstanding candidates to fill a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2017. While we invite applications from all areas of mathematics, special consideration will be given to candidates in the broad area of mathematical biology. Candidates should demonstrate outstanding research potential and have a strong commitment to teaching excellence. Candidates with postdoctoral experience are especially encouraged to apply, although applications from new PhDs are also welcome. A PhD is required by the time the appointment begins. Formal review of applications will begin October 15, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications should be submitted through https://www.mathjobs.org/jobs/jobs/9166. Letters of recommendation, at least three of which should address research and one of which should address teaching, may be submitted online or mailed to: Search Committee, Department of Mathematics, University of Miami, P.O. Box 249085, Coral Gables, FL 33124-4250. Posted: 9/14/16.

Biology Education and Research: The Department of Biological Sciences at Northern Illinois University anticipates hiring a tenure track faculty with a focus on Biology Education and Research. The position is at the assistant professor rank and is a traditional nine month appointment. The successful candidate will establish a robust, externally funded research program in teaching at the postsecondary level. The candidate will also contribute to undergraduate teaching in biological sciences for majors and non-majors as well as collaborate with faculty in designing or revising biology courses or elements of courses including the development of innovative and effective assignments, activities and instructional approaches. Additional responsibilities include mentoring and supporting students from diverse backgrounds; service to the department, college, university, and community; training graduate and undergraduate students emphasizing biological education research topics and approaches. Expectations also include designing and facilitating workshops and courses on biology pedagogy. More details about the position and department Minimum Qualifications: • Doctorate in biology, science education, (or closely related field) with a significant emphasis on biology education. • Evidence of implementation of research-based, high-quality instruction of students in biology • Excellence in teaching courses for biology majors and non-majors • Demonstrated research and publication record in biology or biological education • Potential for securing external funding • Potential for supervising research students. Preferred Qualifications: • Ability to provide leadership with the pedagogical aspect of biology education • Ability to collaborate and communicate effectively with multiple audiences • Ability to teach, mentor, and support students from diverse backgrounds. Submit an application letter, curriculum vitae, teaching philosophy and statement of research, and complete contact information for three professional references to biologysearch@niu.edu. Review of applications begins January 6, 2017. For questions, contact the search committee chair Dr. Jon Miller at jsmiller@niu.edu. Proposed Start Date: August 14, 2017. Posted: 12/13/16.

Biology Education: The Armstrong State University Biology department is accepting application for a full-time, tenure track faculty member at the rank of Assistant Professor. We are seeking a candidate with a teaching and research interest in science education. Please visit https://jobs.armstrong.edu/postings/4974 for more information. Armstrong State University is a student-centered undergraduate teaching institution that values engaging students in classroom learning experiences and supervised research. The successful candidate will embody the teacher-scholar model by demonstrating excellence in teaching, an ability to initiate and maintain a productive research program involving undergraduate students, a commitment to mentoring and advising students and a commitment to diversity and inclusion. Teaching duties will include introductory and upper-level biology courses commensurate with the applicant’s experience and interests, ISCI 2001 Life/Earth Science for Early Childhood Educators, and BIOL 3500 Topics in the Life Sciences for Educators. It is expected that the applicant will cooperate with the College of Education when teaching the education service courses. The research expertise is open, but preference will be given to those with demonstrated scholarly accomplishments and experiences in science education, education outreach, and/or research that can utilize existing departmental resources. Posted: 11/23/16.

Biologist: The University of West Alabama seeks a Tenure-track Assistant Professor in the Department of Biology and Environmental Sciences. Effective Date: August 1, 2017. Qualifications: Required: Ph.D. in Biological Sciences; Commitment to quality teaching; Ability to direct undergraduate and graduate research; Ability to work effectively with administration, faculty, staff and students from varied socio-economic/ethnic backgrounds. Desired: Postdoctoral experience in Biology or related field; Background in Microbiology; Successful teaching in a small student-centered regional university setting; Successful experience in directing undergraduate and graduate research; Experience and interest in computer technologies and instruction; Successful experience in advising students; Experience with online courses. Responsibilities: Teach Microbiology and other courses based on the departmental needs; Direct undergraduate and graduate research; Serve on departmental and University committees; Perform other duties as assigned by the Chairperson and Dean; Fulfill other duties expected of a faculty member, such as student advising, departmental recruitment and retention activities, public service, etc. To Apply: Send materials listed below to: Dr. John McCall, Dean, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Station 7, The University of West Alabama, Livingston, AL 35470. A letter of application; A current résumé or vita; Teaching & Research Philosophy; Transcripts of all college work (Unofficial transcripts will suffice for the application; official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment); Three current letters of professional reference. Only complete applications will be considered. Full job ad. Posted: 5/2/17.

Biology: Long Island University Post (LIU Post), one of the nation's largest private institutions of higher learning, is seeking a qualified faculty member for a tenure track Assistant Professor of Biology position for September 2017 or January 2018. Applicants must have an earned doctorate. An active research program which includes mentoring graduate and undergraduate students is expected. Responsibilities will include teaching Human Anatomy and Physiology and elective courses in their area of expertise, engagement in department activities and events, committee work, research and scholarly activities. Salary is commensurate with degree, experience, and qualifications. LIU Post also offers an excellent fringe benefits program. Please direct any questions regrading this position to the biology chair: Theodore Brummel (tbrummel@liu.edu). Posted: 4/25/17.

Biology (visiting): The Department of Biology at the College of Charleston invites applications for a one-year Visiting Assistant Professor position in Biology to begin August 2017. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in biology or a related field and a strong commitment to teaching. Teaching responsibilities will principally include undergraduate courses (lectures and/or laboratories) in biodiversity, ecology and conservation biology in addition to introductory biology. The College of Charleston, located in Charleston, SC, is a public liberal arts and sciences institution of 12,000 students, with MS programs in Marine Biology and Environmental Studies, the Grice Marine Laboratory close to the downtown campus, and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research. Information about the department is available at http://biology.cofc.edu/. Applicants should submit electronic (pdf) copies of their curriculum vitae, statement of teaching philosophy, a cover letter, and names and contact information for three colleagues capable of providing a recommendation to http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/5776. Questions regarding this position can be directed to Dr. Seth Pritchard, Department Chair, at pritchards@cofc.edu. Review of applications will begin April 7, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability. Posted: 3/17/17.

Biology: The Department of Biology at the College of William and Mary invites applications for a, 1-year, non-tenure-track visiting faculty positions that will begin August 10, 2017. We seek an individual who will teach at least one course focused on the analysis of biological data (biostatistics) with a preference for an organismal biologist. The successful candidate will be expected to be an effective teacher and will teach a 3:3 load including small seminars and lab sections as part of that load. Required qualifications: A Ph.D. in biology, biomathematics, or a related field is required at the time appointment begins (August 10, 2017). Previous experience teaching undergraduate courses and postdoctoral research experience would be viewed favorably. Candidate must apply at https://jobs.wm.edu. Position Number: F0875W. Submit a curriculum vitae and a cover letter including statement of research and teaching interests. You will be prompted to submit online the names and email addresses of three references who will be contacted by the system with instructions on how to submit a letter of reference. For full consideration, submit application materials by the review date, March 15, 2017. Posted: 3/7/17.

Biology: The Department of Biology at Saint Peter’s University invites applications for a position as an Assistant Professor of Biology beginning August 2017. Qualifications: A Ph. D. in organismal biology with evidence of strong teaching skills is required. Candidates with expertise in ecology, botany and/or genetics are encouraged to apply. Responsibilities: Our new colleague will be expected to teach 12 contact hours each semester. This is usually four lectures and/or laboratory sections, in the General Biology sequence, courses in our Core Curriculum and upper level biology courses. The new person is expected to teach and develop new biology elective courses appropriate to their area of expertise. Research activities involving students is highly encouraged. This person will be expected to be active in department and University activities, such as academic advising, etc. Research and scholarship are expected and required for consideration for promotion and tenure, as is excellent teaching and service. The Department of Biology consists of eight full-time faculty members with expertise in molecular biology, genetics, anatomy and physiology, microbiology, developmental biology, botany, plant ecology and biostatistics. We emphasize small classes and both the University mission and the mission of the department drive us in all our activities. We are men and women for others and strive to instill this dedication to others in our students. Founded in 1872, Saint Peter’s University is a Jesuit and Catholic institution. The university is located in Jersey City, the second largest city in New Jersey. We are just a short train ride to Manhattan. Our remarkably diverse undergraduate and graduate student body originates from 29 states and from more than 39 countries around the world. The University provides an education that engages students with rigorous academic and creative study all grounded in our Jesuit and Catholic identity. Application: Candidates should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching statement, research statement, and three letters of recommendation electronically to hrdept@saintpeters.edu with the subject heading: Biology Search. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until February 1, 2017. Position will be filled pending final budgetary approval. Posted: 12/23/16.

Biology: Tenure track faculty position in Biology at Northwest College (Powell, Wyoming), a multi-faculty department with a full two-year range of courses. Teach foundation courses in biology, natural resource track, and other freshman and sophomore courses. Position typically requires a teaching load of the equivalent of 30 credits. Priority is on excellent teaching including online instruction, along with advising, assessment, service, student recruitment, curriculum development, articulation with high school and university faculty and professional development activities. We would like to have an excited and ecology-steeped person join our faculty. One who is thrilled to share knowledge and enthusiasm with freshmen and sophomores from around Wyoming, Montana, and many international homes. Please, note the ability to teach GIS is a significant parameter in the hire, with a background in Ecology. MS required, Ph.D. preferred. For details and to apply, see https://northwestcollege.simplehire.com/postings/1152. Search closes on 16 Jan 2017. Posted: 12/14/16.

Biology: Athens State University is looking for a Biologist that is interested in a teaching focused, tenure track position at the junior and senior level at a small college in Northern Alabama. We are interested in finding an excellent teacher with a passion for teaching. If you are interested, check out the posting here: http://www.athens.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/. Review of applications will begin January 9, 2017. Posted: 11/9/16.

Biology/Assistant Curator of Mammals: Tenure-track Assistant Curator of Mammals and Assistant Professor of Biology, Sam Noble Museum and Department of Biology, University of Oklahoma, Norman. Beginning Date: 16 August 2017. We seek a creative, collaborative thinker with a collection-based research program involving molecular approaches to studying mammalian systems. We are especially interested in candidates who use genomic tools and datasets in combination with innovative computational, ecological, behavioral and/or comparative approaches to address important biological questions ranging from the origin and maintenance of organismal diversity, adaptation to changing environments, evolution, conservation, and human health and disease. Areas of research interests include, but are not limited to: comparative genomics, landscape/population genetics, geographical ecology, global change biology, evolutionary genetics, and mechanisms of evolution. Preference will be given to biologists with a documented record of collections-based research in natural history, including field experience and a broad taxonomic understanding of the Mammalia, who also clearly demonstrate cross-disciplinary research programs. A Ph.D., teaching experience, and field and museum research experience in mammalogy are required. The successful candidate will be expected to: (1) develop and maintain an innovative, extramurally-funded research program in mammalian systems; (2) oversee care and obtain support for a collection of about 70,000 specimens by maintaining records, identifying and cataloging specimens, supervising preparators and assistants, expanding and preserving the collections, and developing long-range plans for collection maintenance and development; (3) contribute to museum public exhibit development and support; (4) develop and contribute to museum-related outreach activities; and (5) contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, including instruction of one course per year (one-half the regular department teaching load) in mammalogy, animal behavior, biogeography, genetics, evolution, comparative anatomy, ecological modeling, or bioinformatics. A full-time Curatorial Associate is funded in this collection (50% mammalogy collection, 40% genetic resources collection, 10% Supervisor of Integrated Pest Management). Applications: Send cover letter, curriculum vitae, summary of experience and goals (including teaching, research, and curation), and representative pdf reprint examples to Dr. Michael A. Mares, Director, mamares@ou.edu. Applicants should also arrange to have three signed letters of reference sent to mamares@ou.edu or to Genetic Mammalogist Search Committee, Sam Noble Museum, 2401 Chautauqua Ave., Norman, Oklahoma, 73072-7029. Screening of candidates will begin 22 October 2016. Posted: 9/23/16.

Biology: The Biology Department at the Virginia Military Institute invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. VMI is a small, highly rated undergraduate institution with a strong emphasis on teaching and undergraduate research. Faculty members wear uniforms during the academic year but military experience is not required. We seek a passionate teacher-scientist with professional interests in conservation, ecology, or another field of biology addressing modern environmental issues. The successful candidate will teach courses in general biology and in their area of expertise. As part of the VMI commitment to undergraduate education the candidate will maintain an active research program involving students. Applicants should have an earned Ph.D. and experience teaching undergraduates. Post-doctoral training is desirable but not required. The starting date for this position is 1 August 2017 or as early as 1 January 2017. Apply at: http://virginiajobs.peopleadmin.com/postings/52864. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and copies of transcripts. In addition, send three letters of recommendation to: Dr. James E. Turner, Head, Biology Department, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, VA, 24450-0304. Review of applications will begin 1 October 2016. Posted: 8/23/16.

Biology: The Department of Biology at Willamette University welcomes applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin August 2017. We are seeking a biologist who is building a career as a scholar and a teacher. Candidates with expertise in any area of biology are encouraged to apply. The successful applicant will work to build an extramurally fundable research program in collaboration with Willamette undergraduates, faculty and staff. We seek candidates who could teach undergraduate courses in one or more of the following areas: Physiology, Evolution and Ecology, and/or Molecular Cellular Biology. The successful applicant will be strongly committed to growing an excellent program integrating teaching, research, and mentoring undergraduate level, and will be expected to teach 5 course units a year (1.0 unit/lecture, 0.5 unit/lab), establish a research program collaborating with undergraduate students, and participate in service to the University community. The teaching assignments will include an introductory non-majors biology course, a course in the Biology Major’s Core Curriculum, a research intensive course based on their own research program, and upper-division course(s) in the candidate’s area of expertise. Course sizes range from 12 to 48 students. To apply go to: https://jobs.willamette.edu/postings/2163. Review date: 9/30/16. Posted: 8/23/16.

Integrative Vertebrate Biology: The Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology (EEOB) at The Ohio State University seeks applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with a research focus in integrative vertebrate biology. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the potential to develop a leading research program in vertebrate organismal biology, with a possible focal area in, but not limited to, behavioral ecology (investigating the evolution and ecology of organismal behavior), organismal adaptation (investigating adaptation to changing environments using genomic or other techniques), or ecophysiology (investigating interactions between the physiological function of an organism and its environment in an evolutionary context). The successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong externally funded research program, train graduate students, and be committed to developing into an excellent teacher at the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition, the successful applicant will be committed to the potential broader impacts of an academic position, e.g., broadening participation from underrepresented groups or increasing societal awareness about challenges and potential solutions to local and global problems. Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph. D. or equivalent, preferably with postdoctoral research experience, and a strong record of research funding and publication. Apply at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7955. A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and three letters of reference. Evidence of professional service and leadership activities, including those that build diversity in the discipline, also will be considered in the evaluation of applications. Applications received prior to October 31, 2016 will receive priority consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. Bryan Carstens at carstens.12@osu.edu. Posted: 10/11/16.

Organismal Biology and Ecology: The Biology Department at the University of Michigan-Flint seeks applicants for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level starting in September 2017. A candidate is sought with a strong background in Organismal Biology and Ecology. A candidate with post-doctoral research or management experience is preferred. Requirements: A Ph.D. in biology or related discipline with a strong background in organismal biology and ecology. A successful candidate must have: a broad background in biology (e.g., coursework such as cell biology, genetics, organismal biology, ecology, zoology); significant coursework in biology and ecology; ability to teach an introductory organismal biology course and upper-level ecology courses (as evidenced by student teaching evaluations, presentations at professional meetings, or from references); a commitment to undergraduate and graduate teaching and research; and a record of scholarly research (i.e., publications and presentations at scholarly meetings on topics of basic science, organismal biology, and ecology). Teaching responsibilities will include teaching an introductory organismal biology course and development and teaching of upper-level ecology courses (lecture and laboratory). Applicants must be willing to work collaboratively with colleagues in course activities, as well as participate in service activities. Applicants also must be willing to actively involve graduate and undergraduate students in research. Review of applications will begin January 20, 2017. See more information about the position, including how to apply. Posted: 12/13/16.

Integrative Organismal Biology: Villanova University’s Department of Biology invites applications for an INTEGRATIVE ORGANISMAL BIOLOGIST at the tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level. The successful candidate will establish a productive research program in systems biology that reveals the importance of functional processes and/or structural components to organismal integrity, integrate undergraduate and graduate students in their research, seek extramural funding, and contribute to the vibrant curriculum of the department at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Applicants should have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience is expected. See the FAQ for information for job candidates, including the departmental policies and guidelines for rank and tenure evaluations. Applications must be submitted at https://jobs.villanova.edu and include a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae, teaching statement, plan of proposed research, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation. The successful candidate will receive a start-up package. Review of applications will begin 20 September 2016, and the starting date is expected to be August 2017. Posted: 8/30/16.

Integrative Biology: The University of Texas at Austin invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the Department of Integrative Biology. We seek a scientist whose work integrates perspectives from disparate fields of biology and spans levels of biological organization to ask big questions about the diversity and dynamics of life on Earth. The candidate’s research should complement the department’s existing strengths in evolution, ecology, behavior, genomics, and computational biology. We are also interested in candidates whose research program would benefit from the department’s core resources in collections and field stations. For details see https://apply.interfolio.com/35641. Applications received prior to August 31, 2016 will be given full consideration. Posted: 6/23/16.

Integrative Biology: This is a full time position for a Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology at New Mexico Highlands University for the 2016-2017 academic year. Position to start on August 8, 2016. The normal teaching load is 24 credit hours per academic year. Duties: 1) Teach lower division courses for non- majors and majors and upper division courses in ecology and evolution. 2) Hold 5 hours of Office Hours per week. 3) Participate in departmental meetings, seminars, and teaching enhancement activities. 4) Participate in other university activities as appropriate 5) Advise and mentor students. 6) Other duties as assigned. Minimal qualification: M.S. in Biology or related field with 18 hours of appropriate course work. Preference will be given for: Ph.D. in Biology or related field (ABD will be considered if completion is anticipated within 3 to 6 months after the hire date.) Experience teaching courses in a university For fullest consideration, the search committee would like to receive applications by July 15, 2016. Application Procedure: A complete application must include 1) a cover letter 2) curriculum vitae 3) unofficial transcripts 4) samples of course syllabi, if available 5) contact information for 3 references Required application materials should be sent to: Dr. Jesus Rivas at rivas@nmhu.edu. Posted: 7/7/16.

Geospatial Analytics of Emerging Plant Disease and Global Food Security: As part of the North Carolina State University Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program (CFEP) we seek to hire a tenure-track faculty member at any rank to be part of an interdisciplinary faculty cluster on “Emerging Plant Disease and Global Food Security.” This cluster will develop new approaches to better understand the dynamics of emerging infectious diseases caused by agricultural crop and forest pathogens or the pests that vector them, enabling a more rapid response to contain and limit potential damage by emerging threats. The cluster will develop and apply an expanding array of new tools and technologies to gather, analyze, synthesize, and share knowledge about the threat of emerging infectious diseases using novel biosurvelliance methods, remote sensing and sensor networks, and spatial decision support systems. We seek solution-driven research scholars who will develop cutting-edge geospatial analytics for deployment of next generation decision-making and knowledge-sharing frameworks designed to improve local and global efforts to manage emerging pathogens that threaten crop and forest production and food/fiber security. Examples include analytics for spatially-explicit prediction of transmission pathways and deploying rapid response strategies to detect and limit potential damage by emerging threats. Approaches that leverage frontiers in citizen science, such as crowdsourcing data collection with mobile technologies and engaging stakeholders with computational models, are all especially desirable. For details and to apply, see: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/58983 [note: has not been updated with new review date]. A comprehensive review of applications will begin September 15. The target start date for is August 2017; however, a mutually beneficial time may be negotiated. Questions about the position may be directed with a subject line “CFEPGFS inquiry to globalfoodsecuritycluster@ncsu.edu, Dr. Jean Ristaino (Jean_Ristaino@ncsu.edu), or Dr. Ross K. Meentemeyer (rkmeente@ncsu.edu). Posted: 8/23/16.

Plant-Microbe Ecology: The Department of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology (EEOB) at the Ohio State University seeks a plant-microbe interaction ecologist for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position on our Columbus campus. We seek an individual whose research focuses on the ecology of interactions among plants and one or more microbial groups (bacteria, mycorrhizal or endophytic fungi, or viruses) in the rhizosphere or in/on aboveground plant tissue. Research approaches can include field and laboratory/greenhouse experiments, modeling, and ecological genetic/genomic analyses. The individual’s expertise will complement existing departmental strengths in plant ecology, evolution, symbiotic systems and ecosystem ecology research. Ideal candidates will contribute to OSU’s and EEOB’s mission to conduct integrative, interdisciplinary research. Other departments and units at OSU with complementary interests include Plant Pathology, Horticulture and Crop Sciences, Microbiology, Molecular Genetics, and the School of Environment and Natural Resources. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a strong externally funded research program, train graduate students, and be committed to developing into an excellent teacher at the undergraduate and graduate level. In addition, the successful applicant will be committed to the potential broader impacts of an academic position, e.g., broadening participation from underrepresented groups or increasing societal awareness about challenges and potential solutions to local and global problems. Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph. D. or equivalent, preferably with postdoctoral research experience, and a strong record of research funding and publication. Apply at: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/7973. A complete application consists of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research and teaching statements, and three letters of reference. Evidence of professional service and leadership activities, including those that build diversity in the discipline, also will be considered in the evaluation of applications. Applications received prior to October 31, 2016 will receive priority consideration. Inquiries may be directed to Dr. John Freudenstein at freudenstein.1@osu.edu. Posted: 10/11/16.

Fungal Ecology/Evolution: The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Colorado, Boulder invites applications for a fungal biologist with an emphasis on ecology and/or evolution at the Assistant Professor (tenure track) level. We seek an individual with a strong background in fungal biology/mycology familiar with the range of approaches (including molecular methods) used to study fungi living in aquatic, terrestrial, or host-associated environments. Expertise could include, but is not limited to: fungal interactions with plant or animal hosts/symbionts, fungal disease ecology, fungal ecophysiology, fungal controls on ecosystem functioning, or fungal biodiversity and conservation. The successful candidate will mentor and teach at graduate and undergraduate levels and develop an externally funded research program. We offer a collaborative, intellectually stimulating, and supportive environment in which a new professor can thrive. To apply, please collate the following into a single pdf file: cover letter, curriculum vitae, a list of at least three references and their contact information, and no more than five pages total on research, mentoring, and teaching. Application materials are accepted electronically at https://www.jobsatcu.com job # 06667. Evaluation of applicants will commence on 15 October 2016. Posted: 9/16/16.

Chemical Ecology and Natural Product Chemistry: The Département des sciences naturelles at Université du Québec en Outaouais, Québec (Canada), invites applications for a tenure track professor position in chemical ecology and natural product chemistry. The qualified person has a PhD clearly related to the requested expertise. Applicants who can explicitly demonstrate that their expertise combines ecology and natural history knowledge with analytical methods or the development of bio-assays are strongly encouraged to apply. Postdoctoral experience and research accomplishments related to the temperate biome are strong assets. The qualified person must demonstrate the ability to rapidly and independently obtain external research funding. The capacity to contribute to teaching, particularly at the undergraduate level (e.g. biochemistry, metabolic pathways, analytical methods, bio-assays), is essential. Depending on her or his expertise and motivations, the successful candidate will be expected to develop a program in one or more of the following fields of research: forest extracts for health, food or animal feed, for plant protection against insects or pathogens, or for industrial processes; plant-fungus interactions (mycorrhizae or endophytes), in relation to biotic and abiotic stresses; the role of chemical communication in community and multi-trophic ecology; etc. Individuals with expertise in more than one field related to chemical ecology and to natural product chemistry are particularly invited to apply. A strong ability to collaborate with the other professors in the Département des sciences naturelles and with members of the Institute of Temperate Forest Science (ISFORT) is an asset. Applicants must have a good working knowledge of written and spoken French at the time of the interview. Apply via the link above by August 25, 2017 for full consideration. Posted: 5/23/17.

Biological Chemistry of Plant Natural Products: The Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst invites applications to fill a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level in the broad area of the biological chemistry of plant natural products. We are particularly interested in individuals who combine insight and interest in the structure and function of plant natural products and the enzymes in their biosynthetic pathways, along with a vision for how systems and synthetic biology can inform research and innovation in this field. The position will afford many collaborative opportunities both within and outside the department (with biologists, food scientists, chemical engineers, and agricultural scientists), and an individual with ability and interest to bridge to one or more of these disciplines is sought. The department also welcomes applicants with goals of utilizing plant natural products as pharmaceuticals and nutraceuticals, or in agricultural improvement. The successful candidate will have access to a recently acquired unique plant cell culture collection comprising ~2200 species of plants, the Mass Green High Performance Computing Center, as well as state-of-the art mass spectrometry, NMR, imaging and biophysical characterization instrumentation through the Institute of Applied Life Sciences. In addition, as a state land grant institution, UMass has farm and experiment station facilities to support applications in agriculture. The successful candidate will be expected to contribute to interdisciplinary programs focused on plant biology and biochemistry, as well as research at the interface of chemistry and biology. He/she will have access to students from several interdepartmental graduate programs and will be expected to participate in teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. We are seeking talented applicants qualified for an assistant professor position. Under exceptional circumstances, highly qualified candidates at other ranks may receive consideration. Qualified applicants must have a PhD in a relevant field, with additional postdoctoral experience preferred. Applicants should send curriculum vitae, a description of research plans and teaching interests, and the names and contact information of three reviewers via the full job ad. Review of applications will begin on October 31, 2016. Posted: 10/11/16.

Botany (Visiting): Unity College in Maine is seeking to fill a one year Visiting Assistant Professor position in its Ecology and Management Program in the School of Biodiversity Conservation. Unity – America’s Environmental College – is a small, liberal arts college dedicated to transdisciplinary teaching and scholarship in sustainability science. Primary responsibilities include: · Teaching introductory and advanced classes in the Wildlife Biology, Wildlife and Fisheries Management and Marine Biology majors such as Biology, Ecology, Marine Botany, Systematic Botany, Dendrology and Biology of Plants as assigned. · Advising and mentoring undergraduate students that are intent on pursuing careers in Biology, Marine Biology, Wildlife Biology, Wildlife and Fisheries Management or other related fields. · Contribute to faculty service needs as assigned, by serving on campus committees as appropriate given position responsibilities. · Contribute to the college's commitment to sustainability. The ideal candidate for this position will have: · Ph.D degree in botany or a related field. · Broadly trained botanist with experience in both terrestrial and aquatic/marine habitats. · Previous teaching experience at the college level. · Experience involving undergraduate students in research. Apply at: https://unity.interviewexchange.com/jobofferdetails.jsp?JOBID=84683. Anticipated start date August 2017. Posted: 6/7/17.

Biology (Botany): The Missouri Western State University Department of Biologyinvites applications for a tenure-track position to begin in August 2017. Expertise in plant systematics, plant evolution, or plant conservation is required, and familiarity with the flora of Missouri is preferred. Opportunities to teach and develop courses in the candidate’s area of expertise will be available. Primary teaching responsibilities will be organismal biology for majors, plant systematics, and local flora. Other teaching responsibilities might include general biology for non-majors and participation in distance education. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong commitments to teaching, mentoring undergraduate student research, and sustained scholarly activity. Available resources include the Leo Galloway Herbarium collection, and nearby access to the natural resources and personnel of state and federal agencies. An earned doctorate is required by the start of employment. Qualified applicants must submit a single PDF containing a letter of interest addressing position qualifications, vitae, unofficial transcripts, one-page statement of teaching philosophy, one-page research plan involving undergraduates, copies of pertinent publications, and contact information for three references to: recruitment@missouriwestern.edu. Employment is contingent upon proof of the legal right to work in the U. S. An appointment is not final until documents are provided. To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 2, 2016. Posted: 11/8/16.

Plant Science: Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium with Amherst College, Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, and the University of Massachusetts, is accepting applications for an assistant professor of plant science in the School of Natural Science. Applicants pursuing research questions that bridge multiple scales in the plant sciences such as ecophysiology, forestry, agriculture, horticulture, and botany are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will show a clear promise for developing innovative undergraduate teaching and engaging students at all levels in research. Candidates will be expected to design and teach two courses per semester at both the introductory and advanced undergraduate levels. Active research and interest in mentoring students engaged in independent research projects are also expected. Faculty are encouraged to develop interdisciplinary teaching and research collaborations with colleagues both at Hampshire College and within the Five College consortium. Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016. A Ph.D. is required at time of appointment, July 1, 2017. Hampshire College offers a competitive salary and excellent benefit program. Applicants should submit the following: 1) letter of application; 2) curriculum vita; 3) teaching statement addressing demonstrated ability to instruct a diverse student body with descriptions of potential courses and undergraduate research topics; 4) statement describing what motivates you as a teacher and scholar; 5) research statement with your own research plans and ideas for interdisciplinary collaboration with other faculty; and 6) three professional references. All materials should be submitted via our website at: https://jobs.hampshire.edu/. Posted: 10/27/16.

Plant Biology: Biology, Assistant Professor. One vascular plant biologist position to teach undergraduate courses in General Biology, General Botany, and additional courses in area of specialization. East Central University (ECU) is a student-centered regional state university located in Ada, Oklahoma. ECU offers thirty-three undergraduate baccalaureate degree programs in arts and letters, business, education, mathematics and sciences, nursing, and the social sciences; and ten master's degrees in education, human resources, and psychology. ECU's 4,600 students come from 32 countries and 28 different states. About 65% of the 172 faculty hold doctorates. Activities required of all faculty in the College of Health and Science include exemplary teaching; by curriculum planning, implementation, evaluation; possible evening, and web course development. Additional activities required of all tenure track faculty include scholarship (grant writing, research, and publications); recruitment and retention activities; student advising; and service to the department, college, university, and community. Qualifications: Required: Doctoral degree in Biology, Plant Biology or related field is required (ABD will be considered). Tenure track requires terminal degree in hand. A proven record of post-doctoral and/or undergraduate teaching experience. Preferred: Candidates with a proven record of scholarly activities, including but not limited to publications, scientific presentations, and grant writing is a plus); willingness to direct science education or clinical laboratory sciences programs; a demonstrated commitment to outstanding teaching; excellent oral and written communication skills; a dedication to professional attainment; the demonstrated ability to utilize instructional technology in the classroom; and a commitment to quality improvement. TO APPLY: Send letter of interest; resume; statement of teaching philosophy; undergraduate and graduate transcripts; name, addresses, phone numbers of three professional references; and *Disclosure Statement to Stephanie Moss, Employment Services, East Central University, 1100 E. 14th Street, PMB D-2, Ada, OK 74820 or es@ecok.edu. Application review will begin in early December 2016. Starting date is August 2017. Full job ad. Posted: 11/15/16.

Plant Biologist: Tenured/tenure track Associate/Assistant Professor, Minnesota State University, Mankato. Responsibilities: Teaching: General Biology 2 (BIOL 106 lecture, lab and lab coordination). Flora of Minnesota (Plant Taxonomy/Systematics; BIOL 442/542). One course in area of expertise each year (see Additional Information). Additional courses depending on departmental need/approval. Research: Develop a research program with grant writing and research projects involving undergraduates and graduate students aimed at scholarly publication of results. For details see http://agency.governmentjobs.com/mankato/ (AA18012). Priority consideration date: November 15, 2016. Posted: 10/14/16.

Plant Sciences: The new School of Plant Sciences and Food Security at the Faculty of Life Sciences at Tel Aviv University invites applications for a full-time tenure-track position at the levels of Assistant or Associate Professor in Plant Sciences including Plant physiology, Plant ecophysiology, Plant ecology, Plant development, Plant biotechnology or Plant systems biology. Responsibilities include teaching, research, and administration. Applications will be considered from October 1st 2016, until the position is filled. Recruitment of the successful candidate is expected by October 1st 2017. We are seeking applicants who focus on Plant Sciences and Food Security. The appointee will establish a competitively funded research program to address contemporary and emerging issues related to plant biology. The successful candidate is expected to establish a vigorous, dynamic and internationally-recognized research program, using state-of-the-art research approaches and methodologies. The appointee is expected to develop courses at both undergraduate and graduate levels, for students from a large range of study tracks and programs. Qualifications: Ph.D. degree and / or postdoctoral experience in the fields of Plant Sciences and Food Security. Post-doctoral experience and evidence of research excellence are strictly required. The candidate should have the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses in Hebrew, and the ability to develop and conduct extramurally funded research. Women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. Candidate selection is based on academic excellence and compatibility to the schools' research goals and teaching interests. Required application materials: 1) Curriculum vitae including publication list 2) Statement of research plans 3) Statement of teaching interests and philosophy 4) Names, addresses, including e-mails, of four professional references Applications: materials should be submitted by e-mail to: Professor Hillel Fromm, Head, School of Plant Sciences and Food Security, Faculty of Life Sciences, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv 69987, Israel, E-mail: hillelf@post.tau.ac.il. Posted: 9/23/16.

Plant Biology: Penn State Worthington Scranton invites applications for an Assistant Professor of Biology (Tenure-Track, 36 weeks) to begin August 2017, or as negotiated. Responsibilities: Teach three courses (9 credits) each semester that fulfill the requirements for the Biology and Science degrees using traditional, hybrid and online delivery methods. Courses include but are not limited to at least one upper level course in plants or fungi, one upper level course in genetics, and introductory level courses in these areas. Qualifications: Ph.D. in Biology (or related field) with specialization in Plant Biology and the ability to teach courses in genetics. Evidence of potential in research and publication is expected. Inquires about the position should be addressed to Dr. H. Durell Johnson, Director of Academic Affairs, Penn State Worthington Scranton. E-mail: hdj2@psu.edu. Telephone: (570) 963-2510. Applicants are required to submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae; other information pertinent to the position may also be included. Apply on-line at www.jobs.psu.edu by putting Job number: 65865 in the Keywords search box. Finalists will be asked to submit a list of references. Closing Date: Application review begins October 1, 2016. Posted: 9/20/16.

Plant Systematics & Botany: The Department of Organismal Biology and Ecology at Colorado College announces a tenure-track, Assistant Professor position in Plant Systematics & Botany to begin in August 2017. Application deadline is September 16, 2016. Responsibilities include teaching the following six courses: an independent study research class, introductory Biology of Plants, Field Botany, and upper-level courses such as evolution or conservation biology. Field skills are essential, and familiarity with Rocky Mountain or Southwestern ecosystems is highly desirable. The ability to sustain and develop the high-quality 12,000-specimen herbarium collection is also highly desirable. We seek applicants with a demonstrated ability to mentor student research projects and maintain an active research program in botanical sciences, such as phylogenetics, systematics, and evolution. Resources include a modern research greenhouse and SEM/TEM facilities. Apply at: https://employment.coloradocollege.edu/postings/2534 PhD and teaching experience required, post-doctoral experience preferred. Applications should include: (1) description of relevant professional background, (2) statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, (3) curriculum vitae, (4) unofficial copies of undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and (5) three letters of recommendation. Questions about this position may be emailed to Shane Heschel (Shane.Heschel@coloradocollege.edu) with subject “BOTANY SEARCH”. Deadline: 9/16/2016. Posted: 7/25/16.

Plant Biology: The College of Agriculture at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, invites applications from outstanding basic scientists for three academic year tenure-track assistant professor positions as part of a college-wide cluster hire in fundamental plant biology. Candidates addressing important fundamental questions in plant biology are encouraged to apply. We are interested in individuals working on molecular, organismal or ecosystem levels, and in model systems, crops, or natural systems. This hiring initiative is part of the Plant Sciences Research and Education Pipeline, through which are being developed high-throughput controlled environment imaging and field-scale phenotyping, and a plant commercialization incubator. We envision that the majority of candidates will be considered for positions in the Department of Botany and Plant Pathology and the Department of Biochemistry. Positions are also available in the Department of Agronomy, the Department of Entomology, the Department of Forestry and Natural Resources, and the Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture for individuals conducting basic plant science research but with an interest in application of their research in more applied contexts. Each successful candidate will be expected to develop an internationally recognized research program, interact with diverse faculty, staff and students across campus, and contribute to the further development of plant science as an area of excellence on the Purdue University campus. Each such candidate will also teach graduate and/or undergraduate courses, and function as an active member of the departmental and university faculty. For details, see https://ag.purdue.edu/plantsciences/center-for-molecular-agriculture-2/. Screening of applications will begin August 31, 2016. Posted: 8/23/16.

Plant Biology: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor. Start date: Fall 2017. The Department of Biological Sciences at California State University, Los Angeles seeks an individual with a strong foundation in plant biology and who performs cutting edge research in plant physiology or plant field ecology. The applicant must be interested in mentoring and working closely with undergraduate and Master’s program graduate students both in the classroom and in research, and must have demonstrated ability and/or interest in working in a multiethnic, multicultural environment. For more information on the position and application procedures, please visit the full job ad. Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2016 and continue until the position is filled. Posted: 8/15/16.

Plant Biology: College of the Atlantic seeks a full-time faculty member in Plant Biology. The appointment begins Fall of 2017. The position requires a Ph.D. in plant biology or a closely related area as well as a track record of teaching excellence, strong field experience and taxonomic skills that will enhance our strengths in local natural history and field-based instruction. The successful candidate will teach five courses per year with an emphasis on field studies in plant ecology and within a teaching rotation through team-taught foundational biology courses. Full job description may be seen at www.coa.edu/employment. Interested candidates should send a cover letter that speaks to their unique qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae that includes contact information for three references, a statement of teaching philosophy, and three relevant course descriptions in a single PDF file to PlantbioFS@coa.edu by August 26, 2016. Posted: 6/30/16.

Biology (Ecology/Conservation): Winthrop University is soliciting applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Biology. Winthrop is located in Rock Hill, SC, 20 minutes south of Charlotte, NC. The biology program is one of the largest on campus and has both a strong undergraduate and M.S. program. Major Responsibilities: - Teach courses in ecology, conservation biology, and/or field methods - Teach additional graduate and undergraduate courses that could include Principles of Biology (BIOL 204), General Botany (BIOL 205), Scientific Process in Biology (BIOL 300), Integration of Biological Principles (BIOL 480), courses that contribute to the general education program, and/or other courses to give a total of 12 credit hours each semester - Appropriate scholarly involvement in field of specialization - Effective advising of both undergraduate and graduate students (M.S. Students) - Integrate teaching and scholarship with Winthrop’s Environmental Sciences and Studies Program - Develop courses which will complement and expand the concentration in conservation biology within the biology major - Help develop and maintain biology teaching and research areas at the Winthrop University Recreation and Research Complex that include wetlands, a lake, succession plots, and woodlands - Engage in professional stewardship to the department, college, university, discipline, and community, as appropriate. Required: - PhD* in a Biological Science with strong background in ecology or conservation biology, as well as field methods. Ability to teach General Botany is a plus - Evidence of excellence in teaching and a strong commitment to student learning and development - Evidence of an ability to establish and independent research program that will include both graduate and undergraduate students - Evidence of excellent interpersonal skills and strong personal ethics for mentorship of student research projects. *ABDs may be considered for appointment in a non-tenure track position at the rank of instructor if all degree requirements are not completed by the expected start date of August 16, 2017. This position requires daily contact with students, faculty, and staff on campus. Additionally, the successful candidate will be required to have the ability to work with the outside community, local public schools, other universities, and international schools/companies/partners. Nine-month, full-time, tenure-track appointment with faculty rank and the option of summer employment if funds are available. Position Availability: August 16, 2017. Review of applicants will begin on December 20, 2016. For more information, please see http://www.winthrop.edu/hr/. Required Materials: a. Letter of application indicating evidence of responsibilities and qualifications indicated above b. Current curriculum vitae that includes names, addresses, e-mail addresses, and phone numbers of at least three professional references c. Three letters of recommendation d. All graduate degree transcripts (copies are acceptable for application but official transcripts will be required for an offer of employment) e. Detailed statements of teaching philosophy and future research plans f. Student course evaluations and/or other evidence of excellence in teaching. All materials should be submitted electronically to: Dr. Paula Mitchell, Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Biology, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, SC 29733, Phone: 803/323-2111, ext. 6436, Fax: 803/323-3448, E-mail: biology.facultysearch@winthrop.edu. Posted: 11/17/16.

Global Change Biology: Miami University Tenure-track Assistant Professor to start August 2017. We seek candidates who examine consequences of global environmental change at molecular, physiological, community, or ecosystem levels. We are especially interested in candidates who will complement our departmental strengths in physiology, ecology, evolution, and conservation biology, as well as interdepartmental strengths in environmental science. The successful candidate will teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, maintain an active research program, and provide service to the institution. Teaching may include introductory biology for majors, environmental biology for non-majors, global change biology, ecology, and advanced courses in the individual's area of specialty. Required: Ph.D. in biology, ecology, or a related field. Consideration will be given to candidates with postdoctoral experience, and demonstrated commitment to developing an externally funded research program and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The Department of Biology has over 40 faculty with excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and research. The department offers bachelors, masters, and PhD degrees in the biological sciences, as well as multidisciplinary, interdepartmental graduate degree programs in cell, molecular, and structural biology and ecology, evolution and environmental biology. Research and teaching are supported by outstanding core facilities, including the Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium, the Center for Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics, the Center for Advanced Microscopy and Imaging, the Ecology Research Center, and a Laboratory Animal Resources Center. Submit letter of application, curriculum vitae, statement of research plans, and teaching philosophy to https://miamioh.hiretouch.com/job-details?jobID=3465. Department will request letters of references from references listed in application. For inquiries about posting, contact Thomas Crist at biology@miamioh.edu. Screening of applications will begin November 11, 2016. Posted: 11/9/16.

Environmental Biology: The Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences is seeking a tenure-track Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2017 (AA 05-6-097). We are seeking a broadly trained environmental biologist. Teaching responsibilities may include participation in general education biology, introductory courses in biology and upper-level courses related to your field of expertise. The successful applicant is required to develop a research program involving undergraduate/masters students that could support a growing environmental initiative in the College of Science and Technology and engage government agencies and/or nonprofit organizations on environmental issues. We invite applicants from diverse areas of expertise including conservation biology, natural resource management and landscape ecology. An earned Ph.D. or doctorate in biology or related field from an accredited institution required by August 18, 2017. The successful candidate must be able to provide advisement and leadership in general and environmental biology programs. Preferred qualifications include university teaching experience and a demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations. Finalists for the position must communicate well and successfully complete an interview process including a teaching demonstration and a research seminar. The application process requires the submission of a letter of application, a statement of teaching philosophy, a one-page statement of research interests, curriculum vitae, copies of all undergraduate and graduate transcripts, and contact information for 3 professional references. Submit the application documents online at http://agency.governmentjobs.com/bloomuedu/. The applicant must also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent directly to Dr. Steven Rier, Environmental Biologist Search Committee Chair, Department of Biological and Allied Health Sciences, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, 400 East Second Street, Bloomsburg, PA 17815. Questions may be directed to Search Committee Chair, Dr. Steven Rier (srier@bloomu.edu). For full consideration, completed applications must be received by December 1, 2016. Posted: 11/6/16.

Environmental Biology or Environmental Toxicology: The Biology Department in the Division of Natural Sciences at the University of Maine at Farmington invites applications to fill a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in the areas of Environmental Biology or Environmental Toxicology. Teaching responsibilities each year include a non-major's course in environmental biology and sustainable systems (50% of load; a full load equals 12 contact hours per semester). Candidates should also be able to offer upper division courses in the program to serve both traditional and pre-professional biology majors (e.g., Environmental Biology & Toxicology, Developmental Biology, or Pathophysiology). The successful applicant will establish a research program with an environmental focus. A Ph.D. in Biology is required, which must include appropriate coursework and training to service both non-majors' courses and upper division courses for majors. Additional desirable qualifications include undergraduate teaching experience, a record of research accomplishment, and the clear potential to establish an environmentally oriented research program based at a small university in rural Maine that will actively involve undergraduates. Materials must be submitted to: http://tinyurl.com/umfbio2. Please create an applicant profile and list the email contact information for three professional references. Applicants must upload the following: 1) a letter of interest that includes teaching philosophy, 2) a CV that documents teaching experience and research productivity, and 3) unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcripts. Questions may be addressed to the Search Chair: Dr. Ron Butler; email: butler@maine.edu. This posting will close on December 15, 2016. Posted: 10/27/16.

Environmental Biology: The Biology Department at Reed College invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Environmental Biology that will support both the Biology Program and the interdisciplinary Environmental Studies Program. We seek candidates, preferably at the rank of assistant professor, with demonstrated excellence in biological research related to the environment that is complementary to areas and approaches currently represented in the Biology Department and Environmental Studies Program. Qualifications include a PhD and postdoctoral or professional experience. Reed is a distinguished liberal arts college with approximately 1400 students that offers a demanding academic program to bright and dedicated undergraduates. Candidates should articulate their plan to establish and maintain a rigorous and competitive research program that incorporates research opportunities for Reed undergraduates. A competitive start-up package and research space will be provided based on the successful applicant’s needs, with salary determined according to the applicant's experience. In addition to advising senior theses, teaching duties will include the development of a new upper level, lecture/laboratory course in the candidate’s area of expertise. Additional teaching opportunities include involvement in a team-taught interdisciplinary course in environmental studies and a team-taught introductory biology course, as well as offering an advanced seminar course. Formal teaching experience at the college level will be viewed favorably but is not required. The Reed community believes that cultural diversity is essential to the excellence of our academic program. All applicants are invited to address how their teaching, scholarship, mentoring, community service, or other activities could support Reed's commitment to diversity and inclusion. Application materials include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, research plan (two page maximum length), 3 representative publications, and names for three references. The cover letter should address how the applicant's research program and teaching plans are suited to Reed College and complementary to the Biology Department and Environmental Studies Program. All materials should be submitted at https://apply.interfolio.com/35398 by 14 October 2016 for full consideration. Specific inquiries should be directed to Dr. Suzy Renn (renns@reed.edu), the chair of the search committee. Deadline: October 14, 2016. Posted: 6/30/16.

Environmental Policy: The Department of Political Science and the Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy (ESE) at Northern Illinois University anticipate hiring a tenure-track assistant professor in environmental policy. Employment will begin August 2017. The position is open to applicants from any subfield in political science, and International Relations scholars, in particular, are encouraged to apply. Reflecting NIU's commitment to interdisciplinary collaboration in education and scholarship, the position will hold joint appointment status, but will be tenurable in the Department of Political Science. The Department has 12 faculty members and offers B.A., B.S., M.A., and Ph.D. degrees. The Institute has 33 faculty associates, offers B.A. and B.S. degrees, and is developing a graduate program. The successful candidate will demonstrate a strong record of, or potential for, scholarly research and teaching excellence at both the undergraduate and graduate level. The successful candidate will be expected to teach a core course in environmental policy that covers environmental issues pertinent to the US. An earned PhD in political science is required by the start date of the appointment. A demonstrated ability to serve a diverse student population is strongly preferred. Applicants must send a cover letter, which describes how their scholarship will contribute to the missions of both the Department of Political Science and the Institute for the Study of the Environment, Sustainability and Energy. In addition, a curriculum vitae, writing samples, evidence of teaching effectiveness, appropriate transcripts, and three letters of recommendation should be forwarded to the Department of Political Science at pols_esesearch2016@niu.edu. Review of completed applications will begin on January 23, 2017. Posted: 12/12/16.

Environmental Social Science: The School of Earth Sciences and Environmental Sustainability (SESES) invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor in Environmental Social Science. This is a full-time, benefit eligible, tenure-track appointment. We seek an interdisciplinary environmental social scientist who will contribute to existing strengths in environmental research, teaching and practice in SESES. We welcome applicants with interdisciplinary training and research experience in a variety of fields, including but not limited to the areas of environmental policy and governance, conservation biology, economics, geography, environmental studies and sciences, sociology, sustainable development and climate science. The successful candidate will work in coupled natural and human systems and at the interface between science and policy. This position builds on university strengths in Environmental Sustainability. Northern Arizona University seeks to bring together scholars within SESES and across colleges (College of Engineering, Forestry and Natural Sciences; College of Social and Behavioral Sciences; College of Arts and Letters; and W. A. Franke College of Business) to foster interdisciplinary scholarship, teaching, and a range of expertise to secure large interdisciplinary sustainability focused grants. Scholars are sought to develop new collaborations that will enable interdisciplinary science-based, community-oriented scholarship and teaching on local to global sustainability challenges. Minimum qualifications include a PhD in a social science, or in an interdisciplinary environmental program with a social science emphasis conferred by Aug 14, 2017. See details at Faculty-and-Administrator-Openings under Job ID 602887. Review of applications will begin on December 5th. Posted: 11/14/16.

Integrated Water Resources: The Department of Natural Resources and Society (NRS), College of Natural Resources (CNR), in collaboration with the University-wide Water Resources Program at the University of Idaho, invite applications for an academic-year (nine-month), tenure-track faculty position as Assistant Professor in Integrated Water Resources. This is a broadly conceived position; we seek team players with strong expertise in water resources research within the framework of integrated social-ecological systems. The successful candidate will 1) lead and contribute to interdisciplinary research in hydro-social systems (50%), 2) teach and advise undergraduate and graduate students in the NRS, CNR, and Water Resources Programs (40%), and 3) provide professional outreach and service (10%). The position is located on the main University campus in Moscow, Idaho with the expectation of collaboration with faculty and other partners at the UI-CNR McCall Field Campus, other campuses of the University of Idaho, and throughout the region/nation. For details and to apply, see https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/16386. Closing Date 1/22/2017. Posted: 12/14/16.

Range & Forage Management: The Department of Plant Sciences, College of Agriculture and Bioresources, at the University of Saskatchewan invites applications for a tenure track position at the assistant professor level in the area of range and forage utilization. The successful candidate will be expected to teach courses in the area of rangeland ecology and management at the undergraduate level, develop a graduate course in his or her area of expertise, supervise M.Sc. and Ph.D. students, and perform outreach duties as required; Will also be expected to lead a vigorous, independent research program which will involve applied research of direct interest to industry and producers, as well as basic research that would be eligible for Government of Canada Tri-Council funding. Applications, including a CV, academic transcripts, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for three referees to: Dr. Yuguang Bai, Head Email: yuguang.bai@usask.ca by March 14, 2017. Full details. Posted: 3/1/17.

Rangeland Ecology: The University of Idaho invites exceptional applications for the Harold F. and Ruth M. Heady Endowed Chair of Rangeland Ecology. The rank for the endowed professorship is open to an assistant, associate or full professor and holding the endowed chair is a mark of distinction. The Heady Professor will hold a tenure-track position within one of the three departments within the College of Natural Resources. The College is home to the Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences, the Department of Fish and Wildlife Sciences, and the Department of Natural Resources and Society. The College administers nine undergraduate academic programs, including the cross-university Environmental Science Program. The college also offers professional, Masters, and Doctorate degrees in both Natural Resources and Environmental Science. The primary criteria for the Heady Professorship will be excellence in research and scholarship in some area of rangeland ecology, broadly defined. The Heady Professor will contribute to fundamental knowledge in rangeland ecology and provide outstanding training for undergraduate and graduate students. The successful applicant will be expected to contribute to the undergraduate or graduate curriculum in Rangeland Ecology and Management and play an active role in the University of Idaho Rangeland Center. Review of applicants will begin March 4th 2017. Inquiries should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr. Alistair Smith, College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, 83844, Phone: 208-885-1009 or e-mail: alistair@uidaho.edu. The full posting and instruction to apply can be found at: https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/16707. Posted: 2/15/17.

Human Dimensions of Natural Resources: The Department of Natural Resources and Society (NRS) at the University of Idaho invites applications for an academic year (nine-month), tenure-track faculty position as an assistant professor in human dimensions of natural resources. The area of specialty is open, but we seek candidates with research expertise in applied psychology, sociology or related fields who investigate human interactions with natural resources and the environment. That focus should include the role of human behaviors, attitudes, and social norms as they apply to evolving practices of natural resource management. This appointment will include responsibilities for teaching/advising (40%), research (50%) and outreach/service (10%). For more information visit: https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/16330 or contact search chair Travis Paveglio at tpaveglio@uidaho.edu. Closes January 22, 2017. Posted: 12/14/16.

Human Dimensions of Coupled Natural-Human Systems: Assistant/Associate Professor. The School of Natural Resources and the Environment at the University of Arizona seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-eligible position emphasizing the human dimension and decision making of coupled natural-human systems. Societies are facing unprecedented environmental challenges to their well-being due to myriad anthropogenic effects on ecosystems including the loss of biodiversity; climate change; over-exploitation of water, wildlife, and other natural resources; invasive species; and habitat fragmentation. As the state’s land-grant institution with integrated research-education-outreach programs, the successful candidate will (1) conduct research that will help us understand and anticipate the nature of these challenges in arid and semi-arid settings; (2) contribute to collaborative decision-making processes for natural resource governance and policy that spans local to global scales, and natural to social sciences and (3) train diverse scientists, land and wildlife managers, citizens, and decision-makers to address the challenges that confront society and the ecosystems that support us. The successful candidate is expected to develop and maintain a vigorous, collaborative, and externally funded research program that emphasizes arid and semi-arid systems, that engages diverse disciplines from natural to social sciences, that contributes to the human dimension components of wildlife & fisheries ecology, conservation biology and rangeland ecology courses in our curriculum and that promotes and enhances cultural diversity, particularly in areas underrepresented in the discipline. See uacareers.com (posting F20894) for a more detailed overview and application procedures. Review of applications will commence April 10, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate is found. Start date negotiable. Direct questions to Professor Steve Archer, Chair of the Search Committee (sarcher@email.arizona.edu) or (520) 626-8791. Posted: 3/20/17.

Coupled Human-Natural Systems, Environmental Governance and Decision Making: The School of Natural Resources and the Environment (SNRE) at the University of Arizona seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-eligible position on coupled human-natural systems, environmental governance, and decision-making. Societies are facing unprecedented environmental challenges to their well-being due to myriad anthropogenic effects on ecosystems including the loss of biodiversity; climate change; over-exploitation of water, wildlife, and other natural resources; invasive species; and habitat fragmentation. As the state’s land-grant institution with integrated research-education-outreach programs, the successful candidate will (1) conduct research that will help us understand and anticipate the nature of these challenges; (2) contribute to collaborative decision-making processes for natural resource governance and policy that spans local to global scales, and natural to social sciences and (3) train diverse scientists, land and wildlife managers, citizens, and decision-makers to address the challenges that confront society and the ecosystems that support us. The position will be housed in SNRE, which has strong research, teaching and outreach programs in wildlife and fisheries ecology; conservation biology; ecohydrology and watershed management; rangeland ecology, restoration, and management; global change ecology and management; and arid lands research. SNRE is also host to multiple cooperators from both the federal (the USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, the USGS Sonoran Desert Research Station, the National Park Service Desert Southwest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, the USGS Southwest Climate Science Center, the National Phenology Network) and state (Game and Fish Dept., Dept. of Transportation, Dept. of Environmental Quality) agencies. Our cooperative extension personnel have strong connections to landowners throughout Arizona. Research: We seek a candidate with a strong record of research and extramural funding related to environmental governance in diverse disciplines from natural to social sciences. We seek a candidate with an enthusiastic approach to collaborative research with colleagues within SNRE, other units in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, the Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, the Institute of the Environment, the College of Social & Behavioral Sciences, the James E. Rogers College of Law and across campus. The successful candidate is expected to produce a strong record of peer-reviewed and refereed publications in high-impact, indexed journals. Teaching: The successful applicant will contribute to undergraduate and graduate curricula. We seek an enthusiastic educator who will be responsible for developing and teaching courses that substantively contribute to our BS and our MS and Ph.D. degrees. The applicant is expected to advise and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students in coursework and research and be committed to the promotion and enhancement of the diversity of our students, particularly those from backgrounds underrepresented in the discipline. Minimum Qualifications: Ph.D. in a discipline related to natural resources, a record of peer-reviewed publications demonstrating high quality research, and evidence of interest and experience in classroom instruction. Apply via uacareers.com, posting number F20817. Review date February 3, 2017. Start date negotiable. Direct questions about the position to Professor Steve Archer, Chair of the Search Committee (sarcher@email.arizona.edu) or (520) 626-8791. Posted: 1/3/17.

Human-Environment Systems: Boise State University tenure-track faculty position in human-environment systems science. Competitive candidates will demonstrate capacity, expertise, and interest in quantitative approaches to analyzing coupled social and biophysical systems, with the goal of addressing some of our most pressing sustainability challenges. We seek candidates who develop and apply innovative strategies to describe, understand, and predict the dynamics of human-environment systems, including but not limited to, agent-based, dynamical, process-based and geostatistical modeling, and other innovative techniques for integrating models and data. The new faculty member will join existing faculty in our Human-Environment Systems Center. This position is part of a statewide, NSF-funded effort to build expertise in human-environment systems science. With Boise State’s new College of Innovation and Design as a home, the candidate will have the opportunity to collaboratively build an integrated research and teaching center focusing on coupled human-environment systems. The center weaves together biophysical and social science knowledge and skills to develop solutions and quantitative approaches to society’s most challenging environmental problems. In addition, faculty will have the opportunity to contribute to an existing NSF-funded research effort (NSF Award # IIA-1301792) to better understand how landscapes and associated ecosystem services in Idaho will evolve under the stressors of population growth and climate change. See the full job ad for details and to apply. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016. Posted: 9/16/16.

Human Health Sciences: University of California Merced is recruiting Assistant, Associate and Full Professors as part of a cluster hire in the area of Human Health Sciences in areas related to three themes: Developmental Science: Health and Disease; Environmental Factors in Health and Health Disparities; and Emerging Tools in Health Science: Diagnostics and Therapeutics. Specific research areas may include, but are not limited to air pollution, biodiversity benefits, ecological genetics, ecological and evolutionary determinants of health, ecologically- and evolutionarily-informed design of drugs. ecosystem health, emergence and spread of infectious diseases, environmental toxicology, environmental management in disease prevention, epidemiology & spatial genetics, epigenetics, food security and global change, genotype-environment interactions in susceptibility and resistance to disease, evo-devo in pathogens and its disease implications, Planetary Health, population genomics, etc. Full details and online application are available at https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/apply/JPF00392. Deadline: December 1, 2016. The search committee will begin to review applications on November 15, 2016. Posted: 10/10/16.

Presidential Chair in Water Resources and Food System Sustainability: The Department of Environmental Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz invites applications for a tenured faculty position, who will also be the inaugural appointee as the Stephen R. Gliessman Presidential Chair in Water Resources and Food Systems Sustainability. We seek applicants with expertise in water and agroecology/sustainable agriculture, and interests in current and future challenges facing the intersection among water resources, agriculture, food security and other environmental issues. We are interested in nationally and internationally known scholars with demonstrated leadership in exploring the dynamic linkages between agrofood systems and surface and/or groundwater resources at the landscape or watershed scales. The Department comprises social and natural scientists committed to cross-disciplinary collaboration. The candidate will work at the intersection of physical, agroecological, and social sciences. We seek candidates to complement existing strengths in agroecology, water policy, conservation, environmental risk, sustainable development, and political economy. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated record of working with interdisciplinary teams on environmental problem solving. We seek scholars who are dedicated to teaching and mentoring at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. The successful candidate must be able to work with students, faculty, and staff from a wide range of social and cultural backgrounds. We are especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. RANK: Associate or Full Professor. QUALIFICATIONS: Ph.D. or equivalent foreign degree, and demonstrated experience in each of the following areas: research, university-level teaching, and service. POSITION AVAILABLE: July 1, 2017, with academic year beginning September 2017. For details and to apply see https://recruit.ucsc.edu/apply/JPF00366. Refer to Position #JPF00366-17 in all correspondence. Next review date: October 14th, 2016. Posted: 10/11/16.

Agroecology: We are searching broadly for a well-qualified candidate interested in working on the ecology of managed systems in South Florida. Contact Luke Flory (flory@ufl.edu) or the search chair Catharine Mannion (cmannion@ufl.edu) with questions. Location: Tropical Research and Education Center University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Homestead, Florida. For full consideration, candidates should apply and submit additional materials by August 1, 2016. This is a 12-month tenure-accruing position that will be 60% research (Florida Agricultural Experiment Station) and 40% extension (Florida Cooperative Extension Service), available at the Tropical Research and Education Center in Homestead, FL, IFAS. This assignment may change in accordance with the needs of the unit. South Florida is an environmentally diverse and sensitive region that is particularly vulnerable to recent perturbations in historical environmental conditions. These changes include: water resource availability; point and non-point pollution; non-native pest species; growing urban populations and sprawl; and changes in storm frequencies and intensities, and other climate related alterations. These issues are particularly relevant to agricultural systems and natural areas in the region. Due to the complexity of the interactions of these factors when considering sustainability in production systems and managed natural areas, an agroecological approach that incorporates a balance between economic, environmental, and societal impacts is essential. For details see Requisition # 494905. Posted: 7/7/16.

Agronomy: The University of Maryland Department of Plant Science and Landscape Architecture invites applications for a 12-month tenure track position of Assistant Professor with a 60% University of Maryland Extension and 40% Maryland Agricultural Experiment Station Research appointment with the focus on production of agronomic crops. The candidate will be an individual who has extensive training in agronomic crop production, nutrient management of cropping systems, and statistical analyses of crop performance data. The candidate's research program should focus on practical solutions to production issues facing the major crops grown in Maryland, while improving the provisioning of ecosystem services. Candidates who have experience working with a range of faculty, staff, constituents and organizations and who have interest/experience in developing programs that serve diverse populations are encouraged to apply. For more information and to apply, please see: https://ejobs.umd.edu/postings/49730. Best Consideration Date: 3/15/2017. Posted: 3/2/17.

Sustainable Food, Water and Agriculture Systems: The University of California Merced is seeking four new faculty members (open rank) to enhance extant strength and build new interdisciplinary programs. This is the first of several cluster hires in the broad area of sustainability, and will focus on food, water and agriculture, and support the university mission of creating positive socio-economic and cultural impact on Central California and the world. Successful candidates will compete in an interdisciplinary pool, and have a record of accomplishment in areas including but not limited to: food security, agro-ecology, agrotechnology, and food-water systems from multidisciplinary perspectives. Interdisciplinary Sub-Area #1: Agriculture and Ecosystems: seeking one or two faculty members (open rank) levels in ecological sciences, environmental, mechanical, or sustainability engineering, or environmental health related fields focused on sustainable agricultural systems. These positions are part of UC Merced’s ongoing interdisciplinary cluster hires in this area. The successful candidate(s) will have a record of accomplishment related to food availability, security, and stability, or innovative technologies to improve sustainable agricultural systems. Potential research areas include but are not limited to nutrient systems and cycling, agro-biodiversity, pests and diseases, precision agriculture, food processing, water reuse, and waste commoditization. Interdisciplinary Sub-Area #2: Agro-Environmental Management: seeking one or two faculty members (open rank) in systems engineering, environmental management, resource conservation, process modeling, and life-cycle analysis in the context of optimal development and management of agriculture to balance crop production, food processing, community development, ecosystems and human health. These positions are part of UC Merced’s ongoing interdisciplinary cluster hires in this area. The successful candidate(s) will have a record of accomplishment in areas including but not limited to agro-water-ecosystem management, climate change adaptation, groundwater-surface water conjunctive use, and optimal harvest, processing, distribution and waste management systems. Interdisciplinary Sub-Area #3: Agriculture and Society: seeking one or two faculty members (open rank) in the humanities, social sciences and related fields, with active interests in sustainable food, water and agricultural systems. These positions are part of UC Merced’s ongoing interdisciplinary cluster hires in this area. The successful candidate(s) will have a record of accomplishment in areas including but not limited to past and present (prehistoric, historical, contemporary) societies and food security, resource economics, human health and diet, human sense-of-place and landscape, land-use change, agricultural labor and community structures, institutions, policy, and artistic or literary representations. All: Applicants must have a strong publication record and have demonstrated the potential to develop and support an independent, innovative research program and to engage in interdisciplinary collaboration. Applicants must be able to teach and train effectively at both undergraduate and graduate levels. These are part of a broad range of interdisciplinary topics of interest in this search. Candidates may be affiliated with one or more academic units with the primary appointment being determined by the candidate’s research and teaching interests and qualifications. Qualifications: Ph.D. in a field relevant to the topics of interest indicated above is required by the start date. Candidates with broad interests, a record of research excellence and creativity and the potential for active interdisciplinary collaboration will be preferred. Applications must be submitted via the website and must include (1) a cover letter stating research area of interest; (2) curriculum vitae; (3) research statement; (4) teaching statement; (5) a diversity statement; (6) three (3) letters of recommendation. Consideration of applications will begin on November 1, 2016 See https://aprecruit.ucmerced.edu/apply/JPF00383 for details and to apply. For questions, please contact chair, Professor Peggy O'Day at poday@ucmerced.edu. Posted: 9/14/16.

Sustainability Science: The Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Furman University invites applications for an open-rank, tenure-track position in Sustainability Science beginning in August 2017. The successful candidate will have expertise in the area of ecological economics or related fields within sustainability science. We are interested in hiring a faculty member with diverse perspectives who will foster innovation in our sustainability science curriculum and provide a rich and varied educational experience for our students. We encourage applications from candidates who demonstrate a commitment to excellence in teaching, student advising, and research with undergraduates. Teaching responsibilities consist of four courses with labs per year, including Principles of Sustainability Science (SUS 120), Introduction to Environmental Science (EES 112), and upper level electives including ecological economics. When needed, candidates may teach a writing seminar for first year students, Human Systems (SUS 240), or Social Systems (SUS 241). Apply at https://jobs.furman.edu. Include PDF versions of a letter of application, a curriculum vita, a statement of teaching interests and philosophy, a diversity statement, a statement of research interests, names of three references, and unofficial transcripts. The diversity statement should reflect the candidate's awareness of the challenges facing the many student groups traditionally underrepresented in higher education and discuss strategies for addressing these challenges. Applications will be accepted until December 1, 2016. Posted: 9/23/16.

Sustainability Science: The Montclair State University Department of Earth and Environmental Studies invites applications for a full-time (10-month) tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Sustainability Science. Applicants with expertise in areas including but not limited to urban sustainability, urban design and regional planning, climate change mitigation and adaptation, industrial ecology, renewable energy, carbon auditing, and life cycle assessment, are encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will develop a vigorous externally funded research program and have a strong commitment to excellence in teaching. The candidate will be expected to play a critical role in our bachelors, masters, and professional science masters programs in Sustainability Science, and contribute to teaching and mentoring in our Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences, and Environmental Management bachelors, masters, and doctoral programs. Teaching responsibilities will include introductory courses as well as upper-level undergraduate and graduate courses within the applicant’s areas of expertise. Service to the department, university, and larger professional community is also expected. Qualifications: Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in sustainability science, environmental science, urban planning, geosciences, geography, resource management, or other appropriate field, a record of peer-reviewed scholarship in sustainability, and evidence of potential for success in grant activity. Post-doctoral experience is desirable. Starting Date September 1, 2017. Electronic applications assembled into a single combined .pdf or .doc file and containing a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching and research interests, and the names and contact information for three professional references should be sent to EAESsearch@mail.montclair.edu. Full job ad. Apply By October 15, 2016. Posted: 8/30/16.

Natural Resources Policy and Governance: The University of Colorado Boulder Environmental Studies program invites applicants for a junior-level tenure-track position in Natural Resources Policy and Governance, beginning August 21, 2017. We solicit applicants with expertise in natural resources policy and management, with an emphasis on water, energy, land use or another natural resource focal area. This expertise will complement and build upon our existing capacity in climate and environmental policy. See the full job ad for more information. To apply, see https://www.jobsatcu.com, posting #06792. Review of applications will begin on October 15, 2016. Candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate research and teaching statements, and arrange three confidential letters of recommendation. If you have questions, contact search committee chair Professor Max Boykoff (boykoff@colorado.edu). Posted: 9/15/16.

Discipline-Based Education Research: The University of South Carolina is initiating a series of new Discipline-Based Education Research (DBER) positions in the sciences. The first two of these searches are starting in the School of the Earth, Ocean and Environment (SEOE) and the Department of Biological Sciences. We anticipate two more positions next year and two the year after that, to help build a core of DBER researchers across the science departments. The Biology position is open to any sub-discipline area in biology and the SEOE position is open to any discipline within the broad science areas of the school. For more information, please visit the links above. Review of applications for the Biology position will begin 1 February 2017 and review for the SEOE position will begin 15 February 2017. If there are questions, do not hesitate to contact Claudia Benitez-Nelson (cbnelson@geol.sc.edu) or Alan White (arwhite@mailbox.sc.edu). Posted: 1/26/17.

Teaching Biological Sciences: The Division of Biological Sciences at the University of California San Diego invites applications for an Assistant Teaching Professor with responsibilities centered on undergraduate education. This appointment can lead to tenure and is comparable to an assistant professorship. The incumbent’s primary responsibility will be to develop and teach undergraduate lab and lecture courses for Biology majors in the areas of genomics and bioinformatics. The incumbent will also advance science education beyond UCSD through professional activities such as research in science teaching methodologies, participation in writing textbooks and/or creating on-line teaching materials. The incumbent will also support the integration of genomics and bioinformatics into courses taught by other faculty in Biology. We are especially interested in candidates who have created or contributed to programs that aim to increase access and success of underrepresented students and/or faculty in the sciences and/or have well developed plans to accomplish such goals. All candidates must have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in Biology or Computer Science, or a related field, and have substantial experience in the areas of genomics and bioinformatics as evidenced by scholarly achievement in these areas (e.g. publications and/or conference presentations). Initial review date: November 14, 2016. For details and to apply see: https://apol-recruit.ucsd.edu/apply/JPF01232. Posted: 10/27/16.

Environmental Studies and Science: The Department of Environmental Studies and Science within the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences at Pace University invites applications for 1 to 2 anticipated tenure-track faculty position to begin September 2017. The Department is co-located on Pace University’s NYC and Westchester-Pleasantville campuses, and houses undergraduate and graduate programs in environmental studies, environmental science, and environmental policy. Departmental strengths include environmental policy and sustainable governance, ecology, and community engagement. We are expanding our expertise in sustainable urban infrastructure, citizen science, energy, and other environmental issues that integrate science, technology, policy, and community. The candidate will be a member of a vibrant bi-campus community, teaching on both campuses, although primarily in NYC. Applicants should have earned a Ph.D. or equivalent in Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering, or a related field, with a strong research & teaching agenda that emphasizes the relationship between science, citizenship, and policy. Candidates with terminal degrees and extensive professional experience and teaching experience will also be considered. We are interested in candidates who focus on the role of citizens in environmental science and/or scientists who have experience in the areas of urban sustainability, systems, or infrastructure with a focus on energy, mobility, and/or resilience. A scholar with a professional background that creates opportunities for student projects will receive particular attention. Teaching responsibilities will likely include introductory courses and advanced courses in the candidate’s expertise. Applicants should send a single PDF file a cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements of teaching and research philosophy; and contact information for three references to: ESSFTSEARCH1617@pace.edu. Applications received by 12/15/16 will receive full consideration. Posted: 11/8/16.

Lecturer in Environmental Field Teaching: The Department of Environmental Sciences at Emory University, Atlanta, GA, seeks applicants for a full-time lecture-track position (Lecturer) with a focus on field teaching, beginning Fall 2017. We are open to a wide range of disciplinary or interdisciplinary academic backgrounds relevant to field teaching in environmental sciences, geosciences, ecology, or related fields. The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. granted by the time of the offer letter and demonstrate a commitment to excellence in undergraduate teaching in an innovative interdisciplinary environment. The successful applicant will advise students and teach introductory and upper-level undergraduate courses with a focus on teaching outdoor-based courses. We particularly welcome applicants with field-based research experience with undergraduate students; interest or experience in community engagement and/or discipline-based education research; and/or a strong track record of teaching and mentoring students from under-represented groups. Full posting and application submission at: http://apply.interfolio.com/37109. Evaluation of candidates will begin on November 14, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled; applications received up to 30 days after review begins will be given full consideration. Questions related to the position (but not application materials) should be addressed to: envs.search@emory.edu. Posted: 10/22/16.

Environmental Studies: Purchase College, State University of New York, invites applications for a tenure-track position in Environmental Studies at the Assistant Professor level, beginning September 1, 2017. We seek a broadly trained environmental scientist committed to field-based instruction and individualized student mentorship. While the research specialization is flexible, it should complement those of the current faculty. The most attractive research fields include geology, conservation biology, and wildlife ecology. With an emphasis on community engagement and environmental sustainability, the College prioritizes hiring scholars who conceptualize the application of their research within environmental justice and socially conscious contexts. Excellence in teaching will be expected. Instructional responsibilities include five courses per year, plus supervision of senior projects. The senior project is a college-wide requirement and signature feature of the college’s curriculum. The selected candidate will develop a diverse suite of courses serving Environmental Studies majors as well as the general student body including introductory and advanced courses in his/her area of specialization. The Environmental Studies Board of Study is an engaged academic partner with and resource for communities, non-profits, and agencies addressing environmental issues along Long Island Sound, the Lower Hudson River, and New York City’s historic Croton Watershed. Opportunities abound for the successful candidate to capitalize on this existing network of local study sites to develop a robust, dynamic, and student-focused research program. Purchase College is primarily an undergraduate institution located 25 miles north of New York City. The college’s president demonstrated a dedication to environmental issues and sustainability by joining 151 other U.S. colleges as an original signatory of the American College and University Presidents Climate Commitment. QUALIFICATIONS. Candidates must have a PhD by Sept. 1, 2017. Strong teaching experience is preferred. To apply for this position, visit the Purchase College Job Vacancy website at https://jobs.purchase.edu and complete an on-line application. You must attach the following documents: (1) A cover letter describing research and teaching interests; (2) a CV; (3) evidence of teaching ability; (4) sample syllabi; and (5) three letters of recommendation. DEADLINE: January 22, 2017. Posted: 12/13/16.

Environmental Studies: The Department of Environmental Studies, California State University, Sacramento, seeks candidates for the Tenure-track position of Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, beginning no later than Fall 2017. Position requires a Ph.D. or equivalent doctoral-level degree. Teaching experience in a diverse, interdisciplinary setting at the undergraduate level is required. Field, laboratory, or other research experience incorporating undergraduate students preferred. Areas of expertise may include energy, climate science, land use planning, environmental conservation, urban ecology, and agroecology. We seek an individual who can work at the interface between environmental science, environmental equity, and policy, and who recognizes the importance of interdisciplinary exploration of challenging environmental problems. For more information and to apply, see our position announcement at www.csus.edu/about/employment. Review of applications will begin on 31 October 2016. Posted: 10/5/16.

Environmental Studies: The Department of Earth and Environment at Franklin and Marshall College has a new tenure track faculty position in Environmental Studies, with a focus in the areas of environmental justice, environmental health, and public policy. The full ad is at: https://apply.interfolio.com/35609. The department supports majors in environmental studies, environmental science, and geosciences. About 12 years old, the Environmental Studies major has grown in number of faculty and students since its inception. Whereas the core courses for the major are taught within the Department of ENE, nearly every department on campus offers courses that contribute to the interdisciplinary breadth and strength of the major's requirements. Review date: 10/1/16. Posted: 9/14/16.

Environmental Science: The School of Earth & Environment at Rowan University is seeking candidates to fill two tenure-track positions in the forming Department of Environmental Science. We seek outstanding candidates who hold a Ph.D. in Environmental Science or a closely related discipline. Successful candidates are expected to develop and maintain an active, highly visible, extramurally funded research program with outstanding scholarship and to demonstrate excellence in teaching and mentoring both graduate and undergraduate students. We seek candidates who have a big picture, global focus -- established international collaborations are a plus. The areas of expertise are open, however, we have particular interests in applicants engaged in the following research: Climate Change, Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Quality, Biogeochemical Cycles, Ecosystem/Human System Interactions, Environmental Technology, Natural Disaster Reduction, Water and Watersheds Research, Risk Assessment, and Environmental Sustainability in its many aspects. Scholars hired in the School of Earth & Environment will have superior communication skills and will have demonstrated a deep commitment to sharing their science with the public. We are seeking agents of change, and a willingness to work with governments, NGOs, and industry to solve real-world problems is desired. Associate/Full Professor, Environmental Science (Tenured) – The successful candidate will have an established record of external funding, a strong publication history, must be a recognized authority in his or her field, and must possess a demonstrated commitment to public outreach. The successful candidate will assume the role of Chair of the Department, pending faculty vote in accordance with university and union policy. Administrative experience in various forms will be considered. Assistant Professor, Environmental Science (Tenure-Track) – The successful candidate will hold a Ph.D. by Sept. 1, 2017 and will have demonstrated early success at research and publication. Postdoctoral experience is a plus. A commitment to excellence in teaching and to communicating science to the public is a necessity. See links above to apply. Please submit a single PDF that includes the following items in the order listed: letter of interest, curriculum vitae, a description of research agenda including potential funding mechanisms, and graduate transcripts (copies acceptable). Three letters of recommendation should be sent via email directly to earth@rowan.edu. To insure full consideration, please submit your application by Friday, December 9th, 2016. Update: the tenured position will serve as department chair and is still open, with revised review date of December 21st, 2016. Closing date for all applications is January 9th, 2017. The Posted: 11/8/16, revised: 12/14/16.

Environmental Science: Oxford College of Emory University invites applications for an Assistant Professor, tenure track. A Ph.D. in a field related to environmental science and experience in teaching undergraduates is required. Advanced training in geoscience with field experience is strongly recommended. We are open to a wide range of disciplinary or interdisciplinary academic backgrounds relevant to field teaching in environmental sciences, geosciences, ecology, or related fields. Candidates with experience in inquiry-based teaching and student-centered learning are particularly encouraged to apply. The successful candidate will teach lecture and laboratory courses in introductory environmental science and geoscience for Environmental Science majors and non-majors, and have opportunities to develop an upper-level course and field courses. A new, state-of-the-art science facility, which houses the college’s geological collection and is designed to promote student-faculty collaboration, scholarship, and innovative teaching in STEM opened in January, 2016. To apply: Applicants must submit with their applications a letter of application, CV, statement of teaching philosophy and transcripts (may be unofficial). Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly from recommenders to oxford-searches@listserv.cc.emory.edu with “Environmental Science” in the subject line. For more information about Oxford College, visit http://www.oxford.emory.edu/. We began reviewing applications on November 3, 2016. Applicants may also be interested in applying to a different position in Environmental Sciences at Emory College on Emory University’s Atlanta campus. For details and to apply, please go to https://apply.interfolio.com/37109. Posted: 11/6/16.

Environmental Science: Washington College, a selective liberal arts college in the Chesapeake Bay watershed on Maryland’s Eastern Shore, invites applications for a tenure-track position in environmental science, to begin in August of 2017. We seek a broadly trained environmental scientist with expertise in the study of coastal systems. The ideal candidate will develop course offerings, pedagogical approaches, and student-faculty research that engages students both within and beyond the classroom. We are particularly interested in candidates whose teaching and scholarship can explore the coastal environment local to the College, but who can also engage students in a study of international coastal issues. Candidates must have a Ph.D. in environmental science or related discipline and the capacity to contribute to an innovative interdisciplinary environmental curriculum. The successful candidate will have a demonstrated commitment to teaching excellence, a strong interest in developing a career as a teacher-scholar in a liberal arts institution, and show significant promise as a scholar. The candidate will develop upper-level classes in their area of expertise, as well as contribute to the foundational introductory environmental course and the college-wide first-year seminar program. This hiring effort is part of the expansion of the recently created Department of Environmental Science and Studies at Washington College and will contribute to achieving the College’s goal of becoming a leader in the interdisciplinary study of the environment, as articulated in its strategic plan. Candidates should submit a cover letter, CV, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests, and the names of four professional references through https://highereddecisions.com/wcm/current_vacancies.asp. Inquiries should be directed to Professor Leslie Sherman, co-chair of the Department of Environmental Science and Studies (lsherman2@washcoll.edu). Review of applications will begin on November 15th, pending final budgetary approval. Posted: 10/11/16.

Environmental Science: The Department of Biology and Environmental Science at Sweet Briar College seeks two environmental scientists, invested in the education of undergraduates, for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level. These faculty will anchor an environmental science major integrated with other science programs. We seek candidates with the Ph.D. in an environmental science, teaching experience, and research that can involve undergraduates. We are looking for candidates who will complement one another and our biology faculty, and especially welcome applications from candidates focusing on sustainable agriculture, natural resources, earth system science, or environmental geography. Sweet Briar is restructuring the environmental program, and the environmental majors and courses described in the current catalog are being replaced. While some changes are being put in place this year, the successful applicants will have input into the full shape of the program. Sweet Briar has distinct assets that offer opportunities for the environmental program to thrive. Among these assets are: · a 3250-acre campus with exceptional hardwood forests, permanent forest plots, lakes, a community garden, and fields of warm-season grasses planted for biofuels · an ABET-accredited engineering degree program (one of two at women’s colleges in the United States) · a state-of-the art-research tower for biosphere-atmosphere interactions · an endowed fund supporting an annual environmental forum · a local agricultural economy including organic farms, wineries and craft breweries, orchards, and agritourism. Requirements: A Ph.D. in an environmental science or related field; experience teaching undergraduates; a research program with the potential to involve undergraduates; demonstrated interest in working across disciplines and engaging in collaborative scholarship, teaching or service. Primary Responsibilities: teach introductory through capstone-level environmental science courses; integrate campus and local issues in natural resources, agriculture and sustainability into the curriculum; mentor students in research; advise; participate in outreach to middle school and high school girls interested in the environment. Application: For full consideration, please submit to envirosearch@sbc.edu a single PDF file containing a cover letter describing your qualifications for the position, curriculum vitae, statements of teaching and research interests, and names and contact information for three references. For questions about the positions, please contact Duberg Professor of Ecology and Environmental Science Program Director Linda Fink (lfink@sbc.edu). Review will start 1 November 2016. Posted: 9/15/16.

Environmental Science: The Environmental Science program at Berry College invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 2017. Primary teaching responsibilities include Environmental Chemistry, Case Studies in Environmental Science, and other core courses in Environmental Science, as well as an upper-level elective course in the candidate's area of expertise. Applicants are expected to hold a doctorate in Environmental Science or a related field (e.g., Chemistry, Engineering, Geology, Natural Resources), and postdoctoral experience is preferred. Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV, copies of transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research plans, and evidence of effectiveness in both teaching and research. Also arrange to have three letters of recommendation sent to Dr. Alice Suroviec; Search Committee Chair, Department of Chemistry; P.O. Box 495016; Mount Berry, GA 30149 or via email to BerryEVS@berry.edu. Applicants who are ABD should include documentation that their degree requirements will be completed by August 2017. Full ad posted at berry.edu/employment. Review of applications will begin October 15, 2016. Posted: 9/13/16.

Environmental Science: Faculty Position in the Department of Plant and Wildlife Sciences at Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah. Qualifications: PhD degree in an environmental science related field. Qualified to teach one or more of the following courses: Environmental Biology, Introduction to Soil Science, Environmental Water Quality, Landscape Ecology, Environmental Policies and Laws. Relevant research experience and a commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring. Duties: The successful candidate will teach 1-2 core courses per semester within the Environmental Science academic programs. Conduct a research program that leads to publications in peer-reviewed journals. Mentor graduate and undergraduate students in their research program. Serve on department, college, professional, and university committees. To apply, see https://yjobs.byu.edu/postings/10083. Direct questions to stclair@byu.edu. Preference is given to qualified candidates who are members in good standing of the affiliated church, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Close Date: 8/1/2016. Posted: 6/23/16.

Atmospheric and Climate Science: Assistant Professor, Northland College, Ashland, Wisconsin. Pay Range: $50-52k. The Environmental Science Program invites dynamic and proven educators to apply for a tenure-track assistant professor position in atmospheric and climate science. A PhD (conferred by August 2017) in climate science, atmospheric science, meteorology, or related field is required. The teaching load will consist of six courses per year in atmospheric and climate science, such as meteorology, oceanography, climate science, and courses in the area of the candidate’s expertise. The successful applicant must demonstrate: (1) a commitment to the liberal arts and the ability to teach and work with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds (2) service to the college and the community, and (3) scholarly work that provides research opportunities for undergraduates. HOW TO APPLY: Submit (in PDF format) (1) a letter that describes your interest in Northland College, your teaching experience and performance, your experience working with diverse students who have varying levels of mathematical preparedness, and your potential for engaging undergraduates in research, and (2) a curriculum vitae, including the names, titles, and contact information for at least three professional references. Official transcripts will be requested of all candidates selected as finalists. Deadline: December 1, 2016. Apply Online. Contact: Paul Skoraczewski (humanresources@northland.edu). Posted: 11/15/16.

Regional Climate Science: The School of the Environment at Washington State University invites applications for a nine-month, full-time, tenure-track position in Regional Climate Science on the Vancouver Campus, at the rank of Assistant Professor. The successful candidate will be based on WSU’s Vancouver campus and contribute to a growing research and teaching program in Earth Systems Science. Although many areas of specialization will be considered, special priority will be given to candidates with expertise in one or more of the following areas of climate science: regional or global climate modeling, spatial climatology, or hydroclimatology. A multidisciplinary approach with an emphasis on water dynamics under a changing climate is preferred. Applicants must have strong capabilities in research and teaching, and an ability to contribute to WSU’s diversity goals. Required qualifications include: 1) a Ph.D. by the employment start date, preferably in an atmospheric sciences-, Earth sciences-, environmental science- or engineering-related discipline, and an established record of publication in the discipline; and 2) an ability to serve under-represented groups and contribute to WSU’s diversity goals in research, teaching, mentoring, and/or service. Research expectations and teaching loads are consistent across the four WSU campuses. WSU Vancouver is located in Vancouver, WA, across the Columbia River from Portland, OR and offers significant opportunities for research and an excellent quality of life. For additional information see https://www.wsujobs.com. Review of applications will begin on November 19, 2016. Posted: 10/22/16.

Applied Climatology: The Department of Environmental Science in the College of Arts & Sciences at American University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-line position at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor beginning August 1, 2017. We are particularly interested in those working in applied atmospheric science and employing computational, geospatial, or modeling approaches. Candidates must possess their Ph.D. at the time of application and those with active external funding will be the most competitive. The position also offers opportunities to collaborate with a diverse and interdisciplinary group of environmental and sustainability researchers across the university. A successful can-didate will demonstrate or provide evidence of excellence in teaching. The candidate will be expected to mentor both undergraduate and graduate students, and participate in depart-mental, college, and university activities and service. Review of applications will begin September 26, 2016. Please submit applications via https://apply.interfolio.com/36561, which should include: cover letter, statements of research and teaching, curriculum vitae, names of three refer-ences (or five if applying at the associate or full level), and teaching evaluations if available. Please contact Steve MacAvoy (macavoy@american.edu) if you have any questions about this position. Posted: 9/14/16.

Water Quality: The Department of Ecosystem Science and Sustainability at Colorado State University (CSU) invites applications for a tenure track professor in Water Quality at the rank of assistant professor beginning in the Fall 2017 semester. We seek applications from candidates who have expertise in water quality laboratory analyses, field sampling techniques, water quality regulations, and the effects of land use and land management on water quality. Teaching expectations include lecture and lab-based undergraduate courses in land use and water quality and contributions to other undergraduate and graduate courses in Watershed Science. QUALIFICATIONS Required: 1) A Ph.D. in a related field (completed by start date), and 2) Experience with field and laboratory-based water quality measurements. Desirable: 1) Experience in applied land use and water quality research; 2) Expertise in water chemistry; 3) Strong publication record; 4) Demonstrated ability or potential for generating external funding; 5) Commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring; 6) Ability to communicate scientific knowledge to practitioners, managers, and policy makers; and 7) Experience and interest in working on interdisciplinary teams. To apply and view a full position announcement, please visit: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/39585 by January 9, 2017. For questions contact: Stephanie Kampf, search committee chair, Stephanie.Kampf@colostate.edu. Posted: 12/13/16.

Hydrologic and Water Science: The Department of Geological Sciences in the Jackson School of Geosciences at The University of Texas at Austin seeks to hire a tenure-track Assistant Professor in Hydrologic and Water Science. We seek candidates at the forefront of their science and who have interdisciplinary research and teaching interests. This search covers a wide range of disciplines related to water. Candidates interested in chemical, physical, and ecological processes and water resource sustainability, are encouraged to apply. As part of the Jackson School of Geosciences, the Department of Geological Sciences has over 50 faculty and a community of research staff with a broad range of specialization and access to outstanding research facilities and support. Applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information for at least three references. Submit electronic copies of these materials at https://apply.interfolio.com/39541. For questions related to the search, please contact dgs[at]jsg.utexas[dot]edu. Review of applications will begin January 6, 2017. Posted: 11/29/16.

Surface Water Hydrology: University of Nevada, Reno. We seek a physical hydrologist focused on surface water hydrology, with expertise in hyporheic exchange, groundwater-surface interactions, consumptive water use, surface water hydraulics, urban hydrology, mathematical and computational modeling of hydrologic systems, or related fields. The candidate should be capable of linking physical hydrology to ecosystem function in ways that have implications for natural resource management and environmental science in Nevada, regionally, and globally. We expect candidates to complement current strengths in biogeochemistry, catchment hydrology, rangeland and forest ecology, remote sensing, and wildlife management. We seek an enthusiastic colleague who will establish a rigorous, innovative, and extramurally funded research program that is nationally recognized. Given the numerous natural resources and environmental science issues in Nevada and the intermountain West, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to conduct research that spans agricultural, urban, and/or wildland systems. Teaching responsibilities will include courses that benefit NRES undergraduate majors and graduate students in the interdisciplinary graduate programs that include hydrologic sciences, environmental science and health, atmospheric sciences, and ecology evolution and conservation biology. For consideration, qualified applicants should submit their application materials by Thursday, January 5, 2017. To apply and for more information, please visit: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/22326. Posted: 11/21/16.

Earth Systems Ecology or Ecohydrology: The College of Earth and Mineral Sciences at The Pennsylvania State University invites applicants for a Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Earth Systems Ecology or Ecohydrology. This position could include the study of interactions among terrestrial or aquatic ecosystems, climate/environmental change, the water cycle, humans, land use/land cover change, energy-related processes and biogeochemical cycling at landscape, regional, or global scales in the contemporary, prehistoric, or deep time periods. The successful candidate would have strengths in areas such as Earth system modeling, spatially explicit vegetation modeling, remote sensing, networked observations, model-data synthesis, biogeochemical cycles (e.g., C, N, and water), and coupled natural and human systems. Exemplary candidates at a higher rank will be considered. This position is co-funded by Penn State’s Institutes of Energy and the Environment. The primary appointment would be in either the Department of Geography or Geosciences in the College of Earth and Mineral Sciences. The college is committed to fostering interdisciplinary research and education, and to broad searches for outstanding candidates. Thus, strong candidates will be considered across a broad range of disciplinary expertise. Candidates are expected to actively participate in the Intercollege Graduate Degree Program in Ecology and the EMS Earth and Environmental Systems Institute. Excellence in teaching, research, and service is also expected, as is the development of a vibrant externally funded research program. To apply please upload: 1) a letter describing your research and teaching plans; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) up to four reprints; and 4) the names and addresses and contact information of four potential referees. Review of applications will begin December 15, 2016 but applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Questions about the position should be directed to the search committee chair, Dr. Alan H. Taylor, Phone: (814) 865-1509; E-mail: aht1@psu.edu. Job description is posted at https://psu.jobs/job/67367. Posted: 11/8/16.

Ecohydrology: The School of Natural Resources and the Environment (SNRE) at the University of Arizona seeks outstanding applicants for a tenure-eligible position in Ecohydrology at the rank of advanced Assistant or Associate Professor of Ecohydrology excited to join our growing interdisciplinary faculty and complement our existing research strengths. Successful applicants will be expected to continue their externally funded research program focused on interactions between the biosphere and the hydrological cycle, and to contribute to excellence in teaching and outreach within the School of Natural Resources and the Environment. We encourage applications from candidates with a strong physical science focus and research interests in one or more of the following areas: riparian systems, water supply and water quality, stream hydrology, applied geomorphology, ecophysiology, biometeorology, the soil-water-plant continuum, sustainability and conservation of water resources. This position offers the opportunity for applicants to engage in multiple exciting interdisciplinary initiatives including research made possible through the School’s partnerships with the Critical Zone Observatory Network, the Santa Rita Experimental Range, the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed, the Landscape Evolution Observatory at Biosphere 2, the National Ecological Observatory Network (NEON). SNRE, has strong research, teaching and outreach programs in wildlife and fisheries ecology; conservation biology; ecohydrology and watershed management; rangeland ecology, restoration, and management; global change ecology and management; and arid lands research. SNRE is also host to multiple cooperators from both the federal (the USGS Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit, the USGS Sonoran Desert Research Station, the National Park Service Desert Southwest Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Unit, the USGS Southwest Climate Science Center, the National Phenology Network) and state (Game and Fish Dept., Dept. of Transportation, Dept. of Environmental Quality) agencies. Our cooperative extension personnel have strong connections to landowners throughout Arizona. Applications must include: a (i) cover letter, (ii) curriculum vitae, (iii) statement of research (2-3 pages) and teaching (2-3 pages) interests, and (iv) the names and contact information of 3-5 references. Within these materials we ask the applicant to explain how they will work to engage and support underrepresented groups in research and in the classroom. We also request that the candidate nominate two published articles that exemplify the current direction of their research. Apply at https://uacareers.com/postings/15729. Review of applications will commence February 3, 2017. Start date is negotiable. Direct questions about the position to the chair of the search committee: Professor David Moore, Chair of the Search Committee (davidjmoore@email.arizona.edu). Posted: 12/24/16.

Ecohydrology: School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University. This is a nine month, tenure track position at the assistant or associate professor level with the appointment to begin in August 2017. Responsibilities: Research: We are seeking an outstanding candidate who is excited about working in an interdisciplinary setting and will complement existing faculty research interests and strengths. Development of a nationally recognized, externally funded research program related to the hydrology of forested landscapes and involving Masters and Doctoral students is expected. Research areas could include forest, wetland and/or watershed hydrology, integrated watershed science, restoration of hydrologic systems, empirical modeling, water quality, hydroclimatology, ecohydrology, biometeorology, and ecological climatology. Teaching: Responsibilities will involve undergraduate and graduate courses. Undergraduate teaching includes a course in Forest Hydrology required by the degree programs in Applied Ecology and Environmental Science, Wildlife Ecology and Management, and the Society of American Foresters’ accredited Forestry programs. There will also be potential to develop a field-based class in hydrology at our research forest. Graduate teaching will include development of a course in the candidate’s area of expertise that will contribute to the School’s fast-growing graduate programs in Forestry, Forest Ecology and Management, Applied Ecology, Forest Science, and Forest Molecular Genetics and Biotechnology. Qualifications: Ph.D. required at time of appointment. A relevant natural science degree; demonstrated expertise in forest, wetland, or water resources; and post-doctoral research and extramural grant writing experience are strongly desired. Apply on line at http://www.jobs.mtu.edu/postings/4792 with a curriculum vita, copies of transcripts; names of three references (with telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses); a one-page statement of research interests and experience in securing extramural support; and a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, as well as selected reprints. Please direct inquiries to Dr. Rodney Chimner at rchimner@mtu.edu. Review of applications will begin November 15, 2016. Posted: 10/10/16.

Ecohydrology: The Department of Environmental Sciences and Management at Portland State University invites applicants for a 9-month, full-time, tenure-track Assistant or Associate Professor position in Ecohydrology starting Fall 2017. We are specifically seeking individuals who examine the environmental effects of hydrologic extremes, and their potential management solutions. Areas of scholarly emphasis include impacts of climate and hydrologic extremes (e.g. drought, flooding, hydraulics, etc.) on urban regions and/or terrestrial systems. Review of applicants will being November 15, 2016. Apply at https://jobs.hrc.pdx.edu/postings/21234. Posted: 10/5/16.

Ecohydrology: The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa invites applications for a full-time (9-month) tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Ecohydrology. The successful applicant will establish an extramurally funded and internationally recognized research program centered on the interactions and feedbacks between ecological systems and water fluxes through any component of the hydrologic cycle. Applicants should employ integrative, multi-scale approaches that combine field-based work and modeling to characterize relationships between the water cycle, regional climate, and the dynamics of terrestrial and/or aquatic systems, and must be committed to excellence in teaching and mentoring undergraduate and graduate students. We are particularly interested in applications from individuals with a demonstrated record of research in improving our understanding of coupled processes at scales ranging from watersheds to regions and in the context of global environmental change. The successful candidate will be encouraged to leverage Alabama’s unique and diverse water resources to support an innovative research program, and to forge collaborations with the new NOAA National Water Center, which opened on the UA campus in 2014, and the diverse faculty at UA and Dauphin Island Sea Lab with interests in water-related research. Applicants must have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral or equivalent experience. Evidence of significant intellectual contributions to the field and a demonstrated commitment to teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels are also required. Teaching responsibilities will include basic undergraduate courses in biology, as well as specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in the successful candidate’s area of expertise. Queries for additional details should be addressed to the chair of the search committee: Dr. Julia Cherry at cherr002@ua.edu. To apply, go to https://facultyjobs.ua.edu, complete the online application (Job #0810362), and upload: (1) a cover letter; (2) CV; (3) statement describing past research achievements and future goals; (4) statement of teaching interests and philosophy; and (5) a list of three to five references (including contact information). The search committee will request letters of reference as appropriate. Consideration of applications will begin 24 October 2016. The start date is August 16, 2017. Posted: 9/26/16.

Hydrologic Sciences: The University of Nevada, Reno’s Graduate Program of Hydrologic Sciences. We seek a Full or Associate Professor with demonstrated abilities and accomplishments in water-related sciences, outreach and education to lead the graduate education component of the University’s water research initiative. For complete position description, requirements, and on-line application visit https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/20886. Closing date is August 31, 2016. Posted: 6/23/16.

Engineering the Critical Zone: The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Pratt School of Engineering at Duke University invite applicants for a tenure-track faculty position. The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) at Duke currently includes a diverse faculty of 20 tenured or tenure-track faculty members with primary appointments in CEE. Civil and Environmental programs at Duke are highly ranked, most notably with Environmental Science and Engineering ranking #11 in the world (Shanghai Academic Ranking of World Universities in 2016). We anticipate hiring at the Assistant Professor level, although truly exceptional candidates may be suitable at the level of Associate or Full Professor. Applicants whose work bridges several research areas and who envision cross-departmental collaborations are particularly encouraged to apply. Theoretical and applied aspects of engineering the Critical Zone (CZ) is one such collaborative area of particular interest. The CZ is defined by the National Research Council as the surface zone of the Earth extending from the outer limits of vegetation down to soil and groundwater masses, within which all forms of life are supported, food is produced, and critical infrastructure is engineered. Examples of specific topics of interest include: engineered systems for grid and life-line underground and surface infrastructure; urban underground engineering, particularly as related to its adaptation to climate change and resulting developments in design and operation at the energy-water-climate nexus; coupled-processes (physico-chemical) in geo-mechanics with application to energy production, energy storage, waste storage/disposal (including CO2 and nuclear wastes), and environmental protection; extraction and management of energy, water, and mineral resources; new or emerging materials with application to infrastructure and renewable energy and water resources; environmental transport phenomena and groundwater transport; multiphase, bio- and geo-interface flows coupled with soil mechanics. Candidates are expected to have a doctoral degree in: civil, environmental, mining or mechanical engineering, applied chemistry, systems analysis, or similarly pertinent disciplines. Once hired, the successful candidate will be expected to develop and teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate levels, to obtain competitive external funding, to establish a vibrant research program, and to contribute through service to the welfare of the department and to the promotion of their discipline. We seek faculty members committed to building a diverse and inclusive community that fosters excellence in research and teaching. Applicants should submit a cover letter (email, address, and phone number must be included) describing their interests and qualifications and a curriculum vitae along with the names, addresses, phone numbers, and e-mail contacts of five references electronically through https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8059. Applications received before November 15, 2016 will receive full consideration, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled. We expect to hire for the Fall 2017 semester. Questions regarding this search should be directed to Professor Tomasz Hueckel (hueckel@duke.edu), Search Committee Chair. Posted: 9/26/16.

Surficial Processes: The Earth and Environmental Sciences Department at California State University East Bay invites applications for a tenure-track position at the assistant professor level. The Department is small, but growing, and enjoys many longstanding relationships with the local community as a result of decades of alumni with solid backgrounds in applied geosciences. The department is currently seeking to expand its program offerings in environmental science and sustainability, with a focus on surficial processes. This is a tenure-track position for an applicant with specialized training or expertise in surficial processes. Candidates will teach introductory Earth science and environmental science courses and develop courses in their area of expertise to serve both the geology and environmental science degree programs. This position will form a part of an ongoing Faculty Affinity collaborative community intended to encourage and foster interdisciplinary scholarship, especially relating to the specific Institutional Learning Outcomes of community engagement, sustainability, and diversity and social justice. Candidates are required to have an earned doctorate, or foreign equivalent, in Earth Science, Environmental Science, Civil or Environmental Engineering no later than the effective date of the appointment. Irrespective of the disciplinary focus of academic degrees earned, candidates with specialized training or experience in surficial processes are highly sought, although individuals with other focus areas will be considered. Candidates with expertise in the following areas will be given special consideration: geomorphology, hazards, mass wasting and erosion, urban riparian systems, urban stream restoration, or the impacts of climate change and sea level rise on vulnerable coastal areas such as the San Francisco Bay and the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. Candidates must be able to teach and advise students of diverse backgrounds and experiences, and have excellent communication skills. Candidates must be able to demonstrate successful teaching experience at the university level. Candidates with an active research agenda and experience with community-based science and outreach will be given preference. Candidates with experience in course design, curriculum development, field studies, and/or online instruction, and an ability to use technology as a teaching and learning tool are desired. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Apply at https://apply.interfolio.com/35239. Review begins November 1, 2016. Posted: 9/13/16.

Critical Zone Pedologist: The University of Kentucky is currently seeking a Critical Zone Pedologist, with a faculty appointment at the Assistant Professor level. This is a full time (12-month) tenure track position with an initial appointment of 65% Research, 25% Teaching and 10% Service. We have entered a new era in which constraints on food and energy production are colliding with a changing global climate and an expanding demand for resources due to ever-increasing human population, affluence, and urbanization. Earth surface (i.e. critical zone) processes govern the functioning of our planet, but are increasingly affected by human activities. Soils play a critical role, linking atmospheric, geologic, elemental, water, and energy cycles. Pedology, has a long history of applying holistic, integrative approaches to studying the role soils play in regulating Earth system processes within the critical zone. Pedology has become an increasingly quantitative discipline resolving the enigmas behind soil and landscape forming factors, the development of heterogeneous systems over a wide range of spatial and temporal scales, and the effect of human activities therein. To help address the complex challenges of the future, we seek to hire a pedologist whose research and teaching programs would work towards this goal. Applications will be accepted until May 31, 2017. The position is available on January 1, 2018. See https://ukjobs.uky.edu/postings/139158 for details and to apply. Posted: 5/1/17.

Forest and Wildland Soils: The University of Washington, College of the Environment, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences is currently advertising for an assistant professor in forest and wildland soils. See the full job ad for details and to apply (Search AA21591). Review of applications will begin January 15, 2017. Posted: 12/23/16.

Soil Science: Stockton University. We are seeking an outstanding broadly trained Soil Scientist dedicated to teaching and scholarship in a liberal arts environment where diversity is encouraged. Candidates with a strong background in pedology (soil genesis) are especially encouraged to apply. Screening will begin mid-December. To apply please visit: https://careers-stockton.icims.com/jobs (Job ID 2016-1243). Posted: 11/29/16.

Soil Biophysics: The Department of Land, Air and Water Resources (LAWR) in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, University of California, Davis, invites outstanding scholars to submit an application for Assistant Professor in Soil Biophysics. This will be a 9-month academic year tenure track appointment with teaching, research, outreach/engagement and service responsibilities and includes the expectation that the appointee will conduct mission-oriented research and outreach/engagement of relevance to the California Agricultural Experiment Station. For details and to apply, see: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01195. To ensure consideration, applications should be received by October 21, 2016. Posted: 8/30/16.

Critical Zone Geosciences: The Department of Geosciences in the Warner College of Natural Resources at Colorado State University invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor with expertise in Critical Zone Geosciences. We seek a dynamic researcher who is advancing understanding of geologic processes affecting Earth’s critical zone. Frontier topics of research in this field may include exploring the complex interactions and feedbacks within the critical zone at broad spatial and temporal scales, advancing fundamental theory of processes within Earth’s near and subsurface, utilizing novel measurement techniques, models and datasets, or addressing grand challenges within the critical zone. Areas of research interest include but are not limited to: biogeochemistry, geochronology, geomorphology, hydrology, low temperature geochemistry, and near-surface geophysics. The candidate should have broad research interests compatible with those of the current faculty in our Department of Geosciences. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous research program, attract external funding, and contribute to the instruction, research and service efforts of the department. A Ph.D. in geosciences or a closely related discipline is required at the time of appointment. For the full position announcement, please visit: http://jobs.colostate.edu/postings/39847 and apply by January 22, 2017. Inquiries may be directed to Sara Rathburn, Search Committee Chair (sara.rathburn[at]colostate[dot]edu). Posted: 12/7/16.

Geosciences: The Department of Geosciences at Trinity University invites applications for the Imogene and Harold Herndon Professorship in Geosciences. Appointment to this endowed position is at the rank of Professor with tenure. A Ph.D. in Geosciences or a closely aligned field is required. The position includes a reduced teaching load and a yearly discretionary budget. We seek candidates whose research program is widely recognized, externally funded, and provides opportunities for meaningful involvement of undergraduates. Demonstrated dedication to and success in undergraduate education are required. The successful candidate will teach introductory geosciences courses, at least one upper-level course related to environmental geoscience, and other contributions to department and university core curricula. We are open to a wide range of research specialties, including but not limited to hydrogeology, aqueous geochemistry, soil science, climate science, and oceanography. Review of completed applications will begin on December 1, 2016. For details and to apply, see the full job ad. Posted: 8/24/16.

Geology or Geophysics: The Department of Geology and Geophysics at the University of Hawai‘i at Manoa seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Earth science at the rank of Assistant Professor (or Associate Professor for an exceptional candidate with 4 years or more experience at assistant level or equivalent). Candidates whose research and teaching expertise align with identified target areas (including seismology, volcanology, hydrology, and mineral physics) of the Department and the School of Ocean and Earth Science and Technology are encouraged to apply. However, excellent candidates in all Earth science disciplines will be considered.The successful candidate is expected to establish and maintain a vigorous, externally funded research program and to engage in Departmental undergraduate and graduate instructional programs. Candidates with a record of teaching excellence and innovation are preferred. Applicants must hold a Ph.D. in Earth science at the time of application. Applications must be submitted electronically via email (gt[at]soest.hawaii[dot]edu) as a single PDF file that includes: (1) a letter of application; (2) a curriculum vitae with a list of publications and research funding; (3) a statement of teaching experience and interests detailing evidence of teaching excellence; (4) a statement of research interests, synergistic activities, and future research endeavors; and (5) contact information for at least three references. Review of applications will begin August 26, 2016 and will continue until the position is filled. The anticipated start date is Aug. 1, 2017. The complete vacancy announcement is available at workatuh.hawaii.edu, position number 0088192. Posted: 8/2/16.

GIScience: University of Wisconsin-Madison. Assistant Professor (tenure-track) of Geography, tenure track position in GIScience with concentration in geocomputing and spatial analysis and demonstrated understanding of earth surface processes. Appointment to begin August 2017. Ph.D. in Geography, Geoinformatics, Geosciences, Environmental Science, Ecology or other allied science required at the time of appointment. Preference will be given to applicants broadly trained in the area of spatial analysis and related emerging technologies. Potential GIScience research areas include, but are not limited to, spatial statistics, spatial data mining, spatial big data analytics, VGI, environmental sensor networks, or unmanned aerial vehicles. Potential application domains within earth surface processes include, but are not limited to, hydrology, eco-hydrology, or watershed modeling. The successful applicant is expected to develop a strong research program and be able to make a significant contribution to our successful online non-thesis professional Master’s program and the graduate certificate program in GIS. Teaching requirements include an introductory course in geospatial programming (geocomputing) and courses in advanced spatial analysis/spatial statistics/quantitative modeling. For Questions, please contact: Jacqueline Wild at wild2@wisc.edu or 608-262-2139. To apply, visit jobs.wisc.edu, position 88545-FA and apply on line. Applications materials required include cover letter describing research and teaching interests, a CV, no more than three examples of publications, and the names of three references to the email address below. Online submissions in PDF format are required. Online applications must be completed by January 9, 2017. Posted: 11/8/16.

Geospatial Science and Physical Geography: The Department of Geography at The University of British Columbia (UBC) Vancouver campus invites applications for a tenure-track position at the rank of Assistant Professor to enhance existing departmental strengths in geospatial science and physical geography (biogeography, climatology, geomorphology, and hydrology). In addition to having a substantive research specialization within physical geography, the ideal candidate will have demonstrated research excellence and excellence (or potential for excellence) in teaching in one or more of the following: digital terrain analysis, remote sensing, geospatial data visualization, citizen science, and spatial statistics. The successful candidate will be expected to maintain an active program of research, publishing, graduate and undergraduate teaching, and to participate fully in graduate supervision, departmental service, events and initiatives. The anticipated start date for this position is July 1, 2017, or January 1, 2018. The closing date for applications is November 20, 2016. Applicants should have a Ph.D. (or provide solid indication of imminent completion) in physical geography or strongly related natural science field. Post-doctoral experience would be an asset. Applicants must apply through the UBC faculty careers website, http://www.facultycareers.ubc.ca/24706 (Job ID: 24706). They must upload (in the following order): a cover letter or letter of application; a curriculum vitae that lists the names and contact information for three referees; statements of research and teaching interests; a statement identifying their contributions, or potential contributions, to diversity, along with their ability to work with a culturally international student body; a publication sample; and evidence of teaching effectiveness. Only complete applications will be considered by the search committee. Questions may be directed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Dan Moore, dan.moore@ubc.ca. Posted: 10/27/16.

Geospatial Analysis and Remote Sensing: The University of California, Merced School of Engineering invites applications for a full-time (9 month), tenure-track faculty position in Geospatial Analysis and Remote Sensing at the Assistant Professor rank. We seek scholars who can contribute to the interdisciplinary research environment at UC Merced. We are particularly interested in individuals with interests and expertise in geospatial analysis, geographic information science, and/or remote sensing as it applies to problems in environmental engineering, environmental sustainability, and/or food-energy-water nexus. Exceptional candidates in other innovative and relevant application areas, such as geomatics, modern photogrammetry, and/or spatial data infrastructure, are also encouraged to apply, but the expectation is that the candidate will teach geospatial analysis and modeling, and remote sensing at the undergraduate and graduate level within an environmental engineering curriculum. Competitive candidates will have interest in identifying with existing programs, particularly interdisciplinary programs in sustainability-related areas, not limited to the Environmental Systems Graduate Group, the Sierra Nevada Research Institute, UC Water and/or UC Solar. Qualifications: A Ph.D. in one of the academic fields of civil and/or environmental engineering, environmental science, environmental remote sensing, GIScience, geoinformatics, geography or a closely related field, are required. Demonstrated or strong potential for excellence in scholarship, demonstrated or strong potential for excellence in teaching of diverse populations is also required. Postdoctoral or teaching experience is preferred. Appointments will be effective July, 2017, or later. Consideration of applications will begin on December 1, 2016. See the full job ad for details and to apply. Posted: 9/20/16.

Geographic Information Science: The Plymouth State University Department of Social Science seeks a Tenure Track Assistant Professor or contract faculty member with a specialization in Geographic Information Science beginning in August 2017. The Geography, Environmental Planning and Tourism program seeks a dynamic colleague committed to teaching excellence, student development, and service with experience applying GIS within and beyond the social sciences. The successful candidate will have experience engaging undergraduate students in applied GIS research to analyze and solve current societal problems within these fields. Preferred areas of specialization include community resilience planning, political policy, public health, population dynamics, or tourism market analysis. We seek a broadly trained individual who will continue to support existing relationships within environmental science, biology and meteorology, as well as expanding the application of GIS throughout other major programs across the campus. See https://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/24422 for details and to apply. Review of applications will begin on December 31, 2016. Posted: 12/12/16.

Geographic Information Systems: The Department of Geography at the University of Nevada, Reno, invites applications for a full-time tenure-track Assistant Professor in applied GIS. The successful candidate will apply geospatial technologies to solve contemporary societal/environmental problems. The candidate will need to sustain an active funded research program and supervise graduate students at the masters and doctoral level. Primary teaching responsibilities will include undergraduate/graduate courses in GIS, spatial statistics, and her/his specialty. The department standard teaching load is 3 courses a year. Applicants must have a PhD or equivalent in Geography or a related field by the time of appointment and a demonstrated capacity for research. The anticipated start date is July 1, 2017. Candidate will receive a start-up package. https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/21591 Deadline: October 14, 2016. For further information contact Jill S. Heaton, Department and Search Chair (jheaton@unr.edu). Posted: 9/15/16.

GIS and Geovisualization: The Department of Geography and Environmental Systems at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) invites applications from scholars who use advanced geospatial techniques such as (but not limited to) critical GIS, participatory GIS, geospatial data mining, or geovisualization and cartographic design in order to pursue a research agenda in human geography, environmental science, or a related discipline beginning in August 2017. Candidates whose scholarly work applies geospatial tools to issues that consider race, class, gender, ethnicity, and environmental or social justice are especially encouraged to apply. The successful candidate is expected to develop an externally-funded research program while teaching a combination of introductory or advanced GIS, cartographic design and visualization, or GIS programming, as well as additional courses in the candidate's area of specialty. Although we invite applications from a broad range of fields, some preference will be given to candidates whose interests provide opportunities for collaboration within and outside of our department. Other opportunities at UMBC include the Baltimore Ecosystem Study (BES), an NSF-funded Urban Long-Term Ecological Research site at UMBC incorporating science, social science, education, and justice/diversity; the Joint Center for Earth Systems Technology (JCET) a research consortia formed by UMBC and NASA-Goddard Space Flight Center; the Center for Urban Environmental Research and Education (CUERE), a research center focused on the environmental, social and economic impacts of urban and suburban landscape transformation; and the U.S. Geological Survey Water Science Center for the MD-DE-DC region. Applications should be sent to apply.interfolio.com/38891. and should include: cover letter with description of qualifications including a statement of commitment to diversity in research, teaching, and service; statement of teaching; statement of research; CV; and names and contact information of three references. Questions can be directed to Dr. Matthew Baker at GISsearch@umbc.edu. Formal review of applications will begin on November 21, 2016. Posted: 11/8/16.

Geographic Information Systems: The Department of Geography & the Environment at the University of Denver invites applications for an Assistant Professor tenure-track position with research and teaching interests in Geographic Information Science. We especially encourage applicants with research specializations in one or more of the following areas: distributed sensor networks, location-based services, social networks, smart cities, cyber-infrastructure, and/or geovisualization. The start date is September 1, 2017. Full position description. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2016. For more information, please contact Dr. Rebecca L. Powell, Search Committee Chair (Rebecca.L.Powell@du.edu). Posted: 9/13/16.

Spatial Science and Geographic Information Systems: The School of Natural Resources (SNR) at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources (IANR) is seeking applicants for a tenure-track position in Spatial Science and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor. This 12-month position shall have appointments in teaching and research and is expected to lead and coordinate a nationally-recognized research and education program in GIS and spatial analysis. This faculty member will provide GIS leadership within CALMIT and SNR and research will interface with various centers, units, and initiatives at UNL and state agencies. Required: Ph.D. in a relevant field of study (e.g., geography, ecology, or natural resources) at time of appointment, a strong record of research and scholarly activities in the field of spatial science with an emphasis in applied GIS for natural resources and agriculture including publications in peer-reviewed journals and evidence of development of proposals for externally-funded grants, experience and demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching, and a proven ability to communicate effectively with students, professionals, and the general public. Preferred Qualifications: Relevant experience beyond the terminal Ph.D. degree in the use of GIS pursuing inter-disciplinary research related to natural resources, agriculture, and/or environmental monitoring. Experience in remote sensing, GIS-based environmental modeling, spatial analysis, global positioning systems, field data collection, computer programming (e.g., Python), and spatial data bases. To view details of the position and make application, go to http://employment.unl.edu. Search for position #F_160166. Click on “Apply to this job.” Complete the application. Upload a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references; also upload a statement regarding research and teaching as “other”. Review of applications will begin on September 15, 2016. Posted: 8/23/16.

Sciences, mentoring students from underrepresented populations: Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia, is conducting a cluster hire for two tenure-track faculty and two lecture-track faculty with background and commitment to teaching and mentoring diverse students. We encourage applications from ecologists to complement the research and teaching in the Department of Biology and the Department of Environmental Sciences. Review date: 10/1/16. Posted: 9/14/16.

Public Science: As part of the Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program, North Carolina State University seeks candidates for a professor (open rank, tenure-track) in the College of Sciences to join the Leadership in Public Science cluster hire. The Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Program is bringing the best and brightest minds to join NC State University’s interdisciplinary efforts to solve some of the globe’s most significant problems. The aims of the cluster are to conduct research that directly engages the public in science and to study the success of public participation in science, particularly in informal educational settings. For this position, we seek a scientist in a research area represented by the College of Sciences (biology, chemistry, marine sciences, earth sciences, atmospheric sciences, mathematics, astronomy, physics, and statistics) who has an internationally recognized research program and connects with non-technical audiences by working with citizen scientists, engaging in community-based research, and/or by involving new, diverse audiences in the process and outcomes of science. For more information or to apply use this link: https://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/72368. Questions about the position may be directed to Holly Menninger (hlmennin@ncsu.edu) or Walt Robinson (warobin3@ncsu.edu). A comprehensive review of applications is expected to begin October 2, 2016. Posted: 8/23/16.

Professor and Director of the University of Washington Botanic Gardens: The University of Washington, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences (SEFS) invites applications for the position, Director of the University of Washington Botanic Gardens (UWBG). A PhD or foreign equivalent is required. UWBG has an international reputation for horticulture, restoration ecology, urban forestry, sustainable urban systems, conservation and plant collections. It manages 320 acres of collections and research areas, has a staff of over 40, and an annual budget of $2.7 million. UWBG is a community asset and serves diverse user groups. We seek a prominent scientist with an active research program and teaching experience in plant biology or a related field, such as restoration ecology, conservation, or horticulture. Administrative experience is required; experience in the administration of botanic gardens is preferred. The Director must be a flexible leader with demonstrated organizational, interpersonal, communication, planning, and fiscal skills. Abilities in facilities management, budget planning, and fund acquisition through grants and private gifts are needed. The Director will encourage the development of new initiatives and innovation, and will champion ongoing successes. All UW faculty engage in teaching, research and service. Appointment is at the rank of tenured Full Professor (Job Class Code 0101) a full-time (100% FTE) 9-month position. For the Director, two additional months of salary and 11 months of administrative supplement are provided. See the full job ad for details and to apply. More information. The committee will begin reviewing applications on March 1, 2017. Posted: 1/16/17.

Professor and Director of the Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories: The College of Biological Sciences (CBS) at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities invites applications for the position of Professor and Director of the Itasca Biological Station and Laboratories. We seek an outstanding scientist with a national reputation to lead research, education, and public interaction at Itasca. In addition to research and teaching, this position includes administrative responsibilities. The director provides leadership for research at Itasca, and for improving station facilities. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. or equivalent, a strong record of publication, externally funded research, experience mentoring undergraduate and/or graduate students, excellence in teaching, and be qualified for appointment at the level of full professor in a CBS department. For additional information and application instructions, visit http://cbs.umn.edu/research/faculty-hiring. Full consideration will be given to applications received by February 1, 2017. Posted: 1/16/17.

Director for First-year Science Programs: Binghamton University seeks a director to head its science undergraduate teaching initiative, which supports innovative, evidence-based first-year undergraduate science education through academic programming, faculty development, and educational research. The director will collaborate in the design, implementation, and assessment of new and current faculty-driven first-year undergraduate science initiatives. This position supervises educators and administrative personnel associated with the University’s Freshman Research Immersion (FRI), a three-course sequence of CUREs (course-based undergraduate research experience) that involves STEM departments and programs campus-wide. This position collaborates with faculty to broaden the impact of biological research through first-year undergraduate education. The director must have a PhD and additional experience in an area of biological research that aligns synergistically with the research strengths of the Department of Biological Sciences; track record of biology education scholarship; and a record of success in obtaining grant funding and other external resources. The director is expected to actively seek grant funding to support science education programming. This tenuretrack appointment is planned at the associate professor level; however, qualified applicants may be considered at other levels. Application materials required: Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, selected reprints and preprints, statements of research and teaching interests, and list of at least three references to: http://binghamton.interviewexchange.com. Review of applications will begin on 1 December 2016. Posted: 9/13/16.

Chair, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology: The Dept. of Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at Tulane University invites applications and nominations for Professor and Department Chair. The ideal candidate must have a Ph.D., qualify for appointment as full professor, and possess outstanding interpersonal, leadership, entrepreneurial, and administrative skills and experience; and also have an internationally recognized research program supported by extramural funding, and be committed to mentoring department faculty and fostering effective research and education. Area of research expertise open within organismal biology (Ecology and/or Evolution), but ability to strengthen or compliment existing expertise and opportunities within the department is desirable. Term for chair is five years. Position includes competitive package of research and administrative support, and the opportunity to participate in at least one new tenured/tenure-track faculty hire. To apply please submit the following to https://apply.interfolio.com/42158: (1) cover letter, (2) Curriculum Vitae, (3) statement of research accomplishments and future directions, (4) teaching statement, (5) statement of administrative experience and accomplishments, and (6) name and contact information (address, e-mail, phone) of four professional references. Review of applications will begin July 1, 2017, with a start date of July 1, 2018. Posted: 5/31/17.

Chair, Biological and Environmental Sciences: The growing and dynamic department of Biological and Environmental Sciences at Samford University is seeking a chair. Our department blends an emphasis on excellence and innovation in teaching with active research across disciplines including neuroscience, population genetics, invertebrate ecology, environmental science, evolution, forest ecology, botany, genetics, vertebrate ecology and physiology. For more information, please see the full job ad (pdf). Deadline: March 1, 2017. Posted: 2/15/17.

Chair, Department of Geography: The Department of Geography at Virginia Tech is seeking a visionary and energetic individual to serve as professor and department chair. This is a full-time, 12-month, tenure-track position available July 1, 2017. The successful candidate will have a record of effective leadership and a portfolio of teaching, discovery, and engagement successes in geography or a closely related field. The department chair will promote a collaborative vision and oversee the department's human, fiscal, and physical resources. Currently, the department is comprised of two staff and 17 full-time faculty members who serve 302 undergraduate students and 25 graduate students. The department chair reports to the dean of the College of Natural Resources and Environment, and serves on the dean’s leadership team. More details. Review of applications will begin on February 13, 2017. Posted: 12/15/16.

Head, Department of Forest Rangeland and Fire Sciences: The College of Natural Resources at the University of Idaho invites applications for the position of Professor and Department Head for the Department of Forest, Rangeland, and Fire Sciences. The University of Idaho has been a leader in forestry and rangeland sciences since 1909. The current department is home to 23 faculty and four undergraduate academic programs in Forestry, Rangeland Ecology and Management, Renewable Materials, and Fire Ecology and Management. The college offers a Master of Natural Resources, Master of Science, and Doctoral degrees across the diverse range of disciplines reflected by broad faculty expertise. For more information visit https://uidaho.peopleadmin.com/postings/16299 Or contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Dr Alistair M.S. Smith at alistair@uidaho.edu (closes January 22 2017). Posted: 12/15/16.

Department Head of Ecology: Montana State University. The Ecology Department seeks an excellent scientist/experienced leader with strong academic credentials and a commitment to excellence in teaching and research to provide vision, leadership, direction, and expert administration for a dynamic, productive department. The department includes thirteen tenured or tenure-track faculty and two USGS Cooperative Fishery Research Unit faculty with research programs that are recognized regionally, nationally and internationally, a rapidly growing undergraduate program with more than 400 majors, and successful M.S. and Ph.D. programs that include more than 50 graduate students. The department offers B.S. degrees with emphases in Fish & Wildlife Ecology and Management, Conservation Biology and Ecology, Organismal Biology, and Biology Teaching and graduate degrees in Ecology and Environmental Science, Fish and Wildlife Biology and Management, and Biological Science. We seek a head to facilitate and promote the continued progress in this outstanding department. For more information and application instructions see https://jobs.montana.edu/postings/5631. Screening of applications will begin on or before October 3, 2016. Posted: 8/25/16.

Department Chair, Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology: Kennesaw State University is now accepting applications for a twelve-month, tenure track faculty position as Professor and Chair in the Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology which begins July 1, 2017. Candidates should possess a distinguished record of teaching, research, funding and service that merits appointment as a full professor with tenure. Evidence of effective leadership, exceptional communication and interpersonal skills and an ability to work productively with faculty and students from diverse backgrounds is required. Responsibilities will include scholarship and administrative leadership. An earned doctorate in Biology (or related life science field) or the foreign equivalent, or its equivalent in training, ability, and/or experience is required. For full consideration, completed applications should be submitted by October 31, 2016. For a full description of this position and application procedures, go to https://facultyjobs.kennesaw.edu/postings/3355. Posted: 9/23/16.

Department Chair, Natural Resources and Environmental Science: The University of Nevada, Reno College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources and the Nevada Agricultural Experiment Station invite applications for an innovative administrator/scientist/educator to Chair the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science (NRES). NRES is a multi-disciplinary department offering programs in Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, Environmental Science, Forest Management and Ecology, and Ecohydrology. The Department currently has 19 full-time faculty and will be conducting searches for 3-6 tenure-track faculty positions within the next two years. Departmental faculty are engaged in basic and applied interdisciplinary research programs that address local, national, and international issues, and collaborate with a broad spectrum of agency and community partners. Faculty are committed to high quality education programs that prepare students for natural resource careers or graduate school. NRES has experienced recent increases in undergraduate enrollment (70% increase from 2012-2016 to >450 undergraduates). In addition to its departmental MS graduate program, NRES faculty participate in three interdisciplinary graduate programs and support an average of 30 MS and 20 PhD students per academic year. NRES receives an average $3 million in research awards per year. The NRES chair will provide administrative, intellectual and philosophical leadership for the department’s teaching, research and outreach missions. A qualified candidate must provide evidence of strong administrative leadership and have a record of academic and research excellence consistent with a faculty rank of full professor. This person will represent departmental and college interests during engagements with public and private sector stakeholder groups. Applicants should submit 1) a detailed letter of application, which also indicates how they would contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching and/or service; 2) Resume/CV; 3) contact information for at least three professional references; 4) statement of research interests; 5) statement of teaching philosophy; and 6) statement of leadership experience, philosophy and departmental vision. References will only be contacted after initial interviews and candidate notification. Statement of leadership experience, philosophy and departmental vision should be uploaded into the “Other” category. For full consideration of applications, all materials should be submitted by October 28, 2016. The job posting can be found at: https://www.unrsearch.com/postings/21875. Posted: 9/20/16.

Department Chair, Plant Sciences: The Department of Plant Sciences in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences (CA&ES) at the University of California, Davis (UCD) is recruiting for a professor and department chair. This is an academic year Full Professor position, with tenure, that includes the expectation of mission-oriented research and outreach relevant to the California Agricultural Experiment Station (AES). Two months of summer compensation will be allocated for the duration of the chair appointment. The research conducted in the Department of Plant Sciences encompasses the full spectrum of scholarship in the land-grant university tradition, solving agricultural and environmental problems using a range of approaches from fundamental discovery to application of research findings. The department focuses on interdisciplinary research in plant and environmental sciences that translates fundamental advances in genomics, genetics, plant physiology, plant ecology, evolutionary biology and environmental sciences into improvements in crop production and environmental sustainability in California, nationally and internationally. The successful candidate is expected to have an outstanding record of research and a competitively funded research program in her/his area of expertise in plant science that should both complement and enhance current expertise on the campus and in the department. The appointee will be responsible for teaching in the undergraduate program in one of the majors, participating in and developing public outreach and/or community engagement programs, and performing appropriate departmental and university service. This position is expected to work with California Agriculture and Natural Resources (ANR), Cooperative Extension specialists and advisors, partners in allied industries, and other appropriate public stakeholders. The responsibilities of the chair appointment include: advancing the enterprise of the department in a productive and collegial manner while maintaining an inclusive environment; oversight of the professional development and performance of the faculty and staff; administrative oversight responsibility for the budget; allocation of research, office and field space; oversight for maintenance of facilities and department equipment; and oversight of university health and safety standards. The chair has responsibility for assignment of faculty teaching responsibilities. The chair has responsibility for stakeholder engagement on behalf of the department and participates in development fund raising and stewardship activities. The chair is part of the leadership team of the college and will participate in appropriate meetings and service. The chair is expected to uphold the UC Davis Principles of Community as well as campus policies, college objectives, and campus goals for diversification of the faculty/staff/student workforce. A Ph.D. in plant sciences or related field and evidence of excellence in research, education (instruction and mentoring) and university and professional service are expected. The individual should be a recognized expert in plant sciences with a research program that aligns with the interdisciplinary research foci of the department. Administrative experiences and skills are expected commensurate with the capacity to chair a large and diverse unit of faculty, students and staff. The candidate is expected to have a record of strong teaching/mentoring of undergraduates and graduates, and evidence of strong outreach and stakeholder engagement experiences. Experience and interest in promoting undergraduate education through innovative plant sciences curricula should be evident. Apply at: https://recruit.ucdavis.edu/apply/JPF01066 by August 31, 2016. Additional inquiries should be directed to Jeffrey Ross-Ibarra rossibarra@ucdavis.edu or Ed Lewis eelewis@ucdavis.edu. Posted: 6/30/16.

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