Assistant Professor - Ecology and Evolution

University of Houston

United States

November 15, 2021

Description

Assistant Professor - Ecology and Evolution - (FAC002002)

Organization

: H0104 Biology

Salary

Commensurate with experience

Description

:

The Ecology and Evolution Division of the Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenure- track faculty position at the rank of Assistant Professor. Applicants with research interests and a record of accomplishment in the ecological or evolutionary impacts of climate change are encouraged to apply. We welcome applicants using any approach to answer questions in these areas. Successful applicants will be prepared to contribute to teaching in undergraduate core courses in Evolution, Genetics, or Biostatistics.

The position requires a Ph.D. and significant relevant academic experience. Faculty members are expected to establish and maintain nationally competitive externally funded research programs and to participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching. The Department of Biology and Biochemistry has state- of-the-art laboratory space, well-equipped core facilities, high-performance computing resources, and a field station containing grassland and forest habitats. Broad opportunities exist for research collaborations within the University of Houston as well as at nearby institutions.

To apply, candidates should prepare a brief cover letter, names and contact information of three references, curriculum vitae, and a brief (1-2 page) statement of teaching interests and philosophy. With one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, the University of Houston seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. In the cover letter, applicants should state how their experiences and/or planned future activities will contribute to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the context of teaching, research, or community engagement. Alternatively, this information can be provided in a separate statement. Review of applications will begin by November 15, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Biology and Biochemistry is a vibrant unit of 40 tenured/tenure-track and 9 instructional faculty serving roughly 2,500 majors and an equal number of non-majors. The University of Houston is a Carnegie- designated Tier One research institution, as well as an Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI). The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

The University of Houston is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Qualifications

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Ph.D. and significant relevant academic experience. Hiring at the Assistant Professor rank requires a record of exceptional scientific achievement and external funding.

Notes to Applicant: Official transcripts are required for a faculty appointment and will be requested upon selection of final candidate. All positions at the University of Houston are security sensitive and will require a criminal history check. Incomplete applications may not receive full considered.

Required Attachments by Candidate: Curriculum Vitae, Cover Letter/Letter of Application, Teaching Philosophy or Statement

Employee Status

: Regular/Benefits

Job Posting

: Oct 8, 2021, 2:15:22 AM

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