J. Nicholene Bishop Professorship in Freshwater Biology

The University of Alabama

United States

December 1, 2021

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Posting Details Requisition Number: 0813224

Number of Open Positions: 1 Position Title: Associate Professor/Professor Other Title Information: J. Nicholene Bishop Professorship in Freshwater Biology Organization: 204411 - BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES Position Summary:

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa invites outstanding individuals to apply for the J. Nicholene Bishop Professorship in Freshwater Biology. This is a full-time (9-month) tenured position at the level of Associate/Full Professor. Candidates must have an established, extramurally funded and internationally recognized research program focused within the broad field of freshwater biology. The department's faculty conducts cutting-edge research in the fields of global change biology, ecosystem ecology, and biodiversity science; we seek exceptional candidates who would complement these existing areas of strength. In addition to maintaining an international research presence, the successful applicant will be encouraged to leverage Alabama's unique and diverse habitats and water resources to lead an innovative research program. Further, the successful candidate will have exceptional opportunities to forge collaborations with the NOAA National Water Center and the USGS Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility, both located on the UA campus, and UA researchers with diverse interests in interdisciplinary water research at the Alabama Water Institute, the Center for Freshwater Studies, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, and established local field research sites (UA's Tanglewood Biological Station, nearby NEON sites).

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The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa invites outstanding individuals to apply for the J. Nicholene Bishop Professorship in Freshwater Biology. This is a full-time (9-month) tenured position at the level of Associate/Full Professor. Candidates must have an established, extramurally funded and internationally recognized research program focused within the broad field of freshwater biology. The department's faculty conducts cutting-edge research in the fields of global change biology, ecosystem ecology, and biodiversity science; we seek exceptional candidates who would complement these existing areas of strength. In addition to maintaining an international research presence, the successful applicant will be encouraged to leverage Alabama's unique and diverse habitats and water resources to lead an innovative research program. Further, the successful candidate will have exceptional opportunities to forge collaborations with the NOAA National Water Center and the USGS Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility, both located on the UA campus, and UA researchers with diverse interests in interdisciplinary water research at the Alabama Water Institute, the Center for Freshwater Studies, Dauphin Island Sea Lab, and established local field research sites (UA's Tanglewood Biological Station, nearby NEON sites).

Applicants must have a Ph.D., evidence of significant intellectual contributions to the field of freshwater biology, an excellent track record of federally funded collaborative research, and a demonstrated commitment to teaching in a biological sciences department at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Teaching responsibilities may include undergraduate courses in general biology or ecology, as well as specialized undergraduate and graduate courses in the successful candidate's area of expertise. Questions about the position should be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jon Benstead (jbenstead@ua.edu). To apply, go to https: // facultyjobs.ua.edu, complete the online application (Job #49377), 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 needed. Consideration of applications will begin 1 December 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Prior to hiring, the final candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation. The start date is August 16, 2022. Additional information about the Department of Biological Sciences and this position can be found on our website at https:// bsc.ua.edu. Applications from women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups in Biology are especially encouraged. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Additional Position Information: UA EEO Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. “EEO is the Law” https: // www. eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/posterscreenreaderoptimized.pdf “EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement https:// www. dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCPEEOSupplementFinalJRFQA508c.pdf

Search Initiation Date: 09/22/2021 Expected Starting Date: 08/16/2022 Special Instructions to Applicants:

Questions about the position should be addressed to the chair of the search committee, Dr. Jon Benstead (jbenstead@ua.edu). To apply, go to https: // facultyjobs.ua.edu, complete the online application (Job #49377), 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 needed. Consideration of applications will begin 1 December 2021, and will continue until the position is filled. Prior to hiring, the final candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment background investigation. The start date is August 16, 2022. Additional information about the Department of Biological Sciences and this position can be found on our website at https:// bsc.ua.edu. Applications from women and members of traditionally underrepresented groups in Biology are especially encouraged. The University of Alabama is an Equal Opportunity/Equal Access Employer and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

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