[ECOLOG-L] Assistant Professor – Climate Change Biology – Nebraska

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITION – CLIMATE CHANGE BIOLOGY

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN (UNL)

SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES

 

The School of Biological Sciences continues to expand its faculty and invites applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Climate Change Biology.

 

For this position we seek an individual who studies the effects of climate change in an ecological or evolutionary context. He or she will become a member of the Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Section of the School of Biological Sciences.  Applicants with expertise in all areas of climate change biology are welcome, with preference for research involving a focus on plant systems, stress physiology, phenotypic plasticity, ecosystems, biodiversity conservation, or adaptive responses to climate change. It is expected that the successful candidate will establish a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research program and contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the School of Biological Sciences. A PhD or equivalent and research experience in ecology, evolution, or a related field are required.  A minimum of one year of postdoctoral research experience is preferred.

This position is part of a coordinated hiring strategy within the College of Arts and Sciences to form an interdisciplinary core focused on climate change research at UNL, including five new assistant professor positions in the School of Biological Sciences, the Department of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, the Department of Political Science, and the School of Natural Resources. It is expected that the successful candidate will establish a nationally recognized and extramurally funded research program and contribute to the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the School of Biological Sciences. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive start-up package.  Lincoln Nebraska boasts an outstanding quality of life that includes a vibrant downtown with lively music and art scenes, a collection of over 120 parks and 130 miles of bike trails, plus a low cost of living.

To learn more about the University of Nebraska and the School of Biological Sciences, visithttp://biosci.unl.edu.  Applicants should go to http://employment.unl.edu, search for requisition number F_150229, complete the Faculty Academic/Administrative Information form, attach a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, a statement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and a list of three references.  Questions regarding the application process may be sent to biologysearch@unl.edu. Review of applications will begin on December 1, 2015, and continue until the position is filled or the search is closed. The University of Nebraska is committed to a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportunity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination

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