[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor – Climate Change Biology – Nebraska

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITION – CLIMATE CHANGE BIOLOGYUNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN (UNL)SCHOOL OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCESThe School of Biological Sciences continues to expand its faculty and invit=es 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 me=mber of the Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Section of the Scho=ol of Biological Sciences.  Applicants with expertise in all areas of clima=te change biology are welcome, with preference for research involving a foc=us on plant systems, stress physiology, phenotypic plasticity, ecosystems, =biodiversity conservation, or adaptive responses to climate change. It is e=xpected that the successful candidate will establish a nationally recognize=d and extramurally funded research program and contribute to the undergradu=ate and graduate teaching missions of the School of Biological Sciences. A =PhD or equivalent and research experience in ecology, evolution, or a relat=ed field are required.  A minimum of one year of postdoctoral research expe=rience is preferred.This position is part of a coordinated hiring strategy within the College o=f Arts and Sciences to form an interdisciplinary core focused on climate ch=ange research at UNL, including five new assistant professor positions in t=he School of Biological Sciences, the Department of Earth and Atmospheric S=ciences, the Department of Political Science, and the School of Natural Res=ources. It is expected that the successful candidate will establish a natio=nally recognized and extramurally funded research program and contribute to= the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the School of Biologic=al Sciences. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive sta=rt-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, visit http://biosci.unl.edu.  Applicants= should go to http://ift.tt/1pJ9tLq, search= for requisition number F_150229, complete the Faculty Academic/Administrat=ive Information form, attach a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, a s=tatement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and a li=st of three references.  Questions regarding the application process may be= sent to biologysearch@unl.edu. Review of app=lications will begin on December 1, 2015, and continue until the position i=s filled or the search is closed. The University of Nebraska is committed t=o a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportun=ity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See http://ift.tt/1Z4do4A

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