[ECOLOG-L] Asst or Assoc Professor of Limnology–University of Vermont

Assistant or Associate Professor in Limnology

Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources

University of Vermont

The Rubenstein School of Environment and Natural Resources
(RSENR) and the Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory invite
applications for a 9-month, tenure-track appointment as Assistant
or Associate Professor of Limnology.

We seek an outstanding scholar and educator to join the growing
center of excellence in freshwater ecology and lake management at
the University of Vermont. An ideal candidate will work within the
broader field of aquatic ecology, combining theory, observations,
and/or experiments to address contemporary research questions and
management challenges in lake ecosystems from local to
international scales, including linkages to water-land
interactions. The incumbent is expected to develop and maintain a
vibrant, collaborative research program based out of the
Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory; participate actively in
preparing students to become environmental leaders and
globally-informed citizens through undergraduate and graduate
instruction in both the RSENR core curriculum and the candidate’s
field of expertise; and provide leadership to the university,
state, region and professional communities through outreach,
engagement and other service activities.

Required Qualifications
• An earned doctorate in limnology, aquatic ecology, or other
appropriate environmental or natural sciences
• An outstanding record of collaborative research and publication
in freshwater systems, commensurate with time since degree
• Strong background and interest in undergraduate and graduate
education with a demonstrated record of instructional excellence
at the university level, commensurate with time since degree
• Demonstrated competency and capacity to collaboratively work
with diverse groups of people both on- and off-campus
• Demonstrated record of securing extramural funding from a
diversity of sources, commensurate with time since degree

Preferred Qualifications
• Demonstrated leadership in globally significant, and complex
water-related issues
• Demonstrated capacity for engaged research and outreach on
contemporary lake management issues
• Demonstrated expertise in student-centered learning pedagogy
• Research background and interests that complement the current
expertise of faculty within RSENR and across campus

To Apply
Review of applications will begin January 15, 2016, and will
continue until the position is filled. Incomplete applications
will not be considered. We anticipate the appointment will begin
fall semester 2016. Applicants must submit a letter of interest
that includes qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae,
a statement of research accomplishments and future directions, a
statement of teaching experiences and interests, and contact
information of three references to http://www.uvmjobs.com.
Inquiries can be made to Dr. Jason Stockwell, Chair, Limnology
Search Committee, at jdstockw@uvm.edu.

The University of Vermont is located in Burlington, the largest
city in Vermont, with an increasingly ethnically and culturally
diverse population. The mission of RSENR is to understand,
nurture, and enrich the interdependence of people with healthy
ecological systems. RSENR has 45 tenure-track, research, and
teaching faculty, 35 staff, 600 undergraduates, and 100 graduate
students in both Master’s and Ph.D. programs. RSENR is based in
the LEED Platinum certified Aiken Center and also includes the
Rubenstein Ecosystem Science Laboratory on Lake Champlain, the
Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, and the Aiken Forestry
Sciences Laboratory.

The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
Action Employer and actively encourages applications from women,
veterans and people with diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural
backgrounds who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of
the academic community. Applicants are requested to include in
their cover letter information about how they will further this

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