[ECOLOG-L] Assistant Professor in Global Change Biology

Assistant Professor of Biology

The Department of Biology at Miami University, Oxford, OH, invites
applications for a tenure-track position as an Assistant Professor in
Global Change Biology to start August 2017. We seek candidates who
examine consequences of global environmental change at molecular,
physiological, community, or ecosystem levels. We are especially
interested in candidates who will complement our departmental strengths
in physiology, ecology, evolution, and conservation biology, as well as
interdepartmental strengths in environmental science. The successful
candidate will teach at the graduate and undergraduate levels, maintain
an active research program, and provide service to the institution.
Teaching may include introductory biology for majors, environmental
biology for non-majors, global change biology, ecology, and advanced
courses in the individual’s area of specialty.

Required qualifications include a Ph.D. in biology, ecology, or a
related field. Consideration will be given to candidates with
postdoctoral experience, and demonstrated commitment to developing an
externally funded research program and teaching at the undergraduate and
graduate levels. The Department of Biology
(http://ift.tt/2eVI09M) has over 40 faculty with excellence in
undergraduate and graduate teaching and research. The department offers
bachelors, masters, and PhD degrees in the biological sciences, as well
as multidisciplinary, interdepartmental graduate degree programs in
cell, molecular, and structural biology (http://miamioh.edu/cmsb) and
ecology, evolution and environmental biology (http://miamioh.edu/eeeb).
Research and teaching are supported by outstanding core facilities,
including the Willard Sherman Turrell Herbarium, the Center for
Bioinformatics and Functional Genomics, the Center for Advanced
Microscopy and Imaging, the Ecology Research Center, and a Laboratory
Animal Resources Center. Miami is a top-ranked public university for
its commitment to excellence in both undergraduate and graduate
education.

To apply, submit a letter of application, statement of research plans,
teaching philosophy, curriculum vitae, and contact information for three
references. Applicant link: http://ift.tt/2epFcze.
Review of applications starts November 4, 2016 and continues until
position is filled. Questions may be directed to Thomas Crist, Chair of
Biology, at biology@miamioh.edu.

The University is committed to equal opportunity, affirmative action,
and eliminating discrimination and harassment. Miami University does not
discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or
expression, genetic information, military status, national origin,
pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or protected veteran
status in its application and admission processes, educational programs
and activities, facilities, programs or employment practices. Requests
for reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment
should be directed to ADAFacultyStaff@MiamiOH.edu or 513-529-3560.

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information on campus crime, fires, and safety may be found at:
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available upon request. A criminal background check is required. All
campuses are smoke- and tobacco-free campuses.

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