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Assistant Professor of Evolutionary Biology

Rutgers University - Newark, New Jersey, United States

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Evolutionary Biology
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Application Review Begins: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Application Deadline: Wednesday, May 15, 2019
Institution: Rutgers University
Department/Division: Biological Sciences
Field (e.g., systematics): Evolutionary Biology
City: Newark, New Jersey, United States
General Information: The Federated Department of Biological Sciences at Rutgers University-Newark seeks to hire an evolutionary biologist to fill a tenure-track vacancy in the Ecology and Evolution group effective September 2017 at the assistant professor level, although other ranks will be considered. We seek applications from researchers who use innovative approaches to address fundamental evolutionary questions firmly grounded in organismal biology.

We especially encourage applications from individuals working in one or more of the following areas:

systematics, population genomics, landscape genomics, functional morphology, biodiversity, and/or organismal diversification. This position builds on strengths in areas of organismal biology, ecology, evolution, systematics, and conservation biology.

Rutgers University-Newark is a diverse and vibrant community of scholars and the Department of Biological Sciences offers unique opportunities for collaboration, as we are a federated department with the New Jersey Institute of Technology. More information about the Department and the full posting for this vacancy can be found at http://www.ncas.rutgers.edu/biology.
Qualifications/Requirements: The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and completed at least two years of postdoctoral work focused on evolutionary biology. The successful candidate will have the ability to collaborate with diverse colleagues and disciplines, a strong publication record, and a demonstrated ability to develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program. Evidence of or potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring and a commitment to fostering and supporting diversity will be considered. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Responsibilities: The successful candidate will have the ability to collaborate with diverse colleagues and disciplines, establish a strong publication record, and a demonstrate the ability to develop a vigorous, extramurally-funded research program. Excellence in teaching and mentoring and a commitment to fostering and supporting diversity are anticipated.
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): Please apply through the Rutgers University Human Resources Portal: https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fjobs.rutgers.edu%2Fpostings%2F31793&data=01%7C01%7Cjware%40amnh.org%7Cf5bf3498b88741bf1f4608d44aea2f9b%7Cbe0003e8c6b9496883aeb34586974b76%7C0&sdata=nlowkGiI6CQ4S1HOioSwdT7SS0IloQXY0zQVlcKAOdA%3D&reserved=0
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Contact Name: Jessica Ware, jware@amnh.org