Careers in the Plant Sciences

Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Ecology

Clark University - Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Position Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor of Ecology
Position Type: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Application Review Begins: Friday, September 15, 2017
Application Deadline: Friday, September 15, 2017
Institution: Clark University
Department/Division: Biology
Field (e.g., systematics): Ecology
City: Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
General Information: Founded in 1887, Clark is a teaching and research university located in Worcester, Massachusetts, and one of the oldest graduate institutions in the United States. The University’s mission is to educate undergraduate and graduate students to be imaginative and contributing citizens of the world, and to advance the frontiers of knowledge and understanding through rigorous scholarship and creative effort.

Clark University’s Department of Biology invites applicants for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of Assistant Professor to begin fall 2018. The successful candidate will have research space in the Lasry Center for Biosciences and is expected to develop an externally-funded research program involving Ph.D., Masters, and undergraduate students. Any area of ecology will be considered; there will be opportunities to participate in interdisciplinary programs including Environmental Science, Mathematical Biology & Bioinformatics, and Public Health.
Qualifications/Requirements: Postdoctoral experience, evidence of external funding success, and promise of teaching excellence at undergraduate and graduate levels are desired.

Information about the department is available at www.clarku.edu/departments/biology/ . We are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community.

Clark University embraces equal opportunity as a core value. We believe that cultivating an environment that embraces and promotes diversity is fundamental to the success of our students, our employees, and our community. This commitment applies to every aspect of education, services, and employment policies and practices at Clark. Our commitment to diversity informs our efforts in recruitment, hiring and retention
Responsibilities: In additional to establishing a research program, the successful candidate will teach Ecology, Biostatistics, and other courses in his or her area of expertise that serve the needs of the Biology Department.
Application Instructions (submission methods, etc.): Applicants should submit a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and three key publications in one pdf document. Three letters of reference should be submitted by the referees via email to the Ecology Search Committee (ecology@clarku.edu). Letters can also be mailed to the Chair of the Ecology Search Committee, Department of Biology, Clark University, 950 Main St, Worcester, MA 01610-1477. E-mail inquiries may be directed to Justin Thackeray (jthackeray@clarku.edu). Review of applications will begin September 15, 2017.
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Contact Name: Justin Thackeray, jthackeray@clarku.edu