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  • Assistant Professor (Wildlife Ecologist)

    Melanie Colón
    • Employer: Southern Illinois University Carbondale
      Location: Carbondale, IL
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 10/01/2018
      Open Until Filled: Yes


    Assistant Professor (Wildlife Ecologist) Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory and Department of Zoology Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Position/Rank: Wildlife Ecologist, Continuing Appointment, Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in the Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory and Department of Zoology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

    Duties and Responsibilities: The Cooperative Wildlife Research Laboratory and Department of Zoology at Southern Illinois University Carbondale invite applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position. We seek a broadly trained wildlife ecologist that can contribute to our diverse research faculty. We have identified needs in wildlife population ecology, disease ecology, conservation biology, and landscape ecology, but encourage those with other research foci to apply as well. The successful candidate will be expected to enhance departmental research and graduate program capabilities by developing an externally funded research program. Teaching duties will be in the area of wildlife ecology, and could include a course on wildlife Biology Principles.

    Required Qualifications: (1) Ph.D. in Ecology/Zoology/Biology or a related discipline; (2) demonstrated grant success or evidence of strong potential to obtain external funding; and (3) a publication record and scholarly activities commensurate with experience. Preference will be given to individuals with post-doctoral experience and who are advancing analytical techniques in their field of research.

    Salary: Commensurate with experience

    Effective Date of Appointment: August 16, 2019

    Application Deadline: November 1, 2018, and continuing until filled

    Application Procedure: Apply via U.S. Mail or email to the search chair listed below. Include a cover letter highlighting qualifications for the position described, a statement of research interests and plans, a statement of teaching interests and capabilities, a curriculum vitae, and names and contact information for three professional references submitted directly to the search chair by the application deadline.

    Dr. Matt Whiles Search Committee Chair, Wildlife Ecologist Mail Code 6504 1125 Lincoln Drive, Room 251 Southern Illinois University Carbondale, IL 62901

    cwrl@siu.edu (electronic applications preferred)

    SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.

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