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Assistant Professor in Environmental Ecology


University of North Carolina Wilmington


Wilmington, NC


United States

Last Date to Apply:

14 Nov 2017


Tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level in Environmental Ecology in the Department of
Environmental Sciences.. Start date is August 2018.


The University of North Carolina Wilmington seeks an environmental ecologist who will be
responsible for developing and teaching undergraduate and graduate courses, as well as supporting
the current Environmental Sciences curriculum. Candidates must have a Ph.D. or equivalent terminal
degree in environmental ecology, environmental science, or a related discipline by the start date,
have a strong commitment to teaching, and demonstrate the ability to generate externally funded
Successful candidates will have the ability to teach and conduct research within the interdisciplinary
context of the fields of environmental ecology and environmental science, and demonstrate practical
and academic experience in a terrestrial ecological specialty (e.g., agro-ecology, coastal ecology, fire
ecology, human ecology, landscape ecology, restoration ecology, urban ecology).
Candidates should have a strong commitment to teaching and working in an interdisciplinary
academic context. Preference will be given to candidates with expertise in the scientific and social
dimensions of environmental ecology with a research program relevant to the southeastern US and
that complements existing faculty expertise. Teaching duties include introductory and upper division
courses, as well as additional upper level and graduate courses developed in his or her area of
UNCW is located five miles from the Atlantic Ocean on a beautiful 656-acre campus in the historic
port city of Wilmington on the Cape Fear River. The University currently enrolls more than 16,000
students. Further information about UNCW and the Department of Environmental Sciences can be
accessed at http://www.uncw.edu/evs.
To apply please visit the Web at https://jobs.uncw.edu/. A letter of interest, curriculum vitae and
contact information must be attached to the online application system – not e-mailed, mailed or
faxed. Adobe PDF or Word format documents are required. Priority consideration will be given to
applications received by November 15 but they will be accepted until the position is filled. The
position starts August 2018. For questions regarding the online application system contact Human
Resources at UNCW.
UNCW actively fosters a diverse and inclusive working and learning environment and is an equal
opportunity employer. Qualified men and women from all racial, ethnic, or other minority groups are
strongly encouraged to apply.