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    • Employer: University of Texas at El Paso
      Location: El Paso, Texas
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: No value
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    The University of Texas at El Paso
    College of Science
    Department of Biological Sciences
    Assistant Professor ĄV Evolutionary Biologist

    POSITION DESCRIPTION:  The Department of Biological Sciences at
    the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) invites applications
    for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position for an Evolutionary
    Biologist. We are seeking highly collaborative candidates with expertise
    in the evolution of any non-model, multi-cellular animal organism,
    including vertebrates or insects. The department has excellent
    biodiversity collections offering significant opportunities for
    individuals who wish to serve in a curatorial role.

    The anticipated appointment date is fall 2020 or earlier. The successful
    candidate is expected to (1) establish an extramurally funded research
    program; (2) teach and mentor undergraduate, masters, and doctoral
    students; and (3) have a strong potential for collaboration across ecology
    and evolutionary biology (EEB).  ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department
    of Biological Sciences, with doctoral programs in EEB and Bioscience,
    is among the most productive departments at UTEP and contributes to
    interdisciplinary programs in Environmental Science and Engineering,
    Bioinformatics, and Computational Science. Additional collaborator
    research and training opportunities will become available with the
    establishment of the new Data Science PhD in Math. Core facilities in
    the NIH sponsored Border Biomedical Research Center include capacities
    for DNA Next-Gen sequencing, bioinformatics, and statistics; Biodiversity
    Collections, a new state-of-the-art insectarium and multiple vivariums,
    and Indio Mountains Research Station provide further research
    opportunities. More information is available at the Department of
    Biological Sciences website (https://www.utep.edu/science/biology/) and
    the UTEP Biodiversity Collections website (www.utep.edu/biodiversity/).

    ABOUT UTEP: The University of Texas at El Paso is a Carnegie R1 and
    Community Engaged doctoral research university located in one of the
    largest binational communities in the world. The University enrolls
    more than 25,000 students, invests $91 million in research annually,
    and offers 170 bachelorĄŚs, masterĄŚs and doctoral degree programs in
    10 colleges and schools. The University maintains an operating budget
    of $450 million and employs approximately 4,000 people. It has one of
    the lowest out-of-pocket costs of any research university in the U.S.,
    underscoring its commitment to make education accessible to all.

    REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a Ph.D. or equivalent
    degree, postdoctoral research experience, and a strong record of research
    accomplishments.

    APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Review of applications will begin immediately
    and will continue until the position is filled.  Candidates must submit a
    letter of interest, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests, a
    brief description of teaching philosophy, and complete contact information
    for at least three references.

    To apply, please visit www.utep.edu/employment
    Hiring decisions are based upon budget approval.

    In keeping with its Access and Excellence mission, the University of Texas
    at El Paso is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and
    working environment that honors the talents, respects the differences,
    and nurtures the growth and development of all.

    The University of Texas at El Paso is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative
    Action employer. The University does not discriminate on the basis of
    race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, genetic
    information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in
    employment or the provision of services.

    UTEP_Evolutionary Biologist.pdf



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