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  • Assistant Professor, Integrative Biology/Ecology

    Melanie Colón
    • Employer: California State University East Bay
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 08/10/2018
      Open Until Filled: No

    JOB TITLE: Assistant Professor of Biology (Integrative Biology), Tenure-Track Faculty_ 18-19 BIOL-INTEGRATIVE-TT [Position PS#00005771] LOCATION: California State University, East Bay, Department of Biology, Campuses: Hayward/Concord/Online OPEN DATE: Jul 9, 2018 APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 10, 2018

    DUTIES OF THE POSITION: The Department of Biological Sciences, California State University, East Bay (CSUEB) seeks to fill a tenure-track position in Integrative Biology at the level of Assistant Professor beginning Fall 2019. We specifically invite applications from individuals with a strong background in experimental ecology and field biology, particularly those who integrate perspectives across one or more biological disciplines and use modern molecular techniques. Ideal candidates will have a research focus that involves investigation of population- or community-level issues affecting natural populations, particularly in the greater San Francisco Bay Area and/or other regions accommodating to student field research. We seek a dynamic teacher-scholar with a strong commitment to undergraduate and graduate education and the development of a student-centered, externally funded research program in a culturally diverse community. The candidate will be expected to teach existing undergraduate majors’ courses including Principles of Organismal Biology, Ecology, and Conservation Biology. In addition, the candidate will be expected to develop upper division and Master's-level courses in their area of specialization. Special consideration will be given to applicants who can offer upper division courses in Wildlife Ecology, Molecular Ecology, and/or the analysis of ecological data using R and other software packages. Please note that teaching assignments at CSUEB may include courses at the Hayward, Concord, and Online campuses. In addition to teaching and professional activity, all faculty members have advising responsibilities, engage in departmental administrative and committee work, and are expected to assume campus-wide committee responsibilities.

    RANK AND SALARY: Assistant Professor. Salary is dependent upon educational preparation and experience and subject to budgetary authorization.

    DATE OF APPOINTMENT: Fall Semester, 2019.

    QUALIFICATIONS: A Ph.D. in biology, ecology, conservation biology, zoology, environmental sciences or a related field and a year of postdoctoral experience by August 2019 are required, with teaching experience preferred. Candidates should demonstrate experience in teaching, mentoring, research, and/or community service that has prepared them to contribute to our commitment to diversity and excellence. Additionally, applicants must demonstrate a record of scholarly activity. This University is fully committed to the rights of students, staff and faculty with disabilities in accordance with applicable state and federal laws. For more information about the University’s program supporting the rights of our students with disabilities see: http://www.csueastbay.edu/af/departments/as/

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Initial screening of applications will begin on August 10, 2018 with the position remaining open until filled. Applications should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate teaching, research and diversity statements, recent publications most pertinent to the proposed research program (three maximum) and, if available, a summary of relevant teaching evaluations (may be included in the teaching statement). Applicants should submit application materials and arrange to have three letters of recommendation uploaded directly to Interfolio at: https://apply.interfolio.com/51783

    Questions? Please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Erica Wildy, at erica.wildy@csueastbay.edu.

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