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  • Tenure-track faculty position - Conservation genetics with an emphasis on wild animal systems

    Melanie Colón
    • Employer: Auburn University
      Location: Auburn, AL
      Country: United States
      Last Date to Apply: 02/01/2019
      Open Until Filled: Yes

    The School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences at Auburn University
    invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the
    assistant professor level in the area of population and conservation
    genetics with an emphasis on wild animal systems. The expected start
    date of the position is August 1, 2019. This is a full time, tenure
    track, 9-month appointment with a 60% research, 35% teaching, and 5%
    service appointment. The SFWS is a diverse academic environment with
    strong education, research, and outreach programs in forestry,
    wildlife, natural resource management, geospatial and environmental
    informatics, and biomaterial and packaging education, research, and
    outreach. Our graduates are leaders in a diverse array of natural
    resources-related companies, university programs, private industry,
    public agencies, and non-profit organizations. Additional information
    about the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences and its programs
    can be found on our website: https://sfws.auburn.edu/

    Responsibilities: The successful applicant will be expected to
    establish and maintain an extramurally funded and internationally
    recognized research program focused on innovative approaches to the
    study of population and/or conservation genetics of wild animal
    systems, and collaborate with other faculty conducting such research.
    The applicant will also be expected to teach three courses
    (undergraduate and graduate) each year in the areas of the applicant’s
    specialty or as identified by School faculty. Additional
    responsibilities include recruiting and mentoring graduate students,
    advising undergraduate students, and participating in school and
    university services.

    Rank and Salary: Tenure-track, full time, 9-month appointment. Salary
    is negotiable and commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Minimum Qualifications: An earned doctoral degree in wildlife ecology,
    biology, genetics, natural resources or similar field at the time
    employment begins. Applicants should demonstrate strong
    training/experience in conservation and population genetics.
    Post-doctoral experience is expected.

    Desired Qualifications: A demonstrated record of scholarly
    publication, extramural funding, and teaching at the university level
    is highly desirable.

    Application Procedures: Applicants must complete the online
    application at this link: https://aufacultypositions.peopleadmin.com/postings/3285 to include a
    curriculum vitae, transcripts, statement of teaching philosophy and
    experience, description of research interest and program, and the
    names and contact information of three references. The review date
    will begin February 1, 2019, and will continue until a suitable
    candidate has been identified.

    For additional information contact: Dr. Todd Steury, Chair, Search
    Committee, phone 334-844-9253, or e-mail: steury@auburn.edu


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