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Assistant Professor of Community Ecology
University of California, Riverside
The Department of Biology invites applications for a 9-month tenure-track faculty position in the area of Community Ecology, starting July 1, 2013. We are searching for an empirical ecologist who studies relationships between interacting species and their environment. Examples of research focus could include (but are not limited to) community assembly, consumer-resource dynamics, evolutionary ecology, including ecological genetics and genomics, interactions between ecology and evolution, and responses of communities to stressors such as climate change and invasive species. The ideal candidate will have a strong field component to their research and expertise in advanced statistical techniques. The successful candidate will join a vibrant community of researchers in the Department of Biology, The Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology Graduate Program, the Center for Conservation Biology, the Center for Invasive Species Research, the Institute for Integrative Genome Biology, and have access to modern campus facilities in genomics, proteomics, microscopy, stable isotope analysis, geographic information systems, ecological sensing technologies and field stations and facilities. Consult www.biology.ucr.edu for details about the department. Applicants will be expected to pursue vigorously extramurally-funded research and contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching. A Ph.D. and demonstrated excellence in research are required.
Applications, including a curriculum vitae, separate statements of research and teaching interests, and up to three selected reprints must be submitted through: https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/2304. In addition, applicants should request that three letters of recommendation be submitted through this site.
Evaluation of applications will begin January 3, 2013, but the position will remain open until filled.
The University of California is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.