Assistant Professor of Biology, Plant Ecology – Mills College

Mills College

Assistant Professor of Biology, Plant Ecology

Full-time tenure-track. Beginning August, 2014. Candidates must demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching as well as scholarly achievement, and propose a research program suitable for undergraduate participation. A Ph.D. is required and postdoctoral experience is desirable. Research areas could include plant population biology, ecosystem ecology, ecology of invasive species, urban ecology, or restoration ecology. The appointee will be encouraged to mentor undergraduate fellows supported by the Jill Barrett Research Program in Biology and will be expected to teach a course load of five courses per year (4 in the first year). Courses could include portions of General Biology, upper division courses such as Conservation Biology, Plant Biology, Plant Evolution and Ecology, Quantitative Methods, Restoration Ecology, a course designed to meet the General Education science requirement, or other courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Teaching and scholarship will be supported by the Botanic Garden, and our Platinum LEED-certified building is associated with newly renovated labs.

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