Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Ecology, Department of Biological Sciences,
Oakland University, Michigan, USA
The Department of Biological Sciences at Oakland University invites applications for a tenure-track position in Ecology at the level of Assistant Professor. Candidates working at all levels of organization, using plants, animals or microbes will be considered. Applicants working in the
sub-disciplines of behavior, landscapes, communities, populations, evolution and conservation are particularly encouraged to apply. A Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience are required, as is a strong research track record evidenced by publications in peer-reviewed journals. Lab space and a competitive start-up package will be provided. The successful candidate is expected to develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program, teach effectively at the undergraduate and graduate levels, mentor undergraduate and graduate research students, and participate in service activities.
The Department of Biological Sciences (http://www2.oakland.edu/biology/) is a vibrant and growing department that places the highest priority on research excellence, and successfully competes for national grants. The department has active graduate programs at the Master’s and Ph.D. levels. Oakland University is a state-supported institution of over 20,000 students situated on a beautiful1,600-acre campus 25 miles north of Detroit, Michigan. The campus contains a 110-acre biological reserve that is used for research and teaching.
Review of applications will begin on September 29, 2014, and continue until the position is filled. Applications should include: cover letter, curriculum vitae, statement of research interests and plans, statement of teaching philosophy and names and contact information for three references to: http://jobs.oakland.edu/postings/2818. Inquiries can be made to the Search Committee Chair, Dr. Scott Tiegs: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Oakland University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and
encourages applications from women and minorities.