Tenure-Track Professor in the field of Invertebrate Biology and/or Invertebrate Paleontology (Harvard)

Position description: The Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology seeks to appoint a tenure-track professor in the field of invertebrate biology and/or invertebrate paleontology, whose research includes any clade(s) of living or extinct invertebrates and emphasizes one or more of the following areas: evolution, systematics, ecology, physiology, development, genetics, genomics or environmental biology. We seek an outstanding scientist who will establish an innovative research program, teach both undergraduate and graduate students, and interface with relevant programs throughout Harvard. The successful candidate will be appointed to one of two vacant curatorial positions in the Museum of Comparative Zoology (MCZ) and share oversight responsibilities for the museum’s invertebrate collections. Additional faculty appointments in invertebrate biology and invertebrate paleontology are anticipated in future years to sustain Harvard’s strength in these areas.

Basic qualifications: Doctorate required by expected start date.

Additional qualifications: Demonstrated excellence in teaching and research is desired, as is postdoctoral experience.

Special instructions: Please submit the following materials through the ARIeS portal (http://academicpositions.harvard.edu/postings/5045), no later than November 11th, 2013:
1. Cover letter
2. Curriculum vita
3. Teaching statement
4. Research statement
5. Names and contact information of 3–5 references
6. 3–5 representative publications

Harvard is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Applications from women and minorities are strongly encouraged.

Contact information: Further information about OEB and MCZ are available at http://www.oeb.harvard.edu and http://www.mcz.harvard.edu.

Harvard University
Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Chair, Search Committee
26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Contact email: fac-search@oeb.harvard.edu.

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