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Faculty Position Available

Dec. 2, 2015



The Odum School of Ecology is searching for an extraordinary faculty member:


The Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia, dedicated to a broad and integrative approach to ecology, invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the level of Assistant or Associate Professor in Ecology. Candidates should have an exceptional record of scholarship and growing prominence, as evidenced by publications, extramural funding and synergistic activities. We seek applicants from any ecological sub-discipline and working in any study system; candidates with plans to utilize one or more of our field stations and facilities are especially encouraged to apply. Highly competitive candidates will be those who link theory with data and have fostered synthesis and integration in their work.

The successful candidate will be expected to maintain a rigorous, externally funded research program, teach in our core undergraduate courses, and contribute to graduate training. A PhD in Ecology or related field is required, and at least one year of postdoctoral experience is preferred.

To apply, candidates should submit applications electronically at
. Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents: (1) curriculum vitae, (2) cover letter indicating career goals, (3) 1 to 2-page statement of teaching philosophy and experiences regarding undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring (4) 1 to 2-page statement of research accomplishments and future goals, (5) a single PDF file consisting of three reprints, and (6) include a list of references with contact information (email address preferred).

Applications should be received by 30 November 2015 to ensure full consideration. Anticipated start date for the position is August 2016.

The University of Georgia is an EEO/AAA institution committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and students, and sustaining a work and learning environment that is inclusive. Women, minorities, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. (Posted Sept. 19, 2015.)

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