Tenure Track Position:Evolutionary Biologist

Newark, New Jersey (US)
Based upon Experience
February 15 2017
Job Type

Tenure-Track Position

Federated Department of Biological Sciences, Ecology and Evolution Section

Rutgers University-Newark

The Federated Department of Biological Sciences at Rutgers University-Newark seeks to hire an Evolutionary Biologist to fill a tenure-track vacancy in the Ecology and Evolution group effective September 2017 at the Assistant Professor level, although other ranks will be considered. We seek applications from researchers who use innovative approaches to address fundamental evolutionary questions firmly grounded in Organismal Biology. We especially encourage applications from individuals working in one or more of the following areas: Systematics, Population Genomics, Landscape Genomics, Functional Morphology, Biodiversity, and/or Organismal Diversification. This position builds on strengths in areas of Organismal Biology, Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Conservation Biology.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and completed at least two years of postdoctoral work focused on evolutionary biology. The successful candidate will have the ability to collaborate with diverse colleagues and disciplines, a strong publication record, and a demonstrated ability to develop a vigorous, extramurally funded research program. Evidence of or potential for excellence in teaching and mentoring and a commitment to fostering and supporting diversity will be considered. Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Interested applicants should submit a Cover letter, Curriculum Vitae, Research Statement, Teaching statement, and the names and contact information of three references. Please apply through the Rutgers University Human Resources Portal: http://jobs.rutgers.edu/postings/31793

Review of applications will begin February 28, 2017.

Rutgers University-Newark encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities, and members of traditionally under-represented populations.