Assistant Professor

Louisville, Kentucky
Salary commensurate with experience.
October 05 2017
Position Type
Full Time
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ECOSYSTEM ECOLOGIST -- The Department of Biology at the University of Louisville ( invites applications for a tenure-track ecologist position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 1, 2018.  Successful candidates will have a research program focusing on large-scale questions appropriate to modern ecosystem and landscape ecology, e.g., the ecology of urban systems, restoration ecology, ecosystem services, and global change.  Individuals with interests that complement those of existing faculty are encouraged to apply.  Post-doctoral experience is required.  The successful candidate is expected to maintain an externally funded research program and to contribute to the department's teaching mission in both undergraduate and graduate programs.  Primary teaching duties will include undergraduate- and/or graduate-level courses in Global Change Ecology and Ecosystem Ecology.  The candidate will also have opportunities to become involved in sustainability programs and initiatives on campus and in the local community.  Applicants should submit a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, statements of research interests and teaching philosophy, and contact information for three references as a single PDF document with the online application (  Review of applications will begin November 15, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.  The University of Louisville is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity, Americans with Disabilities Employer. We are a vibrant and inclusive community, and we actively seek candidates who are interested in contributing to diversity and equal opportunity within higher education.