Assistant Professor, Plant Community Ecology

Washington State University
Pullman, Washington State
September 20 2018
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Plant Community Ecology

Assistant Professor

School of Biological Sciences, College of Arts and Sciences

Washington State University

The School of Biological Sciences at Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, invites applications for a full-time, permanent, tenure-track faculty position in Plant Community Ecology. This position is to be filled at the Assistant Professor level and will begin in August of 2019.

Candidates should have a research program focused on plant community ecology, potential for collaborative research and training, and the ability to complement our faculty’s research strengths. Area of expertise is open. The ideal candidate will use modern approaches to address pressing contemporary and future issues in plant community ecology.

Required qualifications include an earned doctorate at time of application, a record of research accomplishment in plant community ecology, evidence of a commitment to teaching excellence including the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate courses such as community ecology, effective communication skills, and demonstrated ability to collaborate with other scientists. Successful candidates will be expected to develop and maintain an active research program supported by extramural funding, train graduate and undergraduate students, participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching, participate in service, and advance our commitment to diversity and multiculturalism.

To apply, visit to upload application materials. Applications must include a letter of application addressing qualifications, a curriculum vitae, separate teaching and research statements and up to three selected reprints of published or in press papers. Three (3) letters of recommendation that address the applicant’s history of and potential for research, teaching and communication excellence are required. The reference letters will be automatically requested and obtained from the reference provider through our online application system. Review of applications begins October 29, 2018.

For information on the position or the status of your application, candidates may contact: Dr. Asaph B. Cousins Chair, Plant Community Ecology Search Committee School of Biological Sciences

Washington State University Pullman, WA 99164; email:

Full notice of vacancy can be viewed at