Assistant Professor, 9 Month Salaried (Ecological/Evolutionary Theory)
Department of Biological Science
We seek a creative and interactive individual using theory to answer basic questions in ecology, evolution, or the interface of these fields, and whose research will enhance existing strengths in our Ecology and Evolution research group.
Doctoral degree from an accredited institution or the highest degree appropriate in the field of specialization with a demonstrated record of achievement in teaching, academic research, and service.
Candidates should demonstrate high potential for collaborations with empiricists, externally-funded research, and engaging instruction at both graduate and undergraduate levels. Applicants whose work combines theoretical and empirical approaches are welcome to apply, however priority will be given to those with a primary emphasis on theory.
Must meet university criteria for appointment to the rank of Assistant Professor.
Postdoctoral experience is preferred.
Anticipated start date is fall 2019.
More information about the E&E group and department can be found at https://www.bio.fsu.edu/ee/.
The Florida State University Department of Biological Science (https://www.bio.fsu.edu) is an integrated group of over 50 faculty in the areas of Ecology and Evolution, Cell and Molecular Biology, and Neuroscience, dedicated to excellence in research and teaching. The university is located in Tallahassee, the capital city of Florida, which is situated in the Big Bend region of the state, an area with diverse and relatively undeveloped habitats. Tallahassee hosts a rich program in the performing arts and athletic events and is close to several state parks, rivers, a National Wildlife Refuge, the largest national forest in Florida, and the pristine beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. The Big Bend region is a biological diversity hotspot and provides ample access to research sites and outdoor recreational opportunities.
The Department of Biological Science has a demonstrated record of accommodating dual-career couples.
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This is a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level.
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