Organismic & Evolutionary Biology (UMass Amherst)
Amherst, Massachusetts (US)
Salary is subject to bargaining unit contract, with a salary minimum of $47,476.
October 15 2018
Darwin Fellow
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Graduate Program in Organismic and Evolutionary Biology at University of Massachusetts Amherst announces a two-year POSTDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP/LECTURESHIP. OEB draws together more than 90 faculty from the Five Colleges (University of Massachusetts Amherst and Smith, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke and Amherst Colleges), offering unique training and research opportunities in the fields of ecology, organismic and evolutionary biology. Our research/lecture position provides recent PhD's an opportunity for independent research with an OEB faculty sponsor, as well as experience mentoring graduate students and teaching a one-semester undergraduate biology course. To be qualified, a candidate must have a recent PhD in a field relevant to ecology, organismic or evolutionary biology and proven teaching skills. Position subject to availability of funds.

To apply online, please go to and submit a CV, statements of research and teaching interests, and contact information (email) for 3 professional references. Also please arrange to have a letter from your proposed OEB faculty sponsor sent to A list of OEB faculty and additional information is available at Applicants should apply by the priority deadline of December 15, 2018 in order to ensure consideration. The position is expected to start in August 2019.  Questions about this search may be sent to:

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