Assistant Professor – Evolutionary Biology

University of Denver
Denver, Colorado
September 27 2019
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Assistant Professor – Evolutionary Biology

The Department of Biological Sciences invites applicants for a tenure track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level to begin September 1, 2020. We are seeking candidates whose research addresses fundamental questions in evolutionary biology. Their research may fit into one of these major themes: the origin of novel traits, the generation and/or maintenance of diversity, or the evolution of traits associated with interspecific interactions. Preference will be given to candidates with an integrative research program that employs diverse experimental approaches across multiple levels of biological organization.

The successful candidate will have a Ph.D. and post-doctoral experience in an appropriate field, will develop an extramurally funded research program, will supervise Ph.D. and M.S. students and undergraduate research projects and will teach undergraduate and graduate courses in area of expertise. We are especially interested in applicants who have demonstrated commitment to or experience with working with diverse populations and who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through research, teaching, and service. 

 Information on Departmental programs can be found at

All candidates must submit their application through     Internal Job#: 492713

The online application should include: a cover letter, curriculum vitae, separate statements of research interests, teaching , and diversity, and two recent publications.  Provide contact information for 3 professional references. The review of applications will begin November 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  Contact Dr. Robin Tinghitella if you have questions regarding the search.

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff and encourages applications from women, minorities, members of the LGBT community, people with disabilities and veterans. The University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.