Assistant Professor Evolutionary Ecologist

Louisville, Kentucky
Salary commensurate with experience.
February 02 2021
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Job Type

EVOLUTIONARY ECOLOGIST -- The Department of Biology at the University of Louisville ( invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant Professor level to begin August 1, 2021.  We seek broadly trained applicants who address fundamental questions in ecology and/or evolution. Doctoral degree and Postdoctoral experience are 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 an introductory organismal biology course and core courses in ecology and evolution.  We seek candidates with experience working in multicultural settings, collaborating with multicultural workgroups, or engaging in diversity and inclusion initiatives.  This position is subject to final budget approval.

Applicants should complete the online application (, which requires submitting the following items combined into a single PDF document: cover letter; curriculum vitae; statements of research interests, teaching philosophy, and commitment to diversity; and contact information for three references.  A link to the application is also available on, Job ID: 40438. 

Review of applications will begin March 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.  The University of Louisville is a vibrant and inclusive community, and we actively seek candidates who are interested in contributing to diversity and equal opportunity within higher education.


Equal Employment Opportunity

The University of Louisville is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, age, color, national origin, ethnicity, creed, religion, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, pregnancy, or veteran status. If you are unable to use our online application process due to an impairment or disability, please contact the Employment team or 502.852.6258.

To apply for this position, follow the "Online App. Form" link below and then click on the "Apply Now". You must answer all required fields and submit your application by clicking the "Submit" button. Detailed instructions are available at in the "My Career Tools" section. Vacancies are routinely removed from the jobs portal around 7:00PM each Monday.

NOTE: Only ONE attachment can be uploaded per application. Please combine submissions as one document, save the document with a simple short title that contains only letters, spaces, or numbers, and then upload.

Computers are available for application submission at the Human Resources Department located at 1980 Arthur Street - Louisville, Kentucky 40208. For more information, please contact us by email or by phone 502-852-6258.

If you require assistance or accommodation with our online application process, you may schedule an appointment at (502) 852-6258 with Employment Services at the Human Resources office located at 1980 Arthur Street, Louisville, KY 40208.