Assistant Professor of Ecology and/or Evolutionary Biology

Ann Arbor, Michigan
August 19 2021
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Full Time
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The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Michigan invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position in any area of ecology or evolutionary biology. This is a university-year appointment at the level of Assistant Professor with an expected start date of August 29, 2022. A successful candidate will be expected to establish a thriving research program, to effectively teach and mentor both undergraduate and graduate students, and to contribute to an equitable and inclusive departmental climate. They might also leverage University of Michigan and EEB facilities including world class biodiversity collections (Museum of Zoology and Herbarium), a local field research facility (the Edwin S. George Reserve), and a large educational and research facility in northern Michigan (the University of Michigan Biological Station). The university is located in Ann Arbor, which is a vibrant community with excellent schools and proximity to both natural areas and Detroit.

Applications must be submitted here: You will be asked to upload a cover letter, CV, a concise (2-4 pg) statement describing current and future research plans, a statement of teaching philosophy and experience, a statement of commitment and contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion in academia, and contact information for three references. Application review will begin October 1, 2021 and continue until the position is filled. Questions about this search should be directed to, executive assistant for the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology.

EEB is committed to fostering diversity throughout the department, including with respect to race, ethnicity, gender, and disability status of faculty members. Women and members of other groups underrepresented in science are particularly encouraged to apply. The university supports the needs of dual career couples. The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.