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Assistant Professor in Integrative Biology

Employer
University of Central Florida - Biology
Location
Orlando, Florida, the city beautiful
Salary
Negotiated
Closing date
Feb 3, 2022

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Discipline
Life Sciences, Biology
Position Type
Full Time
Job Type
Faculty
Organization Type
Academia
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Job Details

 

The Department of Biology at the University of Central Florida (UCF) invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor position (9-month appointment), anticipated to begin Fall 2022. We seek an integrative biologist working in freshwater or terrestrial systems with preference for research in eco-immunology, eco-physiology, molecular ecology, or animal neurobiology/neuroethology, or another area that complements departmental expertise.

The ideal candidate will show: (a) potential to develop and maintain an extramurally funded research program including research opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students, and (b) commitment to inclusive excellence in teaching, effective student mentoring, and strong academic support for our diverse student population. Teaching duties include 1 course per semester; subjects to be determined. A demonstrated ability to collaborate with other disciplines is desirable.

Applicants must have a Ph.D. from an accredited institution. The ideal candidate will have postdoctoral training or work experience. Applicants must complete a job application at http://ucf.edu/jobs (job number 501613) and upload a single PDF document that includes: (1) a cover letter that explains how their research is integrative and complements current departmental expertise; (2) a curriculum vitae; (3) a research interests and plans statement (limit to 2 pages); (4) a teaching statement including philosophy for pedagogy and mentorship and potential courses the candidate could teach or develop (1 page); (5) a diversity statement which explains how the applicant has advanced diversity, equity, and inclusion in science, and how the applicant would continue to do so as a faculty member in the department (1 page); and (6) contact information for three professional references. If applicable, candidates may include in their cover letter how the Covid-19 pandemic has affected their career trajectory. All applications must be received by Jan 21, 2022 for full consideration. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Dr. Barbara Sharanowski, Chair of Search Committee Chair at barb.sharanowski [at] ucf.edu and must include the job number in the subject line.

The Department of Biology administers both a Ph.D. program in Integrative and Conservation Biology and a Master’s program in Biology. Our facilities include a genomics core laboratory, on-campus greenhouse, and an 800-acre arboretum. Please see https://sciences.ucf.edu/biology and https://sciences.ucf.edu/ for more information. Located in Orlando, Florida, UCF is classified as a Very High Research Activity university by the Carnegie Foundation. With a diverse and large (>70,000) enrollment, UCF is one of the largest universities in the country, with >200 degree programs. UCF is committed to diversity and is designated a Hispanic Serving Institution. For more information, visit http://www.ucf.edu/faculty.

We seek candidates who will enhance our representational diversity and whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. We hope to identify individuals who will assist in our mission to ensure that minoritized groups have the opportunity to succeed at UCF. As an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, UCF encourages all qualified applicants to apply, including women, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and members of traditionally underrepresented populations. UCF's Equal Opportunity Statement can be viewed at: http://www.oie.ucf.edu/documents/PresidentsStatement.pdf. As a Florida public university, UCF makes all application materials and selection procedures available to the public upon request.

 

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The UCF Department of Biology is comprised of a balanced blend of research scientists and classroom lecturers who are committed to maintaining a diverse undergraduate curriculum, creating a dynamic graduate program, and engaging in contemporary research. We have successfully trained thousands of undergraduate students for a range of biology careers including scientists and health care professionals. Furthermore, our broad-based curriculum provides excellent preparation for post-graduate education (e.g. medical, dental, veterinary and graduate school).

Research within the department stretches across a range of biology disciplines, from sub-organismal physiology to ecosystem dynamics. Our competitive MS and PhD programs provide contemporary training in a diverse academic environment. Our students have consistently been employed by many state and federal agencies, colleges and universities, as well as environmental consulting firms and NGOs.

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Telephone
407-823-2141
Location
4110 Libra Drive
Biological Sciences Bldg. B301
ORLANDO
FL
32816
United States
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