Three Permanent Biology Positions - Wake Forest University

Employer
Wake Forest University - Department of Biology
Location
Winston-Salem, NC
Salary
Academic year (9-month) salary commensurate with experience + full faculty benefits.
Closing date
Oct 21, 2022

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

The Department of Biology at Wake Forest University invites applications for three full-time faculty positions, two of which are tenure-track at the assistant professor level, with a start date of July 1, 2023.

 

Tenure Track at the Assistant Professor Position in Neurobiology: Candidates will study behavior in animals using any combination of networking, neural, molecular, and genomic techniques. Preference will be given to candidates taking comparative and/or evolutionary approaches.  Teaching duties will include teaching in our core curriculum and developing additional course(s) in their area of expertise and upon departmental needs. For more information, go to hr.wfu.edu/careers and select Faculty Openings.

 

 

Tenure Track at the Assistant Professor Position in Evolutionary Biology: Candidates will study biodiversity and evolution of multicellular organisms in natural systems over long time scales. Areas of research could include phenotypic or genetic character evolution, evolutionary change within a focal lineage, and broader comparative patterns of change among lineages.  Teaching duties will include teaching in our core curriculum and developing additional course(s) in their specific area of expertise and upon departmental needs. For more information go to hr.wfu.edu/careers and select Faculty Openings.

 

 

Permanent Assistant Teaching Track Position in Ecology or Evolution: Candidates will be expected to contribute to teaching in our core biology curriculum and developing additional course(s) in their area of expertise and upon departmental needs.  Preference will be given to those individuals that would enhance pedagogical techniques within the department. For more information go to hr.wfu.edu/careers and select Faculty Openings

 

 

Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled, but for full consideration, materials should be submitted by the start of application review on October 15, 2022. Applications should include (i) a cover letter addressing motivation to join our teacher-scholar community (limit 1 page), (ii) a curriculum vitae (no page limit), (iii) a concise statement of research interests (limit 3-4 pages), (iv) a statement of graduate and undergraduate teaching philosophy (limit 2 pages), and (v) a statement of how the individual has demonstrated an ability to foster diversity and inclusion through teaching, research, and/or mentorship (limit 2 pages). Selected applicants will be asked later to provide three letters of recommendation. We welcome statements that demonstrate integrative and collaborative approaches to science that would complement ongoing research within our scientifically diverse department. All documents should be compiled as a single PDF file and submitted to hr.wfu.edu/careers. Inquiries about the application process and document submission should be directed to wakejobs@wfu.edu.

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