Ecologist / Evolutionary Biologist #ECE003 at The University of Chicago

Posted in Other 8 days ago.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Job Description:


The University of Chicago's Department of Ecology & Evolution in the Biological Sciences Division is searching for faculty applying empirical approaches, or a combination of theoretical and empirical approaches, to understand ecological or evolutionary processes. Appointment as tenure-track assistant professor is expected, but we will consider outstanding applicants for tenured positions. We especially welcome applicants whose research demonstrates innovation in addressing fundamental questions in ecology, evolution, or behavior.

The University is a vibrant center of scientific discovery and innovation, and opportunities for multidisciplinary collaboration are abundant, both within and outside the Biological Sciences Division. The Division, other academic units of the University, and the University of Chicago Medical Center, are all contained within one compact campus in Chicago's Hyde Park. Appointees will have access to state-of-the-art core facilities and to outstanding colleagues and graduate students affiliated with numerous degree-granting programs within and outside the biological sciences. Competitive research space and start-up funding will be available, as will the potential for interactions with our affiliates, Argonne National Laboratory and the Marine Biological Laboratory.

Applicants must have a doctoral degree or equivalent. To be considered, those interested must apply through The University of Chicago's Academic Recruitment job board, which uses Interfolio to accept applications: Applicants must upload a cover letter, curriculum vitae with bibliography, statement on past and prospective research, a teaching statement, up to 3 publications or preprints, and contact information for 3 references. Review of complete applications will begin on 9 September 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

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