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Faculty Position in Ecology

The Department of Biology and Biochemistry at the University of Houston invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Associate or Full Professor. Applicants with research interests and a record of accomplishment in ecological genomics, global change, or evolutionary ecology are encouraged to apply. Successful applicants will have research interests that complement existing departmental strengths in community ecology, evolutionary genetics and genomics, evolutionary ecology, and evolutionary and ecological theory. The position requires a Ph.D. and significant relevant academic experience. Faculty members are expected to establish and maintain nationally competitive externally funded research programs and to participate in graduate and undergraduate teaching.

The Department of Biology has state-of-the-art laboratory space, well-equipped core facilities, high-performance computing resources, and a coastal research and education center. Broad opportunities exist for research collaborations within the University of Houston as well as at nearby institutions.

Interested applicants should submit a curriculum vitae with names and contact information for three references, research plan, one-page statement of teaching interests, and cover letter to: uhs.taleo.net/careersection/ex2_uhf/jobdetail.ftl?job=FAC001168

The University of Houston, with one of the most diverse student bodies in the nation, seeks to recruit and retain a diverse community of scholars. In the cover letter, applicants should state how their experiences and/or planned future activities will contribute to the advancement of diversity and inclusion in the context of teaching, research, or community engagement. Alternatively, this information can be provided in a separate statement. Review of applications will begin by November 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Houston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Houston is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples.

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Last updated: 2019-11-03