University of Notre Dame

Assistant Professor of Ecology, Evolution or Environmental Change

Department of Biological Sciences

Location: Notre Dame, Indiana

Open Date: Sep 16, 2020

Deadline: Oct 23, 2020 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time


The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Notre Dame invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor who will enhance existing excellence in ecology, evolution, and environmental change. We are searching broadly for creative and collaborative individuals (1) working at any spatial scale, from local to global, (2) studying any level of biological organization, from genes to ecosystems, and (3) using any mode of inference, from empirical to theoretical.

Applicants should demonstrate research excellence that crosses traditional disciplinary boundaries; ongoing growth in the department will emphasize new hires that use quantitative and/or integrative approaches to study biological processes. Successful candidates will benefit from Notre Dame's 3000-ha field station, UNDERC, which is home to NEON's Great Lakes domain (, superb on-campus analytical facilities (e.g.,,, cross-disciplinary interaction through the Environmental Change Initiative (, exceptional computational resources (, and a unique Interdisciplinary Graduate Training Program in Environment and Society (

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to Notre Dame's exemplary teaching program, engage students in research, and participate in a dynamic and integrative departmental culture. For additional information on our outstanding programs and facilities, see Positions include an attractive salary, generous start-up package, and laboratory space tailored to the applicant's needs.

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This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at

Equal Opportunity Employment Statement:

The University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).

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Last updated: 2020-10-06