[ES_JOBS_NET] Job Announcement - Ecological Modeler & Ecophysiologist
jennie.mclaren at gmail.com
Fri Oct 11 00:18:25 MDT 2013
POSITION DESCRIPTION: The Department of Biological Sciences at The
University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) is seeking both an Ecophysiologist and
an Ecological Modeler for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor
level. Successful candidates are expected to develop productive research
programs and will be required to mentor and teach at both the undergraduate
and graduate levels. Anticipated appointment date is fall 2014.
ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Biological Sciences is among the
most productive departments at UTEP and contributes to interdisciplinary
programs in Environmental Science, Environmental Science and Engineering,
Bioinformatics and Computational Science. A new Ecology and Evolutionary
Biology (EEB) doctoral program has recently been established. Existing
faculty expertise includes ecological, evolutionary, biomedical, and
education research fields. Core facilities include capacities for DNA
sequencing, bioinformatics, and biomolecule analysis; a herbarium; a green
roof; and a greenhouse. The department also manages the 38,000 acre Indio
Mountains Research Station. Current EEB faculty conduct research throughout
the Chihuahuan Desert, Arctic, Congo, Southeast Asia, and Central and South
America. More information is available at the Department of Biological
Sciences website (http://science.utep.edu/biology/).
ABOUT UTEP: The University of Texas at El Paso is an emerging national
research university at the heart of the U.S.-Mexico border region committed
to the ideals of access and excellence. A leader among Hispanic-serving
institutions, UTEP enrolls over 23,000 students - about 77 percent of them
Hispanic - and is the only doctoral research university in the nation with a
majority Mexican-American student body.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants must have a Ph.D., postdoctoral
experience, a strong record of research accomplishments, and the capacity to
secure extramural funding.
Application Procedure: Review of applications will begin immediately, and
applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Candidates must
submit: 1) a letter of interest, 2) curriculum vita, 3) statement of
research interest, 4) a brief outline of their teaching philosophy, 5)
copies of three relevant authored or co-authored publications, and 4)
complete contact information for at least three references.
Applications should be submitted electronically as a single PDF file with
the subject line: UTEP EEB Faculty Search to:
Ecophysiologist Search Committee Chair: Dr. Craig Tweedie ctweedie at utep.edu
<mailto:ctweedie at utep.edu>
Ecological Modeler Search Committee Chair: Dr. Vanessa Lougheed
vlougheed at utep.edu <mailto:vlougheed at utep.edu>
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