[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Macroecology

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Mon Oct 6 21:57:30 MDT 2014

Date:    Sat, 4 Oct 2014 09:21:29 -0400
From:   Kirk_Moloney kmoloney at IASTATE.EDU
Subject: Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Macroecology

Tenure-Track Faculty Position in Macroecology
Department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology
Iowa State University

As part of a major interdisciplinary hiring initiative in the College of
Liberal Arts and Sciences at Iowa State University (ISU), a new joint
initiative by the Departments of Geological and Atmospheric Sciences;
Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology; and Economics and the
Greenlee School
of Journalism and Communication aims to expand our capabilities for
fundamental research on sustainable environmental systems. Multiple new
hires in the field of Sustainability Science
are planned for the next 2-3 years and should expect to benefit from and
contribute to the interaction and collaboration among these and other

As part of this initiative, the Department of Ecology, Evolution and
Organismal Biology (http://www.eeob.iastate.edu/) invites applications fo=
r a
tenure-track faculty position in macroecology at the Assistant Professor
level. The selected candidate will have the opportunity to join a
synergistic focal group in the area of Sustainability Science that will
serve to facilitate team building and integrative research.

Specifically, this person will contribute to research examining integrated
functioning of biological and physical components across multiple scales and
the role of spatial and temporal patterns and processes as they relate to the
development of sustainable environmental systems. Research could include
state-of-the-art computational approaches, developing and applying
ecological theory, and/or novel empirical analyses. This hire could also
develop research that interprets and reports on large data sets across
developing research networks spanning a range of scales.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. by the time of appointment and are expected =
establish successful, externally funded research programs and to teach at=

the undergraduate and graduate levels.

 All applications must be submitted electronically at www.iastatejobs.com=

(vacancy #:400025). Please be prepared to attach a letter of application,=

including concise teaching and research statements, curriculum vitae, and=
to three reprints. Submission of three confidential letters of
recommendation should be arranged as per instructions in the on-line
application system. The position will remain open until filled. Full
consideration will be given to applications received by November 21, 2014=
For additional information please email macroeco at iastate.edu.

Iowa State University is an EO/AA employer.  All qualified applicants wil=
receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Vets status. Iow=
State University is an AAU-member comprehensive, land grant, Carnegie
Doctoral/Research Extensive University with an enrollment of over 33,000
students. The university is located in Ames, IA, one of the nation's most=

highly rated metropolitan areas of its size
(http://www.iastate.edu/about/ames.php) and is only 35 miles north of Des=

Moines. ISU is committed to achieving inclusive excellence through a dive=
workforce and is dedicated to supporting work-life balance through an arr=
of flexible policies.
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