[ES_JOBS_NET] Ecosystem Ecologist Tenure-Track Position

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Wed Oct 22 08:16:00 MDT 2014

Date:    Tue, 21 Oct 2014 19:27:17 -0400
From:    =?windows-1252?Q?Rebecca_Brown?= <rbrown at EWU.EDU>
Subject: Ecosystem Ecologist Tenure-Track Position


The College of Science, Health, and Engineering at Eastern Washington=20
University invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in th=
Department of Biology in area of Ecosystem Ecology to begin mid-September=

The successful applicant will be expected to (1) teach courses in ecology=
and area of expertise, contribute to introductory courses for majors and=20=

non-majors, and possibly to the Environmental Science Program; (2) develo=
and sustain an active research program that complements the strengths of=20=

our faculty. (3) obtain external funding to support scholarly activities;=
(4) supervise master's theses and undergraduate research; (5) advise and=20=

mentor undergraduate students in Biology and Environmental Science; (6)=20=

professionally engage with the local community; (7) engage in effective=20=

teaching and assessment of learning outcomes; and (8) candidates are=20
encouraged to express their interest and/or experience in online learning=

The Department of Biology includes a diverse faculty and over 450=20
undergraduate majors and Masters-level graduate students focusing on=20
evolutionary, ecological, molecular, physiological, microbial, and health=
sciences. Faculty members collaborate with the local medical community,=20=

resource management agencies, and private businesses to provide education=
and research opportunities for our students.=20

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university with an enrollment of ove=
12,000 students. The region offers a variety of cultural activities, high=
quality schools, and year round opportunities for outdoor recreation.=20=20=


Ph.D. in a biological sciences, ecosystem ecology, or closely related=20

ABD candidates will be considered, but they must complete their doctoral=20=

degree before Sept 15, 2015.=20

The successful candidate must be committed to quality teaching of a diver=
student population, and actively enhancing opportunities for traditionall=
underrepresented student populations.=20

Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting=20=

cultural competency and/or diversity.=20=20


At least one year of post-doctoral experience;=20

Teaching experience in ecology;=20

Research program that provides opportunities for undergraduate and gradua=


To be considered for this opportunity, please submit your application=20
materials through our online faculty application portal located here:=20
https://jobs.hr.ewu.edu  Applications will not be accepted via email,=20
regular mail, or any other mode of transmission.=20

Questions about the position may be directed to Dr. Ross Black (509-359-
4815; rblack at ewu.edu).=20

Deadline for applications is 15 November 2014. All materials will be held=
in strictest confidence. Required application materials include all of th=
items listed below.=20

--Cover letter - summarize your teaching and research experience as it=20=

pertains to the description of the position=20

--Curriculum Vitae - include a list of three references (names, title,=20=

organization name, phone numbers, email addresses) who will be sending a=20=

letter of reference on your behalf=20

--A one to two page statement of your Teaching Philosophy=20

--A one to two page statement of your Research Interests and Goals - atta=
to the link labeled Research Statement=20

--PDF's of up to four publications and/or funded grant proposals; please=20=

consolidate these documents into a single pdf file before attaching to th=
link labeled Scholarship Sample(s); remember, the consolidated file must=20=

not exceed 1.9 MB; if you have trouble attaching your consolidated file,=20=

contact Lori Livingstone at llivingstone at ewu.edu=20

--Three confidential letters of reference are required by 15 November 201=
The letters must be submitted on your behalf directly to the department a=
follows: Lisa Williams, Ecosystem Ecology Search Committee, Dept of=20
Biology, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, WA 99004;=20
ecologistpostion at ewu.edu.=20

SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS: Eastern strives to satisfy all requests for speci=
access needs for persons with disabilities. Requests for such=20
accommodations are welcome and may be made by calling Human Resources at:=
(509) 359-2381.=20

AA/EEO Employer: EWU is committed to affirmative action and equal=20
opportunity. We encourage applications from members of historically=20
underrepresented groups and from all qualified individuals. The successfu=
candidate must have the ability to promote and support cultural competenc=
pass a background check, and show proof of eligibility to work in the U.S=
pursuant to U.S. immigration laws.=20=20
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