[ES_JOBS_NET] Ecology position at the University of Tennessee

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Sat Sep 27 17:06:55 MDT 2014

Date:    Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:55:25 -0400
From:    =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Jennifer_Schweitzer?= <Jen.Schweitzer at UTK.EDU>
Subject: Ecology position at the University of Tennessee

EEB Ecology Search Fall 2014 =96 Position Announcement
The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology seeks an outstanding s=
cholar to fill a tenure-
track position at the assistant professor level. We invite applications f=
rom individuals with research=20
interests in any area of ecology that complements the broad range of exis=
ting research strengths=20
within our Department. We welcome applicants who can use the wealth of ne=
arby field resources=20
(Great Smoky Mountains National Park, nearby national forests and natural=
 areas), our research and=20
teaching field station in Gatlinburg TN, new greenhouse facilities and ex=
tensive biodiversity=20
collections or could collaborate with scientists at the National Institut=
e for Mathematical and=20
Biological Synthesis and nearby Oak Ridge National Laboratory. We are com=
mitted to recruiting and=20
retaining a diverse faculty and particularly invite candidates who will s=
trengthen our diversity and=20
educational mission. Expectations for a successful candidate include an e=
xceptional record of=20
scientific accomplishment, with evidence of an ability to develop a produ=
ctive, externally-funded=20
research program, a demonstrated ability to mentor students from diverse =
backgrounds, excellent=20
communication skills and application of effective teaching strategies.
The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee is seeking candidates=
 who have the ability to=20
contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of=
 the University.  Interested=20
applicants should send a cover letter, CV, statement of research accompli=
shment and plans, a=20
description of teaching experiences and interests and the names and conta=
ct information of at=20
least three individuals who could write letters of reference to EcologySe=
arch at utk.edu. Applications=20
will be reviewed beginning October 31, 2014 and will continue until fille=
d, with a position start=20
date of August 2015.=20

The University of Tennessee is committed to creating a faculty-friendly c=
ulture through numerous=20
policies (http://provost.utk.edu/2010/08/becoming-more-%C2%91faculty-frie=
ndly%C2%92/) and=20
is an =91Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title VI/TitleIX=
/Section 504/Americans=20
with Disabilities Act/Age Discrimination in Employment Act=92 institution=
 in the provision of its=20
Education and Employment programs and services.=20=20

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment =
and admissions without=20
regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital=
 status, sexual orientation,=20
gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran s=
Eligibility and other terms and conditions of employment benefits at The =
University of Tennessee=20
are governed by laws and regulations of the State of Tennessee, and this =
statement is intended to be consistent with those laws and regulations.
In accordance with the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act o=
f 1964, Title IX of the=20
Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 19=
73, and the Americans=20
with Disabilities Act of 1990, The University of Tennessee affirmatively =
states that it does not=20
discriminate on the basis of race, sex, or disability in its education pr=
ograms and activities, and=20
this policy extends to employment by the University.
Inquiries and charges of violation of Title VI (race, color, and national=
 origin), Title IX (sex), Section=20
504 (disability), ADA (disability), Age Discrimination in Employment Act =
(age), sexual orientation,=20
or veteran status should be directed to the Office of Equity and Diversit=
y (OED), 1840 Melrose=20
Avenue, Knoxville, TN  37996-3560, telephone (865) 974-2498.  Requests fo=
r accommodation of=20
a disability should be directed to the ADA Coordinator at the Office of E=
quity and Diversity.
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