[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure track faculty position in Ecology, University of Pennsylvania

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Sat Jun 27 09:45:28 MDT 2015

Date:    Thu, 25 Jun 2015 23:10:06 -0400
From:    Erol Akcay <eakcay at SAS.UPENN.EDU>
Subject: Tenure track faculty position in Ecology, University of

Tenure-track faculty position in Ecology at The University of Pennsylvania.

The Department of Biology at the University of Pennsylvania invites
applications for a tenure-track faculty position in Ecology. The
appointment will be at the level of Assistant Professor. We are
searching broadly for a community or ecosystem ecologist working at any
spatial scale, from local to global, and using theoretical and/or
empirical approaches. Areas of interest include, but are not limited to,
mechanisms of community assembly, coexistence, diversity, adaptation and
the interplay between biotic and abiotic processes in the face of
climate and land-use change. We welcome applicants working on any domain
of life, from micro- to macroscopic.

We are especially interested in candidates who utilize novel approaches
that span levels of biological organization or transcend traditional

Penn's Department of Biology has a long-standing tradition of
maintaining an integrated research and educational program across all
basic biological sciences, from Ecology and Evolution, Plant Sciences,
Molecular and Cellular Biology, Genomics, to Neuroscience. The
Department values interdisciplinary research, collaboration, and
collegiality, and has a vision emphasizing Life in its Natural Context.
Candidates are expected to have demonstrated excellence and productivity
in research and will be expected to excel in undergraduate and graduate

Interested candidates should submit materials online at
http://facultysearches.provost.upenn.edu/postings/606 and include a
curriculum vitae, concise statements of research and teaching interests,
a short annotated description of up to five publications, and the name
and contact information of at least three referees. Recommenders will be
contacted by the University with instructions on how to submit a letter
to the website. Review of applicants will begin September 11, 2015 and
continue until the position is filled.

The Department of Biology is strongly committed to Penn's Action Plan
for Faculty Diversity and Excellence and to creating a more diverse
faculty (for more information see:
http://www.upenn.edu/almanac/volumes/v58/n02/diversityplan.html). The
University of Pennsylvania is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities,
women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are
encouraged to apply.

Erol Akcay
Assistant Professor
Department of Biology
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA
204ELynch Labs
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