[ES_JOBS_NET] Assistant Professor - Climate Change Biology - Nebraska

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Sun Oct 4 21:13:16 MDT 2015


The School of Biological Sciences continues to expand its faculty and invit=
es applications for a tenure-track, assistant professor position in Climate=
 Change Biology.

For this position we seek an individual who studies the effects of climate =
change in an ecological or evolutionary context. He or she will become a me=
mber of the Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, and Behavior Section of the Scho=
ol of Biological Sciences.  Applicants with expertise in all areas of clima=
te change biology are welcome, with preference for research involving a foc=
us on plant systems, stress physiology, phenotypic plasticity, ecosystems, =
biodiversity conservation, or adaptive responses to climate change. It is e=
xpected that the successful candidate will establish a nationally recognize=
d and extramurally funded research program and contribute to the undergradu=
ate and graduate teaching missions of the School of Biological Sciences. A =
PhD or equivalent and research experience in ecology, evolution, or a relat=
ed field are required.  A minimum of one year of postdoctoral research expe=
rience is preferred.

This position is part of a coordinated hiring strategy within the College o=
f Arts and Sciences to form an interdisciplinary core focused on climate ch=
ange research at UNL, including five new assistant professor positions in t=
he School of Biological Sciences, the Department of Earth and Atmospheric S=
ciences, the Department of Political Science, and the School of Natural Res=
ources. It is expected that the successful candidate will establish a natio=
nally recognized and extramurally funded research program and contribute to=
 the undergraduate and graduate teaching missions of the School of Biologic=
al Sciences. The successful candidate will receive a highly competitive sta=
rt-up package.  Lincoln Nebraska boasts an outstanding quality of life that=
 includes a vibrant downtown with lively music and art scenes, a collection=
 of over 120 parks and 130 miles of bike trails, plus a low cost of living.

To learn more about the University of Nebraska and the School of Biological=
 Sciences, visit http://biosci.unl.edu<http://biosci.unl.edu/>.  Applicants=
 should go to http://employment.unl.edu<http://employment.unl.edu/>, search=
 for requisition number F_150229, complete the Faculty Academic/Administrat=
ive Information form, attach a letter of application, Curriculum Vitae, a s=
tatement of research interests, a statement of teaching interests, and a li=
st of three references.  Questions regarding the application process may be=
 sent to biologysearch at unl.edu<mailto:biologysearch at unl.edu>. Review of app=
lications will begin on December 1, 2015, and continue until the position i=
s filled or the search is closed. The University of Nebraska is committed t=
o a pluralistic campus community through affirmative action, equal opportun=
ity, work-life balance, and dual careers. See http://www.unl.edu/equity/not=
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