[ES_JOBS_NET] Coastal Ecologist position at University of Virginia

Erika Marín-Spiotta marinspiotta at wisc.edu
Mon Nov 14 09:19:08 MST 2016

The University of Virginia Arts & Sciences Department of Environmental
Sciences invites applicants for an Assistant or Associate Professor
position in Coastal Ecology. We seek candidates dedicated to our mission
and passionate about research and teaching in a world-class institution. We
wish to hire an outstanding scientist who will thrive in an
interdisciplinary department with hydrologists, atmospheric scientists,
ecologists and geoscientists.

Examples of research areas of particular interest for this search include,
but are not limited to, wetland ecology, coastal landscape ecology and
biotic interactions in coastal systems. The University has a coastal field
station on the Eastern Shore of Virginia, which hosts the Virginia Coast
Reserve Long-Term Ecological Research Project. Preference will be given to
candidates with an interest in contributing to the VCR-LTER project and
with the potential for taking a leadership role in our coastal research

In addition to developing external funding to support research endeavors,
candidates will be expected to teach at the graduate and undergraduate
levels, including the teaching of our undergraduate core course for majors
(EVSC 3200, Fundamentals of Ecology), and provide service to the
University, Department and professional organizations.

Review of applications will begin December 1, 2016. The appointment begins
with the fall term of 2017, with an anticipated start date of July 25,
2017. Applicants must be on track to receive a Ph.D. in the relevant field
by May 2017 and must hold a PhD at the time of appointment.

To apply candidates must submit a Candidate Profile through Jobs at UVa (
https://jobs.virginia.edu), search on posting number 0619572 and
electronically attach the following: a cover letter of interest describing
research agenda and teaching experience, a curriculum vitae and contact
information for three references.

Questions regarding the application process in JOBS at UVa should be directed
to: Rachel Short, rbs2n at virginia.edu, 434-924-7763. Questions regarding the
position should be directed to Karen McGlathery, Search Committee Chair,
kjm4k at virginia.edu.

The University assists UVA faculty spouses and partners seeking employment
in the Charlottesville area. To learn more about these services, please see
http://provost.virginia.edu/dual-career.Recon@UVa.webloc. The University's
Faculty and Candidate Guide (http://uvasearchportal.virginia.edu/?q=node/64)
is portal to policies, services, resources and other information for
working at UVa and living in

Charlottesville. The University will perform background checks on all new
faculty hires prior to making a final offer of employment.

The University of Virginia is an equal opportunity/affirmative action
employer. Women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities are
encouraged to apply.

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