[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-Track Terrestrial Ecologist position Colby College

Leslie Lima lmlima at colby.edu
Wed Sep 21 09:45:00 MDT 2016

*Terrestrial Ecologist – Environmental Studies Program*

Colby College - Waterville, ME

The Environmental Studies Program at Colby College invites applications for
a tenure-track position in Terrestrial Ecology to begin September 1, 2017.
The successful candidate will have a specialization in terrestrial
ecosystems and an interest in including local Maine field sites as part of
her or his research and teaching programs.  We welcome applications from
broadly trained ecologists with interdisciplinary backgrounds and expertise
in ecosystem- to landscape-scale ecology with clear application to solving
environmental problems.  Experience in carbon cycling, modeling, microbial
ecology, restoration ecology or other community-ecosystem-landscape scopes
of research encouraged.

This position is part of a major multi-disciplinary initiative in
Environmental Science that includes faculty positions in Biology,
Chemistry, Geology, and Environmental Studies, investments in field and
laboratory-based facilities, and partnerships with the Bigelow Laboratory
for Ocean Sciences and the Maine Lakes Resource Center.  The position will
require excellence in both teaching and research.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. and a strong commitment to undergraduate
education. Postdoctoral experience is preferred.  Teaching responsibilities
will include a lecture and laboratory rotation including the Environmental
Studies gateway course *Environment and Society, Introduction to Ecology*,
an upper-level course in his or her area of expertise, and/or a senior
capstone course*.*

The successful candidate will be expected to establish a vigorous research
program that includes undergraduate students.  Research is supported with
competitive startup packages, excellent instrumentation, and direct access
to one of the largest forest ecosystems in the eastern United States.  Women
candidates may be eligible for a Clare Boothe Luce endowed chair providing
expanded research support for junior faculty.

Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, curriculum
vitae, statements of teaching philosophy and research interests,
undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of recommendation,
and a sample of current scholarship (e.g., a recent publication or
manuscript) as PDFs to: apply.interfolio.com/37799 .  Colby is committed to
supporting a diverse community of scholars.  In your application materials
please address how your personal experiences and professional plans support
our commitment to diversity and inclusion.  Application review will begin
October 28, 2016, and will continue until the position is filled. Inquiries
may also be directed to ESecology at colby.edu.  For more information about
the Environmental Studies Program and this position, please see

*Colby is a private, coeducational liberal arts college that admits
students and makes employment decisions on the basis of the individual's
qualifications to contribute to Colby's educational objectives and
institutional needs. Colby College does not discriminate on the basis of
race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression,
disability, religion, ancestry or national origin, age, marital status,
genetic information, or veteran’s status in employment or in our
educational programs. Colby is an Equal Opportunity employer, committed to
excellence through diversity, and encourages applications from qualified
persons of color, women, persons with disabilities, military veterans and
members of other under-represented groups. Colby complies with Title IX,
which prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex in an institution’s
education programs and activities. Questions regarding Title IX may be
referred to Colby’s Title IX coordinator or to the federal Office of Civil
Rights. For more information about the College, please visit our website:
www.colby.edu <http://www.colby.edu>*

Leslie Lima
Administrative Assistant II
Sociology, Environmental Studies,
& African American Studies

Colby College
5350 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, ME 04901
(207) 859-5350
lmlima at colby.edu
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