[ES_JOBS_NET] Tenure-Track Faculty Positions, Community Ecology, University of Maryland, College Park, Department of Entomology

Joshua Aaron Kiner jkiner at umd.edu
Wed Oct 4 07:33:54 MDT 2017

*Tenure Track Faculty Positions in Community Ecology* - Climate change,
Invasive Species, Forestry, or Urban Forestry

*Apply by December 1, 2017* for best consideration.

The University of Maryland, College Park seeks to build on its existing
strengths in the ecological sciences by hiring two new tenure-track faculty
members in The Department of Entomology. The two positions - both at
the *Assistant
Professor level* - will be in the area of community ecology, with
particular interest in climate change, invasive species, forestry, or urban
forestry. *Exceptional candidates at the Associate or Full Professor
levels* will
be considered for the James B. and Margaret H. Gahan Endowed Professorship
in Entomology.

The University of Maryland has internationally recognized strengths in
population, community, and ecosystems ecology as well as basic and applied
ecology, genetics, genomics, evolutionary biology, and integrated pest
management. Existing campus programs in the geographical sciences, earth
and atmospheric sciences, and computational biology complement these
strengths. The Department of Entomology plays a leading role in the
NSF-funded Socio-Environmental Synthesis Center which provides unique
opportunities to engage in collaborative interdisciplinary research and
training. Faculty collaborate extensively with NIH, the U.S. Department of
Agriculture, the Smithsonian and other local agencies. The University’s
proximity to Washington, D.C. offers diverse opportunities for partnerships
with governmental and non-profit organizations and research groups.

Each appointee will be expected to build a nationally prominent research
program as well as contribute to undergraduate and graduate teaching, and
develop Extension programs. Applicants must have a Ph.D. in a relevant
field and demonstrated excellence and productivity in research. We
particularly encourage applications from individuals who have a commitment
to interdisciplinary research and to working with women and
underrepresented minority students through teaching, mentoring, or

*Further information about the position and how to apply can be found at*:

*The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative
action employer. Applications from women and minorities are particularly
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