[Grad-postdoc-assn] QUANTITATIVE ECOLOGIST, Tenure Track Position

Paula Fisher paulad at ucar.edu
Mon Sep 26 09:46:50 MDT 2016



 Cornell University, Ithaca NY, USA

We invite applications for a tenure track position in quantitative
ecology, at the level of Assistant or early Associate Professor.
We seek candidates with expertise in analyzing large data sets
or modeling of processes from the ecosystem to regional or
larger scales, with an emphasis on the interactions of human-
accelerated environmental change with ecological structure and
function and sustainability. We will consider applicants with a
strong theoretical, statistical, and/or computational background
studying the interactions between organisms (including humans)
and the environment as this influences biogeochemistry, ecological
function, climate change, community assembly, or broad-scale
patterns in biodiversity. The area of expertise could be in any
ecosystem. We are particularly interested in individuals who are
developing and applying quantitative methods, who are interested
in understanding underlying ecological processes, who work at
various scales, and who will collaborate with ecologists and
evolutionary biologists as well as scientists in related disciplines
across Cornell.

Faculty Position: Assistant or early Associate Professor, College of
Agriculture and Life Sciences, in the Department of Ecology and
Evolutionary Biology. Tenure track, academic-year (9-month)
appointment with 50% research and 50% teaching.

Qualifications: Applicants should have a Ph.D., demonstrated
excellence in research in some aspect of quantitative ecology, such
as analyzing big data sets, remote sensing, ecological observation
systems, or ecosystem-scale, regional-scale, or Earth system
modeling. Candidates should have a strong interest in collaborative
research, and a dedication to excellence in teaching. Post-doctoral
experience is highly desirable.

Responsibilities: The successful candidate will be expected to
develop a well-funded, innovative research program with a national
and international reputation, to teach in an introductory ecology
course, and to develop an advanced course in quantitative methods
in his or her specialty area.

Salary: Competitive, commensurate with background and experience.

Start Date: July 2017

Application Procedure: Applications should be submitted via the
website <https://academicjobsonline.org/ajo/jobs/8040>.

Candidates should submit a short cover letter, curriculum vitae, a
research statement, and a statement of teaching interests and
experience. Candidates should also arrange for three letters of
reference. Inquiries can be directed to Search Committee Chair,
Christine Goodale, at quantecolsearch at cornell.edu. Applications
from women and minority candidates are actively encouraged.
Review of applications will begin Nov. 1, 2016, and continue until the
position is filled.

Cornell University is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity

Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage.
We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO,
Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.
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