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Assistant Professor

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Applicants can apply online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTA2. Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV a 2-3 page statement of research accomplishments and future plans, a brief description of teaching interests and at least three letters of reference. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. Further information about the Department of Biological Sciences is available at: http://www.biology.pitt.edu.

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 13226-Biological Sciences
Position Number 0006396
Position Details

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a cluster hire of three tenure-track faculty positions in the broad areas of ecology, evolution, and/or behavior. Two positions are anticipated at the Assistant Professor level and one at the Associate Professor level, pending budgetary approval. We seek outstanding scientists who will enhance and complement existing strengths in ecology and evolution in our broad-based interactive biology department. We invite applications from all candidates working on cutting edge questions incorporating the topics of ecology, evolution, or behavior and using animal, plant or microbial systems. Candidates working in the following areas are especially encouraged to apply: Species (plant, animal, microbe) interactions; Microbial ecology or ecology/evolution of the microbiome; Population, functional or evolutionary genomics; Physiological, biophysical or functional ecology. Successful candidates will have a PhD and postdoctoral experience and will be expected to establish an extramurally funded research program, train graduate students, and actively participate in undergraduate science education. To ensure full consideration, applications and reference letters should be received by September 30, 2015.

Application Process

Applicants can apply online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTA2. Candidates should submit a letter of application, CV a 2-3 page statement of research accomplishments and future plans, a brief description of teaching interests and at least three letters of reference. For each reference, you will have the opportunity to input a personal email address or an email address generated through Interfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading the letters to our system. Further information about the Department of Biological Sciences is available at: http://www.biology.pitt.edu.

Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Date Posted 08/24/2015
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