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Assistant Professor

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To ensure full consideration, applications and reference letters should be received by November 6, 2015. Applicants can apply online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTM1. 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. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions. 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 0080514
Position Details

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for one tenure-track faculty position in the broad area of ecology and sustainability. The position is anticipated at the Assistant Professor level, pending budgetary approval. We seek outstanding scientists who will enhance and complement existing strengths in our broad-based interactive biology department. We invite applications from all candidates working on cutting edge questions incorporating the topics of ecology and sustainability. 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.

Application Process

To ensure full consideration, applications and reference letters should be received by November 6, 2015. Applicants can apply online at: https://facultysearch.as.pitt.edu/apply/index/MTM1. 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. The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. It welcomes nominations of, and applications from, women members of minority groups, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities, as well as others who would bring additional dimensions to the university’s research and teaching missions. 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 11/09/2015
Open Until Filled No
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