Assistant Professor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Job Type Faculty
Position Title Assistant Professor
Department Name 13226-Biological Sciences
Position Number 0080583
Position Details

The Department of Biological Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position in the area of Evolutionary Biology . The position is anticipated at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level. We seek an outstanding scientist 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 in evolutionary biology using animal, plant or microbial systems. Candidates working in the following areas are especially encouraged to apply:
• Population, functional, evolutionary, or phyla- genomics
• Microbial evolution; evolution of the microbiome
• Evolutionary dynamics of host -pathogen or mutualistic interactions
• Experimental evolution, evolutionary development of plants

Further information about the Department of Biological Sciences and our field station is available at: Highly competitive start -up, compensation and benefits packages are offered.

Application Process

Successful candidates will have a Ph.D. and post doctoral research 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 2017. Applicants can apply online at: apply/index/ MTg3 . Candidates should submit (a) a letter of application, (b) a CV, © a 2-3-page statement of research accomplishments and future plans, (d) a brief description of teaching interests, (e) a description of how your research, teaching or service demonstrates a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and (f) 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 lnterfolio’s Online Application Delivery. In both cases, an email notification will be sent to the designated address with instructions about uploading letters of recommendation into our system. The position is pending budgetary approval.

The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity.
EEO/AA/ M/ F/Vets/ Disabled

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 08/15/2017
Open Until Filled No
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