Thursday, August 6, 2015

Faculty Position (open-rank), Brown University - Conservation Biology (with expertise in Ecology or Evolutionary Biology)

The Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES) and the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (EEB) seek to fill an open-rank faculty position in Conservation Biology. The successful applicant will be appointed at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor (with tenure) or Assistant Professor (tenure-track). We will consider outstanding candidates whose research addresses problems in conservation biology from a strong disciplinary foundation in ecology or evolutionary biology. The successful candidate will develop a vigorous externally funded research program that significantly advances disciplinary knowledge, and will actively engage in interdisciplinary collaborations with faculty and students. They will be expected to share a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and mentoring graduate and undergraduate students. 
A successful senior candidate must have an outstanding record of national and international scholarly achievement, a proven record of successful research funding, and demonstrated excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising. A successful junior candidate must be engaged in a research program with the potential to influence his or her field, demonstrate the intention to obtain external funding, and demonstrate the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising. Candidates are encouraged to contact Professor Dov Sax, chair of the search committee, with questions about the nature of the position.
All candidates should submit: (1) a cover letter describing their interest in the position, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) a research statement, and (4) a teaching statement. Senior candidates (full and associate) should include the names of five references who would be contacted at the appropriate time by the search committee. Junior candidates should have three letters of reference sent at the time of the application. To receive full consideration applications must be received by October 1, 2015. The search will remain open until the position is filled or the search is closed. Brown is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, and women and minorities are encouraged to apply.  Send materials to:

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