Assistant Professor of Limnology, UW-Madison (NTL LTER)

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Assistant Professor of Limnology

The Department of Zoology and the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is accepting applications for an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) position beginning August 2017. Ph.D. required in natural sciences prior to start of the appointment. We seek a freshwater scientist who takes an ecosystem view of basic and applied problems in the aquatic sciences, including global change and interdisciplinary investigations, and uses approaches that include field research, modeling, and innovative statistical analyses. Our goal is to hire an outstanding individual with broad interests in aquatic sciences and great promise for intellectual growth and scholarship. Expectations include excellence in research and graduate training, engagement in interdisciplinary and collaborative scholarship, ability to maintain a vigorous extramurally funded research program, and skilled teaching at both undergraduate and graduate levels. Diverse water-related activities at UW-Madison ( offer numerous collaborative opportunities, including involvement with the North Temperate Lakes Long Term Ecological Research program.

Application materials should include a letter of intent, complete CV, statement of teaching and research interests and full contact information for three references. Materials are required to be sent electronically (single PDF document) to Kelly O'Ferrell at Please use subject line of Limnology Faculty Search. Applications must be received by November 25, 2016.

Additional information regarding the Department of Zoology and the Center for Limnology are available at and Questions regarding the position should be directed to Professor Emily Stanley at

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an equal opportunity affirmative action employer; applications from qualified women and minority candidates are encouraged. Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the identity of the applicant must be released on request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. Background check required prior to employment.

Expiration Date: 
Sun, 2017-11-26

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