University of Connecticut - Tenure Track Faculty Position
Assistant Professor in Landscape Ecology: Biogeochemistry or Ecotoxicology
The Department of Natural Resources & the Environment (NRE -- http://www.nre.uconn.edu) and the Center for Environmental Sciences & Engineering (CESE -- http://www.cese.uconn.edu) seek applicants for a 9-month, tenure-track Assistant Professor position to begin 23 August 2013.
The position will build on the university's excellence in environmental research and reputation for providing information, education and assistance to land use decision-makers on how to best protect natural resources.
The position is one of five in the first year of the Sustainable Water Resources initiative, a partnership between the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the School of Engineering. The successful applicant will enjoy a joint appointment in NRE and CESE, with an affiliate faculty appointment in the Environmental Engineering Program.
We seek a candidate whose research focuses on critical issues in landscape ecology. Of particular interest, are those whose research focuses on landscape biogeochemistry or landscape ecotoxicology that could support initiatives in water sustainability.
Expectations of the position include:
Teaching duties include undergraduate and graduate courses in the candidate's area of expertise and that support the NRE curriculum in landscape ecology and water resources.
Salary is competitive and commensurate with the qualifications of the applicant. Screening of applications will begin 19 October 2012. More information is available at http://LandscapeEcology.uconn.edu.
Applicants should visit Husky Hire at http://www.jobs.uconn.edu to upload an application letter, curriculum vitae, statements describing teaching philosophy and research interests, and names and contact information of three individuals who have been asked to submit letters of reference. Letters of recommendation should be sent via e-mail to the Co-Chairs of the Ecotoxicology Search Committee (Drs. John Volin & Michael Willig) via firstname.lastname@example.org.
University of Connecticut is an EEO/AA employer.
(Search # 2013192)