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The Department of Integrative Biology and the Center for Limnology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are accepting applications for an Assistant or Associate Professor of Aquatic Ecology (tenure-track) position beginning August 2019. We seek a candidate to develop an internationally recognized research program focused on freshwater ecosystems. Applications will be particularly encouraged from candidates with a background in fish and fisheries ecology, and those who consider fish in a broader ecosystem context. Other potential areas of interest include quantitative ecology, aquatic conservation, community and ecosystem ecology, food web interactions, limnology, and global environmental change. PhD in aquatic biology, fish/fisheries ecology, limnology, or related field required prior to start of appointment. Applicants must demonstrate excellence and productivity in research, as well as a commitment to teaching. Appointments at the Associate level must possess experience and scholarship credentials for appointment with tenure at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. 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 (http://www.water.wisc.edu) offer numerous collaborative opportunities, including involvement with the North Temperate Lakes Long-Term Ecological Research program.

Interested candidates can find the position announcement at http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/499237/ (PVL96027), click on “Apply Now” and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 sample publications (upload these as 1 document), research and teaching statements (upload as 1 doc; max 2 pages each), and full contact information for three references. To ensure consideration, applications must be received by November 11, 2018; however, position will remain open until filled.

Additional information regarding the Department of Integrative Biology and the Center for Limnology are available at http://integrativebiology.wisc.edu and http://limnology.wisc.edu. Questions regarding the position can be directed to Professor Jake Vander Zanden at mjvanderzand@wisc.edu.

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. UW-Madison aims to fulfill its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background. Candidates from under-represented groups are especially encouraged to apply.