Opportunity Type:

A tenure-track job opening in the area of polar/Arctic ecosystems and ecological modeling. This is part of a three-position tenure-track cluster hire at the University of Wisconsin-Madison in Emerging Polar Regions. Review of applicant materials will begin after Nov. 22.

The three new faculty members will each accentuate existing strengths on campus while bringing their own unique expertise, thereby facilitating the research and teaching mission of the university. Candidates are expected to develop a nationally recognized program of scholarly research; teach courses at the undergraduate and graduate level; advise and mentor undergraduate and graduate students; and contribute to local, university, and national service as appropriate for career stage. We are particularly interested in candidates who will contribute to an inclusive environment, bring new perspectives on mentoring and educating students from diverse backgrounds, and pursue novel approaches to research.

The primary selection criteria will be evidence of potential for developing a significant research program in polar/Arctic ecology and ecosystems with a focus on modeling or data-model integration, the ability to contribute to teaching that integrates ecology with other earth system disciplines, a demonstrated commitment to enhancing inclusivity and diversity, and a strong commitment to the intellectual and academic mission of the associated home department(s) and university as a whole. Doctorate required in biogeography, ecology, ecosystem science, environmental science, integrative biology, or closely related field.

Applicants should submit a single PDF that includes: cover letter, curriculum vitae, the names and contact information of three references, and three statements discussing

  1. research interests and directions,
  2. teaching interest and philosophy, and
  3. contributions to diversity and inclusion, respectively.

References of finalists will be contacted and asked to provide a letter of recommendation. These materials must be submitted online at: