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ASSISTANT OR ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY

Apply now Job no: 100601-FA
Work type: Faculty-Full Time
Department:L&S/INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY
Location: Madison
Categories: Instructional, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

We seek a candidate to develop an internationally-recognized research program in Evolutionary Biology. We seek a candidate at the Assistant Professor level, but will consider exceptional candidates at the Associate Professor level. We are particularly interested in candidates who can address fundamental questions in evolutionary biology using data-rich genomics, computational, statistical, and/or mathematical approaches. Potential areas of expertise might include, but are not limited to: population genetics, population genomics, molecular evolution, physiological genomics, phylogenomics, functional genomics, computational genomics, conservation genomics, evo-devo, and eco-evolutionary genomics. Exceptional candidates outside these areas will also be considered. The candidate's research program may focus on any taxon or domain of life. Our goal is to hire an outstanding individual with broad research interests, promise for intellectual growth, and an ability to interact with an interdisciplinary and collaborative intellectual community. Candidates who can contribute to our goal to increase diversity are encouraged to identify their strengths and experience in this area. The successful candidate will join a world-class academic institution that encourages, values, and supports interdisciplinary basic and clinical research, and attracts scholars and students from around the world.

The position is based in the Department of Integrative Biology, which has 19 regular faculty members and 62 graduate students, drawn from multiple interdepartmental graduate programs on campus. The department brings together faculty and research programs that span a wide range of interests, including behavioral neuroscience, developmental and cellular neuroscience, cell biology, developmental biology, animal behavior, ecology and evolution. It offers a stimulating research environment as well as opportunities for collaborative research in other departments. Located at the nexus of four beautiful lakes, Madison, the state capital, consistently ranks among the top American cities for its quality of life.

Principal Duties:

Successful candidate will be expected to contribute to the teaching, research, and service missions of the Department of Integrative Biology. Teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels is required, as is mentoring the research of undergraduate and graduate students. Candidate will be expected to engage in scholarly research in areas of specialization leading to scholarly publications at the national and international levels. Candidate will be required to perform university and professional service as appropriate.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

PhD in biology or related field required prior to the start of the appointment.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Post-doctoral experience in evolutionary biology or related field required. Applicants must demonstrate excellence and productivity in scholarly research, as well as a commitment to teaching, outreach, and collaboration.

Appointment at the tenured level requires evidence of excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service and requires review by the Tenure Committee at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Additional Information:

Additional information regarding the Department of Integrative Biology is available at http://integrativebiology.wisc.edu

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is seeking a diverse set of faculty candidates who will deepen our campus' research strength, as well as faculty candidates who will approach their work in a manner that advances our commitment to research excellence. Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation. 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.

Department(s):

A489700-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/INTEGRATIVE BIOLOGY

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Anticipated Begin Date:

AUGUST 17, 2020

Salary:

Negotiable
ACADEMIC (9 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Interested candidates can find the position announcement at https://jobs.wisc.edu (PVL100601), click on "Apply Now" and submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 sample publications (upload these as 1 document), research, teaching, and diversity statements (1 document; maximum 4 single space pages total), and full contact information for three references (1 document). To ensure consideration, applications should be received by December 1, 2019. The position will remain open and applications will be considered until the position is filled.

Contact:

Carol Lee
carollee@wisc.edu
608-262-2675
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Official Title:

 ASSISTANT PROFESSOR(C40NN) or ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR(C30NN)

Employment Class:

Faculty

Job Number:

100601-FA

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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