The Odum School of Ecology at the University of Georgia invites applications for a tenure-track position at the Assistant or Associate Professor level to bridge empirical and theoretical aspects of Ecosystem Ecology. The successful candidate will use modeling, experimental, and conceptual approaches applied to regional, landscape or global scales, be active in our graduate and undergraduate programs and enhance the quantitative and theoretical training of students. Of particular interest are candidates whose research is integrative across areas of ecology, across other disciplines and builds on the strengths of our program. Collaboration with ongoing interdisciplinary research associated with the Coweeta LTER, HorseShoe Bend Experimental site, UGA Costa Rican campus, Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER, Savannah River Ecological Laboratory, Skidaway Institute of Oceanography and the Joseph W. Jones Ecological Research Center is encouraged. All successful candidates will have a Ph.D. in Ecology or a related field and strong records of publication, interdisciplinary research and teaching excellence.Those applying at the Associate Professor level should exhibit advanced records in all three of these areas.
Applications received by January 31, 2012 will ensure full consideration. To apply, candidates should: (1) combine into a single PDF file a (I) cover letter indicating career goals, (II) curriculum vitae, (III) 2 to 4-page statement of research accomplishments and future goals, (IV) 2 to 4-page statement of teaching philosophy and experiences regarding undergraduate and graduate instruction and mentoring; (2) combine three reprints of research papers into a separate PDF file. These two files should then be submitted online at www.ecology.uga.edu/apply. Candidate should also arrange to have three letters of recommendation submitted via the same web site. Additional information about the Odum School of Ecology can be found at http://www.ecology.uga.edu. Anticipated start date for the position is August, 2012.
The University of Georgia is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Minorities and Women are encouraged to apply.