13 de septiembre de 2004


The Department of Biology, Georgia Southern University, seeks candidates to fill three tenure-track Assistant Professor positions. The required qualifications for these positions are demonstrated excellence in research, the ability to teach undergraduate and graduate students with a high level of effectiveness, and a commitment to professional service within the University and beyond. Applicants must have the Ph.D. in the biological sciences, proficiency in English, and the ability to work with diverse populations. Postdoctoral experience is preferred. We seek applicants who will secure external funding and contribute to the department's research groups (coastal biology and vector biology/parasitology).
Successful applicants will be expected to contribute to teaching in the undergraduate core curriculum and upper level courses in their specialty. The referred starting date is 1 August 2005; 1 January 2006, appointment is possible. For information about the department, please visit our Web site at:
One position in Aquatic Ecology conducting research at the ecosystem or community level. Preference may be given to someone conducting research on water quality or wetlands restoration. Search Chair: Dr. Daniel Gleason. One position in Developmental Biology, Developmental Genetics, or Genetics studying microbial, plant or animal model systems.
Search Chair: Dr. Quentin Fang.
One position in Vertebrate Biology. Preference may be given to someoneworking in the area of Vertebrate Systematics. Part of the assignment for this position will be the oversight of the department's vertebratecollections including the Savannah Science Museum Herpetological Collection of approximately 35,000 specimens.
Search Chair: Dr. Ann Pratt.
THE DEPARTMENT AND THE UNIVERSITY The Department has a commitment to research and teaching excellence and provides an integrative biology program leading to B.A., B.S., and M.S. degrees. The Department has 25 faculty members, 650 undergraduate majors, and 40 M.S. degree students. Department affiliations include the Institute of Arthropodology and Parasitology, Smithsonian Institution's National Tick Collection, Savannah Science Herpetology Collection, Georgia Southern Botanical Garden and Herbarium, and Applied Coastal Research Laboratory on Skidaway Island. Georgia Southern University is the largest center of higher education in the southern half of Georgia ( Additional information is available at
APPLICATION INFORMATION A complete application portfolio will include a letter addressing the qualifications cited and interest in the position; statements of philosophy on teaching and research; and curriculum vitae. The applicant should also arrange for three letters of recommendation to be sent. Other documentation may be requested. The position will remain open until filled, however, review of applications will begin 15 October 2004. Applications, letters of recommendation, and inquiries should be addressed to: Search Chair (see above)Department of BiologyGeorgia Southern University, P.O. Box 8042, Statesboro, GA 30460-8042

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