11 de octubre de 2004


The Department of Environmental and Plant Biology at Ohio University invites applicants at the ASSISTANT PROFESSOR level for a full-time, tenure-track appointment beginning September 2005. Candidates must be committed to both undergraduate and graduate education. Willingness to participate in the Forest Ecology Research Group, which emphasizes temperate deciduous forest ecosystems, is essential. Experience or interest in root dynamics, soil food webs, fungi, and/or spatial statistics would complement the existing research group. Applicants should have postdoctoral experience and a demonstrated ability to develop a strong, externally-funded research program. Teaching responsibilities will include a non-majors biology course, a soil biology course, and an upper level course in the candidates' area of specialization (e.g., restoration ecology, mycology). Submit cover letter, curriculum vitae, graduate transcripts, statements of teaching philosophy and research interest, sample publications, and three letters of recommendation to: Chair of the Search Committee, Department of Environmental and Plant Biology, Porter Hall 315, Ohio University, Athens, OH 45701-2979. Review of applications begins December 1, 2004 and continues until the position is filled. Direct inquiries to Gar W. Rothwell, Chair (EMAIL:, or FAX: 740-593-1130). Information about the department, college, and university is available at,, and Ohio University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Brian C. McCarthy, Ph.D.
Professor of Forest Ecology
Dept. of Environmental and Plant Biology
317 Porter Hall
Ohio University
Athens, OH 45701-2979 USA
tel 740-593-1615
fax 740-593-1130

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