Assistant Professor in Ecosystem Ecology (USA) ~

11 de octubre de 2012

Assistant Professor in Ecosystem Ecology (USA)

The Department of Biology at the University of South Dakota is recruiting a tenure-track faculty member at the Assistant Professor level in ecosystem ecology. We seek candidates with interests in integrative and collaborative research; candidates whose research explores ecosystem processes (e.g., food web dynamics, energy flow, nutrient cycling, biogeochemistry, global change, etc.) within large rivers, riparian systems, streams, or wetlands are especially encouraged to apply. Excellent opportunities exist for research on the Missouri River in collaboration with the Missouri River Institute and affiliated faculty (  The USD Department of Biology is housed in newly renovated office and research space that includes a DNA sequencing facility, greenhouses and outdoor experimental space. Teaching responsibilities include courses in the candidate's area of expertise and possible participation in team-taught introductory biology. The successful candidate is expected to establish a productive extramurally funded research program and train M.S. and Ph.D. students. Position will begin August 2013. A Ph.D. is required and postdoctoral experience is preferred.
Review of applications will begin November 15, 2012 and continue until the position is filled. Apply online at<> (Posting Number: 0004970) by submitting a cover letter; curriculum vitae; three representative reprints; statement of teaching and research interests; and names and contact information for three professional references. For information, please visit website:, or contact Dr. Mark Dixon, Ecosystem Ecologist Search Committee Chair (>), Department of Biology, The University of South Dakota, 414 E. Clark Street, Vermillion, SD 57069. The University of South Dakota is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Title IX Employer.

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